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The reverse sound

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by toyota4wd, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. Jan 18, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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    toyota4wd

    toyota4wd [OP] Active Member

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    What is that sound that stick shifts make in reverse? What causes it? Mine does it and I think it sounds sorta cool. Does the sound very from brand to brand?
     
  2. Jan 18, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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    obscurotron

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    Forward gears have helical cut teeth. The reverse gears in your transmission have straight cut teeth. It makes them noisier.
     
  3. Jan 18, 2013 at 3:02 PM
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    BamaToy1997

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    X2.....Exactly what obscurotron said
     
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