th400 waved plate & 4 friction intermediate (4l80e parts)

Transmission to Rear-end

Moderator: Team

smokie
New Member
New Member
Posts: 26
Joined: Fri Aug 26, 2016 6:18 pm

th400 waved plate & 4 friction intermediate (4l80e parts)

Postby smokie » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:45 pm

i'm building a th400 to go behind a 383. i'm not sure if i should keep or trash the waved plate in the intermediate clutch stack. i have the parts to put a 4 friction clutch in the intermediate using 4l80e parts, but should i? any advise is appreciated.

Greenlight
Pro
Pro
Posts: 378
Joined: Wed Feb 16, 2005 10:37 pm

Re: th400 waved plate & 4 friction intermediate (4l80e parts

Postby Greenlight » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:55 pm

Remove the wave plate.
Project Greenlight

pdq67
Guru
Guru
Posts: 7484
Joined: Thu Mar 04, 2010 8:05 pm

Re: th400 waved plate & 4 friction intermediate (4l80e parts

Postby pdq67 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:29 pm

I want to throw this out here, just because.

You might want to hunt up, "Jakeshoe", and get with him here. I want to say he is in TX??

As well as, "Bruce", if he hasn't backed out of tranny work due to health or retiring? He should be out east?

pdq67

tjz450
New Member
New Member
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:47 pm

Re: th400 waved plate & 4 friction intermediate (4l80e parts

Postby tjz450 » Thu May 04, 2017 8:09 am

Use the big spirolox snap ring for the intermediate clutch too, from the 4L80e.

User avatar
af2
Guru
Guru
Posts: 6301
Joined: Sun Jan 28, 2007 4:42 pm
Location: Grass Valley, CA :Northern Foothills

Re: th400 waved plate & 4 friction intermediate (4l80e parts

Postby af2 » Sun May 07, 2017 4:15 pm

smokie wrote:i'm building a th400 to go behind a 383. i'm not sure if i should keep or trash the waved plate in the intermediate clutch stack. i have the parts to put a 4 friction clutch in the intermediate using 4l80e parts, but should i? any advise is appreciated.


Toss it. Never have used one in the many I have built. Also pay attention to the clearance to keep it .050"+ a few. Not .100"+ like the last one I fixed that is in a now 6 second funnycar that ran 7.20's previous.
GURU is only a name.
Adam


Return to “Driveline”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests