Tech Tips

SMOOTH IS IN - ROUGH IS OUT
March 13, 2017

A serious misconception, still held by many, is that a rough steel surface is necessary for a "good clutch apply". Actually it IS NOT. A thin film of oil between the paper and the steel creates a powerful holding bond. The bonding created by this oil film makes it possible for a clutch pack to apply and release thousands of times without wear.

Water and Automatic Transmissions: A Rebuild In The Making
May 09, 2016

It doesn't take much of the wet stuff to create enough damage that the best solution is a rebuild.

GM 6L80/90: Cracked or Split Sump Filter
March 30, 2016

That cracked or split sump filter may only be a symptom...