Does GM still make the 4L60E?
The 4L60E is one of General Motors’ most versatile and durable 4-speed transmissions. It was formerly known as Turbo-Hydramatic 700R4 and is currently the electronic version that is popular today: 4L60E. General Motors manufactures the remarkable 4L60E in Romulus, Michigan, and Toledo, Ohio.
Which GM vehicles have a 4L60E transmission?
The 4L60 was the first automatic overdrive transmission specifically designed for rear-wheel high performance applications. Available for just three years, the 4L60 transmission was installed in the GM truck line, the Pontiac Firebird, Chevrolet Camaro and in some Corvette applications.
What vehicle uses 4L60E transmission?
Applications. The 4L6E initially came with the Cadillac Brougham, and as an option for virtually all Chevrolet models. The 1993 and later Pontiac Firebirds and the 1994 to 1996 Buck Roadmaster were also equipped with the 4L60E. GM’s Australian subsidiary, Holden, equipped its Commodore and Caprice cars with the 4L60E.
What year Silverado has the 4L60E transmission?
The GM 4L60E / 4L65E / 4L70E Transmissions
Introduced in 1993 for trucks, vans, and SUVs, then in 1994 for rear-wheel-drive passenger cars, the 4L60E from General Motors is an evolution of the Turbo-Hydramatic 700R4 and replaced the tried and true TH350.
Will a V6 4L60E transmission fit a V8 Chevy?
In addition to the Chevrolet 90 degree “Small Block” and “Big Block” patterned engines (image, left), the front face 4L60-E is natively compatible with the V6, V8 and I6 engines.
What engines bolt up to 4L60E?
In most cases, you can use the 4L60E trans with its 298mm style converter behind a normal, six-bolt LS crank flange engine (4.8L, 5.2L, 5.7L, 6.0L, and 6.2L). Truck engines such as the 4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.0L used a dished flexplate to place the starter ring gear in the correct position.
What transmission does a 5.3 Vortec have?
It is also E85-capable. In all applications, the engine is matched with GM’s Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission. The 5.3L’s balance of performance and efficiency is great airflow throughout.
Can a 4L80E replace a 4L60E?
The 4L80E has a maximum engine torque rating of 440 lb-ft and a maximum gearbox torque rating of 885 lb-ft. What this boils down to is that the 4L80E offers an 80 lb-ft and 275 lb-ft improvement over the 4L60E in both areas, respectively.
How much HP can a 4L60E handle?
Their Stage 2 Pro Race transmission can handle gobs of power while their Invincible Black Edition 4L60E trans can support over 1,000 ponies.
What does 4L60E stand for?
In 1990, the 700-R4 was redesignated the 4L60, with “4” meaning four-speed, “L” for longitudinal installation (north/south), and “60” meaning light-to-medium-duty use and 6,000-pounds gross vehicle weight.
When did GM stop using 4L60E?
The TH700R4 was renamed “4L60” (RPO MD8) following the new General Motors naming convention when the electronic version, 4L60E (RPO M30), was phased in as the 4L60 was being phased out. This happened in 1993 for trucks, vans, and SUVs, and 1994 for rear wheel drive passenger cars.
What GM transmission do I have?
While there are no distinctive pans and bolt counts to make transmission identification simple, 4-speed manual transmissions can be generally identified by examining the side profile. The shape of the main housing will give a reasonably reliable indication of the transmission group to which your gearbox belongs.
Which is better 700R4 or 4L60E?
If the transmission has a large 18-pin electronic connector above the passenger side pan rail, it’s a 4L60E, as seen here. If it has a cable connection near the cooler lines on the passenger’s side, that’s a 700R4. The good news is that either way, you win.