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Old 07-21-2007, 09:52 AM   #1
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Ok so far motor wise and exhaust this is what I have:

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What should be my next step? 373's? pullies? or what?
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Re: What next?

id go gears and a nice tune to go with it.

pullies first... but that is relatively cheap.
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I'd do UDPs, dyno tune, & 4:10 gears. Don't fear the gear
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Old 07-21-2007, 11:26 AM   #4
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Supercharger.
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Re: What next?

Gears. 4.10s if you have an automatic or 3.73s for a five speed.
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Sounds good so far. Welcome from another noob!
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Re: What next?

GEARS!

Riden i almost bought a set of gears last week, then remembered "Dammit, i dont have a programmer!"

get some 3.90's or 4.1's and thatll pep that summa***** right up.

then start saving for a blower and support......:drool:
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Old 07-22-2007, 09:11 AM   #8
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Gears. 4.10s if you have an automatic or 3.73s for a five speed.

I was planning on getting 4.10's but someone said 373's would be better. Whats the diff? Oh and I do have an automatic


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GEARS!

Riden i almost bought a set of gears last week, then remembered "Dammit, i dont have a programmer!"

get some 3.90's or 4.1's and thatll pep that summa***** right up.

then start saving for a blower and support......:drool:

haha I hava yo programmer! Im glad I got it. What did you have your shift pressure set at? Im scared to tinker with the pressure because Im thinking it could mess my transmission up. And Im def saving for a supercharger
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Re: What next?

4.10 for auto
3.73 for manual

gears dont add horsepower... the basically make you accelerate faster. so basically 4.10s accelerate faster than 3.73. its all preference, but the fact that autos dont shift make 4.10s more preferred than 3.73s.
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4.10 for auto
3.73 for manual

gears dont add horsepower... the basically make you accelerate faster. so basically 4.10s accelerate faster than 3.73. its all preference, but the fact that autos dont shift make 4.10s more preferred than 3.73s.
Torque Multiplication my friend.....

and yes, most definately 4.10's minimum for a auto. although due to the increased and constant rpm's the transmission will be under, an external cooler is a must to ensure longetivity of the tranny.

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haha I hava yo programmer! Im glad I got it. What did you have your shift pressure set at? Im scared to tinker with the pressure because Im thinking it could mess my transmission up. And Im def saving for a supercharger
i have a manual so no shift pressure crapola for me. have fun with the diablo, have you adjusted timing or fuel yet? i maxxed out the timing on mine and that gives you a noticeable change up top, however i did it in weekly increments and in winter i put it back down to stock because of the crap winter blends in gasoline.
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Re: What next?

Messing with the shift pressures is fine. It's almost just like putting a shift kit in it. A firmer shift = a faster shift which creates less friction. Friction = heat which = po'd transmission. I have all my points on maximum firmness.
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4.10 rear-gears are a bit much for an auto, imho. I'd rather not have a car that's geared like a tractor.
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Messing with the shift pressures is fine. It's almost just like putting a shift kit in it. A firmer shift = a faster shift which creates less friction. Friction = heat which = po'd transmission. I have all my points on maximum firmness.


So it wont mess up my transmission shifting so hard? I always thought it would. My bf has replaced his trans 5 times in his yukon. He has all kinds of performance stuff done to it. We were thinking it was because his 2nd shifted so freaking hard that it messed his trans up everytime And he doesnt have a shift kit its just how he had it programmed
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So it wont mess up my transmission shifting so hard? I always thought it would. My bf has replaced his trans 5 times in his yukon. He has all kinds of performance stuff done to it. We were thinking it was because his 2nd shifted so freaking hard that it messed his trans up everytime And he doesnt have a shift kit its just how he had it programmed
lol his first mistake was doing that to a yukon!!! jfwy
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Old 07-23-2007, 12:32 PM   #15
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Re: What next?

4:10's for the auto !!! If your really gonna go S/C You'll want your stock crank pullie
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Old 07-23-2007, 01:06 PM   #16
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What you need to know is that yes turning up your line press. will help with less slip in the clutch packs and lower trans. temps. BUT if you increase the line press. too much. you can start the break hard parts like the output shafts or sunshell and what not. this is the most common trans failure in performance trans setups. a good rule of thumb is that it should only bark the tires at wide open throttle. ONLY bark the tires NOT spin the tires. no matter how much horsepower you have. so you need less line press. with more hp.
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So it wont mess up my transmission shifting so hard? I always thought it would. My bf has replaced his trans 5 times in his yukon. He has all kinds of performance stuff done to it. We were thinking it was because his 2nd shifted so freaking hard that it messed his trans up everytime And he doesnt have a shift kit its just how he had it programmed
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Re: What next?

4.10 gears and a 125 shot and don't look back.


















unless your looking for the ls1 boys
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So it wont mess up my transmission shifting so hard? I always thought it would. My bf has replaced his trans 5 times in his yukon. He has all kinds of performance stuff done to it. We were thinking it was because his 2nd shifted so freaking hard that it messed his trans up everytime And he doesnt have a shift kit its just how he had it programmed
Tell him to put in a built 4l65 or something other than that crap 4l60. That should solve it.
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4.10 rear-gears are a bit much for an auto, imho. I'd rather not have a car that's geared like a tractor.
4.10s were made by God to make your heads nod.
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Old 07-23-2007, 09:28 PM   #21
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Tell him to put in a built 4l65 or something other than that crap 4l60. That should solve it.
He has 4L65E in it already. The only diff bet the 2 is there is a center bolt at the top of the sunshell on the 4L65E right?
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I think it also has an extra clutch and steel in each clutch pack
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