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Old 08-14-2004, 05:41 PM   #1
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I need a shift kit for a 2001 Mustang v-6, 3.8 liter, automatic... help me, please. links are always welcome.... this is my Christmas present this year I hope (notice quote in sig)
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i havent checked but check with the site sponsors, im sure at least one of them has it.. www.extremeeffect.com is the most likely candidate though

http://www.extremeeffect.com/38Shiftkit.html hope thats what ur lookin for
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so $100 for a kit that doesn't say it'll fit my car... not exactly happy about that. That's for the Trans-Go one, I still have to purchase the install too.
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I would stay away from the transgo on the 99 and up. There has been problems associated with them. For 94-98 they are fine I have one. There are others to choose from by Superior and B&M
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B&M doesn't make a kit for my car, and I haven't found a Superior one yet... I need help
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Actually the B&M BMM-40266 kit will fit your car for $59 at summitt
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Will a shift kit really make that much of a difference? If so I may look into one for mine
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sweet, I happen to have their catalog with me, I'm looking at it right now (Summit Racing)
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Will a shift kit really make that much of a difference? If so I may look into one for mine
A shift kit will make a noticable difference. A shift kit and a SCT custom chip or tuning will make a big difference.
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Here is Superior Shift kits website http://www.fairbanksperformance.com/...tion/aod-e.htm
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ok, looked at the B&M, looked at fitment, and this is copied and pasted:

MakeFORDTransmission Type4R70WBeginning Year1996Ending Year1999
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hmmm could it be the book is from 99? it seems like a 99 would be the same as yours...
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no, they changed the location of something in the tranny between 00 and 01
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yeah they added a check valve of some sort
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yeah they added a check valve of some sort
hmm interesting, would that work on a 00 then if they changed between 00 and 01?
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can anyone help?
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Old 08-16-2004, 12:08 PM   #17
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I have a transgo and mine is a gt so the trans works a little harder. It has been fine with no problems whatso ever. It was not extremely difficult but install is a cost you have to consider. I got mine off ebay new for $90. I would suggest just getting a programmer/ chip and have them firm the trans up that way AND get some more ponies under the hood. two birdsne stone!

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I have not heard of any problems with people with 99 or 01 using the same shift kit. The best option for you is to call B&M or Superior and ask them about compatibility.
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ok... how much am I looking at for install? As in, what's a good rate?
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Takes about 2.5 to 3 hours for a transgo @ 60-75 an hour. If you know absolutely anyone with a little know how on trannies they could help you out. they are not hard, just time consuming. I had a ford Tech put mine in. We had a lift and everything and it still took 3 hours. he is very picky and triple checked everything, though!

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I'm looking at $180 for install? hmmmm, doubt my parents will fly with that.... I know a guy who's brother runs a transmission shop, supposed to be the best one within 5 counties of here... maybe I can get a deal there... and he'll be done in like 2 hours or less..... we can only pray.
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Most mechanics take side jobs and for 80-100 cash, it could be done. And that is if you don't feel like doing it yourself, even though it is simple.
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I want it so that if my tranny breaks, I can go back and get a new one without costing me.... $80 for peace of mind isn't so bad
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You just gotta find the right mechanic
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I'm well aware... and I have a mechanic in mind, but he'll charge me... would it be better to just get a computer chip instead of this? or both? or just this?
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