Alex Crissey, Author at Transmission Digest
Alto releases spring retainer, filter screw for 68FRE

Alto has announced two new aftermarket products for the Chrysler 68RFE, model years 2007 and on. The first of these products is a billet aluminum fourth clutch spring retainer (22 hole, part no. 128326UP2). The second (Alto part no. 128325) is a spin-on filter screw with grade 8 steel for the Dodge Ram 6.7Lt.

TransTec offers 8HP50/850RE overhaul kit

TransTec recently began offering an overhaul kit for 8HP50/850RE transmissions, for Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Chrysler and BMW models. The kit is available either with pistons or without. The company notes that the kit includes o-rings, metal clad seals, bushings and gaskets. Make/model coverage includes the following: Jeep: Dodge: Ram: Chrysler: BMW:

Alto adds to intermediate clutch PowerPack line for GM transmissions

Alto has introduced two new products in its intermediate clutch PowerPack line for GM transmissions. The first (Alto part no. 031757BHP, pictured above) covers GM 3L80, TH400, TH375, TH425 and TH475 transmissions, model years 1964 to 1995. The second (Alto part no. 031757CHP, pictured below) covers GM 4L80E and 4L85E transmissions, model years 1990 and

Dana offers Spicer end yokes for Allison Transmissions

Dana Inc. announced that it now offers genuine Spicer automatic transmission end yokes specifically designed for replacement on Allison transmission applications. The new Spicer commercial-vehicle automatic transmission end yokes are precision-engineered and manufactured by Dana specifically for Allison transmission applications. The end yokes are designed to help minimize noise and vibration and keep drivelines running

Announcing the winners of the Top 20 Products and Tools contest

Transmission Digest readers voted during the past several weeks to select their favorite products and tools from company nominations published in December. This year, rather than separate contests, voting was for a combined tool and equipment contest, with 20 winners rather than 10. (There was a tie for number 20, so 21 products are listed.)

RatioTek introduces new tuner kit for BMW M240, Toyota Supra

RatioTek has introduced a new entry in its Trans Tuner Kit line. The new tuner kit is for ZF8HP51 transmissions with model years 2017 and on, fitting BMW M240 and Toyota Supra models. The eight-speed rear wheel drive kit comes in two varieties: PR and PRX. According to the company, PR kits are designed for

Alto releases filter for Nissan GR-6 dual clutch transmissions

Alto has released a new SSP internal sump filter for Nissan applications. The filter fits GR-6 dual clutch transmissions in the Nissan GT-R, model years 2009 and on, and the Alto part number is 209946.

Alto introduces steel plate for GM transmissions

Alto has introduced a new steel plate for a variety of GM transmissions. Applications covered include the 3L80/TH400, TH375, TH425, TH475, 4L80E and 4L85E for model years 1990 and on. The forward and direct steel plates have 14 teeth and measure .077 in. According to Alto, this updated steel plate has a set of 14

GFX introduces new oil pan lines for various GM transmissions

GFX has introduced a variety of new oil pans for several different General Motors transmissions.

Doing the little things right at Habby’s Transmissions

Habby’s Transmissions started as a radiator shop. When Warren Frie bought it in 1975 (keeping the name Habby’s from the previous owner), it took until the mid-1980s until he saw an opportunity in the transmission repair market, and transformed the business. “Then, when I was 19,” says Warren Frie Jr., the current owner, “I graduated

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GFX adds new hard part for JF015E, REOF11A

GFX has introduced a new hard part for Nissan and General Motors transmissions.