Diesel transmission

Old June 14th, 2019, 11:29 AM
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Diesel transmission

Would the transmission from a diesel powered olds. Be. Any better than one from behind a gas engine

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Old June 14th, 2019, 11:37 AM
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I've never heard that the diesel transmissions were any different than the gas versions. Since the Olds diesel was just a gas engine converted to diesel...
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Old June 14th, 2019, 02:42 PM
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My buddy went through 3 of them behind his diesel
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Old June 14th, 2019, 03:23 PM
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Not any better and probably but I'm guessing on this part, the converter stall/lockup may be calibrated differently.

Good question though!
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Old June 14th, 2019, 07:00 PM
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Iím guessing the torque converter, valve body and governor calibration would be different. I donít recall reading anything specific to the Diesel engines in the service manual.
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