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Posted October 07, 2010 - 08:57 PM

Who can tell me what model of auto this is?

It was bolted to a 350 small block Chev.

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Posted October 07, 2010 - 09:08 PM

TH700-R4 - used 82 to 92
4L60 - same as above
4L60E - 93 up

All have the same shape pan, 16 bolts.
Got this from a quick goggle search
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Posted October 07, 2010 - 09:11 PM

Think I found it...
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This right side pic is of an '89 and later 700R4. Note the transmission RPO code MD8 toward the front of this picture.

This is the web site it's from
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Posted October 08, 2010 - 02:56 AM

700-R4 it is, then. I quit my hot-rodding ways back in the late 60's so anything that happened after 1972 or so wasn't on my radar. I was thinking that it might have been a Turbo 400 but wasn't sure. Seems to me that this tranny has a lock-up converter on it and for that reason, many hot rodders find it desirable for fuel economy. Do I have that right?

I'm going to sell it so my next step is to figure out what it's worth. It's been sitting for 20 years wet but a tranny shop would still have to go through it most likely. Hard to say what might be sticking from non-use after that time frame.

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Posted October 08, 2010 - 01:04 PM

A lockup style converter is nice especially if you are running a high stall. Lock up converters are expensive in themselves but if you wanna go fast and have fuel economy you gotta have a wallet that likes to spend.

You could always see what they are bringing on ebay to get a guesstimate of how much to try and get out of it.




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