Drivetrain 101

Ford E40D & 4R100 Transmission • Problems & Solutions

Next Gen Drivetrain Research & DevelopmentJuly 06, 2022

The E40D and 4R100 transmissions are historic parts of the Ford transmission lineup. Unfortunately, they are rarely reliable as the years tick by, leading to costly repairs. Become an expert on the E40D and 4R100 transmissions by reading this Drivetrain 101!

Top 5 Ways to Extend the Life of your Factory Transmission

Next Gen Drivetrain Research & DevelopmentJuly 05, 2022

Broken transmissions are expensive, time consuming and difficult to repair. Although sometimes unavoidable, the best thing we can do is employ the tips available in this article to our benefit. If you follow the tips in this Drivetrain 101, you will be far more likely to experience success with your factory transmission.

Top 5 Benefits of an Upgraded or "Built" Transmission

Next Gen Drivetrain Research & DevelopmentJuly 05, 2022

Do you know all of the benefits of a built transmission? Properly built transmissions have much more to offer than "not breaking." Explore this Drivetrain 101 article to learn the Top 5 benefits of an upgraded or "built" transmission!

Ford 10R140 Transmission • Problems & Solutions

Next Gen Drivetrain Research & DevelopmentMay 10, 20221 comment

As many know, the problematic 10R140 transmission is lacking in mechanical and hydraulic quality. This transmission was never meant to be a "premium" option, but rather a high volume, economical option that favors EPA regulation. Fortunately, Next Gen has been adamant about bridging the gap between this naturally inferior transmission, and it's potential for tremendous success and reliability.

General Motors 6L80-E & 6L90-E Transmission • Problems & Solutions

Next Gen Drivetrain Research & DevelopmentMarch 15, 20221 comment

The General Motors 6L80-E & 6L90-E transmissions are among the most diverse and capable transmissions of their time; being used in everything from exciting muscle cars to family SUV’s. In this Drivetrain 101, we’ll analyze all of its most prolific problems, solutions and upgrades. Become a 6L80-E and 6L90-E expert now!