For most stock vehicles, the 4L60E is strong enough to work with the engine. To accommodate an older transmission where the crankshaft flange is extended, Chevrolet created a 0. So the condition of the transmission is important to consider when you want to know the max torque. This is specific because the one-piece rear main seal crankshaft bolt pattern is different than the older two-piece rear main seal bolt pattern See Crank Flange chart. You can use only 3 if you want.
Find a 168-tooth flexplate that offers both the large and small torque converter patterns. But recently, both Chevrolet Performance and Lakewood have come up with a solution. Later transmissions were upgraded as 4L65 and 4L70 for use in heavy-duty trucks. So im at a dilema, on one hand I can swap out the trans it has a new trans in it on the other hand I can get rid of my motor and get the right one or just go back to a 4. Both the 4L60E and 4L80E are automotive transmissions built by the General Motors Company. You can either purchase an already premade cross member or you can do one yourself with a welder and some skills. Q and O are not used.
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. So, if the distance is 5. However, the same thing applies here, if your car model came with the 4l80e transmission from the factory, get a driveshaft from one of these models if possible. For more on the swap, see the. This appears to be the stumbling block to getting the engine low enough, as there are engine oil pans that barely hang lower than the flex plate and still hold 8 quarts.
The attached charts spell out the different bolt patterns, as well as the converter patterns. Several companies offer a machined aluminum adapter that nestles in the crankshaft and extends to perfectly adapt to the standard Chevy converter hub dimension. The guy working on my trans didn't really have the answer but said they all take the same convertor. You should use some silicone to fill in the now empty T and U cavity's. Much stouter than the 700R4's which are considered light duty trannys.
If I have missed something or if you have any other questions, you are welcome to ask your questions down below and I will answer them as soon as possible. Transfer case should swap over fine, but will need a different input shaft. The 4L80E uses a 17 bolt pan, while the 4L60E uses a 16 bolt pan. The 700R4 uses the computer to control the Torque convertor lockup, but you can buy an aftermarket kit to by pass that function. Starting in 1996, many 4L60E transmissions employed a bolt-on bellhousing. The 4L60E has a weight of 150 lbs without fluid and the length of 23. That will complete the wiring changes at the transmission end.
In this article, we will discuss everything about this and you will get the specifications for both transmissions and the differences between these. Here are the things you have to consider about. Beginning in 2007, the 4L70E transmissions upgraded the input shaft with an integrated input shaft speed sensor. This also included a change in the torque converter diameter and flexplate attachment pattern. This is a good way to identify if you have a 4L60e or a 4L80e transmission in your car.
A car flywheel like from a Camaro with T-56 would be the right thickness as it is the 0. Benefit from the lessons they learned. Each wire has a label in the rubber insulation. The 4L80E transmission has two speed sensors, 4L60E only used one. An accomplished engine builder and technical expert, he will focus on the tech-heavy content that is the foundation of EngineLabs. The 4L80E has closer gear ratios and not as much overdrive.
As with all interchange stories, a successful swap is dictated by handling all the fine points. The original 700-R4 was built in 1982 as a Corvette four-speed automatic with overdrive. You can also measure and check for a driveshaft on other models to see if you can find one with the same length. T, U is the bottom row. I will have to find out for sure when I have all my parts together I was just trying to get a jump on gathering stuff up. If you have a 4L60e you can probably also go to a junkyard and find parts for your transmission, depending on where you live.