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post #11 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by zeke38 View Post
C's are diffrent clutch packs and a typicsl build will be 4-5k depending on options and builder

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post #12 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Rollingthecoal View Post
I was just giving him an idea. What do you consider essential then?? What usually burns up??
C3s and C4s are usually what takes the biggest beating since it has the least amount of cluches in the pack.

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theres no real shortcut, you cant just replace a few things and it be bullet proof at that power level. get a full kit from ppe or adp and call it a day

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Looking into the PPE kit myself right now. Seems to be the way to go and just replace everything including the TQ

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I would consider big dipper as well, actually I wouldn't buy anything else

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Thanks for all the info, i got a quote on a stage 4 upgrade kit & a torque con, no name brand mentioned yet, for around $4600, the truck was turned up before, how much not sure, its still showing a small chip or something on a scan tool just not sure what, it has 238721km on it, it runs smooth shifts nice & strong, once again thanks for the help
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