How does a Bruno transmission work?

Bruno’s utilizes an air-operated transbrake system, as it has more holding power and a quicker, more consistent release than a hydraulic transbrake. The unit input shaft (male spline), the inner-most shaft, slips into the converter through the stator hub and mates into the spline (female) on the turbine.

How does a Bruno transmission work?

Bruno’s utilizes an air-operated transbrake system, as it has more holding power and a quicker, more consistent release than a hydraulic transbrake. The unit input shaft (male spline), the inner-most shaft, slips into the converter through the stator hub and mates into the spline (female) on the turbine.

What is a quick drive transmission?

A Quick Drive is a torque converter drive unit, which allows the use of several types of racing specific transmissions that were designed to be used with a clutch in an application where the racer desires to use a torque converter instead of a clutch.

How do you drive a torque converter?

Things To Know When Driving A Torque Converter Automatic Car For The First Time

  1. Brake With Right Foot. Avoid left foot braking.
  2. Plan The Manoeuvres.
  3. Train Your Brain.
  4. Memorise the gear lever.
  5. Get familiar with the creep function.
  6. Adjust your driving style.
  7. Engine Braking.

Who does Bruno Massel drive?

With the support of racing veteran Mark Stockseth, Massel will field a Chevrolet Camaro in six events during the 2020 race season, beginningwith the NHRA Heartland Nationals in Topeka, KS. “We’re extremely excited to have Bruno on board for 2020,” Stockseth explained.

How does a Lenco work?

Lenco transmissions essentially combine the best of a manual and automatic transmission into one unit. It uses a clutch and flywheel assembly only to engage the transmission into first and reverse gears. Once engaged, the gears are shifted without a clutch.

How many miles should a torque converter last?

From the reports we’ve received, the average automatic transmission lasts around 150,000 to 200,000 miles. The two main factors that determine how long your transmission will last are: how well you follow the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance procedures and your driving habits.

Does Bruno Massel still race?

Bruno Massel Jr. lives in two worlds. There’s Racing Bruno, a multi-time NHRA Comp world champion and aspiring Pro Stock pilot, and there’s TV Bruno, who hosts two DIY auto-buildup shows and serves as a pit reporter for NHRA on FOX national event coverage.

What kind of car does Bruno Massel race?

Chevrolet Camaro
With the support of racing veteran Mark Stockseth, Massel will field a Chevrolet Camaro in six events during the 2020 race season, beginningwith the NHRA Heartland Nationals in Topeka, KS.

Can you run a Lenco transmission on the street?

The Ultimate Race Transmission Can Now Be Used On The Street. See all 46 photos Aside from its awesome appearance, the Lenco Street five-speed transmission offers Pro Street enthusiasts the capability of racing as well as driving their vehicles on the street.

How much horsepower can a Lenco transmission handle?

3500+ HP
The CS1 Standard Design LENCO is recommended for the most severe applications and is capable of repeatable consistency with a minimum of maintenance. Engineered to handle 3500+ HP the Standard Design LENCO is available with up to 5 speeds and comes in a cast magnesium case.

What is a BRT transmission?

The BRT revolutionized the industry by giving racers a safe, consistent, yet reliable alternative to the conventional to the automatic transmission. While routinely harnessing in upwards of 4,000 hp, the BRT allows racers to consistently manipulate less than ideal racetracks with zero between round maintenance.

When was the BRT converter drive invented?

The BRT Converter Drive was invented, racetrack proven and perfected in late 1989 by Bruno’s Automotive. In February 1992, the US patent office awarded the BRT Converter Drive US patent #5090528 for its unique innovative design.

What makes the BRT so special?

While routinely harnessing in upwards of 4,000 hp, the BRT allows racers to consistently manipulate less than ideal racetracks with zero between round maintenance. Magnesium although expensive, is much lighter than aluminum.

Why choose a Bruno’s BRT converter?

That is why Bruno’s once again goes above and beyond, as all new BRT Converter Drives now come with magnesium main housings standard! The combination of magnesium and billet aluminum components allow us to offer the absolute lightest unit in the industry. Our air operated transbrake is one of the unique features that sets the BRT apart.