LsFarm wrote:Better known as 'three on a tree' or 'three on the tree'
But was first gear syncromesh? or 'select a grind' ???
I learned to 'double clutch' on a ford 8N tractor, so a non syncro 1st gear wasn't much of an issue., but my sister HATED it.. she is two years older than me, and I had to drive around in a parking lot to teach her the use of a clutch and gearshift, on a Rambler American 'three on the tree'.. I knew how to drive it waayyy before I could get a license... And Dad had lost patience with teaching my sister.. we went to the church parking lot.. and dad left us to destroy the trans and clutch... we didn't
No sincros in first gear. To get into first while moving required double-clutching, really not that hard to learn (for me anyway).