4L80-E (Dual Stator), 4L80-E (Early Single Stator), 4L80-E (Late Single Stator), 4L80-E, 4L85-E, Multi-Plate Performance Converter

Performance Converter Kit
Part No. GM-RK-485

Street/Strip applications only.

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A performance torque converter is highly specialized based on the performance characteristics of the specific vehicle. Sonnax has several levels of kits to ensure the best combination of performance and value for each application.

Sonnax performance converter kit GM-RK-485 for GM 4L80-E, 4L85-E applications delivers the performance characteristics of a high-stall with maximum lockup capacity. Sonnax performance converter kits ensure fast, easy assembly with predictable tuning adjustments.

Sonnax offers the most comprehensive range — and growing number — of converter kits for anyone building a GM 4L80-E, 4L85-E. Other kits that utilize GM 245mm or 258mm core are available.

  • Build in a variety of stall speeds
  • Fast, easy assembly with predictable tuning adjustments
  • Fits 10.750", 11.062" and 11.500" flexplate bolt patterns
  • Chromoly steel turbine and impeller hubs for strength and durability
  • Fully-machined forged front cover and damperless piston add strength and durability
  • Sprag cartridge delivers more than twice the holding capacity of OE
  • Weld-on pilot adapts to many applications

Includes Sonnax base kit GM-RK-20M.

  • Impeller Hub
  • Sprag Cartridge
  • Turbine Hub
  • Pilot
  • Washer Vespel®
  • O-Ring Fluorocarbon
  • Seal PTFE
  • Front Cover
  • Damperless Piston
  • Clutch Plate with External Splines
  • Clutch Plate with Internal Splines
  • Thrust Bearing Turbine-side
  • Thrust Bearing Impeller-side
  • Unit Size: 265mm
  • Core: GM 265mm
  • Dampered: No
  • Lockup: Multi-Plate
  • Clutch Material: HTE
  • Transmission Unit: 4L80-E, 4L85-E
  • Turbine Hub Input Spline Count: 35

Where to Buy

  • Existing Customers: Contact your sales representative.
  • New Customers: Fill out the form and a sales representative will contact you.
  • 4L80-E (Dual Stator), 4L80-E (Early Single Stator), 4L80-E (Late Single Stator), 4L80-E, 4L85-E, Multi-Plate Performance Converter  Performance Converter Kit GM-RK-485

Sonnax Performance Converter Kits

Engineered to Deliver Builds that Last

Designed from the ground up to outperform OE and other aftermarket components, Sonnax has you covered with a full line of performance converter kits for gas and diesel vehicles. Offering the widest variety of options in the aftermarket, these innovative kits deliver customized performance and value.

  • Small/Large Diameter
  • Single-Plate/Multi-Plate/Non-Lockup
  • Dampered/Damperless


Choose the right kit for your rebuild!