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Old 06-29-2009, 11:39 AM   #1
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can a auto handle 7lbs boost ?

just wondering if a auto could take on a small turbo kit with 7lbs, or is bad news to try. ive got lots turbo stuff around to start with and i wouldn't need very much more to get a kit together. just wanted to know if i should try it or just forget it cause i will f up the trany.


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With a proper tune on the engine and trans yes you should be ok

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what kind of trany mods need to be done?
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I can change the trans psi and how it shifts with a tune

If you want a better trans Lentech is the way to go

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Old 06-29-2009, 01:13 PM   #5
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does that need the trany removed to do or is all computer stuff, sorry if dumb question just getting into the whole motor upgrades
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for a new tranny from Lentech, yes it would obviously have to be pulled. but if you are just getting a tune to adjust shift pressure and timing then no.
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what kind of trany mods need to be done?
a MTX75 swap
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^ lol. no.

You can get away with a decent amount of boost with a good tune, valve body upgrades, clutches, and torque converter. Cooler doesn't hurt either. You'd probably spend more getting a built MTX and everything you need for the swap and have more downtime swapping it.
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