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Old 12-02-2009, 10:57 AM
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transmission shifting

what controls the shift points and firmness on an automatic?
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:46 AM
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Valvebody controls firmness Changing the VB to a tuned VB will lengthen the life of your trans by shortening these shifts.

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That is also controlled by the PCM
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:54 AM
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so there's no way to change the shift points without a reprogram or new valvebody? i'm not really looking for a firmer shift, just would like it to shift more early. seems like i'm always pulling back on the throttle a little so it'll shift, other wise when driving normal it shift at 2500 and i try to keep it below 2000
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Just call matt at Gearhead automotive and get a good custom tuned chip from him. Back when I had an auto i loved his shift points
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