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Alto introduces aluminum oil pans for Chrysler transmissions

Alto has introduced new aluminum oil pans for Chrysler/Dodge A727, 46RE/RH, 47RE/RH and 48RE transmissions. There are two options: a ribbed design (pictured above) or a honeycomb design. Both come with a drain plug and 14 bolts. Transmission coverage includes:

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Sonnax introduces heavy-duty ‘A’ clutch backing plate

Sonnax has introduced a new heavy duty “A” clutch backing plate (part no. 35577-45) for Chrysler 845RE and 850RE, and ZF 8HP45, 8HP50 and 8HP51 transmissions. Sonnax says that this plate can eliminate the flexing/bowing of the clutch pack that leads to comebacks in these transmissions, and recommends installing them in units that have not

TransGo releases S4 regulator valve for 2018-on GM 8L45, 8L90

TransGo highlights its new oversize S4 regulator valve for 2018-on GM 8L45 and 8L90 transmissions. According to TransGo, when General Motors made a change to the S4 regulator valve in both the 8L45 and 8L90 transmissions, the updated two-land design and computer command strategy resulted in significant increased wear, even at low mileage. TransGo says

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American Powertrain introduces new transmission install tool and seal protector

American Powertrain has introduced a new seal protector and install tool, now included with every Tremec TKX and Magnum transmission kit the company sells. It is also available as a standalone product. Designed as a multi-function tool that can prevent fluid from escaping during service, the seal protector is splined on the inside and features

Mayhew introduces 14-piece micro hand tool set

Mayhew Tools has introduced a new 14-piece micro hand tool set. This new set is a compilation of all the current micro line products from Mayhew, including pry bars, picks, hooks, and screwdrivers (Slotted, Phillips, and Torx). A custom-cut foam tray securely stores each tool, and the tray is solvent resistant, fits most toolbox drawers,

Aircat 1⁄4-in. mini die grinder released

Florida Pneumatic Manufacturing Corp. recently released the Aircat 6205 1⁄4-in. Mini Die Grinder. The tool features a .3 HP motor that produces 25,000 RPM. The company says that its design provides control and maneuverability and allows access into tight spaces. A variable speed throttle lever enables the users to control the tools speed, while the

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Sonnax highlights Chrysler RFE Sure Cure kits

Sonnax highlights its Sure Cure kits for replacing worn areas in Chrysler RFE series transmissions. Part numbers include: These kits cover Chrysler 45RFE, 545RFE, 65RFE, 66RFE and 68RFE transmissions.

Alto introduces Ford 10R series cartridge filter

Alto has introduced a new auxiliary pump cartridge filter for Ford 10R60 and 10R80 transmissions. The filter (part no. 242942) fits model years 2017 and on.

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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.