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Old 06-15-2013, 05:59 PM
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Because reverse is a planetary drive. Essentially in forwards the trans just the clutches locking up to drive through to the prop.

When the reverse is engaged the transmission uses gears - hence the noise, the slower speed, and the fact that you never engage the throttle that far into reverse.

You're sunk until you get an LH prop.
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