Originally Posted by barry1me
Im not an expert in transmissions like yourself so IDK. I read that the 8 speed trans in the V6 was only capable of 300ft lbs of tq holding capability and the V8/diesel needed a more beefed up trans for 400+ ft lbs. I can call one of my buddies in powertrain tomorrow at CTC to see what he knows. I could honestly careless im sure both transmissions are pretty good.
I'm no expert.
You probably think they are different because they are different types of the same transmission, are ZF though.