I don't know what the rebuild will cost you but would be interested in the answer when you find out and have also been told that there are no published production numbers on 54 Chev hydra-matic trucks. Not my first time there. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We can build conversion units as well, for upgrading or better choice or availability. It provides service, repair and maintenance information for 1948-1953 Pontiac Hydra-Matic Automobile Transmissions.
We leave that to you. Email us at or Vistors:. The service is friendly, prompt and trustworthy. I run a holley 600 and have adapted the original linkage, but its a slug, anyone with some info on what to do let me know, please! I refur all my family and friends to him knowing they will be well taken care of. I have also found that the motors manuals to be good, as are the workshop manuals from that specific car, I like the motors as it goes into the basics and what to check.
We believe that any investment to maintain originality will return more than the repair investment over the cost of upgrading the powertrain to a newer version. It is also all-wheel drive capable. I will definitely return when ever I need something done on my van. The transmission in simple terms uses two planetaries with two bands and two clutches to provide 4 forward speeds. Controlled Two Coupler Hydramatic Jetaway, Srato-Flight, Hydramatic Controlled Coupling, Flashaway, etc. My daughter told me about you guys. Our shop strives to provide prompt and courteous service to all who visit our automatic transmission repair center in the hope that you will return when you need transmission related work and refer your friends.
We also service Borg Warner T5 manual transmission. I checked in the Southern California area about 4 years ago and found 3 or 4 shop that would take on the hydro. My husband and I were sure that it was much worse, and from the sounds I could make from what I'd heard, Steve was able to call it immediately to tell me what he thought the problem was. The 8L90 utilizes an off axis chain drive pump to maintain fluid volume and operating pressures. There are many differences between the H-M trucks and the manual trans trucks but after driving mine as a hydra-matic, I could never imagine it ant other way now. From the first guy I met them they were diligent about getting service done, called us for a recheck, a service person said we had a transmission problem and was so helpful, knew everything and gave us great advice. The customer service was awsome.
The front planetary is controlled by either a sprag clutch for reduction or the second smaller coupling for direct drive through planetary. This information is extremely useful when tracing fluid circuits for learning or diagnosis purposes. We start working on your transmission promptly when we get it. Reverse is only reverse, no parking lock in that position. Another shop could have taken us for hundreds of dollars.
It also uses a four element lockup torque converter, four planetary gear sets as well as five multiple disc and one mechanical clutch set. Also, be sure to check out our diagnosis help page. The Powerglide transmission handbook covers service, operation, disassembly, inspection, assembly, specifications, troubleshooting and more. Stop in or contact him for more information on his excellent transmission services. A word about keeping your early Hydramatic instead of swapping the original transmission for a newer style powertrain. This manual is a companion manual to the 4T65-E Blue assembly and disassembly manual and is most helpful during a rebuild.
We will work with you to make an accurate estimate determination, and help you locate good used parts when needed -- contact us for more details. The technicians in our Santa Rosa Hydramatic transmission shop are certified professionals with years of experience and have the right tools and the latest diagnostic equipment to make sure your transmission is diagnosed and serviced correctly at a fair and competitive prices. There are a lot of special tools required so most shops won't touch them. Personally I dont have a lot to offer as I dont know much about these autos, but like a lot it seems I want and need to know. However, words commonly associated with the specific transaxle or transmission function have been defined in a Glossary rather than within the text of this book. Contact us, we are always happy to discuss your project. We will rebuild your unit and ship it back to you in a reasonable time.
A separate clutch and planetary provide reverse. Easy on the wallet, and just a plain pleasure to deal with. Note: There have been many engineering changes in this transmission since its introduction. The front planetary is controlled by either a sprag clutch for reduction or the second smaller coupling for direct drive through planetary. But the differences are in the way the planetaries are controlled.