Re: [DML] Re: New Automatic Transmission Computer
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Re: [DML] Re: New Automatic Transmission Computer

What exactly is so poor about the original unit
besides the capacitors that might need replacing after
a quarter of a century?

--- Rob Greenhaw <wylldshark@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hey Steve!
>   Saw your post on the DML and wanted to ask how
> much will your new computer cost?
>   I'm very interested as we all know how poor the
> original unit is.
>   All of the features you're incorporating into the
> new computer will make the tranny more modern, with
> the exception of it being a three speed compared to
> today's four, five and six-speed autos.
>   I look forward to hearing back from you!
>   Rob Greenhaw
>   VIN 00791
> Steve <p2freak@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>           Group,
> Last December, I asked for your opinion on what you
> would like to see
> in a brand spanking new automatic transmission
> computer. I am pleased
> to say progress has been good and the prototype
> computer is being
> tried out on a test bench. 
> If you are seriously wanting a new computer for your
> automatic
> transmission, send me an e-mail with your name and
> the features you
> want. Initial plan is to make 5 units. 
> Here are the basic features:
> 1. Microchip embedded processor
> 2. Digital signal processing
> 3. New printed circuit board, not rebuilt
> 4. Redundant / fault tolerant hardware / software
> design. Computer
> can be completely destroyed and you can still drive
> home in low gear.
> 5. Shift points are similar to the original computer
> 6.Easy install. No more than four solder points to
> make. Looks
> completely stock except for some extra wires.
> 7.Easy upgrade to new or extra features; it's a
> simple plug in for new
> hardware. The computer is upgradeable.
> Here are the optional features:
> 1.User settable shift points. Shift points are
> retained in
> non-volatile memory. Your settings are retained even
> if battery is
> removed. 
> 2.Shift points are easy to set. Only requires a box
> with three push
> buttons to program.
> 3.LED read out on which gear you're in.
> Optional features to be incorporated in the future:
> 1."Pedal" shifter mounted on steering column. Full
> time manual gear
> shift over ride. Think fly-by-wire.
> Steve
> VIN#04421
>   .
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