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Old 05-02-2012, 05:48 PM
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Heavy Duty Trans here in aus

Super Strong Ford "F" Series E40D/4R100 Heavy Duty 4Speed Overdrive Transmission | eBay

Wonder how good they are.
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Never heard of them or their shop. Also they don't give much technical details regarding what sort of HD stuff they've stuck inside to make it a HD trans.

They do say a HD valve body. Well that cost me $300 and $300 to fit with new trans filter, gasket and fluid.
What's a billet TC worth?
They've also stuck a big pan on it too. Just to make it look more HD I reckon.

Maybe they also used HD paint to paint it black.

If they want to gain some credibility they better stick at least a 3yr unlimited K warranty on their trans for private users.
Otherwise, personally, I'd be shipping over the JW HD trans for not much more shipping included.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:20 AM
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Well if you think that is all thats in a trans.

I've got a JWVB and a BD big pan,so i just need this Banks Power | 99-03 Ford - 7.3L Power Stroke>>Banks Billet and im set you reckon.
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Old 05-03-2012, 09:06 AM
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You don't sound like someone who's going to sell their truck!

I reckon you would be set with billet TC added to your existing box, unless you're thinking about towing 4.5Tonnes through the desert sands during summer...
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I dont want to sell my truck,BUT if i need the money in building my house,well its gone.
I just finished my twin exhaust and thats it for mods until the house is finished or the truck is gone.
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Ain't finished till the pic's are posted!

So, are you going to drop the trans and fit the billet-TC while you're waiting for the slab to dry? (i.e. concrete slab for the house, not the slab of beer).
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Forgot,1 more job to do,Back pressure sensor and tube,i'll do that tomorrow night.
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The friggin RH steering box makes it a pain to get to the EBP tube attached to the RH manifold. I just bought a 12 point deep socket to undo the sensor. I might wait for a few more drives then recheck my codes. If I get the code again I'll pull and clean.

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6000 for a torque convertor/valve body and a deep pan. I will stick with my J. Woods.
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Second that! JW actually gives a spec of all the work done on his HD trans, & its a lot more than mods to the TC & valve body.

Also, adding a big pan doesn't actually improve thing much. There's only marginal air-cooling via the surface area of the pan. The first things the US guys do if they are towing serious weight is to put in a bigger trans cooler. The aussie HD trans guys should be doing that to help their trans stack up a bit better.
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most supply an upgraded oil cooler for a added cost. Also if you go for billet input shafts and upgraded steels and all the other stuff JW does it ends up near the 8-9K mark. Just have a look at the Alcorn trans offered over here. Also I kept my old trans which you could sell and recoup some cost. If I eventually get of my *** and put it on fleebay my net cost will be around $4500
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PFFFFt all i'll be worried about is my GU nissan patrol gear box,and i'll have 5 gears and no stupid torque converter,because i wont have too worry about torque cuz i wont have any .
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