<VV> Powerglide interchange

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Sat Apr 24 11:05:11 EDT 2010

Should be ok. Havn't done what you're asking about, but my understanding, 
all corvair PG's are the same. Maybe some spring differences...

Harry Yarnell
Perryman Garage and Orphanage
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <BobHelt at aol.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2010 10:47 AM
Subject: <VV> Powerglide interchange

> Just curious...has anyone ever used an early model  (1960-63) Powerglide
> transmission connected to a 164 cu inch engine?
> According to the Shop Manuals, the 1964-69 PG had  increased oil pressures
> and was beefed up to match the 164 CID. So if one were  to mate a 1960-63 
> PG
> to a 164 CID engine, how would this work out?
> The EM transmission has lower internal  pressures which might make it 
> shift
> differently (or badly) when tied to a 164  cid engine.
> Has anyone done this?  Were there any  problems with this combination?
> Thanks.
> Regards,
> Bob  Helt
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