The 4L80E was created by General Motors under the. The additional cost may be higher than installing a reman or rebuilt transmission--not to mention the extra downtime. However, the price can go through the roof for a brand new transmission. The world of transmissions has developed a lot over the last 20 years. Doctor Steve likes an upgraded version with O-rings and a progressive spring.
The 4L80E transmission was introduced in 1991 and remained in production until 2013. We have that covered as well. From those early years grew a passion for anything with a motor. Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details. We also sell our easy to install full manually shifted valve body conversion kitfor those brave enough to convert there own.
All of this extra room allows for added durability while retaining four forward gears and reverse. Another feature of this transmission is the cooling ports that allow for transmission oil coolers to be used. This option eliminates the necessity for an electronic controller, and requires the user to manually upshift and downshift the transmission in all modes of operation. The gear ratios are 2. Both designs will work in a stock depth pan.
This would be a cost effective way of sourcing one, but it would most likely need to be rebuilt. Your hub for horsepower Get first access to hit shows like Roadkill and Dirt Every Day Join free for 14 days now Both of these companies have been installing the 4L80E into cars and have come up with the wiring and computer controls to make it possible. Items I would add are: Actuator Feed limit Valve, Transgo. Our valve body hydraulics have proven themselves repeatedly and our transbrakes have set the standard for release time. Every transmission is cold and hot tested before shipment. Description Our 4L80e and 4L85E transmissions are one of the strongest in the world.
Shift Better, Last Longer When it comes to transmissions, no other company provides this level of commitment to their clients. It is a very quick acting transbrake. The full manual shifted valve body we offer comes at no additional cost on our stage two and three. Applicable shipping fees will be charged, if required, on additional items added to the order. Another trick is to use a boost valve with o-rings and a progressive rate spring. The 4L80E utilizes a lock-up torque converter which allows you to have the best of both worlds… high stall speed and maximum torque multiplication to maximize the performance potential of your combination, and lock-up function via an internal clutch which virtually eliminates all heat build-up in the converter at cruising speeds while providing even more efficiency in addition to the efficiency increases already provided by overdrive.
The transmissions were available in a for 22 years before finally being replaced in 2013. The full manual valve body option features a forward shift pattern, and still retains the use of the lock-up torque converter which can be activated by a separate toggle switch or push button not included. The easiest and most expensive route is to buy a brand new or rebuilt one off the shelf. Our transbrake option can be built as a full manual unit or as an automatic unit with full automatic shifting capabilities when coupled with one of our electronic controllers. The difference between dismantlers and the local yard all come down to how vehicles are ingested and the organization structure in place. We have put together the common parts used in most of these retrofits to make it easier for the customer to do so. At the age of 15 he bought his first car, a 1966 Chevelle which he still owns to this day.
Truck freight fees also waived on this item. Finally we have our stage 3, this is our strongest 4L85E transmission available. It is really meant to get you to a safe place and have it looked at. You can receive a refund by returning a suitable old core. That is how the transmission was designed to work, but when it is time to perform the maintenance make sure you do something about it. Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details. The torque converter can be locked up in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th forward ranges if necessary.
Disassembly began by stripping down all the components and inspecting for wear and breakage. From 4L80E, the 4 indicates that the transmission has 4 gears. It does this to protect itself from further damage when it believes that there is a potentially fatal error. They are electronically controlled, unless modified, and the housing itself is die-cast aluminum. It works very well in full manual configuration. The tool pictured in the middle and right was helpful in getting it in place without marring the bushing or drum.
The last step was to slip on a new torque converter. You can receive a refund by returning a suitable old core. I promise you that the next transmission I have to replace or any other person I hear of needing a transmission I will be heavily promoting Monster Transmission and tell them that I personally use Monster Transmission. If you need a stronger unit then you may need our stage 2. See our pricing table below for hard parts and upgrade costs. This can be caused by a bad vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor, or cruise control wiring.
After purchasing our core unit, the the question came up—where should we have it rebuilt? This transmission comes is capable of handling that 700 hp engine. Not only is he a gear head, but he also holds two Bachelors degrees from Cal State San Bernardino. If this makes sense to you, take a look at our 4L80E options below. You change the oil all the time, right? Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details. Here are some common issues that can force the transmission into limp mode.