700r4 Transmission Specifications, Identification & Information
So what is exactly a 700r4 transmission? Well. The 700r4 Transmission came in the year of 1982. The 700r4 and the 200-R4 transmission replaced the TH350 transmission at that year. The TH350 was a 3 geared transmission without the last overdrive gear. The 700r4 was a big upgrade with an additional gear (Overdrive), the 1st and 2nd gear became longer, and the transmission case itself became a bit longer.
You usually do find the 700r4 transmission in GM cars like Chevy Blazer, Suburban, Camaro, Corvette, Impala and even in Oldsmobile Cars with a lot more. To mention all cars this transmission was fitted in; the list would be very long.
A lot of people like the 700r4 because of the excellent durability. It is also effortless to find replacement parts for this transmission. The 700r4 transmission was not electronically controlled yet; it was hydraulic pressure controlled with a TV cable which acted as a throttle position sensor to control the gear shifting. In 1991~ the 700r4 transmission was replaced by the popular transmission 4L60.
700r4 Transmission Specifications Chart
|Type||4 Speed Automatic|
|Applications||GM Cars - GMC, Chevy/Chevrolet, Buick 1982-1990
Blazer, Suburban, Camaro, Corvette, Impala, Oldsmobile 350 and more
|Gears||3 + 1 Overdrive 30%|
|Weight||170 lbs dry~|
|Gear Ratios||1: 3.059
|Input Spline||-1984 27 splines
1984- 30 splines
|Fluid Capacity||11 Quarts|
|Max Torque||350nm +/-