Bottom Right Here is what the direct drive piston looks like disassembled. Plus, each kit comes with an easy-to-read, step-by-step installation guide that covers the inspection and repair of the most critical areas of the valve body. You get some really nice quality frictions in this kit and a full friction and steel module. While it is possible to build your own kit, it will not be complete and it will be missing crucial items. Because the valve body will firm up shifting and raise line pressure it helps to preserve the transmission. Once we turn the dial on the pressure controller over to race, the shifts are much more firm. As you tighten the transmission bellhousing bolts, make sure the torque converter is able to spin freely and not bound.
The first major assembly to come out of the transmission is the direct drum. Typically, when someone starts to upgrade their late model truck, one of their first purchases would be a tuner. So it's definitely something you want. We chose this option for two reasons. Same goes with the valve body. Their job is to slip 100 percent at idle and then transfer 100 percent of the power from the engine to the transmission when accelerating. Bottom Left Direct Clutches, Bottom Right Forward Clutches.
To finish the direct drive assembly, Simmons used a specialty took to depress the piston springs down, so he could remove the snap ring. Stay tuned and keep checking back as we take this Project to the next level! My back won't allow me to do it myself. In our situation, a decent tuner bumping the horsepower up to almost 500 horsepower to the rear wheels would quickly lead to a broken transmission. The forward drum, yes you guessed it, has the forward clutch assembly. But upon removing the overdrive clutches, Simmons pointed out a very common issue. .
Most of their new stuff is complete junk. My issue is that I'm not an everyday transmission repair man and I feel that there could have been better descriptions on the packages of what was what. Especially if a guy has a mild upgrade, the pressure controller is a great idea. Brian supposedly has a connection on 48re, he doesn't build them himself. I can't speak for the Dodge stuff, but for the 4R100 for the Ford 7.
Bad transmissions would have a ton of stuff on the magnet. A great example is making a cake and leaving out ingredients. There are really three ways to get this done. Anything at 700 hp and above you want to further upgrade to the larger billet input shaft. Since reliability is at the top of our list, the transmission is the first thing we are going to tackle. Unlike our competition, we do not leave optional upgraded parts out when we build our units.
Bottom The snap ring that holds in the overdrive direct clutches was broken in 4 pieces. Where as the non-racing clutch material engages a little easier. At home, this can be accomplished with two C-clamps. So, by doing it yourself, you can save a good amount of money Could be a way to possibly splurge for the billet shafts. Copyright 2019 Global Transmission Parts. It may feel pressed in, but it is just a good fit and will come out with a little persuasion. In the aftermarket, 99% of torque converters you will encounter will, also, be lock-up.
This ended up being a two person job. First and foremost, we must be able to tow heavy loads. Just the two servos and the intermediate shaft support had to be removed. I would never spend the money for an allison conversion. They may do a better job on their Dodge trannys but the Ford ones are bad news. This action is what creates the power that drives the transmission and moves the vehicle.
In many states, to promote recycling, you are charged a deposit when you purchase a can of soda and you receive your deposit back when you return the empty can. To address the issue head on, we called the guys at to discuss our options and figure out exactly what we needed. The transmission should work just fine and you will have a warranty as well. Bottom Left When assembling a transmission, make sure you use transmission lube and not bearing grease. So, only some of the bolts get removed.