Is the Hydra-Matic transmission good?

Hydra-Matic was a complex design that was expensive to produce. Despite some early problems, it was reliable and so rugged it was widely used in drag racing during the 1960s. It was not as smooth as some competitor’s transmissions (notably Buick’s Dynaflow), but was more efficient, especially at highway speeds.

What is a Jetaway?

The jetaway allows your pump to rachett and for water to continue to exijt the pump if the engine quits or seizes at speed. In this senerio the boat is moving down the water at speed… your loader and bottom are still loading water into the pump.

What is a Super Turbine 300 transmission?

The Super Turbine 300 (abbreviated ST-300) was a two-speed automatic transmission built by General Motors. It was the same transmission marketed under different brand names by each division including ST-300 by Buick, Jetaway by Olds and simply Automatic by Pontiac.

How do I identify my GM transmission?

The easiest method of GM automatic transmission identification is to examine the transmission pan. New transmission designs came with new, unique pan shapes, and the general shape of the pan often paints a fairly clear picture of which automatic transmission you are dealing with.

Who makes the most reliable automatic transmissions?

Lexus and Toyota — which rely on older transmissions in many of their models — were the best-performing brands in the survey. Lexus or Toyota has topped the survey since 2011. Audi, Mazda and Subaru rounded out the top five.

Which cars have the most transmission problems?

Here are the ten models with the most transmission problems, as detailed by Car Guide.

  1. Nissan Sentra. Nissan again!
  2. Nissan Pathfinder. Nissan definitely has a bad track record with transmissions.
  3. Ford Focus.
  4. Kia Forte.
  5. Nissan Murano.
  6. Ford Fiesta.
  7. Infiniti QX60.
  8. Nissan Rogue.

What is a Jetaway on a jet boat?

Nice little device that allows you to disconnect the pump from the motor and run the motor in the boat without damaging the pump.

How does a Dynaflow transmission work?

The Dynaflow was an automatic transmission used in various forms in Buick cars by the General Motors Corporation from 1947 until 1963. The transmission was incapable of automatic shifting, requiring the driver to move the shift lever from low to drive to cause an upshift.

What is a Turbo 350 transmission?

The TH350 transmission is a three-speed automatic transmission launched by General Motors in vehicles from 1968. It can also be said this model was created as a collaboration between Chevrolet and Buick, where the transmission was made to be compact, strong, and versatile.

How do I know if I have a 4L60E or 4L65E?

The two transmissions cannot be differentiated from the outside. The 4L65E shares the same exterior parts but have stronger internals such as 5 pinion planets compared to 4 in the 4L60E. 4L60E uses a 6.5″ depth bell with 6 bolts for non gen 3 LS applications and a 7″ depth bell with 7 bolts for LS applications.

How do I tell what size transmission I have?

Open the driver’s side door and find the white card on the side of the door that is filled with small black lettering. This card contains specific details about the year the car was made, its transmission, engine specifications and other details. Underneath or beside the “TR” symbol will be a number code.