transmission swap in a 2010 silverado. how hard?

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by bama2010z71, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. bama2010z71

    bama2010z71 Rockstar

    im swapping a built 6l80 into my 2010 silverado because the old one took a **** on me. how hard is the change out. and how long is the process. with 4x4 and all
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011
  2. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Depends on your mechanical skills and tools. If you do without a lift, hand tools, no compresser, figuire a weekend.
     
  3. bama2010z71

    bama2010z71 Rockstar

    im doing it a shop on the military post im at. 10,00lb lift and all the tools i can every dream of at my disposal. so your saying a couple days cause im pretty good with mechanics and i have a couple mechanics helping too.
     
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Should be a half day with those tools and assistance.

    No need for double posts.
     
  5. bama2010z71

    bama2010z71 Rockstar

    ive had people never reply when i needed help thats why i posted twice
     
  6. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Yep, with all those tools and help 1/2 day. Let use know how the new trans works out, who built it and what was done to it.
     
  7. bama2010z71

    bama2010z71 Rockstar

    its a completely built 6l80 from a local shop here in kentucky. ill have a full list here in a couple days.
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011
  8. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Thanks man, good luck. If you can post some pictures of the swap.
     

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