Unformatted text preview: the driver has selected synchro ’b’. Answer the following
questions about the manual transmission.
1. Using the worksheet on the last page of this handout, draw a line that traces the ﬂow of
power through the transmission. Start from the motor, continue through the input gears,
through the engaged synchro, through the output gears and end at the wheels. (2.5pts)
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6. Compute the gear ratio from the motor to the drive shaft for all ﬁve of the gears. (2.5pts)
Which synchro selects the highest forward gear ratio? (This is ﬁrst gear) (0.5pt)
Which synchro selects a 1:1 ratio from the motor to the drive shaft? (0.5pt)
Which synchro selects the lowest gear ratio? (This is...
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