Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Spinning Levers and the Transmission of Power (1936)



I love these old educational flicks about the mechanics of the car and truck. Here's one about leverage and how the transmission is actually a lever.

The transmission in the modern motorcar -- the mechanism that makes it possible to have three forward speeds and a reverse -- is a series of levers, levers that spin.

Producer: Handy (Jam) Organization
Sponsor: Chevrolet Division, General Motors Corporation

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