Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 20:24:14 GMT From: James Sweet <jamessweetnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Considering a '90 900T
> I'm a bit surprised at this really. Given that the Garrett T3's have a > longer spool-up time that the Mitsubishi TE-05's, how it is really a problem > when coupled with a T37 auto trans? Isn't the fact that the transmission > will shift gear by itself and maintain an almost continuous power output > from the engine to the wheels which also keeps engine revs within a tighter > range better for keeping a turbo spooled and operating efficiently? > > Craig. The transmission has a tendency to be very reluctant to let the engine go up into its power band. Most of the time it's pretty sluggish, with lag lag lag.