There are other options to the intense kit, it does come with the upgraded parts however and thats what tips the scale. You could have the tranny rebuilt and go for the torque convertor, flex plate, shift kit and LSD another time as this does add almost $1500 to the total kit. The upgraded input and output shafts would be nice but unless your making 400whp or more I'm not sure you would need them?
I'm kinda in the same boat and have been looking at options, I'll find out tonight if I need a whole rebuild. I dont have the money now for an Intense tranny so if I have to I'll go with a straight rebuild and look for stronger parts in the spring.
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