We offer bolt in tr6060 conversions for the c5 that utilizes the factory differential. My a4 to m6 transmission swap and driveline refresh build. If you use your corvette for towing, drag racing or auto crossing, you need the protection of a flexalite transmission oil cooler. Our c5 corvette transmission oil cooler kit is one such gm racing bred component. Find great deals on ebay for c5 corvette transmission and c5 corvette automatic transmission. Huge brand selection at low prices automatic transmission oil cooler citroen c5 saloon. T1 sway bar kit special c5 transmission oil cooler. Ford aod transmission installation and swapping guide by diy. All aluminum construction with a heavy duty 2row core with 1.
Transmission cooler for c4 mustang forums at stangnet. Check out the questions, below, to find out more about transmission coolers. If you are considering a transmission cooler, you may have questions. Finally changed my transmission fluid warning lots of pics. C5 corvette transmission fittings posted on may, 2018 by tom dewitt in 2001, gm changed the transmission cooler mid model year. Beginning in 1997, the c5 corvettes 6speed manual and automatic gearboxes were attached to the rear differential at the back of the car. All products are engineered and tested to provide years of trouble.
Fs manual transmission cooler c5 corvetteforum chevrolet. Automatic transmission oil cooler for citron c5 iii saloon. Chevrolet corvette manual transmission assembly overhaul kit. Transmission cooler the model i was eyeballing, since it would look better than a black one, is the. Our selection includes both directfit and universal fluid coolers in a variety of sizes and styles to fit your. One way to identify which model you have is look at the retaining nut holding the cooler in the tank. The special designed electric oil pump is designed to direct transmission fluid through the cooler to regulate transmission temperatures in hd applications. This is the easiest method i have found for installing a transmission cooler into your vehicle to imporve transmission cooling and fixprevent transmission overheating. Automatic transmission oil cooler for citron c5 iii estate. Jeremy, fyi our manual transmissions dont have filters. People have automatics for many reasons, some of which are. I change out manual transmission fluid at 25,000 mile intervals and ive never had a transmission wear out. Corvette c5 differential replacement and auto transmission.
Our inventory selection includes ls1 t56 6speed transmissions, carbon fiber driveshafts, and z06. Automatic transmission cooler9 out of 10 automatic transmission failures are caused by overheated transmission fluid. Jul 29, 2019 this is the easiest method i have found for installing a transmission cooler into your vehicle to imporve transmission cooling and fixprevent transmission overheating. Tci transmission coolers for your 199820 chevy c5 c6 corvette. Overheated fluid is a recipe for automotive disaster. Z06 corvette drm transmission cooler installation youtube. With something as sophisticated as a transmission, an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure. Lg motorsports difftrans cooler install the most powerful headers on the planet brought to you by lg motorsports 9724291963 parts inventory fab kit. Frequently asked questions about transmission coolers. This eliminates any chance of leakage and is much safer. For c5 corvettes we suggest mounting the coolers inside the rear fender liners. Jan 24, 2014 rooneys first assignment was as development engineer on the c5 manual transmission clutch, so he has an indepth historical perspective on all the proverbial gear changes over the years. We can also provide other rear axle ratios as well as c5 transmissions, rear axles and transaxles, in both automatic and manual versions as well as camaro versions which go in the conventional position right behind the.
Find information on maintenance, service schedules, tires, finishes, wiper blades, and parts on the chevrolette c5 corvette. The metal lines add to the cooler capacity of your transmission and rubber lines tend to hold the heat in. Corvette c5 differential replacement and auto transmission, front mounted ebtcmbpmv antiskid servo this is only a guide we do not recommend taking on such a task unless you are qualified, have proper tools and help. Having an automatic transmission can sometimes be a burden. Note 3 this model features a 7plate aluminum engine oil cooler eoc and a transmission cooler toc with metric qc connections. Count on zip corvette for the best quality corvette parts available for your 19972004 corvette. Torque converter nuts, fits a4ld c3 c4 c5 c6 aod e4od heavy duty 3824x0. Bm70265 polished aluminum supercooler 15,000 gvw 11x412x112.
Ok, so i was telling this guy about my last track day, and how it was hard for me to. That said, the units in the corvette are pretty stocky. You will need to remove the inner fender liners and one of the fuel tank shield bolts to mount the coolers in place. The fittings are 14 pipe into the case and from the factory are 516 steel tube with double flare like brake and fuel lines on the end. The tci maxcool transmission coolers utilize a special plate and fin design, which reduces transmission temperatures by 33% over tubestyle transmission coolers. Here is a before video showing how hot my transmission temps get on my stock 98 c5 corvette a4. New listing manual trans main shaft sealtransmission rear output shaft seal fits corvette fits. The c5 corvette obeys the same laws of physics other. We take no responsibility for the accuracy of this information.
Chevrolet performances c5 transmission oil cooler kit is intended for cars equipped with a sixspeed manual transmission and has been updated for use on z06 and exportmodel c5 corvettes. Shop services picture for category shop services c5 cooling picture. An aftermarket transmission cooler can keep your transmission from getting too hot, helping you get the best performance and long life out of it. C6 customers can do this as well, or you can mount in the rear of the car brackets not supplied. New listing manual trans main shaft seal transmission rear output shaft seal fits corvette fits. This is a discussion on transmission cooler on a manual. C6 fitting for a transmission cooler ford muscle cars tech. The transcool patentpending fin cooling system is uniquely designed to transmit heat from the inner fins to the outer fins, thus dissipating heat from the dodge turbo diesel manual transmission. This means you can just bolt up the whole factory loaded six speed carrier to your automatic transmission and get instant performance. Im not recommending that anyone follow my service intervals, this is just an informational post, use your best judgment. This lower temperature will keep your transmission operating smoothly under even the most stressful of conditions. Transmission oil cooler kit part number 12480080 this transmission oil cooler is the gm performance cooler for all 97 to 04 c5,z06 manual transmission corvettes, this is a good winter project.
Chevrolet performance c5 transmission oil cooler kit jegs. Designed for use on 19972004 corvettes equipped with 6 speed manual transmission, this kit will lower your transmission s average operating temperature. For chevy camaro 19671977 hayden 405 ultracool transmission oil cooler kit. Apr 01, 2001 the c5 corvette obeys the same laws of physics other. This is our hd aluminum radiator for the 1997 2004 c5 corvette with a 6 speed manual transmission and 1997 2000 corvettes with automatic transmission. Our cooler not only increases the surface area, but also increases capacity of the oil in the system and gives you a much more efficienct design to boot. You car will benefit from a stall converter if you drag race or street race. Trans cooler installed and works great here are the parts i used. At this time, the connection fitting switched from the old flare tube and nut to a newer metric quick connect fitting.
May, 2018 in 2001, gm changed the transmission cooler mid model year. We have been doing upgrades and rebuilds on r154 and other toyota transmissions for a long time, and one thing we have noticed is that the elevated horsepower level people are running these days creates a lot of heat in the transmission, which leads to excessive wear, and can even cause major failures. Innovative plate and fin design generates internal turbulence for exceptional heat transfer. This lg motorsports designed system was developed along side our world challenge corvette race cars to meet the. Run transmission cooler lines parallel with the enginetransmission package all the way to the radiator or transmission cooler.
Find out service schedule for maintenance to use on the c5 corvette air duct, air filters, tires, as well as and how to service the fluids. Whether youre maintaining or upgrading your 5th generation corvette, our selection of c5 corvette shifter and transmission parts is unsurpassed. The tci maxcool transmission cooler is the most effective way to keep your transmission cool and extend its durability and performance. Patentpending aluminum casting 356t6 alloy fins allow for cooling. Dewitts c5 corvette performance radiators not only fit properly, but their highefficiency design yields maximum heat exchange and will keep your engine cool and running safely. Installing and wiring a doug rippie motorsport transmission cooler in my 2001 z06 corvette. How to change c5 corvette transmission fluid it still runs. C5 corvette transmission fittings dewitts direct fit aluminum. According to gm the factory fill is good for the life of the car. We offer powerglide, th400 and 4l80e conversions that. If you need one with the built in transmission oil cooler, we will be offering one including the rear axle in another listing.
Rooneys first assignment was as development engineer on the c5 manual transmission clutch, so he has an indepth historical perspective on all the proverbial gear changes over the years. Maintenance schedule for c5 corvette see what chevrolet. The a97el model features a 7plate aluminum engine oil cooler eocmounted on the left driver side. Sports car enthusiasts, including other corvette drivers, will shun on you for getting the slush box over the stick. Example im the original owner of a 5speed 2005 civic that has over 473,000 miles amsoil synthetic synchromesh transmission fluid every 25k and still gets 45 mpg highway synthetic motor oil since 500 miles, changed at 5k intervals. This includes hydraulic oil coolers, transmission fluid coolers, power steering oil coolers, and much more. This will not fit the 2001 2004 corvettes that use the quick disconnect transmission cooler line fittings. C3 c4 c5 c6 corvette 19682012 automatic transmission cooler. Unlike traditional rearwheel drive cars that have the driveshaft behind the engine and transmission, the c5s is located between the engine and transmission. In 2001, gm changed the transmission cooler mid model year. C5 and c6 corvette manual transmission repair woes explained. As far as im aware, gm has no published service interval for any c5 manual transmission fluid changes.
Corvette c5 owners manual automatic transmission fluid about the author this article was written by the it still works team, copy edited and fact checked through a multipoint auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information. This article applies to c5, c6 and c7 corvette 19972015. Another important consideration with an aod swap is the manual shift linkage and column shift versus floor shift. Unlike the c4 corvette, the c5 uses identical rear differentials, or carriers, for both the manual and automatic transmissions. Fortunately, weve got fluid coolers for just about any autorelated. Dec 10, 2007 installing and wiring a doug rippie motorsport transmission cooler in my 2001 z06 corvette. Lg motorsports developed this larger, high efficiency cooler to replace the oem z51 cooler on the stingray to help aid in further cooling of high transmission temperatures. The only way to get the shifter bushings from chevrolet is to purchase the entire shifter box assembly. Designed for use on 19972004 corvettes equipped with 6 speed manual transmission, this kit will lower your transmissions average operating temperature. Corvette 19972004 radiator aluminum manual transmission. Cooler mounts in front and the pump mounts in the rear.644 852 244 853 724 858 412 1215 1301 1238 1491 1157 607 186 389 491 986 21 1159 1272 102 1229 198 74 1107 956 1010 1342 875 517 668 654 256 101 1208 485 657 1202 312 149 202 1266 674