Newest Gallery Photos

  1. Chevy Truck Forum

    Welcome To GMTruckClub.com!

    The #1 Chevy Truck Forum Online

    Online since 2004, we're the #1 Chevy Truck & SUV user community. If you have any questions about your Chevy or GMC Truck, SUV or Crossover, or just want to connect with other GM owners and enthusiasts around the world, you've found the best place on the internet to do that.

    Join Today ~ It's Free

    Registering is Free and Easy! Do it today and we'll see you on the forums soon!

Torque management question

Discussion in 'GM Powertrain' started by riverrat69, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. riverrat69

    riverrat69 New Member

    The CTS-V has 551 LB/FT torque and 6L90E trans. 6.2L trucks have same trans, why are trucks torque managed when they don't have anywhere near that amount of torque?
     
  2. vncj96

    vncj96 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Cant answer for sure but i would guess that part of it is due to the rear end, the CTS-V is gonna have a much stronger rear and axle shafts out back. My second guess especially for 4x4 is to not tear the t-case up, jusy my .02
     
  3. Jimmiee

    Jimmiee Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Torque management makes the transmission shift real nice by killing the power momentarily during the shift. It's more of a drivability thing IMO and it does make the transmission live longer to boot as it takes a lot of the stress off the drive train until the clutch or band is fully applied.
     

Share This Page