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post #1 of 9 Old 01-14-2008, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
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Fix tranny or New Truck

Well I knew the time would come and I think that it is on its way on the 140 setting my trans is feeling a little on the stupid side I think she has seen better days. Anyhow so now I am trying to decide between fixing the transmission with a new bts, john wood or the like, or just put my truck back to completely stock and trade it in on either a 02-03 7.3 Crew cab six speed, or a 05-07 Crew cab six speed. I love my truck but I would kind of like to upgrade to the crew cab I am not really sure what to do.

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If it was me i would have BTS rebuild my tranny

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I think that if you want a crew cab then get one. You'll be kicking yourself if you don't. But that's just me never happy with what I have always want more. lol
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BTS and then injectors.

Your truck will be faster then either 6 speed and you will not have problems out of the trans anymore - if you do you have an UNCONDITIONAL warranty.

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Also good luck finding an 05+ crewcab manual in anything but an XL... Besides the torqshift is an AWESOME trans for stock and programmed 6.0's...

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I thought about the same delima your in, but I decided to have my trans done. I paid cash for my truck, so I'm not itching to get into a payment!

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I am in a regular cab at the moment has a 141k on it, I am puttin on about 1k per week now for work. I am going to need some front end work soon probably (wheel bearings) and body work. But my truck will be paid in a year so i dunno

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