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Replace tc or not
I pull a heavy trailer about 18K lbs regularly. I have installed the FTVB and the 6.0 cooler, and a auxillary tranny filter. Right now when I pull my tranny temps are good. About 100 degrees over outside temp. Before I bought the truck it was used to pull a toyhauler about 15K lbs. It has been used for pulling since day one. I got the truck with 50K miles on it. Should I consider installing a heavier duty tc or stay with stock as there doesn't appear to be any problems with this setup. I am planning on making a long trip in early summer and don't want to have any problems as it will be a 12-14hr drive nonstop. Also, the truck has a banks brake on it and have heard that using it is bad on a stock tranny. Is this true and should I be concerned? How does the brake affect the tranny it unlocks when it hits 1k rpms.
Thanks in advance.
2002 F350 DRW CC 4X4 Lariat 7.3
Stock except for Banks Brake and Timbrems
with 50K original miles
FS 2500 bypass filter
ISSPRO gauges water, tranny, pyro, and boost.
AIS FTVB 6.0 cooler CCV mod
PHP 6 position chip stock, 25 tow, 40 tow, 65 tow, 80 daily driver, smoke show. WOW!