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Does anyone know how durable these transmissions and torque converters with respect to low RPM torque? Is it already at its power limit from the factory?
 


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@hellno is best suited to answer the durability of stock trans, and what will be best for upgrades of it if needed.
 


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Does anyone know how durable these transmissions and torque converters with respect to low RPM torque? Is it already at its power limit from the factory?
This isn’t a GM Ford or GTR you’re good to go
 


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One of the best automatic transmissions ever made
 


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A good trans tune they will live a long time. A bad trans tune they burn up quick
 


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Best trans tuner I’d Barth tuning 😂
 


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WE KNOW THSES TRANSMISSIONS CAN HOLD OVER A 1000 LBS TORQUE BUT THERE ARE OTHER FACTORS IN PLAY ,TUNING OF COURSE !!! AND THEN OTHER PARTS START FAILING AS WELL ,,THE WEIGHT OF THAT TRUCK SURELY DOESNT HELP AT ALL
 


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WE KNOW THSES TRANSMISSIONS CAN HOLD OVER A 1000 LBS TORQUE BUT THERE ARE OTHER FACTORS IN PLAY ,TUNING OF COURSE !!! AND THEN OTHER PARTS START FAILING AS WELL ,,THE WEIGHT OF THAT TRUCK SURELY DOESNT HELP AT ALL
Assuming traction is optimal, how does this trans and torque converter hold up to low RPM torque and rolling WOT downshifts wih this power?
 


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Assuming traction is optimal, how does this trans and torque converter hold up to low RPM torque and rolling WOT downshifts wih this power?
ROLLING AT WHAT SPEED I CAN SAY THAT ROLLING IN 8TH AND DO A FULL THROTTLE DOWNSHIFT ,WE SEE A LOT OF INPUT SHAFTS BROKEN FROM THAT BUT, SAY 40 ROLL ID SUSPECT IT WOULD BE FINE
 


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ROLLING AT WHAT SPEED I CAN SAY THAT ROLLING IN 8TH AND DO A FULL THROTTLE DOWNSHIFT ,WE SEE A LOT OF INPUT SHAFTS BROKEN FROM THAT BUT, SAY 40 ROLL ID SUSPECT IT WOULD BE FINE
I heard from a respected person inside the mopar racing community, that one of the limitations of this transmission is tuning, with respect to WOT-downshifting. Is this true?
 


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I heard from a respected person inside the mopar racing community, that one of the limitations of this transmission is tuning, with respect to WOT-downshifting. Is this true?
Almost sounds like you blew a trans and are wondering if that is normal. Is this the case?
When you say limitations do you mean knowledge of or its not possible?
 


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I heard from a respected person inside the mopar racing community, that one of the limitations of this transmission is tuning, with respect to WOT-downshifting. Is this true?
WOT downshifting with these cars is a dumbass thing to do. No good reason to do that.
 


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^^^ No good reason for any trans IMO
 


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Almost sounds like you blew a trans and are wondering if that is normal. Is this the case?
When you say limitations do you mean knowledge of or its not possible?
“Almost sounds like you blew a trans and are wondering if that is normal. Is this the case?”

Me personally, No.

“When you say limitations do you mean knowledge of or its not possible?”

I am not an engineer nor a tuner, and I have very little experience with this topic. I was told that the Achilles heel of this vehicle’s transmission was downshifting at WOT when the vehicle’s already in motion, and tuning limitations is the reason why. I haven’t found any documentation regarding this topic. My questions are to learn and avoid costly drivetrain repairs.
 


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“Almost sounds like you blew a trans and are wondering if that is normal. Is this the case?”

Me personally, No.

“When you say limitations do you mean knowledge of or its not possible?”

I am not an engineer nor a tuner, and I have very little experience with this topic. I was told that the Achilles heel of this vehicle’s transmission was downshifting at WOT when the vehicle’s already in motion, and tuning limitations is the reason why. I haven’t found any documentation regarding this topic. My questions are to learn and avoid costly drivetrain repairs.
DRIVE IT LIKE A LITTLE OLD LADY NO DRIVETRAIN ISSUES :LOL:
 




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