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Old 03-23-2013, 11:55 AM
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Tranny Upgrade Help, IDK what im doing...

Well here, Ill just pose my base question. I am getting a free rebuild under warranty from my builder. He will completely rebuild it replacing all the broken or worn parts with new stock ones for free. I want to upgrade some of these parts however and have about $1500 to do so (this includes the TC). So I want to find the best combination of parts and a TC for my application that will be under that $1500. I use my truck for a daily driver, and I want it to last. But i also want to take it to the track a couple times to see what she can do. I want a transmission that will hold up to 400-500 hp for many miles.

Wow that sounded really demanding haha. Iv made a parts list with a bunch of stuff. I know alot of the options overlap and what not but here is a list with prices and links to each part. Hopefully you guys (who are awesome btw) can help me decide what I do and dont need.

Input Shaft-$150-300

Ford 4R100 Transmission Input Shaft Billet 300M Hardened Steel | eBay

or

John Wood Automotive - Products

Intermediate Shaft- $50


John Wood Automotive - Products
Valve Body-$250
John Wood Automotive - Products

or

BTS valve Body

or

https://racerxusa.com/product_info.p...919f87f994d3b3

Spiral Snap Ring- $15

E4OD 4R100 Overdrive Spiral Snap Ring Sonnax 36744 01 | eBay

ZPAK- $120

E4OD 4R100 Zpak Intermediate Raybestos Z Pak 1989 On | eBay

Direct Powerpack-$100

E4OD C6 4R100 Alto Red Eagle Direct Powerpack 1966 On | eBay

Intermediate Powerpack

E4OD 4R100 Alto Red Eagle Intermediate Powerpack 89 On | eBay

Coast Clutch Powerpack that works with Cast Iron Coast Drum

E4OD 4R100 Alto Red Eagle Coast Powerpack 89 99 | eBay

Torque Converter $600-1000

4R100 Stage 4 Torque Converter

or

https://racerxusa.com/product_info.p...919f87f994d3b3

or

Stallion Torque Converters | Precision Industries
link>>> http://www.converter.com/images/stal...owerstroke.pdf
4R100 Precision Industries "Stallion" 3-Clutch Power Stroke Torque Converter :: FORD Stallion Torque Converters :: Pro-Built Automatics

Cast Iron Coast Drum w/ new planetary- $350 __From builder orů.

Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions*-*Ford 4R100 4 Disc Coast Clutch Drum | Catalog Products | Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions

Coast Clutch Powerpack that works with Cast Iron Coast Drum
E4OD 4R100 Alto Red Eagle Coast Powerpack 89 99 | eBay

Overdrive Powerpack- $75

E4OD 4R100 Alto Red Eagle Overdrive Powerpack 1989 97 | eBay

Front Hub to Forward Drum Washer-$5

C6 E4OD 4R100 Metal Front Hub to Forward Drum Washer | eBay

Possible complete kit, but need to see if he can make the kit for the Cast Iron Coast Drum Style- $500

4R100 Alto Red Eagle Kolene Friction Steel Kit 98 on with Powerpacks Heavy Duty | eBay

or

Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions*-*Ford 4R100 Xtreme Rebuild Kit 1999-2003 | Catalog Products | Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions

Do I want this? Bushing kit- $65

4R100 Ford Bushing Kit w Teflon Tail Bushing 1998 On | eBay

Do I want this? Overdrive Sprag Assembly- $100

E4OD Updated 2nd Design Overdrive Sprag Assembly 89 On | eBay

Do I want this? Boost Valve and Sleeve Kit-$40

E4OD 4R100 New Boost Valve Sleeve Kit by Sonnax | eBay

Steel OD Planet Kit-$100

E4OD 4R100 Ford Lincoln Steel OD Planet Kit | eBay

Center Support Kit-$90

E4OD 4R100 New Updated Bearing Type Center Support Kit | eBay

Servo Piston-$13

E4OD 4R100 Updated National Band Servo Piston New | eBay

Solenoid Pack-$240

Ford 4R100 98 2005 Solenoid Pack E4OD Transmission Electronics Powerstroke Only | eBay
Dual Load Center Support-$230
Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions*-*Ford 4R100 Dual Load Center Support 1989-1997 | Catalog Products | Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions

Line Mod Valve-$32

Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions*-*Ford 4R100 .500 Line Mod Valve 1989-2003 | Catalog Products | Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions

Thanks so much for any help/suggestions.
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