1979 Checker Marathon Performance Transmissions

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 148896763
      Checker Marathon 1979, Full Manual Valve Body by TCI®. The competition valve body was designed for maximum performance and quick elapsed times in racing applications. By controlling the valve body only through manual means, quicker...
      Designed for maximum performance & quick ETsQuicker shift timing is perfect for race applications
      $221.14 - $231.37
    • (0 reviews)
      # 492659566
      Checker Marathon 1979, Circle Track FastLap Torque Converter by TCI®. Looks aren’t everything…but with regards to torque converters, they can hide the secret to winning races. For sanctioning bodies that mandate the use of a...
      Satisfy requirements of “stock appearing” converterDesigned with positive lock-up stall speed to eliminate approximately 10% of power robbing slippage
      $402.89 - $430.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591271
      Checker Marathon 1979, StreetFighter™ Valve Body by TCI®. The valve body of a transmission is often called the control valve and has been modified and updated through the years. TCI® selects and uses only the valve bodies that will...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $340.59
    • (0 reviews)
      # 568055609
      Checker Marathon 1979, SuperCase® Lightweight Transmission Case by ATI Performance®. With Sensor Ports. The SuperCase is an SFI certified transmission case for Powerglide and Turbo 400 transmissions. The case, bellhousing, and...
      Heavy-duty 356-T6 cast aluminum case meeting SFI 4.1 specs with no internal or ternal shield neededMade in the USA and machined in-house at ATI using only two fixturing set-ups to provide optimum accuracy
      $1,876.27 - $2,156.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # 568024962
      Checker Marathon 1979, SuperCase® Tailhousing by ATI Performance®. With Roller Bearing. The SuperCase is an SFI certified transmission case for Powerglide and Turbo 400 transmissions. The case, bellhousing, and tailhousing are cast...
      Heavy-duty 356-T6 cast aluminum case meeting SFI 4.1 specs with no internal or ternal shield neededMade in the USA and machined in-house at ATI using only two fixturing set-ups to provide optimum accuracy
      $227.49 - $264.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 568142603
      Checker Marathon 1979, SuperCase® Transmission Case by ATI Performance®. The SuperCase is an SFI certified transmission case for Powerglide and Turbo 400 transmissions. The case, bellhousing, and tailhousing are cast from 356T6 cast...
      Heavy-duty 356-T6 cast aluminum case meeting SFI 4.1 specs with no internal or ternal shield neededMade in the USA and machined in-house at ATI using only two fixturing set-ups to provide optimum accuracy
      $1,736.15 - $1,825.83
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591351
      Checker Marathon 1979, Saturday Night Special Torque Converter by TCI®. Non Lock-Up. With Balloon Plate. The popular Saturday Night Special® Torque Converter delivers premium performance at a reasonable cost. A great choice for show...
      400-500 RPM increase in stall over stockQuicker acceleration and improved low end power to run more smoothly
      $358.21
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591336
      Checker Marathon 1979, Pro Super Overhaul Kit by TCI®.
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $275.80
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591626
      Checker Marathon 1979, Non-Locking Transmission Dipstick by TCI®. Finish: Black. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by TCI features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $33.74
    • (0 reviews)
      # 724019512
      Checker Marathon 1979, MR Series™ Mud Racing Torque Converter by FTI®. 1 Piece. Non Lock-Up. 9.5" Diameter. FTI is the first to engineer a converter designed specifically for the mud race applications of today where an expensive...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $681.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 148896557
      Checker Marathon 1979, Breakaway Torque Converter by TCI®. Non Lock-Up. The first step into serious high performance, the Breakaway® is a great torque converter for moderately modified street machines and weekend racers that are also...
      1,000+ RPM increase in stall over stockHarder launches and quicker acceleration
      $358.01 - $399.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # 148896669
      Checker Marathon 1979, Super StreetFighter™ Torque Converter by TCI®. Non Lock-Up. This line of performance converters was developed to work with many GM, Ford and Chrysler transmissions. They offer many advantages to extreme high...
      2,000+ RPM stall speed over stockHigher RPM launches and lower ETs
      $485.47 - $572.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4488055577
      Checker Marathon 1979, Deep Aluminum Pan Kit by FTI®. Without Hardware. FTI Offers a wide variety of TH400 Parts including racing transmisison pumps, valve bodies, gear sets and deep transmission pans.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $84.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2312007060
      Checker Marathon 1979, Chrome-Plated Automatic Transmission Pan by TCI®. Depth: Stock. Material: Steel. Finish: Chrome. These stock-depth TCI® replacement pans can spice up the undercarriage of any vehicle. The included drain plug...
      Stock depth is easy to installIncludes drain plugs
      $65.08
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591277
      Checker Marathon 1979, Valve Body Performance Improvement Kit by TCI®. Non Lock-Up. This value priced kit allows you to upgrade your transmission for added performance in street, off-road or towing applications. The Valve Body...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $75.19
    • (0 reviews)
      # 148896581
      Checker Marathon 1979, Drag Race Full Manual Automatic Transmission Assembly by TCI®. Modified front drum and 300M input shaft. Designed for the extreme high performance street or all out race car, these Full Manual Competition...
      Extreme performance clutches and nitrided steel plates for enhanced performanceHigh-performance powerbands provide greater torque capacity and more positive shifts and band apply
      $1,679.43 - $1,747.03
    • (0 reviews)
      # 492713502
      Checker Marathon 1979, Drag Race Transbrake Automatic Transmission Assembly by TCI®. Designed for the serious full-tree bracket racer, TCI® Transbrake Transmissions deliver the quickest and most consistent reaction times in the...
      Full manual valve bodies with full race clutches & bands allow for quicker shift timing and the ability to run higher line pressures than with an automatic shift transmissionHigher line pressure makes it more difficult for clutches to slip under high loads
      $1,633.70 - $2,503.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 492693233
      Checker Marathon 1979, StreetFighter™ Automatic Transmission Assembly by TCI®. TCI® StreetFighter® Transmissions are designed to withstand the rigors of street machines ranging anywhere from 400 to 675 horsepower with a...
      Ideal for pump gas vehicles producing up to 750 horsepower with a non-supercharged systemMost units allow manually shifting or, by placing it in the drive position, fully automatic shifting
      $1,332.97 - $1,808.96
    • (0 reviews)
      # 492699535
      Checker Marathon 1979, Super StreetFighter™ Automatic Transmission Assembly by TCI®. TCI® Super StreetFighter™ Transmissions bridge the gap between the StreetFighter® series and full competition transmissions. They are intended...
      Extreme performance clutches and nitrided steel plates for enhanced performanceExtra-wide powerbands, where available, provide greater torque capacity, and more positive shifts & band apply
      $1,364.77 - $1,429.22
    • (0 reviews)
      # 590886363
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Competition Automatic Transmission Assembly by J.W. Performance®. Sprag: 34 Element. These transmissions include: 4 inch "Short" Tailhousing (others available via special order) Hand Selected Core Unit,...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $1,606.50 - $2,444.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # 590849882
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Pro-Comp Automatic Transmission Assembly by J.W. Performance®. Bell housing: Ready for Ultra-Bell. These transmissions build on the same features as the Ultra-Comp Series but add: Pro-Tree Aluminum Valve...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $2,686.50 - $5,265.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 590865858
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Street Lethal Automatic Transmission Assembly by J.W. Performance®. Sprag: 34 Element. Often referred to as the "Little Brother" of the TH400, the TH350 is an ideal transmission for many applications. From...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $1,498.50 - $2,092.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 590921307
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Ultra-Comp Automatic Transmission Assembly by J.W. Performance®. Bellhousing: Ready for Ultra-Bell. These transmissions include the same features as above with the following upgrades: Drag Free Assembly,...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $3,712.50 - $4,927.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 148896653
      Checker Marathon 1979, StreetFighter™ Torque Converter by TCI®. Non Lock-Up. Diameter: 10". Designed with the street/strip racer in mind, this torque converter benefits more radically prepared street machines (those with performance...
      Up to 1500 RPM increase in stall over stock1Higher RPM launches and quicker reaction times
      $445.68 - $483.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4479813068
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, 12" Performance Torque Converter by J.W. Performance®. Stall: 2000-2200. Bolt Pattern: 11.500". Spline: Turbo. Designed for Mild Street Performance vehicles, these torque converters provide an increased stall...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $310.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4479813115
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Mileage 12" Torque Converter by J.W. Performance®. Bolt Pattern: 11.500". Spline: Turbo. Stall: 1600-1800. Designed for RV and towing vehicles. With enhanced torque multiplication and an improved lockup, they...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $310.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4479813063
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Sportsman 10" Circle Track Torque Converter by J.W. Performance®. These performance torque converters are great for any small block, foot brake application. Cost effective, with stall ranges between 3000 -...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $526.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 590921435
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Sportsman 10" Torque Converter by J.W. Performance®. HP Level: 550hp. Bolt Pattern: 11.5". Spline: Turbo. These performance torque converters are great for any small block, foot brake application. Cost...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $526.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 590936509
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Street Lethal 11" Torque Converter by J.W. Performance®. Bolt Pattern: 11.500". Spline: Turbo. HP Level: 500. These torque converters are ideally suited for your hot rod. With stall ranges between 2200 - 3000...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $418.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 613247642
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Ultra-Comp Torque Converter by J.W. Performance®. It is very important to check your torque converter to flexplate clearance when installing the torque converter. With the transmission fully bolted to the...
      Fully Furnace Brazed Pump and TurbineFull Torrington Bearings
      $700.65 - $1,552.50
    • (0 reviews)
      # 724028231
      Checker Marathon 1979, ESR Series™ Street Race Torque Converter by FTI®. 1 Piece. Non Lock-Up. 9.5" Diameter. The FTI Economy Street Racer series 9.5" converters are engineered to work well with mildly modified vehicles with non-lock...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $311.25
    • (0 reviews)
      # 724066581
      Checker Marathon 1979, SR Series™ Street Race Torque Converter by FTI®. 1 Piece. Non Lock-Up. Engineered entirely in house at FTI, the 9.5" SR series converter is an excellent balance of performance and economy. Equipped with heli...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $623.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 967991992
      Checker Marathon 5.7L 1979, DNA™ Billet SFI Flywheel by Speedmaster®. 1 Piece. Removable Weight. Speedmaster SFI-Rated Billet Steel Flywheels raise the bar in the high performance industry. The combination of top quality and...
      SFI 1.1 certifiedManufactured from Billet Steel
      $185.00 - $200.00
    • (1 review)
      # 144986880
      Checker Marathon 5.0L / 5.7L 1979, Gold Flexplate by PRW®. Material: Chromoly Steel. PRW Gold Series flexplates raise the bar in the high performance industry. The combination of top quality and reasonable pricing sets new standards. We...
      SFI 29.1 certifiedDirect bolt on component
      $59.85
    • (0 reviews)
      # 144986960
      Checker Marathon 5.0L / 5.7L 1979, Platinum Flexplate by PRW®. Material: Steel. PRW Platinum Series flexplates raise the bar in the high performance industry. The combination of top quality and reasonable pricing sets new standards. We...
      SFI 29.1 certifiedDirect bolt on component
      $68.85 - $116.55
    • (0 reviews)
      # 492776719
      Checker Marathon 5.0L / 5.7L with Chevy Small Block Engine with 168-Tooth Flexplate 1979, Starter and Flexplate Combo Kit by Meziere Enterprises®. Teeth Quantity: 168. Make the wholesale switch! Whether you are beginning a new build or...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $826.44
    • (0 reviews)
      # 492632511
      Checker Marathon 5.0L / 5.7L 1979, True Billet Flexplate by Meziere Enterprises®. These plates are clearly the superior choice for quality and precision. In addition, this is one of Meziere Enterprises "Pro Mod Extreme Strength" plates....
      Concentric machined to .005"One piece design - 100% machined
      $386.13 - $504.94
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1055052426
      Checker Marathon 5.0L / 5.7L With Chevy Small Block Engines 1979, Flexplate by AllStar Performance®. Stock replacement and SFI-approved flexplates are available for small and big block Chevy engines. Gold iridite plated, SFI-approved...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $34.99 - $61.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 967956465
      Checker Marathon 5.7L 1979, DNA™ Billet SFI Flexplate by Speedmaster®. 1 Piece. Speedmaster flexplates are the best on the market, made from 4340 round bar to exact tolerances. This one piece billet steel flexplate offers the...
      Created by professionals to meet your requirementsSuperior longevity and dependability
      $130.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # 492659426
      Checker Marathon 1979, Trans-Brake Valve Body by TCI®. TCI Transbrake Valve Bodies allow you to achieve maximum torque converter stall and provide for quicker and more consistent reaction times and 60-foot times. This is due to the...
      Transbrake action prevents torque load transmission through drivetrain before launchVehicle will not be able to roll forward or backward
      $339.74 - $439.38
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591461
      Checker Marathon 1979, Trans-Scat Valve Body by TCI®. Non Lock-Up. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by TCI features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle and lifestyle,...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $86.35
    • (0 reviews)
      # 590904455
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Full Manual Valve Body by J.W. Performance®. Manual valve bodies completely eliminate all automatic features of the transmission. These valve bodies eliminate the need for vacuum, and also remove the governor...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $317.25 - $330.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 590978392
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Trans-Brake Valve Body by J.W. Performance®. Type: Reverse Pattern. Trans-Brake valve bodies allow you r race car to leave the starting line like a stick shift car. Available for many transmissions, these...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $569.70 - $726.30
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4488055568
      Checker Marathon 1979, 2 Speed Trans-Brake Valvebody by FTI®. 1 Piece. FTI Offers a wide variety of TH400 Parts including racing transmisison pumps, valve bodies, gear sets and deep transmission pans.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $424.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4488055570
      Checker Marathon 1979, All Gear Trans-Brake Valvebody by FTI®. 1 Piece. FTI Offers a wide variety of TH400 Parts including racing transmisison pumps, valve bodies, gear sets and deep transmission pans.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $424.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # 724054931
      Checker Marathon 1979, Billet Aluminum Trans-Brake Valvebody by FTI®. 1 Piece. FTI Offers a wide variety of TH400 Parts including racing transmisison pumps, valve bodies, gear sets and deep transmission pans.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $498.75 - $573.75
    • (0 reviews)
      # 724042497
      Checker Marathon 1979, Full Manual Valvebody by FTI®. 1 Piece. FTI Offers a wide variety of TH400 Parts including racing transmisison pumps, valve bodies, gear sets and deep transmission pans.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $224.99
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591281
      Checker Marathon 1979, Aluminum Automatic Transmission Pan by TCI®. Depth: Deep. Capacity Increase: 2 Quarts. Material: Powder Coated Cast Aluminum. One of the best investments you can make to assure longevity of your automatic...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $162.46
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn2312007059
      Checker Marathon 1979, Automatic Transmission Pan by TCI®. Depth: Stock. Material: Die-Cast Aluminum. Finish: Polished. One of the best investments you can make to assure longevity of your automatic transmission is a cast aluminum deep...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $150.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4479813163
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Deep Transmission Pan Kit by J.W. Performance®. An essential upgrade to any transmission, not only do deep pans provide increased fluid capacity, they greatly reduce the possibility of cavitation by...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $176.58
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358504181
      Checker Marathon 1979, Aluminum Transmission Pan by Hughes Performance®. Depth: Deep. Includes Drain Plug, Filter, Gaskets, Bolts/Studs. Bolt on deep transmission pans are made from cast aluminum and designed with cooling fins to...
      All necessary hardware is included (including filter extensions)No modifications are necessary
      $205.26
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358726798
      Checker Marathon 1979, Aluminum Transmission Pan by Trans-Dapt®. Depth: Stock. Finned Design. Dissipates heat better than standard Steel for cooler oil temperatures. Trans-Dapt Performance Products Polished Aluminum, transmission pans...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $113.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # 606046324
      Checker Marathon 1979, Transmission Pan by Trans-Dapt®. Bottom Type: Finned Chrome Steel. Trans-Dapt Performance Products Steel Transmission pans are O.E.M. Replacement style, and have a stock depth, unless noted. Chrome, Zinc and Black...
      Engineered to enhance your vehicle's performanceMade to stringent quality standards
      $34.51 - $40.31
    • (0 reviews)
      # 118563876
      Checker Marathon 1979, Transmission Oil Pan by Spectre Performance®. Rooted in racing, Spectre Performance designs and builds every product with the same goal in mind - the best performance in the market proven on the racetrack! All...
      High-tech engine parts for the most power and best performanceThe finest exterior and interior parts for superior appearance and functionality
      $24.44 - $86.29
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358581697
      Checker Marathon 1979, Transmission Pan by Moroso®. Includes: Magnetic Drain Plugs, Mounting Hardware, Filter Extention. Depth: 3.000". Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Moroso features premium quality and will...
      Fully fabricated with one-piece billet railReduce temperature and imporve oil control
      $251.16
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn358591334
      Checker Marathon 1979, Racing Automatic Transmission Filter and Pan Gasket Kit by TCI®. Regular servicing of your transmission is an important part of the upkeep of your vehicle, especially if it is equipped with a performance type...
      High quality at an affordable priceExpertly made from premium materials
      $25.12
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4479813045
      Checker Marathon 5.0L 1979, Hi-Flow Transmission Oil Filter by J.W. Performance®. Designed with precision and functionality in mind, this accessory ensures outstanding performance and easy use which makes it the perfect deal for your...
      Built using the most technologically advanced equipmentMade from highly durable materials to last for a long time
      $29.36
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4488055584
      Checker Marathon 1979, Filter Service Kit by FTI®. FTI Offers a wide variety of TH400 Parts including racing transmisison pumps, valve bodies, gear sets and deep transmission pans.
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $24.00
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn583873168
      Checker Marathon 1979, Automatic Transmission Shifter by Lokar®. Arm Length: 23". For more than two decades, automotive enthusiasts have experienced and enjoyed the superior craftsmanship, design and safety features of Lokar Automatic...
      Positive Lock-Out in Park and NeutralNeutral Safety Switch
      $311.50




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