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Keep Your 4HP24 Automatic Transmission Running In Tip-Top Shape

Posted by on Friday, November 15th, 2013

The 4HP24 is a four speed automatic transmission made by ZF Friedrichshafen AG.  It was first put into use in 1987, and remained in use through the 2004 model year. ZF Friedrichshafen AG is mostly known for building transmissions for BMW vehicles, and this transmission was used in the 750i, the 850Ci and the 850i.  In addition, it was also used in the Jaguar XJS, the Range Rover (V8 model) and the Land Rover Discovery (V8 model).

Here is a nice cut-away picture of the 4HP24 automatic transmission

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Extend The Life Of the 4L80E Transmission In Your 2002 – 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche

Posted by on Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The 4L80E is a heavy duty four speed electronic automatic transmission designed and produced by General Motors. It is heavily based on the older TH400 automatic transmission, with the main differences being the additional overdrive gear and electronic controls. The 4L80E was primarily used in heavy duty vehicles, such as pickup trucks, vans, SUV’s and special option motor home applications.

The Chevy Avalanche came with the optional 4L80E automatic transmission

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Upgrade The 700R4 Automatic Transmission In Your Chevy Z28 Camaro

Posted by on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

The 700R4 is one of General Motors very first automatic overdrive transmissions. It was used throughout all GM’s brands, and in many different model vehicles, including trucks, vans, luxury  and muscle cars. This includes its use in the Chevy Z28 Camaro. The Camaro Z28 is a very popular muscle car, and is a direct competitor of the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger, all of which are considered pony cars.

Third generation Z28 Camaro's were equipped with the optional 700R4 automatic transmission

Source: camaro5.org

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Strengthen The A518 Automatic Transmission In Your 1993-1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Posted by on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

The A518 transmission is a fairly early four speed automatic transmission designed and built by Chrysler. It was used primarily in Dodge trucks, but it did find its way into use in one Jeep product: the Grand Cherokee.  The Jeep Grand Cherokee sits at the top of the Jeep food chain, and was at the time, Jeep’s most expensive vehicle. The A518 can only be found in Grand Cherokee trucks that were equipped with the optional 5.2 V8 engine.

Although it’s been a while since this Jeep / transmission combination was built, they are still popular and many of them are still in use. The owners of this vintage model Jeep tend to be collectors and enthusiasts that like to modify their vehicles.

This is the A518 automatic transmission found in the Jeep Cherokee

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An Issue That May Arise With The 5HP30 Automatic Transmission

Posted by on Monday, November 11th, 2013

The 5HP30 is a popular five speed automatic transmission made by ZF Frieddrichshafen AG. It first went into production in 1992 and remained so through the end of the 2003 model year. It is a fairly heavy duty transmission with a maximum input torque rating of 560 Nm.  This transmission was used primarily in BMW products,  including the 540i, the 740i, the 840i and the 850Ci. It also found limited use in the Rolls Royce Silver Seraph, the Bently Arnage and the Aston Martin DB7. Care should be taken when replacing this transmission as some models use unique bell housing with different bolt patterns.

This is the 5HP30 automatic transmission

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How To Properly Maintain The EO4D In Your Ford F150

Posted by on Friday, November 8th, 2013

The EO4D is an early four-speed automatic transmission made by Ford. This transmission was used in many Ford products, including the Bronco, the E-Series Ford vans, the Expedition and the F-Series pickup trucks.

The most popular application of the EO4D was in the F150. It was first put into production in 1989, and remained in production through the end of the 1998 model year. The F-Series pickup trucks have long been an American best seller, and millions of the vehicles were sold during its production. There are still millions of EO4D equipped F150’s in use today.

The F150 came equipped with the EO4D transmission

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Great Accessories for the Chrysler A618 Automatic Transmission in Your Dodge Ram SRT

Posted by on Thursday, November 7th, 2013

The A618 is a heavy duty four-speed transmission designed and built by Chrysler for use in Dodge Trucks. It first went into production in 1994 and remained as an option in the Dodge line up through the 2007 model year. It was only primarily in extreme duty Dodge Ram pickup trucks that came with diesel engines, including the ¾ ton and one ton trucks. It could also be found in the special edition Dodge Ram SRT pickup trucks equipped with the Dodge Viper sourced V-10 engine.

The Dodge Ram SRT came equipped with the A618 automatic transmission

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DIY Performance Modifications For Your 4L60E Automatic Transmission Equipped Corvette

Posted by on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

The 4L60E  automatic transmission is a very popular four-speed made by General Motors. It is heavily based off of one of GM’s first automatic overdrive transmissions - the 700R4. The main difference between the two is that the 4L60E is a full electronically controlled transmission while the 700R4 is not. The 4L60E transmission can be found in the 1994 through 2004 C5 and C6 Chevrolet Corvettes.

The 1994 - 2004 Corvette came equipped with the 4L60E automatic transmission

Source: buyavette.net

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Don’t Let Your 5HP24 Automatic Transmission Overheat

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

The 5HP24 is a five speed automatic transmission made by ZF Getriebe GmbH Saarbruecken. It was designed for rear wheel drive applications and shares many parts with the 5HP24A which was developed for front wheel drive vehicles.  The 5HP24 was first put into production in 1996 and remains in production today. The 5HP24 is used dominantly in BMW vehicles, including the 740i, the 730d, the 840Ci, the 540, the X5 and the very limited production Z8. In addition to being used by BMW, the transmission can also be found in the  Jaguar XK8, XJ8 and XJ, along with the 2003 – 2005 Land Rover.

This is the 5HP24 automatic transmission

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Get Your 4L80E Transmission Ready For Drag Racing

Posted by on Monday, November 4th, 2013

The 4L80E is a four speed automatic transmission produced by General Motors. It first saw production in 1991 and remained an option in the lineup through the 2006 model year. This transmission was used mainly in heavy vehicles, such as the Chevrolet Suburban, the Tahoe,the Avalanche and the GMC Sierra and Yukon.  It was also sold to other automotive manufacturers and saw use in the Rolls Royce Silver Spirit, the Bentley Turbo R, the Jaguar XJR and the Aston Martin DB7.

The 4L80E automatic transmission is a good canidate for drag racing

Source: media.dragracingtv.com

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