Can I use any 4L60E transmission?

Both 2wd and 4wd versions of the 4L60-E can be used equally well, and there are no inherent advantages to either one once you have installed our adapter assembly. The HydraMatic can be adapted to the popular Jeep (and some IH) transfer cases, including the: Dana 18 (truck or longer wheelbase applications only)

Are all 4L60E the same?

Are 4L60E transmissions the same? No they are not. More importantly, not all 4L60E transmission are compatible with one another.

Will 97 4L60E work in 93?

None of the ’93 -’97 4L60E’s are directly interchangeable, except ’93 and ’94!!! Here’s a list of yearly differences that will show you why. Yes, some years will fit in others and may not even throw a code, but there will be an issue in the long run.

Will a 99 4L60E fit a 97?

The 99 will fit and work, and so will the 93, but there may be a difference in the 4 wheel drive trans, because of the transfer case and the way it bolts up.

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.

Can I put a 4L80E in place of a 4L60E?

The 4L80E has been used in a number of 1/2-, 3/4-, and 1-ton GM trucks over the years. Upgrading from the 4L60E to the 4L80E is akin to going from a Dana 44 axle to a Dana 60–you’ll add some weight, but also add durability.

What year 4L60E are compatible?

700R4/4L60E/4L65E Year Ranges

Year Ranges Transmission Pan/Filter
1994-1996 4L60E Shallow
1997 4L60E Shallow – Early Deep – Late
1998-2000 4L60E Deep
2001-2003 4L60E/4L65E Deep

What is the difference between a 4L60E and a 4L60?

The rear output housing is configured with a six-bolt pattern in late model 4L60E transmissions. The 4L60 transmission is configured with a four-bolt pattern. The bolt pattern is not a guaranteed distinction, however, as early 4L60E transmissions, manufactured from 1992 through 1997, also have a four-bolt pattern.

Will a 99 4L60E fit a 96?

4l60e’s are pretty much all compatible excet between the pwm trans and the non pwm. bfj_88 said: non pwm trans will not work in any 96 and newer trucks. the torque converter will slip the clutch and the valvebodies are different.

How can I make my 4L60E stronger?

Now, let’s dive in:

  1. Lay out the important parts on an assembly bench.
  2. Rebuild with an improved, thicker sun shell.
  3. Use five-pinion front/rear planetary.
  4. Use a larger clutch with an input drum reinforcement sleeve.
  5. Stamped Steel forward clutch apply pistons.
  6. Use more clutches and larger gear band servo pistons.

Is the 4L60E a good transmission?

In short, the 4L60E is an excellent transmission that continues to be improved. It’s one of the most popular automatic transmissions in America, and there are still millions of them in use. Gearstar builds high performance transmissions that are handbuilt in our shop.

What transmission is better 4L60E or 4L80E?

Without a doubt the 4L80E is the more powerful of the two transmissions. Vehicles with powerful engines, such as big trucks for towing or high speed cars for racing, require a 4L80E rather than a 4L60E as the power of the engine is likely to break smaller, less powerful transmissions.

What’s the difference between a 1993 and 1994 4L60E?

When a converter cluych cause it to lose lock up, the 3-4 clutches, in the transmission will soon follow because the 3-4’s need lock up to keep them cool while cruising in overdrive. 1993: These were used in TRUCKS only. Not available in F-Bodies, B-Bodies, or Vettes 1994: Interchangeable with ’93 4L60E with no modifications.

What are the problems with the 4L60E transmission?

One of the most common problems with this transmission is losing the ability to use the reverse gear, commonly caused by debris buildup. The 4L60E transmission is designed to handle a max engine torque of 360 lb-ft. The 4L60E naming also indicates a lot about the transmission.

What kind of transmission will interchange with my truck?

You can replace it with another 4L60E 1998 and newer and you can upgrade it to the 4L65E which is the same but uses 5 planetary gears in stead of 4 that is used in the 4L60E. 1998 was the change off year i believe where they started to section off the transmission in to three parts. The bell housing, body and tail end.

Is the Pan bolt pattern on a 4L60E the same?

The transmission pan bolt pattern is the same, regardless of the year that the 4L60E was made. They have the same gearing, regardless of what year or model that they are from, so you don’t need to worry about that.