Can you add overdrive to a C6 transmission?
Adding overdrive to a C6 is physically impossible, but the 4R100 can donate its forward planetary gear set for shorter first and second gear ratios. This creates a “wide-ratio” C6.
Is there a TH400 with overdrive?
Some refer to the 4L80E as the TH400 with an overdrive ratio, as much of the internals are interchangeable. TCI has a complete line of 4L80E transmissions in the Street Fighter and Super Street Fighter trim levels.
How much does a Gear Vendors overdrive weigh?
As you can see above the overdrive is very compact (roughly the dimensions of a standard coffee can) and looks very factory once installed. SPECIFICATIONS: Net Weight 32-46 lbs depending on application hardware.
Can you add a gear to a transmission?
You can’t add another gear inside your existing transmission however there are overdrive add on kits available for existing transmissions. Most are bolt on but you’ll need to have your driveshaft resized to accommodate the longer transmission.
What oil to use in a Gear Vendors overdrive?
GM synthetic fluid
Gear Vendors highly recommends using GM synthetic fluid to prevent overly harsh shifts, but you can use regular 90W fluid if you don’t mind the bump.
How can I improve my C6 transmission?
You can try the following to beef up the performance of your C6 transmission:
- Custom Parts.
- Valve Body Upgrades.
- Bell Housings.
- C6 Planetary Carriers.
- First and Reverse Planetary Gearset.
- Lincoln Drum.
- Aftermarket Clutches.
- Gear Ratios.
Is a C6 transmission a 4 speed?
1. Transmission Speed. The C4 and C6 are both 3-speed automatic transmissions designed by Ford.
What is the best overdrive transmission?
The 700R4 is widely considered the best 4-speed automatic overdrive transmission out there, and can be seen as one of GM’s best and most reliable AOD transmissions.
What oil goes in a Gear Vendors overdrive?
Why choose a Gear Vendor?
A Gear Vendors will handle more horsepower, deliver bigger performance gains, give you guaranteed trouble-free performance, and install easier than any other overdrive available. A GEAR VENDORS will handle 1200+ horsepower reliably and is under warranty even at the dragstrip.
How much horsepower can Gear Vendors handle?
A GEAR VENDORS will handle 1200+ horsepower reliably and is under warranty even at the dragstrip. This is why you have seen GEAR VENDORS in 7 & 8 second ¼ mile cars in publications like Hot Rod and National Dragster.
What are Gear Vendors overdrive kits?
Related to fuel economy, performance, and emissions â€” GEAR VENDORS overdrive kits include electronics that keep the vehicle in the optimum performing gear.