Go Back   LS1TECH > CHASSIS, SUSPENSION, APPEARANCE > Automatic Transmission
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Register iTraderTimeslips Photos Members Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Used CarsVendor Directory
Search

Automatic Transmission
4L60E | 4L80E | TH350 | TH400 | TH2004R | Powerglide | Converters | Shift Kits
Sponsored by
PerformaBuilt Transmissions

Welcome to LS1Tech.com!
Welcome to LS1Tech.com.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, join LS1Tech.com today!


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-25-2011, 11:53 AM   #1
Teching In
Garage is empty, add now
 
Trader Rating: 0
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 17
Default Anyone know how to best measure the clearence in a 4L60e low reverse clutch pack ??

I tried following the ASTG Manual but always get different readings.
So I tired this way (see below).

Does this seem correct, to those out there who know how to build trannies??

Click the image to open in full size.
SMaXMan121 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2011, 12:47 PM   #2
TECH Enthusiast
Garage is empty, add now
 
Predator T/A's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: 7
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: jacksonville, fl
Posts: 701
Send a message via Yahoo to Predator T/A
Default

its not really adjustable as long as you have the cushion plate and the na steel on top of that then friction, steel . . . . ending with a friction on top its right as long as you used the 4l60e clutches and steels. should be 5 frictions also
Predator T/A is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2011, 01:13 PM   #3
Teching In
Garage is empty, add now
 
Trader Rating: 0
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 17
Default

From what i know is is adjustable the both the frictions and steels come in different thicknesses. here is an example of some selective steels.

# 74134B Steel, 4L60E, Low / Reverse clutch, .049, TURBULATOR with holes SELECTIVE thin, Turbulator steels, 1997-up Common brand - ALTO
# 74134BA Steel, 4L60E, Low / Reverse clutch, .067, TURBULATOR with holes Common, Turbulator steels, 1997-up Common brand - ALTO
# 74134BB Steel, 4L60E, Low / Reverse, 4 SLOT .089, TURBULATOR with holes SELECTIVE Thick, Turbulator steels, 1997-up Common brand - ALTO

So if you don't know what your talking about save yourself the embarrassment of posting misinformation.
SMaXMan121 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2011, 01:38 PM   #4
TECH Enthusiast
Garage is empty, add now
 
Predator T/A's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: 7
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: jacksonville, fl
Posts: 701
Send a message via Yahoo to Predator T/A
Default

well if it were me i would get a mic and measure the steels that came from the unit and measure the frictions that came from the unit and get those same steels and frictions and replace with those. I have never built a transmission before so i will just step out lol
Predator T/A is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2011, 01:51 PM   #5
LS1TECH & Trucks Sponsor
Garage is empty, add now
 
performabuilt's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: 24
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: SUGAR LOAF PA
Posts: 10,363
Send a message via AIM to performabuilt Send a message via MSN to performabuilt Send a message via Yahoo to performabuilt
Default

I think what predator is saying is its not a real critical clutch pack as far as clearance as its only on in manual l1 and reverse. However the way you are measuring should be fine , I like this pack on the high side considering it spends most of its life freewheeling and you don't want much drag there.
__________________
Call
888-744-6542
or text ? to
570-578-5686
2yr Wrty Trans/conv combos. $995 Refresh after wrty, No Core , Dyno test.$50 off trans if "LIKE" us on FaceBook ! Trans now ship 1-5 business days of order. Click logo for website.
performabuilt is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2011, 09:35 PM   #6
Teching In
Garage is empty, add now
 
Trader Rating: 0
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 17
Default

Thanks for the reply performabuilt.

This is a little looser then the original pack, about 0.10" so it should be OK then ?
SMaXMan121 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2011, 09:37 AM   #7
LS1TECH & Trucks Sponsor
Garage is empty, add now
 
performabuilt's Avatar
 
Trader Rating: 24
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: SUGAR LOAF PA
Posts: 10,363
Send a message via AIM to performabuilt Send a message via MSN to performabuilt Send a message via Yahoo to performabuilt
Default

Yes should be fine
__________________
Call
888-744-6542
or text ? to
570-578-5686
2yr Wrty Trans/conv combos. $995 Refresh after wrty, No Core , Dyno test.$50 off trans if "LIKE" us on FaceBook ! Trans now ship 1-5 business days of order. Click logo for website.
performabuilt is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2011, 09:37 AM
LS1Tech
Pontiac Firebird




Paid Advertisement
Reply

Tags
4l60, 4l60e, activation, automatic, clearance, clutch, converter, low, measure, pack, replacing, reverse, steels, transmission, turbulator


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.5.2
Advertising - Terms of Service - Privacy Statement - JOBS
Emails & Contact Details