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So I had my Transgo shift kit put in the other day, and it cleaned up the shifts a lot, but there was a lot of metal on the magnet and the filter when the tranny was torn down....I just changed everything less than 3k miles ago so it has to be the torque converter.....am I correct in this asumption?

Who makes a good, reliable torque converter for the E4OD?
 

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How much is "a lot"? If it's covered in gray fuzz, about a couple of millimeters, I wouldn't worry about it. Of course, if you did a rebuild and didn't replace the torque converter, I think that's just plain
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Look into Precision Industries in Whiteville, TN for a good torque converter.
 

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I did a rebuild on the engine, and then added a shift kit...figured tranny was fine.... but now Im not so sure....207k miles i think may say otherwise....
 

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207k on the orginal trans. be happy. just get it rebuilt and updated
 

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the tranny is still strong though.....thats the problem...thats why I think it is the torque converter
 

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why do you think it is the TC?
 

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the tranny had good disks and its still strong and doesn't ever slip in gear....... the issues are when changing gears, hence why I got the shift kit for it.... its feels slow going from 1st to 2nd like it drags its out, and when I go to reverse it clunks
 

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207k the clunk can be just worn out driveline, rear axle, or motor/tranny mounts, tcase is getting tired.

just a little google reading it looks like TC's are damn near indestructable compared to the rest of the trans. but keep in mind if one or the other goes out your replacing both. So you lay out cash for that new TC and the trans takes a shit your buying another one.
 

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I will take it to the tranny shop here and have them inspect both and tell me what I need
 

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If you installed the transgo kit that involved taking the front part of the trans out (which it sounds like it cause you said the disks were good) you should have just rebuilt it while you had it 1/2 way apart.

why do you say the disks look good?
you might have an internal leak in the hydrolic circuit somewere. The shift kit boost the pressure to make up for it, but the leak is still there.
 

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there is no fluid leaking anywhere.....which is amazing!!
 

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The leak he's referring to would be internal. You have alot of internal seals on the shafts and the clutch packs. Don't guess you took a picture of the magnet before cleaning it off did you?
 

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Sounds to me like you may have just started seeing the indications that your trans was starting to crap out... you installed the shift kit (based on those indications) and it probly didnt do much for the fact that its on its way out... now you are seeing it deteriorate even further. At that kinda mileage, I agree with Jopes, be happy. You are lucky. The E4ODs usually (and I say USUALLY) crap out around 140-150K. If it were me, I would run it the way it is, add an after market tranny filter and probly a filter mag til it died, or pull it and have it rebuilt now if funds allow.... (they dont for me so I would run that biznitch til it was perty much dead, sort of like I am doing right now with mine!).
 

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I will take it to the tranny shop here and have them inspect both and tell me what I need
You're going to tell them it has 200+ thousand miles on it, and they're gonna tell you it needs a rebuild.

They'll tell you it needs a rebuild no matter what. :rolleyes:
 

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I don't thing the 37" tires help it either....lol
 

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I'm going to re-gear it soon....but I think the tranny is more important right now
 

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I'm going to re-gear it soon....but I think the tranny is more important right now
wrong. E4's hate heat. Bigger tires, stock gears make that thing heat up fast, killing the E4 even faster.
 

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guess I'll give Randy's Ring and Pinion a call this week then
 

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guess I'll give Randy's Ring and Pinion a call this week then
Want to pick up a set of 4:56's for me while ur at it (oh yeah and install it for free?)
 
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