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Torqueshift retrofit kit?

Is there any shop out there that sells a kit to retrofit a 5spd torqueshift transmission onto 1999-2002 7.3L PS?
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Never heard of it. You'd probably be dealing with an elctronics nightmare.


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There are stand alone controlers for it, but why? The 4r100 can be built just as strong (really stronger) then the 5r110

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Just out of curiosity and because the better gear ratios keep the engine from lugging
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Your looking at 8-9K deal to swap to a tranny thats really no better. For 4K you could get a JW or BTS. Not sure how you drive, but i never have a problem with lugging.

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Second the get a built 4R100 from JW or BTS. IMHO the TS tranny just won't hold up to the torque of the diesel engine like the 4R will.

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For the money and headache you'll go through to do a conversion you could have one legit 4r100 that you'll probably never exceed the capabilities of.


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ok ok you guys talked me out of it! lol
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