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Tranny Question

I have a 2000 with a auto tranny 69,000 miles. i plan on putting the TS 6 pos chip on soon.....How is my tranny going to react,
should i start thinking about upgrading/ rebuilding it now?
look to put in a aftermarket valve body?
start saving my pennys to rebuild it (how much time left)?
should i be ok if im not beating the s*** out of it 100% of the time?
let me know what you guys think..
thanks Greg

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if you gonna go with a TS chip look into a valve body IMO. Also take a look at DP tuner and Tony wildman for chips there tunes are great and better for the tranny than the TS

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A BTS valvebody will run ya around $250 or so and would be some good insurance.
..........and +1 on the custom chip.

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BTS valvebody and custume tunes. TS tunes are not good on the Tranny. I had a problem with mine and had it reburned with new tunes.

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i agree with both these guys... start saving your money... at the min. get a valve body and a tripple disk torque converter..... and then after that start saving for the big rebuild kit
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thanks guys....where can i get a bts valve body for $250 and is it hard install?

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ZooDad MOD, S&B Intake
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TS 6 Pos.
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Call Kale and he'll hook you up.Valvebody it's hard at all to install.

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I'm new to this site also. One problem I have is that I get refered to someone or someplace and have no idea how to get there. So here's the link to Brian Brians Truck Shop
I waiting for him to call me back right now.

What Chad T meant to say was that it "wasn't" hard at all to install. Just lower the valve body slowly and get ready for more fluid.

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These transmissions can go at any time stock or modified. I went with a full JW trans because mine was mush at 90K. I like DP's shifts.

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