| On 2/28/2009 11:00 AM, 1guygarage wrote:
| > I am trying to find out if a 4L60E pulled from a V8 K1500 will
work in my V6
| > K1500. They're the same model year, just wonder if there were any
| > differences that would prevent it from working properly?
| > TIA!
| I do not see any real issues here. One possible side effect is that
| tranny may have higher line pressure and may shift a little
| firmer/quicker with smaller engine as there is less torque to
| on shift.
The torque convertor is different as well as the valve body and front
pump body to accomodate the larger size engine and shifting need of
the V-8. Also, the V-8 transmission has one extra friciton and steel
place in the low clutch pack to handle the larger loads tranferred
from the engine.
There may be other differences as well since four wheel drive is
If you're going to use the 4L60E from the V-8, remove the pan and swap
valve bodies, front pumps and torque convertors. Be very careful
while swapping the valve body. There are several steel balls that
MUST remain in their proper location for the transmission to shift
properly. Since we're talking about an electronic shifting
transmission, the computer won't be able to command the transmission
to shift at the proper points if the valve body and torque convertor
aren't handling the corrent pressures.
Good luck if you decide to proceed.
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