I just ordered 1 and don't have an opinion on this but if you talk to fairbanks that makes them you will get your answer. My guess is no but thats just a guess from what I see going on in there.You know the old saying about talking to the horses head as opposed to....Plus the issue about the shift controler...POPS
The gearing does not change in reverse mode apparently. It does reverse but just not at the ratio that he wants and he can't seem to change that. More as I hear from him as he is working on it currently.