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How far can you go.......

before you need to rebuild a 4r100 transmission to a higher performance level due to engine or tuner mods?

Truck is a 2000 7.3 with just over 100K and totally stock.

I would like to at least do a turbo back 4" exhaust, new turbo wheel, and possibly a DP tuner. The concern obviously comes into play with the tuner in place. I am NOT looking for a drag truck, but for sure would like the truck to get out of its own way. I also would not like my trans to grenade and cost me $4K.

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post #2 of 2 Old 12-10-2009, 05:22 AM
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Having good tunes doesn't mean the trans is on it's way out. It all depends how you mash on the skinny pedal once you get those tunes. I am going on 50K with DP tunes and supporting mods, key word supporting mods, and my trans is just fine, but I don't drive it like I stole it either!!! No crystal balls sometimes you have to pay to play, or sometimes you just have to pay!!!!!


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