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2007 TCRA Seminar

M/Y 2007 Overview of GM Torque Converter Changes


GMs New 6 Speed FWD 6T70/75E Converter 246mm
GMSPO TCC Retail Update
GM Torque Converters - M/Y 2007 Summary

245mm 4T45E, 4T65E, 4L65E, 5L40/50E


No significant design changes
245mm replaced by 258mm in Inline 4 engine (midsize truck Colorado/Canyon)

258mm 4T65E, 4L60E, 5L40E, 5L50E


L-5 continues with 258mm

265mm 4T80E
All Viscous units replaced with ECCC

280, 300mm 4L65E


280mm to end production in 2007, replaced with 258mm in L-6 applications

310mm 4L85E
Continues, to be replaced 6L90E / 300mm

Note: Dex VI added to all products in May 2005


- 4 speed products can use Dex III, VI or a mixture
- 6 speed products only use Dex VI
GMs new FWD 6 Speed

246mm
GM 6T70/75E Applications M/Y 2007

Saturn Aura Saturn Outlook

GMC Acadia
Buick Enclave
GMs new FWD 6 Speed
GM 6T70/6T75 and Ford 6F50/6F55

Features:
All Wheel Drive available
Driver Shift Control
Internal Transmission Electro-Hydraulic Control Module (TEHCM)-GM only
Internal Mode Switch (IMS)
Performance algorithm shifting
Automatic grade braking
Electronic range selection compatible
TCC availability 1st 6th gears
Skip shifting
Reverse lock-out
Transmission abuse protection
Neutral idle compatible
Dual Gear limp home strategy GM only
Flat Tow Capability
6.04 overall ratio, 5th gear is direct drive, 6th gear is overdrive
GM design and co-developed / tooled with Ford Motor Co.
GMs new FWD 6 Speed
GM 6T70/6T75 and Ford 6F50/6F55

Approximately 90% of transmission elements are shared part numbers between GM and Ford
6T70E - Fuel Economy and Performance

Typical 4 vs. 6-speed AT Axle Hook Analysis Comparison

ter
t
Be
Faster

7% Improved 0-60
Performance

2-4% Improved EPA


6-Speed AT
Fuel Economy
4-Speed AT

Better Fuel Economy


GMs FWD / AWD 6T70/75E

246mm
Currently only one K-factor 172K for GM & Ford
Three and four lug versions for Ford and GM
Pilots are different between GM and Ford
Torque Converter Performance Data

4.00 100%

Efficiency
90%
3.50 GM 6T70E 246mm 172K

GM 4t60E 245mm 163K 80%


3.00

260mm 150K U660E Toyota 70%


Camery
2.50
60%
TR / Kin/100

Efficiency
2.00 50%
Input K-Factor

40%
1.50

30%
Torque Ratio
1.00
20%

0.50
10%

0.00 0%
0.00 0.10 0.20 0.30 0.40 0.50 0.60 0.70 0.80 0.90 1.00
Speed Ratio
6T70/75E 246mm Torque Converter

Zero pressure area Pressure distribution around stator blade


(Section at R70, 0MPa is in blue)
(0MPa high-lighted in blue)
General Motors Service & Parts Operations
EC3 Opportunity

Overview
General Motors Service & Parts Operations (GMSPO) has decided to
introduce its patented EC3 torque converter material with applied plates
to the aftermarket

Program
Focused for sale to torque converter remanufacturers
Approx 8 p/ns to cover 300mm, 245mm, 258mm and 265mm GM
applications
Packaged in unit quantities, then to follow with bulk packs if required in
the market
General Motors Service & Parts Operations
EC3 Opportunity

TCC assemblies and Bonded Pressure Plates Available


Distribution
Available through GMSPO direct accounts:
AC Delco Transmission warehouse distributors
Transtar, Axiom, NatPro and Seatac
95 AC Delco Dedicated Distribution Group (DDG) warehouse distributors
Over 7000 GM Dealers
For further distribution inquires contact your AC Delco distributor, GM Dealer
or:
Keith Loch, GMSPO 810-606-2576