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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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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 ...


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Joseph A Winks: Clutching actuator for clutch control system in a drive line apparatus. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 8, 2000: US06099430 (16 worldwide citation)

A clutched actuator for use in a transfer case is disclosed which may be used in conjunction with electronic traction control systems and anti-lock braking systems where the clutched actuator system is required to quickly disengage the four-wheel drive of the vehicle. The clutched actuator is operab ...


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Joseph A Winks: Transfer case shift control system using automatic shutdown relay circuit. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 30, 1999: US05993354 (12 worldwide citation)

A transfer case includes an input shaft driven by the output of an engine and transmission, a first output shaft connected to a first driveline, a second output shaft connected to a second driveline, and a power transfer mechanism for transferring drive torque from the input shaft to at least one of ...


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Joseph A Winks, Bradley T Fox: Clutch pack with double-sided clutch plates. New Venture Gear, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 3, 1998: US05829566 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a clutch assembly operative to transmit forces between an input and an output and includes a first set of plates connected to the input and a second set of plates connected to the output. The first and second plates are alternately interleaved to form a clutch pack and ...