Can you put a 4.8 liter transmission in a 5.3 2005 chevy Silverado crew cab

Asked by Jul 09, 2014 at 08:06 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab 2WD

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Yes. They both use the 4L60e. Just ensure that the transmission is for a 2wd. The 4wd transmissions have a shorter tail shaft in order to bolt to the transfer case and will not work in your 2wd.

what about in 2002? is anything different between the 4.8 and 5.3 thats not just a bolt on or a program flash. i dont want to buy one for a 4.8 and have the ouput shaft or the stator be different or something like that.

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