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I am rather new to my power stroke. I am growing to love it more every day that passes. I am just getting threw with doing some mods and some PMing and I am wondering what is a good way to add life to my auto trans and or maybe so extra performance. and also so has any one done a performance rebuild and if so what is cost on a kit and what special tools are needed if any ... any answer are greatly appreciated
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A good valve body will help a lot. That and an external trans filter. If you wanted to rebuild it you could do that with a lot of good internals. That or get a BTS or John Woods build trans. You'll be set



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what truck do you have? heat kills...thats the problem for a stockish truck. now cooling better isnt always the right fix. for ex; a bigger VB will keep the clutch packs from slipping so much therefore reducing heat.

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1) Keep it cool, and 2) keep the shifts quick and firm.


1) 6.0 trans cooler, or an aftermarket unit

2) You can do this manually with a valve body or shift kit, or get custom tunes that bump line pressure up and control the shifts.

Typical cummins owner.

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I have a 2000 F250 It is mostly stock it is sitting on a 4 inch lift with 35's and it has a straight pipe with a DIY intake and a 6 position TS performance chip It stays on 50 hp setting most of the time unless I get a wild hair
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does the chip have custom or caned tunes on it?

95 reg cab 4X4 STROKER < trade for 5 speed???
new E40D
Autometer gauges
Gearhead tunes
EBP actuator deleted but not gutted
Push button start
TC lock up switch
DIY with 6637
3.5in DP
5in MBRP
315/75/16 M/T ATZ
3:55
smoked lights
herculiner
10inch PRO JL
20%tint

screw all this I just want a 6.4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
wish list;
5 speed swap
stage 2 injectors
D66

"there may be snow on the mountain but that doesnt mean theirs no fire downstairs"
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I am not sure I bought the truck with it and he told me the settings they are stock high idle 50 75 100 then 140
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caned tunes

95 reg cab 4X4 STROKER < trade for 5 speed???
new E40D
Autometer gauges
Gearhead tunes
EBP actuator deleted but not gutted
Push button start
TC lock up switch
DIY with 6637
3.5in DP
5in MBRP
315/75/16 M/T ATZ
3:55
smoked lights
herculiner
10inch PRO JL
20%tint

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5 speed swap
stage 2 injectors
D66

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Yea probably. You can send it off to most of the custom tuners and they will put some good stuff on there. You can get just about the same power, maybe a little more, but it's SAFER. Cooler EGTs, better and safer shifting, etc.



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Whats a good VB and a good place to find them?????
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