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Old 05-24-2011, 03:15 PM   #1
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I got a used 4L60 with the complete LS1 dropout I bought to put back in my T/A. It was drained (as much as possible) but still attached to the motor with the stall and everything in tact. How many quarts do I need to buy to fill it up?
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It could vary, but I would guess 5-8 qts. assuming just the pan was sucked out. I think total capacity is about 11qts.
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six qts
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Depending on how long was drained etc could be anywhere from 5 to 12 quarts I would add five start then add till full.
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When I did my ss3600 install I stood the trans up on its tail and got everything I could out. This was after I drained the pan of its fluid also. I ended up filling it with about 9-10 qts total.
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I added a tranny cooler and it feels a bit laggy on the shifts now. They say to add an extra qt. with a cooler, but is that ok to do even when the dipstick is showing full? Can you hurt the tranny by overfilling it?
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