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Torqueshift behind 7.3

Just wondering if anyone has done this or know of any adapters to complete the job. If there a stand alone computer out there for this swap?

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My friend put a factory tc behind a 7.3 and it blew apart in about 10 mins.

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i dont think it can be done. i could be wrong tho. they said a 6.0 turbo wouldnt work on a 7.3 and it does

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Just wondering if anyone has done this or know of any adapters to complete the job. If there a stand alone computer out there for this swap?

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Its not possible. No adapters available to do it.

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My friend put a factory tc behind a 7.3 and it blew apart in about 10 mins.
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i dont think it can be done. i could be wrong tho. they said a 6.0 turbo wouldnt work on a 7.3 and it does
Jeff if there were adapter plates available it could be done as long as you had a standalone trans controller.

The reason it hasnt been done is cost. A BTS built 4r100 is cheaper than the controller, adapter plate combo would be.

Also the built 4r100 is stronger than a factory 5r110

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They took one from a 6.0 and put it in. It is an 02 with nos propane big turbo big injectors and tuned by Jody. Said the tourque hits at a dif time and it couldnt handle it.

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Jeff if there were adapter plates available it could be done as long as you had a standalone trans controller.

The reason it hasnt been done is cost. A BTS built 4r100 is cheaper than the controller, adapter plate combo would be.

Also the built 4r100 is stronger than a factory 5r110
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They took one from a 6.0 and put it in. It is an 02 with nos propane big turbo big injectors and tuned by Jody. Said the tourque hits at a dif time and it couldnt handle it.
Convertor or whole trans?

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just seem to me that the 5r110 is a hell of lot better trans than the 4r100. I'm a Ford diesel tech and have seen very few torqshift go bad and alot of the old one.
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I would go with a built John Woods or BTS 4R100 and be done with it. If I recall correctly the 5R110 is sensitive to power input and if not tuned properly to the input power it can destroy itself, even if its built.
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