Post Tagged with: "trans-brake"

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Why Won’t My Trans-Brake Engage? (and Other Transmission-Related Questions)

Q: I have a 1969 Chevelle with a 402 big block, a Turbo 400 transmission, and a 12-bolt rear axle with 4.56 gears. I used to run 7.20s in the eighth-mile and […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Trans-Brake Tell-All: What a Trans-Brake Does & How to Use It

Before the advent of the trans-brake, racers using automatic transmissions were at the mercy of the foot brakes installed in their respective cars. The stick shift guys had a big advantage, […]

Parts / Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Just-N-Time Trans Brake Button Offers Maximum Adjustibility

Collector Tethers’ Just-N-Time Button™ is a trans brake button relatively new to market that provides drivers with maximum adjustibility. The button is NHRA-accepted. Collector Tethers has labeled it a “hybrid.” […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles

Step-by-Step: Installing TCI’s Powerglide Trans-Brake

The most popular automatic transmission in drag racing is GM’s two-speed Powerglide. A lot of those ’Glides have trans-brakes in them. Put those two thoughts together and voila—instant tech story. […]