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so i recently have noticed the when i put my truck in reverse it goes in pretty hard . every thing work fine and it only does it when the truck is warm. is something about to break? im going change my fluid to see if that helps?
 

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I Would not change the fluid. I had the same thing happen to my stock trans, it would hesitate and then shift in real hard. I changes my fluid and filter and 8 miles later it gave. Had it rebuilt by a "reputable" shop and it lasted 5 months. This is why I have a BTS trans now.

I have been told that when our trans start hesitating and then shifting hard into R or D from park then you need to start saving cash very quickly. It has also been my experience.
 

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I Would not change the fluid. I had the same thing happen to my stock trans, it would hesitate and then shift in real hard. I changes my fluid and filter and 8 miles later it gave. Had it rebuilt by a "reputable" shop and it lasted 5 months. This is why I have a BTS trans now.

I have been told that when our trans start hesitating and then shifting hard into R or D from park then you need to start saving cash very quickly. It has also been my experience.
Really but it shifts all forward gears fine even at wot no problem at all.


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Yea mine did too. That's why I thought it was BS but evidently it wasn't.

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Do not change the fluid and start saving.
 

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So what is actually shot out in my tranny


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check the fluid and is pink and doesnt smell burnt.
 

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I am not a Trans guru so IDK what is wrong with it. I just know that it is going down by my past experiences.
My BTS Trans cost me $6400 installed by TSD. Just to give you an idea of how much cash you need. It has a 3 year unconditional warranty. I will also add that a built Trans makes so much difference in performance. When my TC locks you better have it pointed straight in the right direction, if you don't you will get sideways.

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who's tunes you running?
 

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Oh i see, wait for the shudder in reverse. But yeah like stated above, new trans in your future. I would recommend a stock 5r with under 80k probably looking at $1k to $1200 installed, $700-800 for the trans itself, maybe a little less. I'd skip bts cuz of the wait imo, unless you can, and look into warren diesel trans built by Andy Warren I think. [email protected] can help there. Not sure on a wait time there.

I'm on my 3rd 5r, these things are pretty stout. Look at Nate, DD w/600hp. I'd go through 3 or 4 stockers before spending thousands on a built trans, jmo of course.
 

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I am running SPD as DD.

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Not you thomas, the op. Pm sent to op.

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I am not a Trans guru so IDK what is wrong with it. I just know that it is going down by my past experiences.
My BTS Trans cost me $6400 installed by TSD. Just to give you an idea of how much cash you need. It has a 3 year unconditional warranty. I will also add that a built Trans makes so much difference in performance. When my TC locks you better have it pointed straight in the right direction, if you don't you will get sideways.

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i bet that bts is a really nice but way out of my price range. thank you for all your help
 

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Oh i see, wait for the shudder in reverse. But yeah like stated above, new trans in your future. I would recommend a stock 5r with under 80k probably looking at $1k to $1200 installed, $700-800 for the trans itself, maybe a little less. I'd skip bts cuz of the wait imo, unless you can, and look into warren diesel trans built by Andy Warren I think. [email protected] can help there. Not sure on a wait time there.

I'm on my 3rd 5r, these things are pretty stout. Look at Nate, DD w/600hp. I'd go through 3 or 4 stockers before spending thousands on a built trans, jmo of course.
yeah im gonna have to end up trying to find used. there pretty stout for stock. the only thing i dont understand is how it can be shot. but never sliped once. i can go out side and drag race no problem.
 

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Our Trans are very complicated. They are actually 2 transmissions in one. They each contain 3 forward gears, but only 5 of them are used. It is a very very complicated design, but it works well.

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Our Trans are very complicated. They are actually 2 transmissions in one. They each contain 3 forward gears, but only 5 of them are used. It is a very very complicated design, but it works well.

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OK can someone please explain this one to me!!! Thought that could only happen with a trans like a Fuller RTO or the like with 2 counter shafts:dunno:.
 

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I will try to find the thread where an engineer explains the whole thing.

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