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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
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Okay I'm trying to build my transmission up strong enough to handle hard driving like racing street/strip can anyone help me with a good setup i have heard of getting a 2000-2500 stall, double bump the clutches(Auto), 30,000 Trans cooler, and a Corvette servo....it's that good at all

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Are you going to attempt to build a 4L60E yourself? These are not beginners transmissions. The tools to build one correctly can cost near $500.

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I wouldn't waste money on anything less than a 3k stall converter from a name brand company.


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I have a 3k PB s for sale lmk if ur interested.

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Are you going to attempt to build a 4L60E yourself? These are not beginners transmissions. The tools to build one correctly can cost near $500.

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Naw I'm paying somebody to rebuild it and yes it's a 4l60e

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I wouldn't waste money on anything less than a 3k stall converter from a name brand company.
Will a 3000 stall be to heavy on gas purposes like drink alot

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Okay I'm trying to build my transmission up strong enough to handle hard driving like racing street/strip
Ok if ur trying to build car for street/strip the n ur worried about gas millage ur in the wrong hobby. Lol

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Then, if they know what they're doing, they should know what parts to put in. I certainly know nobody brings their own parts to me...LOL I've been doing it for 23 years, and I have no idea what "double bump" the clutches is??? TThere are better servos than the "Corvette" unit. Besides, any GOOD 4L60E builder would tell you that your trans already has a "Corvette" servo. If he doesn't know that, maybe he's not the right person for the job...LOL

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Then, if they know what they're doing, they should know what parts to put in. I certainly know nobody brings their own parts to me...LOL I've been doing it for 23 years, and I have no idea what "double bump" the clutches is??? TThere are better servos than the "Corvette" unit. Besides, any GOOD 4L60E builder would tell you that your trans already has a "Corvette" servo. If he doesn't know that, maybe he's not the right person for the job...LOL

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See i need somebody that had been doing it for a while like your resume, i want it to catch second when i get in it, but i don't think he will be working on my car at all cause somebody else said the same thing and double bumping i was like awe Naw lol

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Ok if ur trying to build car for street/strip the n ur worried about gas millage ur in the wrong hobby. Lol

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I'm not really worried about gas as long as i have the right speed setup that's not an issue, I'm just trying to get as much knowledge as possible

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I don't mean to come off harsh, but I see this ALOT. If you knew how many times I've heard, "well, he's never built a 4L60Es, but he's built a fre turbo 350s"... What it usually ends up as somebody spending alot of money on "performance" parts that actually end up hurting the operation or longevity of a 4L60E. Then, they have their "buddy" put it together, and it either doesn't work or lasts a week. You'll save money in the long run by just have a professional build it.

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If you go with a yank ss series converter, gas mileage will be pretty good still. They drive around pretty close to stock but really perform when you nail it. I'd look at around a 32-3600 ss converter especially if you don't plan on going bigger than bolt ons or a small cam.


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