Here at G Force Performance Products, we are frequently asked questions about Crossmembers, LS conversion adapter kits, and how our products simplify the installation process for you. If you don’t find the answers you’re looking for here, just click on Chat or Contact Us— our team is happy to assist you.
Commonly Frequently Asked Questions
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We’re glad you asked! All of our Crossmembers are made in the USA. Our bolt to frame design means no cutting or welding, which makes installation easy! Plus, for most of our kits, installation hardware is included. Our products have been thoroughly tested and built to last. See all the reasons our customers choose G Force here.
Yes, as long as they are in the same transmission group. Check out How to find the right Crossmember to support your transmission for more information. Although this page is designed to help our customers order the correct Crossmember, you’ll find everything you need to know about transmission groups as well.
Yes, you probably can figure out which transmission you have based on the pan patterns. Take a look at the most popular pan patterns to identify yours. If you’re still not sure, click on Chat or Contact Us and we’ll be happy to assist you.
We do. Check out Crossmember Transmission Groups to find the group in which your transmission falls. You can use the group number as a cross-reference to find out which crossmembers support which transmissions. Find out all the details in our cross-reference guide, “How to find the right Crossmember to support your transmission.”
We’re happy to! It’s easiest to explain by example. Let’s breakdown RCG-4L80K.
The first two letters always stand for Racing Crossmember.
Next is the Body Type(s). Options are A, B, C, E, F, G, X, Y, S-10, C10, and Mustang.
Body Type is followed by Generation.
The next letter indicates whether it is an Early or Late model.
Finally, the part number ends with the Transmission.
For easy reference we have created a list of Body Types by year, make, and model.
A transmission swap involves switching the transmission in your vehicle from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or factory spec transmission to an aftermarket version like the 4L60, or 700R4. To learn more about what transmission entails take a look at our article, “What is a Transmission Swap?“.
Yes, we have specs for the most common automatic and manual transmission swaps. Please keep in mind that this information is for reference only and cannot be guaranteed accurate.
We do. Check out Optimal Manual Transmission Maintenance Tips for some basic advice.
The transmission you select has a big impact on your overall satisfaction with your swap. Take a look at our thoughts on why you should choose a CD009.
There are good automatic and manual options available for your Vortec or LS motor. We’ve broken down your choices in our article, “GM Transmissions for a Vortect or LS Motor.”
In applications where a specific motor and transmission combination is desired but not offered from the factory, a transmission adapter allows the motor and transmission to work together. G Force is experienced in adapter plate manufacturing. Find out more about the adapter plates and kits we offer.
Our Z32 and Z33 adapter kits work with any series of Vortec, LS, or LSX motors. However, there are some differences in these motors. We’ve outlined what you need to know to make sure you’re using the right space plate. You can find that article here.