<VV> more PG vs 4spd thoughts
jld at wk.net
Mon Jun 7 08:45:14 EDT 2010
Tire wear of 9/32" on a 25" diameter tire is about 2.2% of the
circumference or 60 rpm at 3,000 rpm engine speed. The torque converter
slip (the inverse of efficiency) is listed at 8%. I find the slip of
the torque converter pushing an UltraVan is 400 rpm @ 60 mph (3,450 rpm).
> Yes, and that amount of slip is less than the variation from different
> amounts of tire wear. In other words, it's nil.
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