what transmission in a buick?

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    bourbon_scotch Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    anyone know what transmission a 1968 Buick Electra 225 4 door with a 430cid engine would have?
     
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    Th400 if auto.
     
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    Should be a TH400 but check with the boys over at www.v8buick.com they're super helpful there.:p
    My 430-powered '67 funny car originally had a TH400 in it...
     
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    I'll pick the TH400 with the BOP bellhousing for $100, Alex.:)

    (just guessing, really...)
     
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    bourbon_scotch Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    well i found a website that says it should have a 3-speed Super Turbine automatic. not familiar with those. wondering if thats a suitable engine/tranny to go in my camaro?
     
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    Most likely a ST-400. (Buick name for the TH400 3-spd auto before they were used across the GM line.)
    Some of the early-mid 60's units used a switch pitch torque converter.
    I don't think the SP units were available any more in the 68 model.
     
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    THe 430 buick motor got the super turbine 400 which like stated is a turbo 400 in the BOP bolt pattern case. The super turbine had a couple of other clutch plates.

    Mike
     

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