What years 4180e will work in my 96 1ton

Asked by Jan 21, 2016 at 10:32 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet C/K 3500 Reg. Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1996 4x4 1 ton chevy with a 454
and a 4l80e some people tell me I have to
get a transmission from the same year with
the same engine is this true ? Or can I take a
4l80e transmission from my buddies 98 3/4
ton with a 350

4 Answers

101,925

If I remember this right the big block 4L80e has a larger bell housing than the 4L80e on the 350 but I think that 86 thru 89 big block 4L80e's were the same mount wise and electrically, but it has been a while sense I looked at one.

I think the bell housing should be the same I was more looking to find out if anything is differant electronically or things like that

101,925

I checked a piece written on Hotrodders .com about the 4L80e and I stand corrected, it will fit both small and big blocks but I could not find any mention of the electronics being different, so I would assume that any change would be done in the programming of the computer.

10,805

The '98 trans will be almost the same as long as it is also 4x4 truck. Will need to swap cooler lines. 2wd has a longer tailshaft and will not mate with the T-case. FYI. 1.) The 4l80e was released in '91, replaced the 3 spd TH400. 91-93 interchangeable, 94's are alone and 96 and up to the new bellhousing (LS style engines in 99). 2.) Bellhousing's are the same from the 4.3 v-6 up to the big blocks. Including the 6.2 and 6.5 diesels. The 4L60e was changed electronically around 96 though.

Your Answer

C/K 3500

Looking for a Used C/K 3500 in your area?

CarGurus has 221 nationwide C/K 3500 listings starting at $3,999.

ZIP:

Chevrolet C/K 3500 Experts

  • #1
    cooldad47
    Reputation
    180
  • #2
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    110
  • #3
    Dieselman1990
    Reputation
    90
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet C/K 2500
209 listings starting at $6,495
Used Dodge Ram 3500
84 Great Deals out of 2,189 listings starting at $5,750
Used GMC Sierra 3500
5 Great Deals out of 241 listings starting at $6,499
Used Ford F-350
291 listings starting at $6,949
Used Chevrolet C/K 1500
858 listings starting at $2,000
Used Dodge Ram 2500
153 Great Deals out of 4,976 listings starting at $2,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.