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Loyale 4 Speed automatic questions


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#1 DaveT

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Posted 22 October 2005 - 10:57 PM

I was looking through my FSM the other day, and saw the section on the 4 speed AT. All my Loyales & GLs are 3 speed AT. The ratios are just a hair higher on the first 2 gears, same on 3rd, and 4th looks like overdrive.

So if a swap a 4 speed AT into my car:
1. would I notice a difference in acceleration??
2. get better milage on the highway?
3. have more or less reliability?

What car was the 4 speed AT normally in?


Thank you,
Dave

#2 suberdave

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Posted 22 October 2005 - 11:39 PM

as far as i know the 4eat only came in turbo wagons and XT's, it is an electronic shifting trans, so to transplant one in to a car with a 3at you would also need the Trans computer and wireing.


dont think it would be an easy job.

#3 Turbone

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Posted 23 October 2005 - 12:25 AM

The XT6 AT is 4EAT.
The swap would be pretty major, besides the TCU you would probably need to swap the tranny x-member and driveline.




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