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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 New Member 1000 Posts 100 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 New Member 1000 Posts 100 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.

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