How much HP can a stock 727 handle?

The 727 is a relatively simple piece when compared to other automatic transmissions, and its strength is a function of that simplicity. We’ve put stock TorqueFlite transmissions behind big-blocks pushing upwards of 600 hp and found they not only survive, but perform quite well.

How does a-727 transmission work?

The A-727 uses a paper fluid filter and has two transmission bands, one for reverse, and the other is a kickdown band. All shift ratios were 2.54:1 for first gear, 1.45:1 for second gear and 1.0:1 for third gear. Reverse gear is 2.21:1.

Is a-727 A good transmission?

The A-727 transmission is robust and highly adaptable in several applications which can be attributed to its widespread use in about 30 years. Its strength meant it could be used in Chrysler cars and non-Mopar applications such as work trucks as well as high-performance vehicles like sports cars.

How long does it take to rebuild a-727 transmission?

a competent transmission repair can do a bench rebuild in a couple of hours, 3hrs tops. to remove and replace the trans should take 4hrs. It probably costs less than $300 in parts, unless it’s major broken.

How much does a 727 transmission weigh?

Gearing for the 727 is 2.54:1 for 1st gear, 1.54:1 for second, 1:1 for third and 2.21:1 for reverse. The weight of the transmission is a hefty 161 lbs.

How do you tell the difference between a 904 and 727 transmission?

Look at the shape of the pan. A 904 pan is shaped like a rectangle with the corner cut off. A 727 is sort of the same shape, but has a dogleg added near the front passenger side of the pan, near the dipstick tube.

What kind of fluid goes in a 727 transmission?

The ATF+4 is synthetic fluid designed for the newer lock-up style transmissions, and will certainlly work in the 727/904, as well.

Is a 727 transmission automatic?

The Chrysler Torqueflite 727 was introduced in 1962 as the replacement to the A-488. For three decades, it was Mopar’s flagship automatic transmission, and an important transmission in the history of Chrysler, as well as Jeeps and other car makers.

How long is a 904 transmission?

A-904 (32RH)

Style A C
Small Block 30 3/4 in. 24 5/16 in.

What is a 904 transmission?

A 904 Race TorqueFlite to back up a powerful late-model Hemi. The aluminum 904 was first introduced by the Chrysler Corporation in 1960, and is a design that evolved from the Chrysler PowerFlite, which was a two speed automatic, and then the cast-iron three-speed TorqueFlite which was durable but heavy.

What is Type F transmission fluid for?

Valvoline™ Type F is a high-quality automatic transmission fluid specifically engineered to protect and prolong the life of your automatic transmission vehicle. Provides excellent resistance to fluid oxidation/breakdown at high temperatures. Approved for 1980 and earlier Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles.

Can you use Type F transmission fluid in a Dodge?

RAY: If you put Dexron, Mercon or Chrysler 7176 transmission fluid in just about any transmission, it will perform just fine. And in transmissions that are not designed for it, Type F fluid will cause rough shifts, and can even cause damage by making the torque converter engage before it should.

What makes the Mopar 727 performance transmission unique?

The A-727 is also unique from its oddly shaped oil pan with 14 bolts. Other features that will enable you to identify the Moper 727 performance transmission are: 1. Transmission Bands and Shift Ratios

Is the 727 TorqueFlight transmission off the shelf?

And there is quite a bit of glory attached to the Torqueflite in general. Long before off-the-shelf performance parts were readily available, the Torqueflite 727 was the transmission to have.

What are the shift ratios on an A-727?

Transmission Bands and Shift Ratios There are two transmission bands on the A-727 where one band serves for reverse and the other for kick down. This transmission’s shift ratios were:

How big of a bolt do I need for a 727 transmission?

Depending on the engine you want to install the A-727 transmission in, it is needful to get one whose dimension or bell housing is right for your vehicle. An 18-inch bell-housing bolt pattern was used by small-block V-8s while an 18.875-inch bolt pattern was used by Chevrolet big-block applications.