4l60e Transmission: Top-Rated List and Best Choices in 2018 for Your Convenience!

The GM 4L60E series of automatic transmissions started out in 1993, and their final model came out in 1996, with some improvements being added until 2010. Essentially the 4L60E is the electronic version of the 700R4 that was renamed 4L60E.

Top-Rated 4l60e Transmission List:

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1. JEGS Performance Products 603025 4L60E Performance Transmission1. JEGS Performance 603025 4L60EThis is the JEGS Performance Products 603025 4L60E Performance Transmission

  • handle power up to 450 HP

  • new rotor vane slide

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2. JEGS Performance Products 603010 4L60E Performance Transmission2. JEGS Performance Products 603010 4L60EThis is the JEGS Performance Products 603010 4L60E Performance Transmission

  • 4.3L V6 engines

  • new electronics

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3. Monster Transmission 4L60E/4L65E Transmission Heavy Duty 2WD Remanufactured3. Monster Transmission 4L60E/4L65E Duty 2WDThis is the Monster Transmission 4L60E/4L65E Transmission Heavy Duty 2WD Remanufactured

  • perfect fit

  • upgraded and engineered to power

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4. Performance Automatic PAGMZZ4-60 PAGM Street Smart 4L60E Transmission Kit4. PAGMZZ4-60 PAGM Street Smart 4L60EThis is the Performance Automatic PAGMZZ4-60 PAGM Street Smart 4L60E Transmission Kit

  • classic OEM style

  • easy installation

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5. Monster 4L60E/4L65E Transmission Mild Rebuild 2WD5. Monster 4L60E/4L65EThis is the Monster 4L60E/4L65E Transmission Mild Rebuild 2WD

  • fit for all LS-style engines

  • remains fully automatic

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6. Monster Transmissions 4L60E Transmission 4x4 Heavy Duty, 1pc Case 4WD6. Monster Transmissions 4L60EThis is the Monster Transmissions 4L60E Transmission 4x4 Heavy Duty, 1pc Case 4WD

  • naturally aspirated systems

  • reprogrammed automatic valve body

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I was recently asked What is the fluid capacity of a 4l60e transmission? The 4L60E transmission delivers a 6 Liter capacity. However, to allay any mystery around the issue of this part, look at how the name came about, it explains it all.

The 4L60E stands for a 4-forward gear, longitudinal (rear wheel drive), the 60 stands for the gross vehicle weight (GVW) of 6,000 pounds and the E is Electronic.

These transmission systems are impressive and are used in both cars and trucks, and this transmission system is found in virtual all GM rear wheel driven vehicles including Sonoma, Tahoe, Safari, Astro, Yukon, Firebird, Camaro, and Corvette.

This model is so solid, that is has lasted over a quarter of a century and will most probably continue to be the leading automatic transmission from GM.

The 4L60E is a symbol of strength and durability, with broad application, is a great unit for Jeeps, comes in a modular design and is being constantly upgraded.

Now enough praise lets look at some of the best aftermarket 4L60E automatic transmission systems.

Best 4l60e Transmissions Reviews:

1. JEGS Performance Products 603025 4L60E Performance Transmission

This 4L60 transmission comes with the bolt-on bell-housing that fits GM LS-Series engines. The t-case adapter is not included in this kit, and if you are converting from an older vehicle, consider adding a transmission controller, crankshaft spacer, special cross-member, driveshaft changes and other modifications which are not included with this package.

This model will handle power up to 450 HP and comes with a heavy Duty Sunshell, 3-4 clutch pack and new electronics. The kit also includes a Reman Pump with a new rotor vane slide, a corvette servo, a 0.500 boost valve, a shift kit, and stator support.

Specifications

  • Trans-Brake No
  • Style Automatic
  • Dipstick No
  • No Lockup Yes
  • Case Material Aluminum
  • Fluid Fill Location Case
  • Input Spline Quantity 30
  • Safety Rating Not SFI Approved
  • Pan Type Stock Yoke
  • Style Bolt-on
  • First Gear Ratio 06” (Automatic Transmissions)
  • Bellhousing Bolt Pattern
  • Chevy Engine Type V8
  • Horsepower 450
  • Shift Pattern Forward

 

 

2. JEGS Performance Products 603010 4L60E Performance Transmission

This 4L60E transmission comes with the bolt-on bell-housing that fits Small Block Chevy/Big Block Chevy & 4.3L V6 engines. If you have a 1996-2000 Camaro/Firebird then you will need to use your old tail shaft housing, this 4L60E transmission does not have the housing with torque link mount for this model.

As with the previous model I reviewed, when you convert from an older vehicle, consider adding a transmission controller, crankshaft spacer, special cross-member, driveshaft changes and other modifications which are not included with this package.

This model also has the same power handling features, which is up to 450 HP and comes with a heavy Duty Sunshell, 3-4 clutch pack, and new electronics. The kit also includes a Reman Pump with a new rotor vane slide, a corvette servo, a 0.500 boost valve, a shift kit, and stator support.

Specifications

  • Trans-Brake No
  • Style Automatic
  • Dipstick No
  • Lockup Yes
  • Case Material Aluminum
  • Fluid Fill Location Case
  • Input Spline Quantity 30
  • Safety Rating Not SFI Approved
  • Pan Type Stock Yoke
  • Style Slip-on
  • First Gear Ratio 06” (Automatic Transmissions)
  • Bellhousing Bolt Pattern
  • Chevy Engine Type V8
  • Horsepower 450
  • Shift Pattern Forward

 

 

3. Monster Transmission 4L60E/4L65E Transmission Heavy Duty 2WD Remanufactured

The Monster transmission 4L60E version is a perfect fit for all top of the bell housing single bolt-hole LS-style engines rated up to 500hp/450tq.

This model has been upgraded and engineered to power all 4.8, 5.3, LS1, or 6.0L engines with the naturally aspirated system using pump gasoline delivering up to 500 horsepower.

Monster added a reprogrammed automatic valve body, that lets you either shift into each gear change or, place it in drive and stay fully automatic.

Specifications

  • Precision master overhaul kit
  • New pump
  • Direct/Reverse input drum
  • Turbine input clutch housing
  • The modified sunshell drive gear
  • Modified input sun gear
  • Modified accumulators
  • Raybestos pro-series band
  • Recalibrated valve body
  • Recalibrated valve plate
  • New high flow filter
  • New low/reverse heavy duty sprag
  • New 29 element heavy duty forward input sprag
  • New internal Corvette Servo

 

 

4. Performance Automatic PAGMZZ4-60 PAGM Street Smart 4L60E Transmission Kit

The Performance Automatic PAGMZZ4-60 is a classic OEM style 4L60E replacement. This kit comes with Monster’s “Smart Shift” transmission controller with a matching wiring harness for an easy installation that can be completed as a plug in and go, no calibration required process.

This kit comes with high-performance clutches, intermediate band, and pump mods. It also includes a modified valve body, high-performance servo, an aluminum pan and a new speed sensor and the whole package has been dyno tested.

Specifications

  • Transmission Included: Yes
  • Number of Gears: Four
  • Transmission Case Material: Aluminum
  • Transmission Case Finish: Black
  • Transmission Case Style: OEM
  • Valve Body Style: Automatic/Manual
  • Trans-Brake Included: No
  • Transmission Dust Cover Included: Yes
  • Transmission Pan Material: Steel
  • Transmission Pan Finish: Natural
  • Transmission Pan Style: Stock
  • Dipstick Included: Yes
  • Fluid Fill Location: Case
  • Transmission Fluid Included: No
  • Transmission Shield Built In: No
  • Flexplate Shield Built In: No
  • Electronic Transmission Controller Included: Yes
  • Torque Converter Included: Yes
  • Torque Converter Diameter: 12”
  • Advertised Flash Stall Rating: 2,200-2,500 rpm
  • Lockup Compatible: Yes
  • Furnace-Brazed: No
  • Flexplate Included: No
  • Transmission Cooler Included: No

 

 

5. Monster 4L60E/4L65E Transmission Mild Rebuild 2WD

This Monster mild transmission rebuild kit is fit for all LS-style engines with 275hp/250tq. This 4L60E transmission kit is suitable for 2.2L, 3.2L, 4.2L, and 4.8L engines delivering up to 275 horsepower.

This model provides a firmer shift and remains fully automatic. The kit comes with an automatic valve body and a Valve Body Improver Kit. It also retains the stock shift pattern for the automatic experience of ease of driving.

Specifications

  • Precision master overhaul kit
  • New pump
  • Direct/Reverse input drum
  • Standard Clutches and Steels
  • Turbine input clutch housing
  • The modified sunshell drive gear
  • Modified input sun gear
  • Modified accumulators
  • Raybestos pro-series band
  • Recalibrated valve body
  • Recalibrated valve plate
  • New high flow filter
  • New low/reverse heavy duty sprag
  • New 29 element heavy duty forward input sprag
  • New internal Corvette Servo

 

 

6. Monster Transmissions 4L60E Transmission 4×4 Heavy Duty, 1pc Case 4WD

This model of the Monster series is a heavy-duty transmission that is perfect for all LS style 4.8, 5.3, LS1, or 6.0L engines with naturally aspirated systems using pump gasoline delivering up to 500 horsepower and 450 torque.

In this model, Monster added a reprogrammed automatic valve body, that lets you either shift into each gear change or, place it in drive and stay fully automatic.

Specifications

  • Precision master overhaul kit
  • New pump
  • Direct/Reverse input drum
  • Turbine input clutch housing
  • The modified sunshell drive gear
  • Modified input sun gear
  • Modified accumulators
  • Raybestos pro-series band
  • Recalibrated valve body
  • Recalibrated valve plate
  • New high flow filter
  • New low/reverse heavy duty sprag
  • New 29 element heavy duty forward input sprag
  • New internal Corvette Servo

 

 

What vehicles come with a 4l60e transmission?

There is no simple way to answer this question; I just present to you the list (as it appears in Wikipedia)

  • Buick Rainier 2004-2007
  • Buick Roadmaster 1994–1996
  • Cadillac Escalade 1999-2000, 2002-2005 (models with LM7/5.3L V8)
  • Cadillac Brougham 1991-1992
  • Cadillac Fleetwood 1993–1996
  • Chevrolet Astro 1993-2005
  • Chevrolet Avalanche 2002-2008
  • Chevrolet S-10 Blazer 1994-2005
  • Chevrolet Camaro 1994–2002
  • Chevrolet Caprice 1994-96
  • Chevrolet Colorado 2004-2012
  • Chevrolet Corvette 1994–2004
  • Chevrolet Express 2003-2012
  • Chevrolet Impala SS 1994–1996
  • Chevrolet S-10 1994-2005
  • Chevrolet Silverado 1500-2500 (2500 with 6 bolt axle pattern)
  • Chevrolet SSR 2003-2006
  • Chevrolet Suburban
  • Chevrolet Tahoe
  • Chevrolet TrailBlazer 2003-2009
  • GMC Canyon 2004-2012
  • GMC Envoy 2003-2009
  • GMC Jimmy 1993-2005
  • GMC Safari 1993-2005
  • GMC Savana 2003-2013
  • GMC Sierra 1500-2500 (2500 with 6 bolt axle pattern)
  • GMC Sonoma 1994-2005
  • GMC Yukon
  • GMC Yukon XL Denali
  • GMC Vandura 1993-1996
  • Holden Commodore (VR, VS, VT, VX, VY, VZ, VE) 1993–2012
  • Holden Caprice (VR, VS, WH, WK, and WL) 1994–2006
  • Hummer H3
  • Oldsmobile Bravada
  • Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 1991-1992
  • Pontiac Firebird 1994–2002
  • Pontiac GTO 2004
  • Saab 9-7X 2005-2009