Alex Crissey, Author at Transmission Digest
NexaMotion Group announces expansions for Transtar products, C&M Auto Parts locations 

NexaMotion Group announced expansions for two of its businesses. Transtar Industries is adding general repair product lines in four new markets: Cleveland and Mentor, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; and its newest location in Dallas, TX. In addition, the company announced that C&M Auto Parts has opened two new locations in the New Jersey market. C&M Auto Parts

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Sonnax introduces three-bolt adapter flange yoke kit

Sonnax has introduced a new three-bolt adapter flange yoke kit (part no. T35-BMWF-01K) for BMW and Toyota GR Supra vehicles with 105mm bolt circle dia. companion flange. Sonnax says that this kit is aimed at replacing weak giubo and two-piece driveshafts with a one-piece, U-joint style driveline in these vehicles. The kit includes a spacer for .552-in. pilots.

American Powertrain offers Camaro Tremec GM Magnum XL six-speed transmission conversion kit

American Powertrain now offers a Tremec GM Magnum XL six-speed transmission conversion kit for any 2010-2015 fifth-generation Camaro (SS) equipped with a V8 engine. This kit can be purchased with a choice of two gear sets as a replacement for the TR-6060, and is rated at over 700 lb./ft. torque with close to 8,000 RPM shift

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Sonnax introduces splined stub and sleeve kit

Sonnax has introduced a one-piece carbon fiber splined stub and sleeve kit for overcoming driveshaft problems. Designed for 1350 series u-joints, this kit (part no. T35-28-350CFIK) bonds onto 3.5-in. I.D. carbon fiber tube. Sonnax says that it includes perfectly matched stub and sleeve components.

GFX announces new underdrive pressure plate

GFX has introduced a new underdrive pressure plate. According to the company, the product is designed to fit Hyundai and Kia models from 2009 and on.

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Sonnax highlights TH400 heavy and extreme duty input shafts 

Input shaft failure is a common problem in GM TH400 transmissions running with added horsepower. Sonnax notes that it offers heavy and extreme duty input shafts compatible with heavy duty forward drum part no. 34554-01 and Smart-Tech drum module no. 34555-01K. Part numbers include: • Heavy Duty Input Shaft 30280-01 • Heavy Duty Input Shaft 30280-02 • Extreme duty Input Shaft 35280-02 • Extreme Duty Input Shaft 27280-02

Dorman introduces transmission oil cooler bypass valve

Among new products released by Dorman is a transmission oil cooler bypass valve, designed for specific Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac SUVs and pickup trucks. This product is intended to address issues like overheating, insufficient heat generation, or fluid leaks in transmissions, Dorman said. Made from solid aluminum billet, the valve features an additional access port

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Sonnax introduces TCC signal damper piston kit for Ford, GM 10-speeds

Sonnax has introduced a new TCC signal damper piston kit for GM and Ford 10-speed transmissions. Sonnax says this kit can correct the operation of the converter in GM 10L80/90 (Gen. 1) and Ford 10R60/80 transmissions. According to Sonnax, this kit allows long-lasting and quick repair of the lower valve body casting without reaming, and

Kelley Blue Book: 1.2 million EVs purchased in the U.S. in 2023

As the shift toward an electrified future continues, a record-breaking nearly 1.2 million U.S. vehicle buyers chose to go electric last year, according to the latest data from Kelley Blue Book. Electric vehicles (EVs) represent the fastest-growing car sales category, holding a 7.6% share of the total U.S. vehicle market in 2023, up from 5.9%

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Complete the 2024 transmission shop survey for a chance to win a gift card

Every year, Transmission Digest conducts the Retail Shop Survey. This survey will take five minutes or less. The results of this survey will appear in the March edition of our Powertrain Bulletin email newsletter, and should serve as a valuable benchmark for your business. Your responses will be kept confidential and reported only in the

ATSG shop management training seminar coming soon

ATSG announced that it will soon be holding a series of management training classes for shops, beginning at the end of January. Jonathan Sherman’s Management Training Curriculum is a total of 10 classes focused on sales, shop management and marketing. Those interested can sign up for each class on an individual basis. The first class

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TransTec releases 6L80/90 Case Saver

TransTec has released a new Case Saver for 6L80 and 6L90 transmissions. According to the company, Case Saver is a preventative tool that helps guard against inner case wear caused by rotation force during clutch operation. TransTec says it protects the inner case lugs and ensures the longevity of valve body to center support seals.

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