Originally Posted by NCHornet
I would skip the shift kit and go with a completely tuned VB. I have the FTVB from gregg evans and love it!!
It is my understanding that any modified valve body, irregardless of maker, manufacturer, or tuner uses different series of springs in each valve to change apply pressures in that given part of the valve body, along with replacing and removing the little "balls" in the valve body to reroute fluid to accomplish the same goal- more apply pressure at the time of the shift. Now if you do this valve body work to increase the apply pressures, arent you asking more from your front pump than it is designed to do in stock form? The front pump is only going to pump what its capable of in stock form, so when you "ask more of it" by modifying your valve bodies, then its only a matter of time before the front pump cant keep up with the new demands imposed on it. Again, this is the way I have understood the relationship between the front pump and valve bodies. Please correct me if I am wrong.