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Old 03-27-2011, 05:27 AM
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Transmission killers

I know that heat is a killer on a transmission. I put on a trans cooler and hardly ever see temps over 125 and rarely over 150 when towing with O/D off. If it stays low like this I'm assuming it'll last quite a while.

What else will kill a tranny though?
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Old 03-27-2011, 05:39 AM
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Poor programming, for those who add a chip or use a tuner, have probably killed more transmissions than heat
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Old 03-27-2011, 07:08 AM
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Poor programming, for those who add a chip or use a tuner, have probably killed more transmissions than heat
agreed, the 4R100 isnt that bad of a trans, you can put in a 6.0 torque converter and a valve body kit from BTS and the stock trans should last a long time even tuned, udder abuse is about the only thing that makes it tell you to F-OFF..
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Under or over filled with fluid will cause issues.
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Old 03-27-2011, 07:22 AM
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Under or over filled with fluid will cause issues.
usually...well hopefully..people are smart enough to pull the ole stick once and ahwile and check it.. though we know this doesnt happen..
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usually...well hopefully..people are smart enough to pull the ole stick once and ahwile and check it.. though we know this doesnt happen..
Exactly
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usually...well hopefully..people are smart enough to pull the ole stick once and ahwile and check it.. though we know this doesnt happen..
Whoch doesa whatcha?













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Old 03-27-2011, 12:31 PM
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I probably need to call BTS and get a valve body kit from them. I'm guessing a chip (TW, swamps, or something like that) would help with some power, I was just worried about the trans crapping out on me.
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ya and im going through some serious issues. but 6oh cooler, decent tc and vb, proper tunes, and your gtg.
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agreed, the 4R100 isnt that bad of a trans, ...abuse is about the only thing that makes it tell you to F-OFF..
4R100s and women
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