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Short memory test: what means “T” on the automatic transmission lever Seagulls?

Automatic transmission GAS 13 is controlled by four buttons — N, D, T and SX. Can you decipher it?Michael Kolodochkin “driving”Expert

Automatic transmission on Chaika GAZ‑13 was ruled by four buttons: N, D, T and SX. The appointment of three of them is easy to guess: N — neutral, D — movement, SX — reverse. But the symbol T meant… engine braking!

The manual States that forward button is used D, with the exception of those cases where a long descent. When you select this mode at speeds above 40 km/h were forcibly engaged second gear and when the speed drops below 36 km/h in the first place.

By the way, at night all buttons lit up, and the unenclosed covered brighter.

Unusual facts from the history of technology Michael Kolodochkin collecting for many years. His collection includes, for example, an active semi-Urals, waterfowl Moskvich-410 and self-starter on the basis of GAZ-AA.

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  • Full story and retrofest Chaika GAZ-13 — here.

Photo: from archive of the author

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