Tag: transmissions

Rev Up for Remans – Remanufactured GM 8-Speeds to be Available in 2018

Rev Up for Remans – Remanufactured GM 8-Speeds to be Available in 2018

| November 1, 2018
 

  GM announces that two 8-speed remanufactured transmissions will hit the market at year’s end. Beginning in December, reman versions of the model year 2018 8L45E and 8L90E 8-speeds will become available for select vehicle applications. Both transmissions come with all the advantages of GM remanufacturing process: • Efficient clutch-to-clutch shifting • Plug and play design […]

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Transmission Transitions

Transmission Transitions

| May 31, 2018
 

 GM transmissions continue to evolve to meet vehicle needs. When great years for automobiles (think ’57 Chevy and the Muscle Car era) are discussed, model year 1940 doesn’t stand out. It probably should. That was the year Oldsmobile began placing HydraMatic transmissions in its vehicles. The HydraMatic was the first true, high production fully automatic […]

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Building Blocks. West Coast Shop Turns Genuine GM Rewards into New Business!

Building Blocks. West Coast Shop Turns Genuine GM Rewards into New Business!

| March 23, 2017
 

  Many repairers reinvest their Genuine GM Rewards in their businesses. In itself, that’s very good business. Turn Key Engine Supply, in Oceanside, Calif., may have taken this practice to a whole new level. It’s quite literally a shop built by GM parts whose main business is selling GM products. Turn Key opened its doors […]

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GM Replacement Transmissions Offer Value to Shops and Customers

GM Replacement Transmissions Offer Value to Shops and Customers

| October 19, 2015
 

 One of the keys to selling high-dollar parts like transmissions is offering value. Just ask Mitch Holmes, owner of Aroostook Auto Tech in Houlton, Maine. During the winter months, his shop sees a steady line of work vehicles from the area’s plowing and timber businesses needing replacement 4-and 6-speed transmissions. For him and his customers, […]

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