Bowler Ridetech 48 hour Camaro

Bowler Transmissions Teams Up with Ridetech for the Latest 48 Hour Build Part 3

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At this point the 48 Hour Camaro is well on its way to completion at the Barret-Jackson auction this week. Throughout the last 2 parts in our series on building the ultimate autocross 4L75E for the 48 Hour Camaro we’ve discussed many of the critical components used to update and upgrade the transmission. The transmission we built for use behind …

1971 Chevrolet Camaro Brute Force by Bob Bertelsen

You Could Own This “Brute Force” 1971 Chevrolet Camaro

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This award-winning 1971 Chevrolet Camaro named “Brute Force” could be yours. It’s going up be up for auction at the Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson Auction that takes place from January 13-21, 2018. Owner and builder Bob Bertelsen left no bolt or part untouched in this masterpiece of a street machine. It’s not just for show either, this premier Pro-Touring car truly lives …

Bowler Ridetech 48 hour Camaro

Bowler Transmissions Teams Up with Ridetech for the Latest 48 Hour Build

Holly Battle News

January is a time for new beginnings. We make resolutions to lose weight, eat healthier, join a gym, or maybe finally complete that hot rod project stalled in the garage. This year Ridetech has resolved to build another cone killing Camaro through their 48 Hour build series. This will be the 4th time that Ridetech has done a 48 Hour …

Rad Rides by Troy

The Story of Troy Trepanier & Bowler Performance Transmissions

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Troy Trepanier’s first build- 1966 Chevelle Troy Trepanier’s first build- 1966 Chevelle Whenever you have a vision to create something that you feel is going to fill a gap, regardless of where that gap is, it takes a huge amount of dedication, risk tolerance, time, and maybe most importantly, someone on the outside that is capable of helping you fulfill …

Bowler Tremec TKO 500 & 600 5-Speed Transmissions

Tremec TKO 5-Speed: An Impressive Transmission With Almost Limitless Options

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The Tremec TKO 5-speed is the transmission that started a revolution in manual overdrive conversions.  It is one of the most versatile 5-speed transmissions in the market today, as well as one of the strongest.  With an impressive 600 lbs./ft. torque capacity it can survive years of abuse and outlast multiple sets of rear tires.  The compact size and design …

Bowler Midwest Muscle Challenge

The Simple Lock Up Control Module That Will Work In Any Vehicle

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The lock up converter was introduced many years ago but due to the extra costs, it never gained popularity until the late 1970’s when the energy crisis demanded a more efficient operation of automatic transmissions. The GM 700-R4 & 200-4R transmissions utilize a lock up converter to help create a more efficient transmission.   It takes stress off the fluid …

Bowler Performance Transmissions Employee Mark

Things You Should Check Before Installing Your New Manual Transmission

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Have you recently bought a new manual transmission or are you thinking about buying one? Before you get started there are some critical points to every new conversion that often get overlooked.  Here at Bowler Performance we see and hear a lot of horror stories of installs gone bad due to lack of information provided, incorrect components received, or just …

Throttle Valve Cable System for GM 700-R4 Transmission

Throttle Valve Cable System For GM 700-R4 & 200-4R Transmissions

Alexis Austin News

If you’ve ever researched the right transmission for your hot rod or custom transplant, you’ve probably heard of the GM 700-R4 and 200-4R transmissions. The GM 700-R4 and 200-4R transmissions are widely used for custom builds. They’re also some of the most misunderstood transmissions of their time, and have some notorious throttle valve cable hurdles. After years of hard work …