Series 3 Trimatic Transmission Specifications

SUBJECT:   Transmission Specifications

MODELS:    HOLDEN HX, TORANA LX AND GEMINI WITH TRIMATIC TRANSMISSION



SERIES 3 TRIMATIC SPECIFICATIONS




Transmission Code & Engine Size KJ - 3300 KK - 4.2 Litre KX - 4.2 Litre with 2.6 axle KH - 2850 KY - 1900
Selector Lever Location Floor or Column Floor or Column Floor or Column Floor or Column Floor
Sequence of Shift Positions "Park", "R" (Reverse), "N" (Neutral), "D" (Drive), "S" (Intermediate), "L" (Low Range)
Convert Assembly
Identification letter (Painted yellow on front face of converter) K *B *B K E

* Converter identification letter should have been B in lieu of A.

Speedo Drive Gear
No. of Teeth & Colour 8 - Neutral White 9 - Blue 10 - Yellow 8 - Neutral White 7 - Red
Gear Ratios
First 2.31:1
Second 1.46:1
Third 1.00:1
Reverse 1.85:1
Torque Multiplication
Maximum Overall Ratio in 1st:1 5.54 5.08 5.08 5.54 6
Lubricant
Type "DEXTRON" automatic fluid
Capacity Litres (Imp. Pts). Dry (including converter) 6.1 (10.7) 8.7 (15.3) 8.7 (15.3) 6.1 (10.7) 6.1 (10.7)
Refill 1.7 (3.0) 1.7 (3.0) 1.7 (3.0) 1.7 (3.0) 1.7 (3.0)
Fluid Level Indicator (Dipstick)
Length: from top of cap to end of indicator. (ins.) 588 (23.15) 679.45 (26.75) 679.45 (26.75) 588 (23.15) 719 (28.3)
CLUTCHES
Reverse Clutch
Type Multiple wet disc
Drive Plates Description Friction facing on steel plate
Number 4 5 5 4 3
Reaction Plates Description Steel
Number 5 6 6 5 4
Piston Length mm (ins.) 36.09 / 35.99 (1.421 / 1.417) 31.50 / 31.39 (1.240 / 1.236) 31.50 / 31.39 (1.240 / 1.236) 36.09 / 35.99 (1.421 / 1.417) 40.7 / 40.6 (1.603 / 1.599)
Cushion Plate Used Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Second Clutch
Type Multiple wet disc
Drive Plates Description Friction facing on steel plate
Number 5 6 6 4 3
Driven Plates Description Steel
*Number 6 7 7 5 4
*Note: Some transmissions may have one additional steel plate
Cushion Plate Used Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Spacer *Length mm (ins.) 40.34 / 40.23 (1.588 / 1.584) 35.74 / 35.64 (1.407 / 1.403) 35.74 / 35.64 (1.407 / 1.403) 44.93 / 44.83 (1.769 / 1.765) 49.5 / 49.4 (1.951 / 1.947)
*2nd Clutch Spacer can also be identified by the last digit of the Part Number stamped on the spacer. Spacer and Part Number application as follows;
Spacer Number Application
5258284 Code KH
5258283 Code KY
5258285 Code KJ
2820681 Code KK, KX
Third Clutch
Type Multiple wet disc
Drive Plates Description Friction facing on steel plate
Number 4 4 4 4 3
Driven Plates Description Steel
Number 5 5 5 5 4
Piston Length mm (ins.) 17.27 / 17.17 (0.680 / 0.676) 17.27 / 17.17 (0.680 / 0.676) 17.27 / 17.17 (0.680 / 0.676) 17.27 / 17.17 (0.680 / 0.676) 21.84 / 21.74 (0.860 / 0.856)
Cushion Plate Used Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
One Way Clutch
Type Sprag
Function Connects input to gear set in first gear drive, over runs or by-passed in other conditions.