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Old 08-24-2013, 11:59 AM   #22 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Originally Posted by ksa8907 View Post
The only way you might cause damage is by turning the engine off while coasting in neutral.
I have EOC my suburban for nearly 20 miles before and have done many 5 to 10 mile EOC runs.
I have a mechanical transmission temperature gauge and do not see any temperature increase or spikes when I restart.
But I know not every automatic transmission is a robust as the old THM700R4, which in its day was not known for being a tough transmission.
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1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
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