If the 1996 has a good engine and transmission, why not fix the transfer case? Each injector has its own power wire all the way to this block. I was thinking that maybe just the motor and the current 4L80E that is in the Sub would work, just not sure if the bolt pattern would match? You have to read the spec sheets on each one to find out what will work - the on these switches if very enlightening and worth a read - the vacuum switches are at the bottom. Even if we did find what we were looking for, we would have to pull the engine and hope that it was in decent shape, and not need a rebuild. Remember that some of the items needed might not be needed for your swap. As the years progressed, even the transmissions in later model cars became computer controlled. Of coarse the suburban resinates the noise more than a truck would because the cabin is over the diff.
I guess I may have to go the traditional route and use the current 454 and try and figure a way to squeeze out more power and torque. If you want to run without the large under hood fuse block, following info might help to see which wires go where. Too Hot To Handle Installing a transmission temperature gauge is just a smart idea to keep an eye on things to make sure there are no signs of impending doom. So I installed the trans into the suburban. This is useful if you want to use a cruise control box.
Bishop I definitely recommend a look at these transmissions, you've got to have a look. We removed the compressor and the rest of the accessories fit fine. I eventually traced it back to a leak in the transfer case resulting in low fluid level, filled up the transfer case and the whine disappeared. Includes Engine, Transmission No Emissions. I only say this because this will be a time consuming job and I don't want to waste time removing two transmissions for nothing. I have included all possible parts I could find, including some interesting and possibly not so interesting variations on the basic parts you will need.
I also think it was documented in one of the four wheel drive magazines. While the 2000 usually has to have a 2000 and up tranny, generally, a '98 and up tranny will work. The typical way to do this is to make the measurements with the transmission mounted as desired and the rear suspension at normal ride height. Some folks say 1987 is the cutoff year, others go so far as 1988 or 1989. All of these transmission can be built to handle some serious abuse - more than most street engines can dish out, though abusing a transmission with big block torque is a tall order for transmissions that was used almost exclusively behind smaller V8 and V6 engines. I either shortened or lengthened almost every wire in the harness for this modification.
Part of any swap to non-original parts involves researching what fits where, finding the right parts, and then getting it all to work together. One final note - if you decide to use an adaptor to mate your transmission to a different engine than it was intended to bolt to, make sure you find out all of the installed dimensions of the extra pieces required! Those measurements a key to getting a correct length driveshaft for your application! I went ahead and replaced the ring and pinion with a Richmond Gear set, along with all new bearings and seals. In our case, the engine and transmission were set further back than the original. Also the plan was to switch the motor from the 96 to the 2000 'cause the 2000 motor is blown And the '96 motor has only 135K miles on it. The last three photos show the rear section of the transmission after I had it mounted on an engine stand in the garage and turned over for a better view. You have to read the spec sheets on each one to find out what will work - the on these switches if very enlightening and worth a read - the vacuum switches are at the bottom. Shift Better, Last Longer When it comes to transmissions, no other company provides this level of commitment to their clients.
I added a drain plug while I had the pan off. To make matters worse, the car has a two piece driveshaft. They were going to sell me an 8. But still thinking about it. I had a 95 K1500 ext.
They even have switches with style terminals on them. This is especially true after a swap where parts are being installed into situations that the factory was not really intending them to be installed and things can get weird in a hurry if you're not careful. I'll agree with the poster above who says manuals are harder to sell. The reason I'm considering installing the trans from the 96 to the 2000 is because I had the 96 trans rebuilt ard 3 years ago, and I figure it will have a longer life span. If you were to find an 8. This is pretty standard across all Vortec 4. I'm assuming since they are both 2000, it should be a straight swap? After fabricating a small bracket on the floor to attach the cable to the factory throttle pedal, we were in business.
I've replaced the worn tires not long after I bought it. You hop in and go — just like a modern car. You can find and installation is really easy, so there is just no excuse for not taking this simple step to protect your transmission. Again, this all depends on your application. If not, various sources offer these for the console shifters, but I have not yet found anything for the column shifters. Note that while it's a pretty huge chart, the sizing information below is but a subset of the information available on the Internet, so don't despair if your transmission isn't listed here.
Buying an aftermarket harness and all of the accessories could add up quick and blow our budget. This pan is nice for several reasons. In order to get the car shifting properly we called Lokar Performance and got a universal column shifter kit. Thinking I may switch the gears to 4. Failure to do so can cause the transmission to completely burn out in as little as 100 miles - or less. For the bellhousing bolt patterns, there are some oddities in here due to how the various engines worked their way into different models, the most interesting being the 3800 V6 engines. I did buy it through a local wrecking yard that offers a 30-day warranty on all their transmissions, so there is a bit of extra piece of mind from that.