The Snake Pit, built by George Barris. Made specifically to break speed records, the huge Snake Pit has an estimated 2,000bhp from six Ford Cobra V8 engines. This inordinately complicated caricature of a car has 48 exhausts, two Ford automatic transmissions, 12 four-barrel carburetors and two Pontiac rear axles. The bright orange car will be difficult to park for two reasons: it’s 23-foot long, and it doesn’t work, so the bu
At the 1955 Monaco Grand Prix both Stirling Moss in the Nr 6 Mercedes and his legendary teammate Juan Miguel Fangio in the Nr 2 were favored to win. Fangio blew a transmission and had to retire, later Moss blew his engine and also retired leaving the lead to Alberto Ascari in his Lancia. Ascari crashed at the chicane, became airborne and landed in the bay leaving Ascari unscathed but needing to swim to safety. Maurice Trintignant took the lead in his Ferrari 625 and landed his first career…
1889: Daimler wire-wheel car delights Paris --- At the Paris World Exposition, at which a Benz Patent Motor Car is also exhibited, Daimler and Maybach present their V-engine and the motorised quadricycle (the wire-wheel car). This heralds the birth of the French automobile industry. The wire-wheel car is equipped with the four-speed, gear-only transmission invented by Maybach.
Rutilated Quartz: Reduces coughing caused by bronchitis or asthma. It has a beneficial effect on the lungs, bronchial tubes and respiratory tract, combating inflammation. It promotes healthy sleep. If the wearer indulges in negative thoughts, it will help discover the truth. As a result, it makes possible for the wearer to bring about changes. It symbolizes truth. For thousands of years it has been valued as a protective and truth stone.
Clean transmission fluid is reddish-brown in color and has almost no odor. Burnt transmission fluid is dark brown or black and has a strong smell. Check out this infographic from San Jose’s Allied Transmission Co. to learn more about maintenance. Original Source: http://www.alliedtransmissionsanjose.com/635771/2013/01/30/common-transmission-troubles-infographic.html