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



How much does it cost?  Don't really know yet.  First I want to
validate the design on a D, do some testing, maybe improve the
circuits, finalize design, report back to the group and then see how
it goes.




Steve
VIN#04421, soon to be experimental Delorean

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, jordan rubin <nuttenschleuder@...> wrote:
>
> 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@...> 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@...> 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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> > 
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been
> > removed]
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> Jordan Rubin
> mydelorean.net
> 
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> 
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