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I think the GTP is gonna need a trans. Fluid is SHITTY brown and I have the 4th gear bounce thing going on... which might be fixed by a mere valve body replacement, but something tells me I won't be that lucky.

So what's the best option for replacing/fixing this thing? Where can I source a valve body for this trans and is it a real PITA to install? :dunno:

Thanks for any ideas, folks.
 

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I thought that is where all 3800 parts come from, dont Panda and them go all the time for things? ;)
 

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Yea eagle spend more on the trans then the whole car. Might as well sell it.
 

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Yea, I've heard good things about TEP.... scurd of their prices tho... :noes:
 

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Just find a lower mileage gt trans and swap over your diff and cover. You get 3.29 gears and a higher stall for less than $300. At least that's how much I found them for 2 years ago.
 

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Damnit all I hate hearing about trans problems in these cars. Not good.

If you need a rebuilt I can get one done for you for a very competitive price. You can choose from stock rebuild or use higher end parts. I would suggest checking this out if your trying to save a penny or two.

Otherwise Mr. Tripleedgeperformance is the craze for transmissions. If you have the $$$$ I definitely go with them.
 

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Just find a lower mileage gt trans and swap over your diff and cover. You get 3.29 gears and a higher stall for less than $300. At least that's how much I found them for 2 years ago.
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Also when my trans blew I searched all the junk yards in the area. I wouldnt trust a damn thing from them. They could tell you the trans has 31K on it when it really has 125K. I just dont like the sound of it.

If your going to do it you have to do it right.
 

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Just find a lower mileage gt trans and swap over your diff and cover. You get 3.29 gears and a higher stall for less than $300. At least that's how much I found them for 2 years ago.
Source for said GT trans? Junkyards?

Also when my trans blew I searched all the junk yards in the area. I wouldnt trust a damn thing from them. They could tell you the trans has 31K on it when it really has 125K. I just dont like the sound of it.

If your going to do it you have to do it right.
I hear your concern man, but as someone stated earlier, I don't want to drop more money in the trans than I did on the whole car! What's a stock rebuild run from this source you are recommending?
 

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I paid about $1700 for my trans. Full rebuild. Even painted the trans for me. Took about 3 working days to perform.

There shouldnt be any tax eather.
 

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I'd say junkyard for sure. Or auto recycler... Ed morad probably charges alot though. I'd say as long as you can see the car it came out of I'd junkyard it. I'd think gt's are a bit less beat on too.
 

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It's cheap and it's an upgrade it's a win win situation. Same parts just a "weaker" diff when you do jackass ricer burnouts you might be able to break it. I can't wait for the trans to fall out of my DD so i can stick a gt trans in there.
 

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I would change the fluid and see if it acts better. :dunno:

u-pull-it in aurora does sell transmissions for $100 apparently, but I wouldn't buy one from them knowing nothing about it. I mean, you could put it in the car and it could be already bad. :rollpicard:
 

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the red car at the shop has a trans in it...
 

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I would change the fluid and see if it acts better. :dunno:

u-pull-it in aurora does sell transmissions for $100 apparently, but I wouldn't buy one from a junkyard knowing nothing about it. I mean, you could put it in the car and it could be already bad. :rollpicard:
that is the absolute laaaaaaaaaaast thing i would do.


changing the fluid-bad-bad-bad-bad idea IMO if its this far along... normally that final change is the last nail in the coffin... ask devin about when he changed his tb'ss after it started to slip... metal particles and shit in the trans fluid are prolly the only things keeping the car moving at this point... regular tranny fluid changes are a good idea... if they are just that- regular... start getting out of rhythm and its no good. im willing to bet it has never been done on that pricks... and i would not do it.
 

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You can tell alot about a trans with the fluid but it would be nice to know actual mileage.

Gt trans... Do it!
 

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Panda you're fucking retarded! Change trans fluid then have to walk to the train:rofl:
 

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