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Re: NON-Q: How To Improve Ford Pickup Brakes - HELP

In a message dated 5/21/99 5:22:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
bernardl@acumenassociates.com writes:

<< Engine braking is not different than engine pushing.  Remember, I said use
 engine braking combined with slow down.  Sure you can overtake the heat
 dissipation capacity of a transmission and its cooler.  You can do this both
 with engine braking and with engine pushing.
 I believe most converters will lock up when delivering power to the wheels 
as soon as conditions are right (accelerating up a hill). When used as a 
brake however the converter controller won't command lock-up.