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Old 04-16-2018, 11:14 AM   #1  
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6.0 swap

hey Iím new here just bought a 90 model firebird formula that Iím putting a 2004 Vortec 6.0 in. My main question is transmission. What transmission do I need? Iíve found some 4l60e out of 2wd 5.3 trucks. Will this transmission work and what all will be needed to make it fit in my bird. Thanks in advance
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F body extension housing w torque arm provisions.
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Or just buy a crossmember mounted torque arm.
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Whatís the cross member mounted torque arm how does it work? Will I be able to use non f body transmission without changing tail then?
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And will these motor mounts work with the factory motor mounts on my 6.0?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/icb-551628
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Or do yíall know if thereís anyway to use the factory truck engine side mounts or am I going to have to buy ones for a 4th Gen Camaro
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And will these motor mounts work with the factory motor mounts on my 6.0?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/icb-551628
Yes, those should work fine but not sure on the truck mounts. Your best bet is to use 4th gen mounts or any other 4th gen aftermarket mount.

The cross members the others are mentioning are sold by a lot of different vendors to accommodate various transmissions (Holley, Spohn, UMI, BMR, etc). They relocate the mounting location from the transmission tail housing (OEM style on 3rd and 4th gen cars) to a mount directly on the cross member.
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Would you happen to have a link to one I canít seem to find it when I search for that.
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Hooker 71222005HKR

Google " UMI Torque Arm Relocation Kits"

Those are just a few
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Ok cool so if I get the umi torque arm relocation a wonít need to buy an f body extend tail shaft. Iíll be able to use a 4l60e out of 5.3 2wd truck
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