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Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 11:39 pm 
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how hard and how much would it cost and be to put an AU 4 speed or even a BA 4 or 5speed auto in an ED? Im chasing sumthin a bit storger and more reliable.
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Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 11:54 pm 
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No 5 speed auto. Theres the 6 speed ZF in the BF's, but that'd be borderline impossible to put in an E series.
AU and BA 4 speeds are still the same BTR as in the E-Series, with some minor changes.
Depending on how much power you're chasing, a shiftkit and big trans cooler on a fresh trans would be my first port of call.

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 12:01 am 
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but would the AU and BA 4 speeds be more developed and reliable than the E seris ones?
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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 12:07 am 
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Not as much as you'd think :P
More done to the trans control then the actual transmission itself from what ive been led to believe.
A rebuilt E-Series BTR with a shiftkit and trans cooler will easily handle anything an N/A 6 can chuck at it, IMO.

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 12:13 am 
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okh then, im guessing it would be pointless to shift kit and stally my box unless i get it rebuilt?
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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 12:14 am 
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there's a few mobs who do performance rebuilds of the trannies these days., if your going to spend the time and effort and money on it, might aswell get it done properly...

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 12:17 am 
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Hmm its all so much to toss up mabey i will get a T5 they are good for 500BHP at least i hear with a big clutch.
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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 2:33 am 
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danbode wrote:
Hmm its all so much to toss up mabey i will get a T5 they are good for 500BHP at least i hear with a big clutch.

I highly doubt a standard one! Again you'd have to get it built up to handle that. Also the T5's a common box, there not all built up the same...

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 12:52 pm 
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danbode wrote:
okh then, im guessing it would be pointless to shift kit and stally my box unless i get it rebuilt?

It depends on the condition of the box.
And how much power are you looking at shooting for anyway?
If the box is f**k then yeah, no point really.
If it's still good, just get a trans service, full flush, and away you go.
You NEED a big trans cooler though!!!
Don't do anything without one, heat is what kills these things.

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 6:57 pm 
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i think i remember reading somewhere that the older EB-ED V8 autos are the strongest...

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 8:19 pm 
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jeez jared,
you really sound like you know alot about 4 spd btr autos
do you do alot of work on them or something
as i am keen on finding out more info on them
ie performance rebuilds and that sort of stuff

let me know if you can build them or know someone that does know




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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 8:56 pm 
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Ha ha, C***!
I'm just going off what I hear from someone who does, supposedly, know what hes doing.
If he doesnt though, Ill just get my auto built by someone else :D :P
You gots PM too..

 

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