6th Gen ('00-'05): Buying a transmission for l67 - Monte Carlo Forum - Monte Carlo Enthusiast Forums


Engine/Transmission/Performance Adders Chat about your engine, transmission, nitrous, superchargers, turbos, and tuning.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 09-11-2018, 11:42 PM
UJustGotSarged5's Avatar
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 27
Default Buying a transmission for l67

Heyy guys back here I have acquired an l67 with 100k miles on it for 600 dollars sweet now I need the heavy duty tranny to go with it. I know I need the 4t65e-HD but does it matter where or what I get it out of is it automatically compatible with any l67/5.3? Should I get it Refurbished or used from eBay?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-12-2018, 12:13 AM
Monte Of The Month -- April 2012
Monte Of The Month -- December 2014
5 Year Member
3 Year Member1 Year Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,962
Default

Gearing may be different, but that could be tuned... I think they'll all physically bolt up, but you should probably stick with one that was attached to an L67/L32.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-12-2018, 12:15 AM
UJustGotSarged5's Avatar
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 27
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nitehawkjcb View Post
Gearing may be different, but that could be tuned... I think they'll all physically bolt up, but you should probably stick with one that was attached to an L67/L32.
will do thanks!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-12-2018, 08:40 AM
Jeffs02rwdSS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Isanti, MN
Posts: 561
Default

I would be looking for aL67/L32 transmission because the 5.3L V8 has a different bolt pattern. I don't think the made a special block just for FWD cars but I have been wrong on occasion. Good luck
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-12-2018, 09:36 AM
Monte Of The Month -- April 2012
Monte Of The Month -- December 2014
5 Year Member
3 Year Member1 Year Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,962
Default

I didn't know the 5.3 transmission had a different bolt pattern. Then again, I'm not all into the car scene like I used to be.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-12-2018, 10:51 AM
Monte Of The Month -- October 2009
10 Year Member
5 Year Member3 Year Member1 Year Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 3,948
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jeffs02rwdSS View Post
I would be looking for aL67/L32 transmission because the 5.3L V8 has a different bolt pattern. I don't think the made a special block just for FWD cars but I have been wrong on occasion. Good luck
The LS4 has the FWD bolt pattern. IMO that's one of the biggest reasons that their value is so low compared to other LS stuff since they don't have many easy bolt on options for good RWD trans.

Regardless, the OP wouldn't want one anyways as there are other complications and no reason to pay a premium anyways when any old 4t65 will do.


Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-12-2018, 02:40 PM
UJustGotSarged5's Avatar
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 27
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bumpin96monte View Post
The LS4 has the FWD bolt pattern. IMO that's one of the biggest reasons that their value is so low compared to other LS stuff since they don't have many easy bolt on options for good RWD trans.

Regardless, the OP wouldn't want one anyways as there are other complications and no reason to pay a premium anyways when any old 4t65 will do.
I don't even need the HD version?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-12-2018, 10:27 PM
Monte Of The Month -- April 2012
Monte Of The Month -- December 2014
5 Year Member
3 Year Member1 Year Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,962
Default

No, you don't need the HD. But keep in mind you will need to tune for the different gear ratio. I think the non HD ratio is 3.29 and the HD ratio is 2.93, but it's been a while.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-12-2018, 10:28 PM
UJustGotSarged5's Avatar
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 27
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nitehawkjcb View Post
No, you don't need the HD. But keep in mind you will need to tune for the different gear ratio. I think the non HD ratio is 3.29 and the HD ratio is 2.93, but it's been a while.
My future plans are 300hp still would the HD still be a good idea?
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-13-2018, 09:12 AM
ChibiBlackSheep's Avatar

Monte Of The Month -- August 2014
10 Year Member
5 Year Member3 Year Member1 Year Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Wyncote, PA
Posts: 24,700
Default

Do you want a cheap used trans, or a good trans? If you are willing to spend the money, I would contact Dave at TripleEdgePerformance and let him know your build and he will build you a trans.

If you want a used trans, everyone else is giving great information already in this thread
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply


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 Off
Refbacks are Off


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:06 PM.


© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.