Is 700R4 a manual valve body?
700-R4 Full Manual Valve Body with Engine Braking.
What is a full manual valve body?
Full Manual Valve Body For competition applications, this valve body is a must. It will provide full manual control over all shifts, and deliver them without delay or time costly overlap. The manual valve body is used when a transbrake is not needed, such as tractor pull, monster truck, and other track applications.
What is reverse manual valve body?
manual valve body means you have to shift it, you can’t just leave it in “D” or “3”. the reverse part means you shift from front to back rather than from back to front.
Can you put a Transbrake on a 700R4?
The GM 700R4 Transbrake Valve Body Kit Creates improved reaction times and quicker acceleration in drag racing applications and GM 700R4-equipped street/strip vehicles.
What is 700R4 transmission?
700R4 Transmission The 700R4 is a four speed automatic transmission, with a half-hour overdrive in fourth gear. This transmission was created by General Motors, however it is also sometimes known by the name Hydramatic.
Do you have to shift a manual valve body?
Like automatic transmissions normally do. Including a stock Torqueflight. A manual valve body changes things so your automatic must be shifted manually and provides more positive shifting. People go both ways an which to chose in a street application.
What is the benefit of a manual valve body?
The manual valve body makes the transmission shift instantly, with zero overlap between shifts. That saves clutches. They also increase line pressure. Again, that saves clutches.
What is a manual valve?
Manual Valves are those valves that operate through a manual operator (such as a handwheel or handlever), which are primarily used to stop and start flow (block or on off valves), although some designs can be used for basic throttling.
What is a RMVB transmission?
A reverse manual valve body just means instead of first being all the way back and you shifting forward, first is right after nuetral and you pull the shifter back towards you for second and third.
How much power can a 700r4 handle?
I’ve read a stock 700r4 can handle 350 lb-ft of torque. But some were rated higher depending on it’s application. 1989 was not a high horsepower maybe 230 or torque motor if I recall correctly. You could just have that trans freshened up to handle new motor.