<VV> Push Button Gear Selection Re: Dont knock those chryslerproducts

BBRT chsadek at comcast.net
Sun Jan 18 21:07:02 EST 2015

Looks like you were doing a lot of backing up, Frank... No R on that 

Chuck S
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "frankcb--- 
>    The Plymouth push-button gear selector functioned perfectly for the 13 
> years I kept the car.  The only time it malfunctioned at all was when my 
> son Jim (displaying an early interest in automotive technology)  managed 
> to push TWO of the buttons at the same time and jammed both of them in 
> together.  (I believe he was 5 or 6 years old at the time)  I solved the 
> problem by simply removing the cover off the selector box and working the 
> buttons free.
>    I still think that the push-button gear selector is the BEST way to 
> control an automatic transmission.  Here's what it looked like on my 58 
> Plymouth:
>    http://blog.id.com.au/wp-content/uploads/DSC_0022.jpg
> Thanks for reminding me of one of my favorite cars and the only 8-cylinder 
> I ever owned.  Largest engine, too (318 cu.in.)
>    Frank Burkhard
>    Boonton, NJ

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