How do I identify my GM transmission?

How do I identify my GM transmission?

The easiest method of GM automatic transmission identification is to examine the transmission pan. New transmission designs came with new, unique pan shapes, and the general shape of the pan often paints a fairly clear picture of which automatic transmission you are dealing with.

How do I identify a Chevy 4 speed transmission?

While it’s obvious that the four speed will use three shift-linkage arms and the three speed will have two, if the first letter is R, then you have found a four speed. If it starts with an S, you are looking at a three-speed Saginaw.

How do I know if my Saginaw is a 4 speed transmission?

Saginaw transmissions distinguish themselves from the Muncie four-speeds because the cases are cast iron rather than aluminum. Another quick way to determine a Saginaw is that the shifter arms are all located on the side cover of the transmission case (Muncie reverse arms are located on the tailshaft).

How do I identify my Muncie transmission?

There is another way to quickly identify Muncie transmissions. All Muncie transmissions have a ring groove on the input shaft and counter gear. These grooves were cut into the input shaft so the Muncie assembly line worker could easily identify which input shaft should be installed in a particular unit.

How do I know if my transmission is SM465?

Identification. The SM465 is a top loaded, top shifting truck style transmission. This transmission is 12 ” long and features a cast iron top cover that is retained by eight bolts. The SM465 case is of cast iron.

Is a Muncie 4 speed a good transmission?

The Muncie four-speeds are a very popular transmission with Chevrolet muscle car enthusiasts, and are easily adaptable for a wide range of GM and other non-GM vehicles.

How strong is a super t10 transmission?

Depends on the unit but around 500 lb/ft is no problem. I have one with the “Case splitter” 3.42 first gear and it survives 345 lb/ft easily.

How much is a Muncie 4 speed worth?

Muncie 4 Speed M20 or M21. $2899.99 OR WITH Muncie CORE exchange $2499.99. If you have no useable core the price is $2899.99!!

What is the difference between a Muncie and a Saginaw transmission?

At a quick glance the Muncie can be easily distinguished from the Saginaw since the reverse lever on the Muncie is mounted on the extension housing of the transmission, whereas on the Saginaw transmission the reverse lever is mounted in the side cover of the transmission.