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post #1 of 6 Old 10-02-2009, 05:38 PM Thread Starter
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switch to auto?

I love having a 5 speed for work but I travel for work and the truck is rarely worked, just a toy. Mods are in sig. my question is: if I swapped to an E40D and just upgraded the TC would it hold up or would I be wasting my time and money? Its not worth having to put 6g into a full ATS trans.

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bump TTT.......

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If you do just a TC and say a VB or shift kit its just gonna be harder on the other stock parts. You would want to do a rebuild kit with upgraded internals as well

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Just an option but I might be interetsed in a trade as I have thought about going to manual myself.
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how much would an internal upgrade run me? I have to think about it a little more coaltrian but I will definitly keep you in mind

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dont waste your time, buy an automatic truck. your gonna have to get the auto computer, steering rack with the auto shifter on it, probably have to lengthen/shorten the driveshaft(s if you have 4x4) you'd be much better off just finding a truck with auto, but you already have the more reliable tranny.


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