How good is a 2speed powerglide auto trans?

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Asked by my64c10 Jan 11, 2012 at 06:06 PM about the Chevrolet C/K 10

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Picking up a '64 c10 longbed. It has a 305 & a 2speed auto powerglide, is this good for
cruzin'?

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papa
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yes,just dont put a big strain on it.

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my64c10
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By strain you mean... large loads in bed & taking off fast?

papa
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pulling heavy loads,takeing off fast is ok,do the burn outs.

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my64c10
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Thanks!

califcarson
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When new, those transmissions were a piece of crap, but that's what was offered at the time. If you want to keep it original, keep it, and have it reworked. I'd go after market like Tremac or something that will give you power for loads and good mileage for road driving and reliability. the bands wore out constantly when used or slightly abused on the 2 speed slush box.

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