Automatic Transmission - 2002 lq9 with 4l60e
04-24-2012, 04:55 PM
To make a long story short I bought a built 4l60e and then my ls1 took a dump. I bought a fresh rebuilt 2002 lq9 and was wondering if they will work together? If they do what else would I need if anything to make it work? Thanks
04-25-2012, 01:54 PM
Bump!! Tried searching but I can only find back to 2003.
04-25-2012, 02:29 PM
Don't quote me on this but I don't think that they are going to work. You need to have a 2003-up LQ4/9 to mate up to the 4L60e without any modifications. I believe that I read somewhere that the crankshaft was longer or had something additional on it that prevented just a plug and play swap.
04-25-2012, 02:30 PM
I did this swap a couple years ago but my LQ9 came from a 04 Escalade, it bolted right up with no issues.
04-25-2012, 05:19 PM
Hmm ok. If anyone else has advice on what modifications it needs to work or if it will not let me know
04-25-2012, 05:39 PM
you'll be good all the 01 up 6.0 are the same as your ls1 its the 99-00 6.0 that have the longer crankshafts
04-25-2012, 05:40 PM
Just heard I need a tci flexplate.. any input on this?
04-25-2012, 05:42 PM
well it would help since the flex plates are pron to cracking even more so with a high stall converter but you can you's the stock one no problem
04-26-2012, 08:24 PM
Converter is small. Only a 3600 but I figured while its out ill probably pick one up. Any know if I need anything else? Also which flexplate would i need for a 4l60 with a lq9?
04-27-2012, 01:01 AM
any LSx style flex plate for a 60E will work i used a TCI one myself
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