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Edward Perosky, Mark A Noto: Reverse brake for manual transmissions. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 29, 1997: US05651435 (152 worldwide citation)

A synchronizer unit eliminates the chattering noise generated when shifting a manual transmission into reverse from a forward gear while the drive shaft continues to rotate in the direction corresponding with the forward gear by providing a reverse brake arrangement for arresting rotation of the inp ...


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Thomas C Bowen: Electric continuously variable transmission. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 16, 2002: US06371878 (146 worldwide citation)

An electric continuously variable transmission includes first and second planetary splitters each having a corresponding electric motor/generator. Both planetary splitters are integrally linked to an input shaft which transfers torque and rotational motion from a combustion engine. The electric moto ...


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John R Forsyth: Synchronizer clutch. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 2, 1999: US05975263 (145 worldwide citation)

A synchronizer clutch having a first member, a second member, and a clutch pack. The clutch pack includes a first clutch plate fixed to the first member and a second clutch plate fixed to the second member. The synchronizer clutch further includes a clutch hub fixed to the first member, a first ring ...


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Robert J Wilson, David Sperduti, Richard E Eastman, Neville K Divecha, Joseph A Winks: Rotary actuation mechanism for torque modulated transfer case. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 28, 1994: US05323871 (85 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to an improved "on-demand" power transfer system of the type having a transfer mechanism incorporated into the driveline of a four-wheel drive vehicle. The transfer mechanism is arranged to deliver drive torque to the driven wheels so as to establish a two-wheel dri ...


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Malcolm E Kirkwood, Thomas C Bowen: Torque transfer device having an electric motor/brake actuator and friction clutch. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 26, 2004: US06808053 (59 worldwide citation)

A torque transfer mechanism is provided for controlling the magnitude of a clutch engagement force exerted on a multi-plate clutch assembly that is operably disposed between a first rotary and a second rotary member. The torque transfer mechanism includes a clutch actuator assembly for generating an ...


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Barry L Frost: Two-wheel drive mode for full-time transfer case. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 10, 1991: US05046998 (56 worldwide citation)

A transfer case for a four wheel drive vehicle providing a drive range planetary gear set selectively positionable at a low speed output position, a high speed output position and a neutral position; having a dual planetary inter-axle differential gear set axially spaced from the range planetary gea ...


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Thomas Bowen: Full-time transfer case with synchronized range shift arrangement. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 6, 1998: US05704867 (54 worldwide citation)

A power transfer system is disclosed for a four-wheel drive vehicle operable for permitting a vehicle operator to select between various full-time and part-time four-wheel drive modes. The power transfer system includes a dual-planetary gear reduction unit that is operable for establishing high-rang ...


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Robert J Wilson, David Sperduti, Randy W Adler: Power transfer system for a four-wheel drive vehicle. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 2, 1995: US05411110 (49 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a power transfer system for a four-wheel drive vehicle which permits the vehicle operator to choose between operation in two-wheel drive and part-time four-wheel drive modes or an "on-demand" four-wheel drive mode. The power transfer system is adapted for use in conjun ...


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Randolph C Williams, Richard E Eastman, S K Varma: Transfer case limited slip planetary differential. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 7, 1992: US05078660 (49 worldwide citation)

A transfer case for a four wheel drive vehicle providing a central shaft defining a first output concentrically surrounded by a forward high/low drive range gear set and an aft dual planetary inter-axle differential gear set. A range clutch collar is disposed between the gear sets for selectively pr ...


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Robert J Wilson, David Sperduti, Richard E Eastman, Randy W Adler, Joseph A Winks: Power transfer system for a four-wheel drive vehicle. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 15, 1994: US05363938 (48 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a power transfer system for a four-wheel drive vehicle which permits the vehicle operator to choose between operation in two-wheel drive and part-time four-wheel drive modes or an "on-demand" four-wheel drive mode. The power transfer system is operable for disabling th ...