Post Tagged with: "transmissions"

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 […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Choosing a Transmission and Torque Converter for Racing

Q: I have some questions about a torque converter for my engine combination. The car is a 1981 Malibu that weighs 3,500 pounds. It has a 388-cubic-inch small block with 11:1 […]

How Tos / Tech

Transmission Match: How to Visually Identify an Automatic Transmission

Transmission identification is a common issue among classic car enthusiasts. According to the Summit Racing technical department, it’s one of the most-asked-about topics when customers call for advice. We dedicated an […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Swapping a TH-350 Transmission for a TH-700-R4

Q: I have a 1941 Ford sedan with a small block Chevy. I would like to replace the TH-350 transmission with a TH-700-R4. How much difference is there in the physical […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: The Cure for Off-Road Transmission Slip

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, troubleshooting and troubled tranny. K.R. Denham Springs, LA Q: When going up steep, […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Garbled Transmission: What Do Shift Kits Do? Do I Need a Tranny Cooler? (and Other Transmission FAQs)

The transmission is the little brother of the powertrain. It doesn’t often get the same respect or attention as the engine—until it starts acting up. You’ll most likely see dozens […]

How Tos / Tech / Tech Articles

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 […]