what automatic transmission was in the 1981 corvette

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Asked by acchill4u Dec 28, 2006 at 09:32 AM about the 1981 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Car Customization

What automatic transmission was in the 1981 Corvette. Can you upgrade it to a 4 speed aoto. Who does this type of work?

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bovan
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hello acchill4u- Imagine in these days of six-speed (and more) automatic transmissions, that this car had a 3-speed. Reminds me of my old bicycle. This Corvette had what they called the Turbo Hydra-Matic, developed by General Motors back in the sixties. Gear ratios were 2.52:1 in first, 1.52:1 in second and 1.00:1 in third. Reverse was 1.93:1. Final drive ratio was 2.87:1. Good luck from Bovan.

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