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Old 09-10-2014, 08:08 AM
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I decided to move this over to my SunCoast section to post updates easier.

Our initial testing went great and the Trans brake performed as intended. However, there was a cell. Over the weekend we looked into it a little deeper and came up with the solution. Testing commenced this morning and with much excitement, NO cel!

The last few videos are of the new no cel testing

Truck is a 2005 LLY dually with 24' american force wheels, s475 over stock twin kit, NO fuel mods, EFI live, built trans 1057 converter. Sorry for the focus in the vids but i couldn't find our go pros in time. You can see that i'm easily bringing it up to 2500 RPM and have brought it up to 3100 as well ( all with the 1057).

The TB Valve body we are testing in the videos is a 5 speed, we have a 6 speed built as well and will be testing that this week. We also have a controller coming to test with the VB and if all works well, these might hit the market sooner than expected.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y7WwdCoZHE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8WjBvjstNw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axQ-iMIxQ1w
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Old 09-10-2014, 08:24 AM
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Old 09-10-2014, 08:25 AM
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Old 09-10-2014, 08:26 AM
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Andrew, could this be done in a truck that wasn't track only? Being that I have no idea what you guys did internally, I just want to know if it will drive normally otherwise.
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Old 09-10-2014, 08:40 AM
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Old 09-10-2014, 09:05 AM
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Old 09-10-2014, 09:29 AM
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Andrew, could this be done in a truck that wasn't track only? Being that I have no idea what you guys did internally, I just want to know if it will drive normally otherwise.
The truck will drive completely normal with the TB VB. The brake is all modifications done to the VB. So to answer your question, you can put it on any truck. Just hope you never hit the switch while you are moving. Your day will go south very quickly
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Old 09-10-2014, 09:44 AM
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So, your saying it is not like the Powerglide T brakes that need to be in 1st gear to operate Where reverse and 1st gear are forced together and when u release reverse backs off? this can be activated in any gear selection?
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So, your saying it is not like the Powerglide T brakes that need to be in 1st gear to operate Where reverse and 1st gear are forced together and when u release reverse backs off? this can be activated in any gear selection?
I'm saying that currently with the revision we are working with you need to be at a Complete stop before activating the brake. This doesn't rule out the possibility of a revision with fail safes in place but it's going to take some time
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Old 09-10-2014, 10:57 AM
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I like how this was dead for years then someone gets a wild hair to try it again and boom success. I hope this project continues to be a success.
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As of now, is there any speculation as to what it will cost to add this to an already built trans? Or just a price in general? I'm guessing you will require a core charge on the purchasers original valve body?
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