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post #1 of 6 Old 04-09-2010, 06:51 PM Thread Starter
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Ok i have my spartan for about a week and love it!!! I only am running the 210 tow/perf and the 250 when i get bored so im wondering if its worth me getting the tcm?if its gonna help with the life of my trans i will get it just dont want to waste my money...
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Its only needed if you use the 275 and 310 tunes a lot. And even then, its only really necessary if you have a Job 1 TCM.

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What about if you have a Job 1 and plan to run 210/250 tunes?

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What about if you have a Job 1 and plan to run 210/250 tunes?
No, it is not necessary.

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So if you don't have a job 1 truck, but you run the 310 tune all the time the TCM won't change anything with the hard shifting and the "rev thud" thing it does?

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So if you don't have a job 1 truck, but you run the 310 tune all the time the TCM won't change anything with the hard shifting and the "rev thud" thing it does?
I cannot garuntee anything like that. The rev and slam deal seems to be a common 5R110W problem. Some people get positive results with adding a little tranny fluid (half a quart at most).

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