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Old 09-10-2007, 03:06 PM
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4wd launch safety?

I'm putting my gauges on as soon as I get back home next week. I've only played with looney for a few minutes since I don't have gauges yet and didn't want to melt something, but after I get my pyro installed, it's on. My question is will I blow up my transmission doing a 4 wheel drive launch every once in a while? The one time I got on it in looney, the back end of the truck almost changed ends on me. LOL I just want to see what it will do in 4wd.
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Old 09-10-2007, 03:14 PM
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Dude, I did my first launch about 2 months ago, and I was scared Shi*less. The fact of the matter is thats all I do now. 4wd + 15-20 psi of boost= hella fun.
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Its not exactly good for it but just go for it you will be fine.
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if it breaks take it to the dealer lol...

I do launchs and I'm sill running good after 100k on this tranny.
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I was worried I'd kill it if I did it once. Some of the local guys say don't do a 4wd launch ever.

I can't take mine to the dealer. It's got 37k on it, so the tranny is out of warranty. Eventually, I want to beef up the tranny and do head studs, but I just bought the truck and am still hurting from the programmer and 2k worth of audio stuff. Maybe next year...
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Old 09-10-2007, 03:32 PM
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I was worried I'd kill it if I did it once. Some of the local guys say don't do a 4wd launch ever.

I can't take mine to the dealer. It's got 37k on it, so the tranny is out of warranty. Eventually, I want to beef up the tranny and do head studs, but I just bought the truck and am still hurting from the programmer and 2k worth of audio stuff. Maybe next year...
Diesels come with a 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. That includes your trans. At least mine does.
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Old 09-10-2007, 03:36 PM
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I don't think my 06 has 100k on anything but the engine. The warranty book doesn't even mention the tranny on the 100k coverage. My cousin told me his 05 has a 100k powertrain, but other people say 36k on the tranny and everything else.
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Old 09-10-2007, 03:41 PM
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I guess I could be wrong. Always thought powertrain meant tranny too. Now I need to find out for sure.
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100k goes for the engine and turbo.
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Old 09-10-2007, 03:55 PM
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100k goes for the engine and turbo.
I guess that's what they consider powertrain.
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