What does " gyromatic transmissions " mean? What does " gyromatic transmissions " mean? Fords and Chevvies and Buick roadmasters and GMC pickups and Plymouths and Studebakers and Packards and De Sotos with gyromatic transmissions and Oldsmobiles with rocket engines and Jeep station wagons and Pontiacs.
Oct 7, 2012 2:40 AM
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I'm pretty sure it's just an old word for what we call an auto these days. There are two main types, either manual or auto. Auto uses a cyclic gear train and fluid transmission. Manual uses a friction clutch and standard gears, (manual = the driver must select the gears)
October 7, 2012
See Wikipedia article on "Fluid Drive": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluid_Drive, especially the sections about semi-automatic M5/M6 transmissions - Gyro-Matic (Dodge).
October 7, 2012
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