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post #2 of (permalink) Old 11-10-2005
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Originally Posted by V6racer04

I was just wondering how much abuse a stock 4R70W Automatic Transmission can take? Does it hurt it to floor it in overdrive?, and how much hp can they handle?

It's computer controlled, and the same tranny as the GT, you don't have much to worry about as far as teh transmission goes.

The important thing is to NOT try to shift the transmission manually, this can trap fluid in the bands and destroy the transmission in short order.

Just leave it in drive, and let the computer do the shifting.

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