[DML] Auto Trans (WAS: stage II)
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[DML] Auto Trans (WAS: stage II)

PJ Grady has a add-on for the heat exchanger, so help
keep the auto trans cool..


It is too late for me though, my automatic is shot. 
Still contemplating swapping it for a 5-speed.

--- David Teitelbaum <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I don't know if anyone has had a Stage II long
> enough to do any
> long-term life tests. You have to figure everything
> in life has
> trade-offs and compromises. It would not surprise me
> if a Stage II was
> harder on the stock transmission. There are steps
> you can take to
> maximize the life of the transmission. Change the
> fluid often, always
> keep the level at the right amount, do all of the
> external on-car
> adjustments, add another transmission cooler, and
> never drive on a
> defective shift computer. Cooler is always better
> for automatic
> transmissions. With the added power you will be
> pushing through the
> torque convertor (and the added heat) I think an
> additional oil cooler
> would be a big benefit. I would try to do it up
> front by the radiator
> and maybe even disconnect the one on the water pipe
> if longevity of
> the transmission is what you are after.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757

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