Tag: transmission

Manual Only?

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If you’ve been using Corvette Forum for longer than thirty seconds then you know that certain members have VERY strong opinions about some things. For instance: clay bars, originality, tail lights, and transmissions. And it’s that last item that brings us to this post.¬†Our recent speculation about GM’s newly patented DCT spawned quite a frenzy. […] More »

  Comments | By - September 30, 2013

GM Files Patent for 7 Speed, Dual Clutch Transmission

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We knew the C7 Corvette’s A6 automatic transmission was going to be phased out at some point and speculation has been rampant that a new, 8 speed transmission would replace it. After all, GM has been talking about the upcoming 8-speed for a while now. However, it now seems that the Vette’s next automatic might […] More »

  Comments | By - September 23, 2013

1996 Auto Transmission Removal

This was my first time removing an automatic transmission from a Vette so I thought I\’d share the experience. First off, you\’ll need to get the car elevated. I managed to pull this off with the car on jack stands and less than 13 inches of clearance. Don\’t even think about reinstalling the tranny without […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

1 to 4 Shift Lock-Out Relay

For those of you experiencing difficulty with the 1 to 4 shift lock-out, or for those of you who wish to experience shifting through all your six gears, here is a simple fix: on the passenger side, just in front of the fire wall, and mounted on the fender well, is a relay, that when […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Aftermarket Tremec T-56 Installation

This article covers the installation of an Aftermarket Tremec T-56 Six-Speed Transmission into my 1975 (Type C-3) Corvette. I bought the transmission from Forte\’s Parts. It differs from the transmission GM uses in its F-body sport cars. This transmission is made to use the original clutch, bell housing and speedometer plug/cable, out of older sports […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

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