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Activity Originally Created By: MaryRose Lovgren

1908 Model T Transmission

Part of Lesson Plan: **Introduction to Automatic Transmissions (updated) by Steve Nagle

Activity Overview / Details

Prepare the classroom by having on hand: automatic transmission and torque converter, drained, able to remove the pan; two electric fans; planetary gear set (see planetary gear set picture below); bands and clutches from an automatic transmission.

Open the class with this question: "When was the first automatic transmission first produced?" Answer: 1908 Model T Ford