Post Tagged with: "Automatic transmission"

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Transmission Recommendations for a ’64 Chevelle

I have a 1964 Chevelle convertible. Several years ago I put a 700-R4 in it, which has never shifted correctly. It slips, doesn’t work right with the carburetor, etc. I […]

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Transmission Fluid 101: Which ATF is Right for Your Vehicle?

Automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is a completely different beast than engine oil or manual transmission gear oil because it does way more than lubricate. (Want to read about gear oil? […]

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Mailbag: Adjusting a TH-350 Transmission From Race Setup to Street Use

Q: I recently replaced the 305 engine and TH-200 transmission in my 1985 Monte Carlo for a 350 with a mild cam and a TH-350 transmission. My question is about […]

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Mailbag: How to Adjust Your TV Cable to Correct Improper Shifting on a 700R-4 Transmission

Q: I have rebuilt a 1984 Suburban 4×4. I replaced the 350 with a 402 big block with 10:1 compression, and rebuilt a 700R-4 transmission with a Corvette servo. The […]

Tech / Tech Articles

12 Things You Should (or Shouldn’t) Do When Installing an Automatic Transmission

“We know a thing or two because we’ve seen a thing or two.” That’s the familiar tagline to the ubiquitous Farmer’s Insurance ad campaign, but it could easily apply to […]

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How Do I Identify My Transmission? Your Top Tech Questions Answered!

We recently reached out to the guys in Summit Racing’s renowned tech department—the largest full-time staff in the industry—to identify and answer five common tech questions they hear on a […]

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Video: A Closer Look at Flexplates

Watch this video from our friends at TCI Auto to better understand a flexplate’s role in automatic transmission operation. You learn how the flexplate connects the torque converter to the engine’s crankshaft, functioning […]

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Mailbag: Gear Swaps and Tranny Maintenance

Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we offer advice for choosing the proper gear ratio and performing transmission […]

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Video: How to Choose a Torque Converter

Life is filled with mysteries: Are we alone in the universe? What really happened to the dinosaurs? And what exactly is Lady GaGa? Although we can’t provide definitive answers to […]

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Mailbag: Diagnosing Starter Issues and Resurrecting Your Ride

 Got questions? We’ve got the answers—Mondays when the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re troubleshooting a starter and bringing a dormant vehicle back to life. […]