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Old 03-25-2007, 03:15 PM   #1
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I live in New York City AKA 3800 hell. Why you ask? It takes 2 tranny shops and 3 weeks to locate one valve body for a 4T60E-HD transmission. Its in North carolina. and I have to wait till it arrives. Even though the 3800 is a popular engine in New york Nobody knows their *** from their elbow when it comes to my engine or transmission. I have had it I"m moving .

Well at least I spent $1700 on a tranmission rebuild :( .
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Funny, it took me less than 30 seconds.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/4T60E...spagenameZWD1V

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The worm tracks in the valve body changed during certain years, just an FYI. You may wish to consult a manual regarding that if you can't find your specific year.
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Funny, it took me less than 30 seconds.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/4T60E...spagenameZWD1V

Sorry mine is HD. Plus I want a new one... These people don't even want to attempt to rebuild the Valve body I have.

god damn NY.
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Less than two hours away, 3800'* are also common place and people have parts to fix them. Who am I to talk though..I drove 12 hours for a rebuild.
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After looking at that link, that body wouldn't work for you anyways. That came from a tranny with a structural side pan. And after another look, it'* still a sweet deal. It has more than the valve body...like the oil pump, solenoids, and channel plate (that'* the giveaway from it comming from a tranny with a cast sidepan).

EDIT: Doesn't matter if the tranny is HD or not. Valve bodies are the same between the two models IIRC.
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After looking at that link, that body wouldn't work for you anyways. That came from a tranny with a structural side pan. And after another look, it'* still a sweet deal. It has more than the valve body...like the oil pump, solenoids, and channel plate (that'* the giveaway from it comming from a tranny with a cast sidepan).

EDIT: Doesn't matter if the tranny is HD or not. Valve bodies are the same between the two models IIRC.
The tranny shop told me they weren't, hence the 2 week wait.
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