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Old 05-04-2017, 10:03 AM
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E4od upgrade questions?

Well guys I have my zf up for trades and I have a guy interested but here's my question what all small upgrades should I do besides completely rebuilding it like shift kit torque converter I already have a 6.0 tranny cooler for it let me know what u guys think and suggest I am on a budget though pretty tight on
 
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Old 05-04-2017, 11:12 AM
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Get a triple disk torque convertor and with your 6.0 you should be good to go. I use Schaeffers All Trans fluid, I figure if the top trans builders use it, I will also.
 
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Old 05-04-2017, 11:57 AM
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Okay what about a valve body
 
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Old 05-04-2017, 01:29 PM
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+1 with what Glenn said.

I got a valve body already worked from Brian's Truck Stop but am sure there are other good sources too. It was set up for firmer shifts.

I think without opening up the trans, this is about all you can do?
 
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Old 05-04-2017, 02:04 PM
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That's what I figured guess if all goes well I'll be looking into a tc and a valve body
 
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You should look into the tugger kit. I had one installed in my trans when it was rebuilt and I have had great results.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/t...nbcaAn6S8P8HAQ
 
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Old 05-05-2017, 12:41 PM
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Okay thanks
 
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Then there is RacerX good stuff.
 
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Okay finally got someone that supposed to be meeting up with this weekend about possibly trading my zf for a e4od with 140,000 miles was wanting to run pressure test on it any body know what kinda numbers I should be looking for
 
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Old 09-22-2017, 11:36 AM
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Well guys I finally found someone to trade my zf for a e4od got to drive his rig all seemed well also trans is supposed to be original with 114,000 miles well he dropped it off last night and picked up my stuff and this is what I was surprised to find definitely cleaner than my original was if I'd half to guess it's been rebuilt possibly

 
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It's certainly not original. Ford does not paint torque converters.
 
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That was my thought exactly also the studs on the converter come threw it there not how my original converter was when my truck was auto
 
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Well guys what kind of trans fluid types are you guys running I've read where some people now say use mercron v then others say it'll cause damage just trying to get a idea of exact type you guys are running thanks in advance
 
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When the trans was designed MERCON was the proper fluid. In 2006 Ford changed MERCON V to be compatible with the E4OD and 4R100 and discontinued MERCON. MERCON is no longer available. MERCON V is the correct fluid.
 
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OKAY sweet I've read so many mixed reviews
 
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