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Old 10-26-2013, 10:23 PM
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Are there any tranny upgrades available for the 46re? To beef it up? I feel like its a weak point on my truck. Not an automatic fan haha
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i hear ya. i have 55k miles and have gone through two trans so far and in my opinion once its rebuilt its never the same... one thing you can get is a new valve body from moes performance. they are supposed to really strengthen it.
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Valve bodies do not strengthen a transmission. A properly modified one will, however, improve performance and contribute to longer life.
http://www.transmissioncenter.net/dodge.htm
http://smrtrans.tripod.com/smrtransm...tro/index.html
A couple examples of what's out there to improve actual strength with better guts.
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You're right a valve body wont "strengthen" the trans but it will reduce slipping resulting in longer life on the clutch packs.
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Gen1dak is right though swapping out the whole trans is the better way to go especially since a built one is actually not that expensive for a transmission. IMO if you are planning on simple mods ie. intake exhaust tune TB i think you would be fine with just a VB upgrade but if you have the money, time, and know how, a full trans swap would be your best bet.
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Where can i buy VB upgrades?
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Jegs, Summit, PATC, eBay, you name it. There are kits by TransGo, Superior, Fairbanks, even B&M finally got into the game. All the kits are basically the same deal. Level 1 for HD work, Level 2 is Street/strip performance, Level 3 is Full race.
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Hey guy's does anybody know of a good place for a a518/46rh manual? Thanks ahead of time.
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