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Old 03-02-2008, 11:56 PM   #31
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what exactly does a valve body do just curious?? and how much did it cost you to get??
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Old 03-03-2008, 05:06 AM   #32
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what exactly does a valve body do just curious?? and how much did it cost you to get??
They run around $700 last time I looked.

My amateur analysis is that what a valve body does is pump the transmission fluid to control the clutches in the ATX. The improved valve body will pump the fluid at a higher pressure and give you firmer shifts. This will compensate somewhat for the slippage that can come from increasing your motor's torque.

You can get a similar effect by adjusting this through your ECU as with a chip flasher but in my experience it only lasts a short time until the ECU adjusts to your driving habits.
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379.00 for the regular Valve Body without the transbrake (which most of us dont need)

www.lentechautomatics.com/4f27eproducts.html#
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379.00 for the regular Valve Body without the transbrake (which most of us dont need)

www.lentechautomatics.com/4f27eproducts.html#
Good catch.....either I was remembering the price of the one with the trans brake or prices have come WAY down since I was looking at these a year or two ago.....
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