SHIFTING THE TRANSMISSION - Continued
1. REVERSE: SECOND GEAR RANGE
(R1) should be used when:
Making turns with heavy loads, or
on soft ground.
Ascending steep grades backwards
for maximum engine power. Top
speed is 5 mph.
2. REVERSE: FIRST GEAR RANGE
(R2) should be used when driving on
level ground and hard surfaces when
backwards movement for long dis-
tances becomes necessary. Top
speed is 7 mph.