DNA Clears the Falsely Accused
Another fried Honda Odyssey? It is easy to blame the converter because you can’t see inside it. Make sure you are checking all of the problem areas, testing and replacing components in the hydraulic circuits, and topping it all off with a quality converter properly assembled and correctly re-lined. Remember that solutions are in the DNA™.
Manual/Transfer Case (The Other Gear Boxes) by Mike Riley
On the eve of the release of Transtar’s new Standard/Transfer Case and Differential Catalog, it would be fitting to address some of the changes and improvements that have occurred over the years to “sticks” (manual shifts) and 4 x 4 transfer cases. Although the main focus of our business has always been biased toward automatics, the standard line is a growing segment, and will continue to be in the future.
Got Gears? (Here come the 6-speeds) by Mike Riley
It seems like only yesterday that 5-speed automatics were the talk of the town. Although Nissan released the RE5R01A in 1991, it really never made it to the states whereas ZF, the cutting edge guys from Germany, did make it here in 1991 with the 5HP30.
Know the product and avoid the grief.
Solenoid Pac for 5R55N / S / W
There has been some confusion on the solenoid pacs for the 5R55 series of transmissions. The photos below will clarify the differences involved in TRANSTAR’S #31A-115 and 31A-115B.