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Old 01-04-2007
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Beefing Up Auto Tranny?

I did a search but didnt really know what to looks for I am getting this guy I know to rebuild a transmission I am buying and wondering other than a shift kit what else I could do to make it stronger. I dont offroad it anymore its my street queen now but I still want a strong transmission.

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Upgrade the clutches to whatever he can get.

I love my new custom converter from http://fuddleracing.com/. I went 800 over stock which is very nice.
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how much did that converter run you Blhde?

did you do anything else to your trans when you did that?
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how much did that converter run you Blhde?

did you do anything else to your trans when you did that?

do tell!!! i'm very interested!!! my only gripe with my truck is the damn tranny and how weak it is
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how much did that converter run you Blhde?

did you do anything else to your trans when you did that?

250 shipped

Trans was bought off ebay and the seller claimed heavy duty clutches and shift kit. It shifts to soft for a shift kit. In the spring im going to either change the vb or install a transgo kit.



With the converter the truck revs right up to 3300 ish rpm before the truck really moves. Only downside I have seen is on hill the truck will roll backwards while in drive, before the truck would not. Also a higher stall converter can cause higher then stock tranny temps. So a B&m super cooler was installed with the converter.
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u can also check out level ten performance
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I will give you some PN's when I get back from the shop tommorow.

I just got mine done, all aftermarket clutches, torque converter, trango shift kit, etc. I was told it will be as strong as the 5r55e...so I guess thats good?
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250 shipped

Trans was bought off ebay and the seller claimed heavy duty clutches and shift kit. It shifts to soft for a shift kit. In the spring im going to either change the vb or install a transgo kit.



With the converter the truck revs right up to 3300 ish rpm before the truck really moves. Only downside I have seen is on hill the truck will roll backwards while in drive, before the truck would not. Also a higher stall converter can cause higher then stock tranny temps. So a B&m super cooler was installed with the converter.

did you blow your trans?
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did you blow your trans?

I believe the reverse clutch separated from the band. Forward was unaffected. I just sick of no reverse. I put 10k on the trans like that.
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I see I see just upgrade the clutch packs and the converter
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