What vehicles came with a turbo 400?
The Turbo 400 was introduced in 1964 in Buick and Cadillac cars and in Chevrolet and Oldsmobile cars the following year. An innovative variable pitch stator was available in the 1965-1967 cars that could essentially vary the characteristics of the torque converter.
How much does a Turbo 400 cost?
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How many speeds is a Turbo 400?
The Turbo 400 transmission was a 3 speed automatic transmission developed by General Motors.
How much horsepower can a 400 Turbo handle?
About 400-450 HP/TQ is the limit on the stock TH400. With ONE almost free modification and some minor valve body calibration changes, 800 HP on an otherwise stock TH400 is not a problem if it’s assembled well (good endplay, etc), and the 34 element sprag is a wise addition above 450 HP or any drag usage.
How many gears does a t400 have?
The GM TH400 transmission is a three-speed automatic transmission that was longitudinally positioned behind the engine. This placement is aimed at providing the best power ratio and durability for rear-wheel drive. The TH400 has been rated at 450 ft.
What’s the difference between Turbo 350 and 400?
They are completely different transmissions. The Turbo 400 is larger, longer, and heavier than the Turbo 350 and was designed to live behind higher-torque applications such as big-blocks. That doesn’t mean the Turbo 350 is weak in comparison.
Which is better Turbo 350 or 400?
1. Is there a big difference between a Turbo 350 and Turbo 400 – and which one do I want? They are completely different transmissions. The Turbo 400 is larger, longer, and heavier than the Turbo 350 and was designed to live behind higher-torque applications such as big-blocks.
Does Turbo 400 have overdrive?
An overdrive unit is designed to maintain cruising speeds of the vehicle while simultaneously reducing the RPM produced in order to better fuel economy and prevent excess noise and wear made by the various parts of the transmission.
How many gears does a Turbo 400 have?
TH-400 transmissions are three-speed automatics, with a 2.48:1 first gear. Reverse gear is 2.08:1 and third gear is an even 1 to 1. Turbo 400s use three tail shaft lengths; the most preferred units for a GM swap would have the short 4-inch tail shaft.