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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Check Automatic Transmission Fluid

In today’s video, our friend Eric the Car Guy shows us the proper way to check automatic transmission fluid. Should the engine be running or shut off? Should the fluid […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: How to Index a T56 Transmission Bellhousing

In today’s video, the good people at QuickTime are going to show you the proper way to index a T56 transmission bellhousing. Indexing your bellhousing prevents premature transmission pilot and […]

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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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Ask Away! With Jeff Smith: Troubleshooting Lockup Converter Problems on a 700R4 Transmission

I recently purchased a’71 Camaro with a small-block and a 700R4 overdrive trans. The guy who I bought it from said the trans has a lockup converter and that everything […]

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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Explaining 6-, 8-, and 10-Speed Automatic Transmission Gearing

I see where Summit Racing lists a TCI transmission that was originally a 4L80E – but they list it as a six-speed transmission. I’ve heard a little about this—did they […]

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Mailbag: Recommending a Carburetor and Gearing Combo to Fix 700R-4 Shifting Problem

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We work with the Summit Racing tech department to help you tackle your auto-related conundrums. In this week’s Mailbag, we’re recommending a carburetor and gearing combo to […]