Figure 22-3. Transmission Gears in Low Position.
teeth on the main drive gear. A device of this kind, with
The propeller shaft therefore rotates at crankshaft
internal teeth on one member that mesh or engage with
external teeth on another member, Is often called a dog
e. Reverse. The reverse position of the gears
clutch, or clutch gear. It makes a direct connection
between the input shaft and main shaft as shown by the
is shown in figure 22-6. To better illustrate the
arrows (fig. 22-5).
reverse idler gear, the parts have been turned
Figure 22-4. Transmission Gears in Intermediate Position.