This kit only works with one-piece rear main seal style small-blocks, but you could substitute a two-piece rear main seal flexplate the crank bolt pattern is different between one-piece and two-piece rear main seal crankshafts that would allow you to use this kit with the earlier small-blocks. But i know this is now not true. Furthermore be aware Transmission repair is very costly dangerous and painful. The 60 in its name refers to the fact that it was designed to handle 6000 pounds of gross vehicle weight. The Turbo 375 was modified to accept the Turbo 350 driveshaft yoke.
The automotive world is increasingly regulated by digital electronics, and hot rodders might as well take advantage of these amenities. Builders, however, are often faced with using what they have or can buy cheaply. They were both longitudinal transmissions with four forward gears and a reverse gear. The 4L60E transmission has been in production for over twenty years, even longer if you consider the fact that it came from the 4L60 700R4. The transmission weighs 146 pounds dry, and 162 wet.
The staff has been amazing to work with and takes care of their customers better than any other company I have ever dealt with. The 4L60 got the E at the end whenever control of the transmission was switched to the engine computer. The original 700-R4 was built in 1982 as a Corvette four-speed automatic with overdrive. So you can see why im desperate to find the right info. Also another thing that before i installed it wasnt aware of but was told by the salvage yard that i got it from that they supplied me with the wrong torque converter. Or they are jerking you around. The vaccum modulator, when installed into the 4L60e, regulates the line pressure.
This story will look at the evolution of the 4L60E, which is essentially a digitally controlled 700-R4. This page covers automatic trannies. I promise you that the next transmission I have to replace or any other person I hear of needing a transmission I will be heavily promoting Monster Transmission and tell them that I personally use Monster Transmission. Maybe that trans wan't the original for the suburban. There is an exception to the above information. The two transmissions are differentiated quickly by the 6 or 7 bolt bell housings.
This article relies largely or entirely on a single. I show 4L60 design changes. They also have different input shafts and torque converters. Many of the stand-alone controllers will indicate speed, but this requires using their display. Thank you for the response. An accomplished engine builder and technical expert, he will focus on the tech-heavy content that is the foundation of EngineLabs.
Here are a few characteristics that all years share. Although the acronym never changed, the 4L60E received continuous improvements throughout its existence. Let me give you a little more background info relating to the situation. For instance, both shallow style and deep style 4L60E oil pans have 16 bolt holes. I hope you get the idea. It also allowed for more than one set of shift points to be programmed into the transmission, which allowed for tow haul mode in the trucks and high performance modes for muscle cars. Thanks for the quick response.
And, both styles may or may not contain drain plugs. I use tube buddy to improve my channel. These are the worst 700's built. Two-wheel-drive versions have tail-housings and typically a longer output shafts than four-wheel-drive versions, which have various adapter assemblies and a shorter output shaft. It has all of the codes on it.
These videos are meant to help increase your knowledge of some of the changes and pitfalls but not all of the possibilities. Thank you very much for you time and suggestions. Third gear is 1:1, with overdrive again engaged to create Fourth. When it shifts from 1st to 2nd its got a really smooth shift and it puts a smile on your face. Transmissions are marked and identified by: - Casting numbers on the case, extention housing and side cover on manual trans. It began replacing the 700R4 which was then known as the 4L60 in 1997. The 4L60E has now been in production for more than two decades and has experienced multiple performance updates that affect interchangeability.