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Old 02-17-2016, 11:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well that only took almost 9 months.

My wife wanted me to take the transmission to an actual transmission shop to save time.
I dropped the transmission off some time in april. They got it rebuilt some time in july, I picked it up and installed it some time in july, but I knew right away there was a problem. Reverse gear was really weak, there was no 4th gear and no converter lockup.
So late july early august I took the whole car to them. I called them yesterday and they said its was ready as of that morning so I will pick it up my next days off, this coming Friday or Saturday.

I could have figured it out through trial and error faster and maybe cheaper than this.

The transmission is built with all the upgrade parts to make it a lot stronger than stock for trailer pulling and incase I up the engine torque by say more than double.
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