Turbo-Hydramatic 425

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Turbo-Hydramatic 425/325/325-4L
Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum May 2015 057 (1965-78 THM 425 transmission).jpg
A THM 425 transmission, produced between 1965 and 1978, at the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum
Manufacturer General Motors
Production 1966–1985
Body and chassis
Class 3-speed longitudinal automatic transmission
Related Turbo-Hydramatic 125
Turbo-Hydramatic 180
Successor 4T60

Turbo-Hydramatic 425 (and later 325) was an automatic transmission developed and produced by General Motors. The THM425 was a derivative of the THM400; most parts directly interchange and some others will interchange with minor modifications. The internal parts spin the opposite direction in the THM425; the helical angle of the planetary gears is "reversed" and the one-way clutches freewheel in the opposite direction, for example. The THM425 was developed for the 1966 Oldsmobile Toronado and the 1967 Cadillac Eldorado. A lighter-duty transmission known as the THM325 replaced the THM425 in both car lines after the 1978 model year. 1979 and later longitudinal engine front-wheel drive vehicles used the THM325. The THM325 became the THM325-4L with an overdrive added in 1982, but all vehicles using this transmission switched to more-conventional transverse engine mounting in 1986.

A THM 325 transmission, produced between 1978 and 1985


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