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Old 04-16-2007, 04:55 PM
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Shift Kit question

I have been having a long shift tranition between gears when i get on the pedal hard.(between 2nd and 3rd).Like slipping. I stopped by the transmission shop today and they said the shift springs were bad and that they could put a shift kit, fluid ,and filter in for $200-$250. Question is this a fair price and can this be done by myself? Also are all kits the same or are some better then others? And maybe a link to how to do this as I've not been able to find one. Thanks Chad
97 F-250 PSD E40d Auto Trans
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Old 04-16-2007, 05:06 PM
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DIY - shift kits cost btwn 40-80 bucks and fluid costs money too... DIY I can show you writeups on how to.

You can also buy ValveBodies that already have shift kits in them for around 200-250.
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Old 04-16-2007, 05:08 PM
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BTS VALVEBODY
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For a 4R100 not an E4OD but very similar...
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Maintain, is the valvebody the best way to go or is the shift kit OK? I'm just not clear on how this works. Thanks
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Old 04-17-2007, 11:57 AM
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Well the shift kit is part of the valve body to my understanding. I think the VB just changes the flow pattern of the fluid and is a more advanced way of firming up the shifts besides a few springs. I really don't know enough though to really go into any kind of detail. Hopefully a tranny guy will come along here soon!
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Old 04-18-2007, 04:06 AM
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Thanks guys I'm going to give BTS a call and ask them the benefit of the Valvebody for the E40D.
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