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L30/M20
« on: September 18, 2016, 05:41:04 PM »
I have a 68 L30/M20 Camaro I bought in 68. Over the years I had to replace the M20 transmission with another M20 transmission from another year car. I saved the original M20 and after reading that the original M20 transmission had heavy duty parts I was wondering if those parts are still available so I could rebuild that original Transmission? Or is this just a waste of time since the trans is light duty to begin with?

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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2016, 05:43:57 PM »
I would check with Jody on the Team Camaro site. Let me see if I can find his information.

I sent him a PM. Will send you a PM with his information. Crash may also work in Saginaws too, not sure.
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2016, 09:59:53 PM »
Just Google Jody's Transmissions to find his website.

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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2016, 10:07:14 PM »
Right.

Jody Haag - Jodys Transmissions.

Crash - Eric Davidson - Crash Enterprises.

Either one should be able to help you.
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2016, 03:51:12 AM »
And I guess part of you earlier post was not answered. The Saginaw M20 is not a high performance unit, and it does have limited strength. But if you are looking to keep the car numbers matching/original, then just don't abuse it. It would be OK for a stock L30 if not abused.

The Muncie M20 is a tougher transmission, but if abused, it will break too.
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2016, 01:55:57 PM »
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The Muncie M20 is a tougher transmission, but if abused, it will break too.

It sure will!

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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2016, 01:57:27 PM »
And the cluster gear (sans teeth)!

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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2016, 03:47:43 AM »
That ain't nothing....
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2016, 04:07:43 AM »
Kurt, there HAS to be an interesting story about that particular transmission mishap..  :)   I doubt you were driving your mom to the grocery store..  :)
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2016, 04:09:50 AM »
That wasn't mine. :)
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2016, 12:47:48 PM »
Back in the day (early 70's) I've seen the trans case exploded as well. Gears were fine!  ???
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2016, 01:14:29 PM »
Looks like a clutch let go without a blowproof bell housing to me.
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2016, 01:31:25 AM »
wow. might not buff that out.
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Re: L30/M20
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2016, 12:04:16 PM »
That ain't nothing....
I would like to know the story on that one...
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