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post #1 of 6 Old 02-26-2012, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
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Will the transmission hold?

I have a 04 6.0. It has solution kit and powermax turbo. Tuned by gearhead. I want to put some 190s in but im sure the trainy wouldnt take it very well. So would i have to build tranny right away?
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These trannies will hold up to a pretty decent amount of power if not dogged too heavily.

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If you drive in a civilized mannner (so not like me lol) the tranny should stand up to a pmax and 190s, but if you ever do burnouts or boosted launches, I don't know how long it will last. You should probably plan on building your tranny in the future.

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:whs: you'll be too addicted to quit the burn outs, unless you put a brand new set of tires on. Even then you may not quit. Just sayin.

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I am looking into doing the same thing on my truck so i talked to couple of diesel shops and they both said the ford tranny's are pretty stout and i shouldnt have any issues. That being said its only common sense that ifyou rag it out then its gonna get ragged out.
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With proper tuning you should be set. 5r100 is VERY stout.

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