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Old 12-04-2009, 11:23 PM   #1
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beefing up an auto

If this is in the wrong forum I apologize, please just redirect it.

I want to beef up my 4f27e a bit and be able to shift through all 4 gears manually.

Here's what I'm thinking:
Rebuild kit - If anybody knows a good/inexpensive rebuild kit that would be great.

Lentech Valvebody

Lentech Street Cruiser Torque converter

Lentech Manual shift control module


I'm looking to make about 200whp on my spi with this trans. Will this setup be capable of handling it? (I know spi's make a lot more torque than hp). And is this all I need to be able to manually shift through all 4 gears or is there more? I would like to modify the shifter assy to be 1-4. Is this possible? Or to jimmy rig up some paddles?


Basically I know very little about transmissions and need a lot of advice and help.

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Old 12-05-2009, 10:30 AM   #2
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I have a used ATX for sale that has

stall converter 2200
extra clutches
LSD
manual valve body meaning you MUST shift it manually with the electronic box to make that work
large cooler
trans brake

I will sell it all for 3800

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Old 12-05-2009, 06:00 PM   #3
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I have a used ATX for sale that has

stall converter 2200
extra clutches
LSD
manual valve body meaning you MUST shift it manually with the electronic box to make that work
large cooler
trans brake

I will sell it all for 3800

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Thanks for the offer, but I'm looking to not spend more than about 1500-2000 on my tranny.

So all I need to manually shift is the manual valve body? and how do I cycle the gears? 1-1, 2-2, D-3, OD-4?
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I havent looked for this option in the tuning software but there may be a way to turn off the automatic shift where you have to do it manual I will look

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heck yeah. if this devise worked it would make me so happy. aslong as i can keep my OD :). but how would you shift it? i only have P,R,N,D,L....
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I havent looked for this option in the tuning software but there may be a way to turn off the automatic shift where you have to do it manual I will look

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That would be sweet if a tune could make it a manual shift. I guarantee that would be a very popular.
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