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GM 6L80, 6L80E, Stock Capacity with Pan Fill, Transmission Pan

Part Number 11087

PML GM 6L80E transmission pan for Camaro and Corvette, as-cast
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PML GM 6L80, 6L80E tranny pan, powder coated
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PML GM 6L80, 6L80E transmission pan, polished
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As-cast finish
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Polished finish
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Volume: stock capacity compared to 3.3" deep stock pan

Dimensions: are in this pdf file. The 6L90 transmission pan is similar in shape but is longer at 18 1/2 inches. This pan is about 5/8" deeper than the 3.3" stock pan.

Number of Bolts: 18 (there are 20 holes, 2 holes locate the gasket and 18 holes for bolts to hold the pan to the transmission case)

Description and Applications

This heavy duty transmission oil pan fits the GM 6L80, 6L80E transmissions. PML designed this pan for 2006 and newer Cadillac, Camaro, Corvette, and Chevrolet and GM trucks and SUVs. There is a fill hole and plug for vehicles with the fill in the pan, such as some Camaros.

This pan features:

  • Fins and aluminum construction to dissipate heat from transmission fluid
  • Drain plug for easier maintenance
  • ½ NPT hole and plug for pan-fill
  • Thick walls to add strength to the transmission housing
  • Thick gasket flange, machined flat, for a leak-free seal
  • Maintains clearance, only 5/8 inch deeper than stock

This pan will fit the GM 6L80, 6L80E transmission. This pan is designed for GM/Chevy cars, such as:

  • Cadillac STS 2008 to 2009, V6 3.6L or V8 4.4L or V8 4.6L
  • Cadillac XLR 2008 to 2009, V8 4.4L or V8 4.6L
  • Cadillac CTS 2006 to 2008, V8 6.0L
  • Camaro 2010 to 2015, V8 6.2L
  • Corvette 2006 to 2014
  • Hummer H2 2008 to 2009, V8 6.2L, with undercarriage protection
  • Pontiac G8 (check stock pan, see note in filter information below)
  • Trucks and SUVs needing a lower profile (such as those with skid plates)

Note: Vehicles have a variety of configurations. Look at yours before you order to verify your transmission and clearance. In 2015, GM introduced a new 8 speed transmission. If you have it, please let us know:

Chevy and GMC trucks and SUVs with the same transmission may want PML's deep pan wtih extra capacity (PML part number 11025).

In many cases, you will need to drop the exhaust to install this pan. You would need to drop the exhaust to service the transmission with the stock pan as three bolts are not otherwise accessible.

Filter and Gasket Information

The image below shows the side of the pan and the flange mating surface. The drain is on the side of the pan at the bottom while the fill hole is in the middle of the step.

PML GM transmission pan, stock capacity, heavy duty, inside
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No filter supports or extensions are needed since this pan is the same internal depth as the 3.3" deep stock pan. However, on the outside, this pan is larger than the stock pan.

Note: Check your stock pan size. We based our design on a stock pan with 3.3" depth. A Pontiac G8 owner reported that his stock pan is 2 1/4" deep. If so, you might need a different filter, such as the filter for a Camaro.

GM 6L80E transmission, filter, and reuseable factory gasket
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Image at left shows a 6L80E transmission, stock filter, and stock reusable gasket.

The stock GM filter is "GM Part No. 24236517" and the AC Delco box has part number "24236933".

PML designed this pan to accommodate the reusable factory gasket. Please make sure the gasket is clean and free of any holes or nicks to avoid leaks.

Machining for Temperature Sensors

Three bosses are provided that can be machined for use with aftermarket sensors and gages. If you would like PML to drill and tap a boss, the machining charge is $45 . The bosses can accommodate 1/8 NPT to 1/2 NPT. Let us know which location you prefer and what size to machine. The bosses can also be used as alternate drain plug locations.

Drain Plug and Bolts

This pan includes a magnetic drain plug and mounting bolts.

The drain is on the driver's side.

PML Transmission Pan Compared to Stock

PML Transmission Pan Part Number 11087 height compared to stock  PML Transmission Pan Part Numbers 11087, compared to stock
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These images show this PML transmission pan compared to the stock pan.

This image compares the depth of both PML 6L80 transmission pans and the stock pan. Click on image to view larger in a new tab or window.
PML 6L80 transmission pan depth comparison

Some stock pans, such as those in a G8, may be 2 1/4 inches. Always check your vehicle for clearance before ordering.


We have received pictures from two Camaro installations. This PML stock capacity pan for the GM 6L80/6L80E transmission has also been installed on Corvette, Yukon, and Silverado.

2012 Camaro, Installation by PATC

PATC, Performance Automotive and Transmission Center, powder coated our pan to match their 2012 Camaro 2SS.

2012 Camaro, 6L80E transmission, PML pan    PML transmission pan on 2012 Camaro, side view    PML transmission pan on 2012 Camaro

Watch the YouTube Video of the PATC Camaro.

2009 Corvette Z51, Installation by Ernie Naugle

PML transmission pan on 2009 Corvette

Ernie installed the PML stock capacity 6L80 pan on his 2009 (2010 model year) Corvette Z51. Our thanks to Ernie for emailing us a picture of the installed pan.

2010 Camaro, Installation by Bowler Performance Transmissions

This shows the stock pan and the PML pan installed on a 2010 Camaro. Installation by Bowler Performance Transmissions in Illinois. Transmission pan is in the natural as-cast finish.

2010 Camaro, stock transmission pan    2010 Camaro, PML transmission pan    2010 Camaro, PML transmission pan with fill

About the Similar GM 6L50 Transmission

The GM 6L50 transmission is found on models of Cadillac, Camaro and Caprice, and 2015 and newer Canyon and Colorado. The 6L50 pan has 17 bolts and is smaller than the 6L80 or 6L90 pans. The stock pan measures about 17 x 11 x 3 inches. See our GM 6L50 Transmission Pan Page.

PML Transmission Pan Features:

  • Sand-cast aluminum with raised fins
  • 3/16-inch thick wall construction to add strength to the transmission case
  • 3/8-inch thick gasket flange will not bend when bolts are tightened
  • Machined gasket surface for a secure seal
  • Boss cast into pan can be machined for a temperature sensor
  • Drain hole and magnetic drain plug for easier, less messy maintenance

All PML transmission pans ship with new mounting bolts and a magnetic drain plug.

If you would like PML to machine your pan for a temperature sending unit, there is an additional charge of $45 .

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