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F/S: 1904 Brennan NEW NOS 3 speed sliding gear trans! See photos


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For sale is one of the rarest early car items I have ever seen,let again owned! It is a large 3 speed sliding gear trans in NOS or new condition. Removed from the Brennan factory in Syracuse N.Y. by the shop forman in the 1950s. Notice it has never had the 4 mounting ears drilled for bolting into a car.It has never been used! It is nearly impossible to find any early sliding gear or planetary transmissions,let alone a new one with a March 1904 date on it. This trans is used with a cone,in and out,or dog clutch. Please see the enclosed diagram for the dimensions of the trans. and a Sept. 1904 article on the Brennan sliding gear trans. The output shaft in the front of the trans is 3 1/2 inches long,and is 1 3/8 inches in diameter. The trans weighs about 70 lbs. I believe that this size trans could be behind an 8 to 20 HP engine of 2 or 4 cylinders. Brennan made loose engines and transmissions for sale to automobile and car companies as well as individuals to power their own car. They were also sold as replacement transmissions for factory ones that broke,in parts house catalogues such as Neustadt Perry and Dyke Dykes of St. Louis. The March 1904 patent date on the trans. makes this piece eligible as a replacement trans in a Veteran London To Brighton eligible car,which was built in 1900,1901,1902,1903,1904. Its design would also work in a later 1905,1906,1907,1908,1909,1910 car also. This piece could be used with your early engine to build a veteran brass copper era race,race car,racecar,racer,or speedster.

It probably would be a correct historical replacement for a De Dion Bouton,Darracq,Panhard Levassor,Packard,Pierce Arrow,Peerless,etc. transmission. Crating and shipping is $150 for USA shipping. Overseas shipping for actual costs. This trans is sold in as is condition. Price is $2,900. More photos by email to me,just ask. Good Luck,George Albright,Ocala,Fla. email gnalbright@gmail.com cell 352 843 1624

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