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Old 02-16-2006, 04:47 PM   #11
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Transgo 4T60-E JR kit (all options)
21,000 kw/h transmission cooler, bypassing radiator
Trans temp gauge
Phantom Grip LSD with upgraded springs
Heavy Duty Torque Converter
3.69 Ratio
2 Questions ? Where are you getting the heavy duty torque converter ? And isn't 3.69 gear ratio a little extreme?
Answer to question one: series1performance.

I know I want a higher gear ratio, but I've only been able to find a 3.69 for the 4T60-E so thats what I'm planning on going with unless I find a better solution. I might also just stick with the stock SSEi. Part of the reason why I'm running this by everyone
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Just a suggestion to add to the parts list

Another car to get from point A to point B when the ssei is out of commission this time and the many times to follow after the work is done.
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Just a suggestion to add to the parts list

Another car to get from point A to point B when the ssei is out of commission this time and the many times to follow after the work is done.
And what do you mean by this? It'* no longer going to be my day to day driver for sure. Just for fun.
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Your going to hate the 3.69 gears. There wayyy to steep for a low end torque moster S1 L67. Not only that your not going to get 3.69'* without a 65-hd diff conversion.
You can get a 3.06, 3.33, 3.43, and 3.73 IIRC with the 4t60 diff.
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I'm pretty sure pontiacjeff wrote that.
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Your going to hate the 3.69 gears. There wayyy to steep for a low end torque moster S1 L76. Not only that your not going to get 3.69'* without a 65-hd diff conversion.
You can get a 3.06, 3.33, 3.43, and 3.73 IIRC with the 4t60 diff.
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I'm pretty sure pontiacjeff wrote that.
Yes, he did write that. Thank you for the link!
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Forget the injectors for now. Save money in the budget for later just in case, but you probably won't need them. Just drop in a new (OEM is fine, will support 400hp) fuel pump and FPR. Possibly a 92/93 FPR, but wait and see how the car reacts to the rest before 'solving' potentially nonexistent fueling issues.
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Forget the injectors for now. Save money in the budget for later just in case, but you probably won't need them. Just drop in a new (OEM is fine, will support 400hp) fuel pump and FPR. Possibly a 92/93 FPR, but wait and see how the car reacts to the rest before 'solving' potentially nonexistent fueling issues.
Gotcha. I'm going to stick with sending out a set to the Fuel Injection Enterprises guy. What are your thoughts on the Rockers/Cam combination?
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That'* a lot of mods for a car that you expect to go across the country with no issues.
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[quote="vital49"]That'* a lot of mods for a car that you expect to go across the country with no issues. [/quote

Don't see how what I'm planning on doing is going to affect a steady long drive accross country aside from maybe making the gas bill a bit higher. It'* not like I'm going to be burning up the low gears at WOT for 3000 miles.
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kicka** list. one concern, is the 3" exhaust a bit excessive? i thought i heard that 3" will cost you torque, even on an L67. perhaps im wrong.
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