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Old 05-10-2003, 12:17 PM   #1
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i was just wondering because mine probably needs replacement.
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I second the motion. Mine'* slipping. Anybody got some info? Have you had a scantool on yours yet to see how much slip you're getting?
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Hear hear, I have some slipping when the car tries to go into overdrive when cruising.
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well, i am going to school on monday, but were not in shop until tuesday, so i can run the scantool then.
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LMK what you find. I'll get the scan on mine again tomorrow and see if my tranny flush helped any.
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$450.00 and we can even go as far as a true 3000 stall for another 300.00. We usually go as far as a 2800 for the 450.00. We also offer specialty-hardened fins for the car pushing 450-500hp. Our units are on and very very strong.

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I am NO LONGER IN THE MARKET. My tranny flush did the trick. 8-12 rpm'* of slip in lockup. 70psi pump pressure. Perfect shifts. Been that way for 2 weeks straight since the flush.

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How many miles did you go since your last tranny flush?. Its seems some have never done it, others more often then necessary. I only get hard shifts when the trans downshifts from 3rd to 2nd once in a while. Its been like that since the beginning, but I change the trans fluid as a preventative and maintenance thing.
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Well Will for you I would get a "special" price anyway, but just recently finished all the testing and soon to really the units on a 450hp car.

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I find the best way to improve the life of your 4t60-e or 4t65-e is to change the fluid 4X as often as the manual says. Yup works like a charm and I abuse my unit to the tenth degree.

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