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How To Rebuild & Modify GM Turbo 400 Transmissions

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How To Rebuild & Modify GM Turbo 400 Transmissions

Over the last 50 years, literally millions of GM cars and trucks have been built with Turbo 400 automatic transmissions. While these transmissions are respected for their durability and versatility, there always comes a point where the old transmission shows signs of wear. At some point, even the best transmissions need to be rebuilt.

Respected automotive technical author Cliff Ruggles takes readers through the complex rebuild procedure of GMs most popular rear-wheel drive automatic transmission in this great new book. Enthusiasts have embraced the reliable GM Turbo Hydra-Matic 400 three-speed automatics for years, and the popularity of these transmissions is not slowing down. With his proven style, Ruggles walks through the step-by-step rebuild and performance upgrade procedures in a series of full-color photos for each of these models. Time saving tips are part of every buildup.

This is a welcome addition to your automotive library. Amateurs and professionals alike will appreciate the advice and guidance offered on every page. Even if you end up deciding to have a professional take care of your transmission repair and performance needs, this information is crucial to understanding how the power gets from the engine to the road.

Cliff Ruggles has more than 20 years' experience in custom building transmissions. He owns his own business, Cliff's High Performance, which specializes in building high-performance engines, transmission, and carburetors. Cliff has built/ owned/ raced at least half a dozen cars over the years. Find out more at

  • Author: Cliff Ruggles
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • Illustrations: 407 Color Photos
  • Dimensions: 8.5" x 11"
  • ISBN: 9781934709207

Also known under these part numbers:

  • 9781934709207
  • SA186