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Driveline / Tech

Gear Jammers: How Different Driveline Combinations Affect Your Gearing Selection

Back in the day, the common way to select rear end gears for a car was downright simple: In an automatic, whatever ratio was in the transmission, was in the […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Measure & Select the Right Slip Yoke for Your Vehicle

Don’t overlook the role your slip yoke plays in your vehicle’s driveline. And that’s especially true if you’ve upgraded your engine for more power. In fact, if you plan on […]

Parts / Product Profiles

Sonnax Vacuum Test Plate Kits Help You Quickly Troubleshoot Automatic Transmission Problems

Ever look at an automatic transmission valve body? It’s a complex network of passages and valves—we’re talking “Rube Goldberg meets M.C. Escher” level complexity here. That means diagnosing automatic transmission […]

Driveline / Q&A / Tech

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: Choosing a Torque Converter for an LS-Swapped Chevy S-10 with a 4L60E

I was wondering if you could help me. I have a ‘99 Chevy S10 with an LS1 engine that has a long crank and iron heads. We are trying to […]

Driveline / Q&A / Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Choosing a Transmission for Big Block-Powered Cruiser

I am building a ‘72 Caprice as a tribute patrol cruiser. I am pulling out the original 400 SBC and replacing it with a big-block 454 just so the look […]

Tech Projects

Monte Makeover (Part 8): AR5 Transmission Swap Step-by-Step

Editor’s Note: Perhaps the only things Travis Jones loves more than his 1986 Monte Carlo SS are autocross courses and a good challenge. That’s why Travis is on a mission to transform his […]

Tech Projects

Monte Makeover (Part 7): Selecting and Sourcing Parts for the Transmission Swap

Editor’s Note: Perhaps the only things Travis Jones loves more than his 1986 Monte Carlo SS are autocross courses and a good challenge. That’s why Travis is on a mission to transform his […]

Driveline / Q&A

Mailbag: Mating an Older GM Automatic Transmission to an LS Engine

Q: Can I use an older GM automatic transmission with an LS engine? … A: Yes. There are three exceptions in the LS engine family for what we’ll discuss here […]

Driveline / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Pro Tips for Mating a 2002 Chevy Trans to a 1999 Engine

Will a 2002 Chevy transmission work behind a ‘99 Chevy motor? Is wiring or computer an issue? I work at a junkyard and the interchange says one year only. This […]

Driveline / Q&A

Mailbag: Identifying the Manual Transmission in the 2001 Ford Mustang

Q: How do I tell the difference between a Tremec 3650 and a T-5 transmission in my Mustang? … A: In 2001, Ford used two different manual transmissions in that […]