700R4 transmission build

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  1. Brians24rules

    Brians24rules New Member

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    Putting a 7R004 transmission into my 70 Camaro RS/SS 383 500 HP. Looking for a list of parts that will be required to install where the 4 speed is now, unfortunately my knee does not bend or I definitely would keep the 4 speed! If anyone has any information on this I would truly appreciate it and also any tips. Than you!
     
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    When I did this a while back
    I got the
    Trans (later one because I had read that the early ones had issues so mine was from an 89 iroc)
    The cross member I think bow tie overdrives
    The drive shaft had to be modified and balanced
    I ordered a shift plate from shiftworks
    I didn’t need to mod the tunnel it fit and that’s pretty much what I remember if I’m missing something I’m sure someone will chime in

    but I only drove the car once for about a mile then took everything out for an ls swap
     
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    Your going to have to deal with mounting the TV cable. Parts needed is dependent on what Carb setup you are running.
     
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    Put a MVB in it. Have to shift, but in my experience it lets them live longer
     
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    There are several way so doing it, I'm using a TCI valve body that only allows clutch lockup in 4th gear. Also using a TCI vacuum control setup.
    You'll need transmission cooler lines, ones that were on my TH-350 worked fine. Also check if your radiator is cooler equiped.

    You may want to back up and regroup on this project. I know a lot of guys would like to go manual, need transmission, shifter, clutch & brake pedals, along with the other assorted parts. You might could work out a trade deal.
     
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    What is MVB ??
     
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    Manual Valve Body
     
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    Thanks I am keeping the original manual transmission and all parts for some day way down the road when I want to sell the Camaro. Just was hoping someone on the forum had installed a 700R4 and might have info on the parts needed to complete.
     
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    Thanks for the info!
     
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