Looking for a HP performance Trans 4l60E

Discussion in 'Transmissions' started by [email protected], Nov 21, 2020 at 7:56 AM.

  1. makindust2@aol.com

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    I am hoping for some input on some well built transmissions.
    Anyone have some experence with some companies?
    I am looking at perfomabuilt,Gearstare, or Monster level 2 models
    I have mine rebuilt local and have been through 3
    And I don,t bet the truck except for some snow.
    IT came up with a code saying I needed 2nd gear selinod and when inspected burn fluid and pump.
    So here we go again
    Thanks in Advance
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  2. b454rat

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    Why not get a 4L80? if been thru 3 trans obviously they don't hold up.
     
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    Was it the same shop rebuilding every time? Or different shops?

    Maybe the same guy is making the same mistake? Seems strange they would all go out. Are you 100% stock. Tires as well? Definitely need more info.

    I've seen guys say they are blowing trannies left and right and after 3 pages of thread he finally discloses he's got a blower or something, LOL.

    Check out Precision Transmission on YT. The guy is a Master. I believe they are in Amarillo, TX and he recently said they don't do carry out work anymore because folks were messing up installation.

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sou...BMAV6BAgDEAE&usg=AOvVaw20wPMke4XJyxq0aOlrZPQD

    But honestly, after 3, I'd do a 4L80e swap if you can turn a wrench. They are not super hard to do, but they are not a direct drop in, bolt-on either. I've never heard of anyone doing an 80 and regretting it.

    Good luck.
     
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    I'm beginning to think that it is one 4L60E transmission and it's been through the hands of everyone that's ever posted here about a weak 4l60E. OK, maybe there's two of them as df2x4 has his abandoned in the back of his garage - or maybe it's time he checked that it's still there....
     
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    Well 4L60e has a rep lol
     
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  6. makindust2@aol.com

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    Not the same shop. suposably the last shop that did a rebuild put heavier duty clutches and such thought he was a good rebuilder.
    truck is a 383 with 32 inch tires and 410 gears. Like I said I do not beat on truck. I think I just got rushed work and a rebuild not a remanufactured as ordered. Do not want to go 4l80e .Thats why I am looking for input on a well built 4l60e
     
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    Been there. Same story accept I got the nickname transmission killer lol. I dont even drive that hard accept on ramps or catching a yellow light.
    So I dont know monster transmissions but wouldn't mind finding out more about them. I personally went with a gm stock tranny and got the 3 yr warranty
     
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    With just 32s and 4.10s your not really taxing the trans. If your not beating on it then why do they keep going out?? Something ain't adding up....
     
  9. df2x4

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    This. So much this. Stop torturing yourself with the 60Es.

    Oh it's still there, and still quite broken.

    Do the 4L80E swap. I killed a $2K+ 4L60E rebuild with a V6.
     
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    Whatever you do stay away from Monster Transmission. Garbage. A quick Google search will confirm that.

    If I had to recommend somewhere to buy a 4L60E from (please don't do it) I'd suggest Hughes or Gearstar.
     

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