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Re: Rebuilding transmission
« Reply #45 on: October 02, 2007, 09:34:06 AM »
I know of several people that have use bowtie and had no problems.
I have heard and my brother has experienced problems with TCI on breakage, but I know people that have had great luck with them.
He is currently using FLT, he has broke it 3 times, the last one he didn't race or abuse it and it broke the main shaft while daily driving it.  They fixed it, but he still had to pay for stuff.  He really needs a 4L80E.

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Re: Rebuilding transmission
« Reply #46 on: October 02, 2007, 04:03:46 PM »
3 times is a lot.  FLT should've gone out of their way to make things right with him after the 1st failure.  They should've offered to upgrade him to a 4L80e for a good deal after the 3rd failure.

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Re: Rebuilding transmission
« Reply #47 on: October 03, 2007, 09:32:22 AM »
The first time was the Turbos fault and about 20lbs of boost and 600ft/lbs, second time I say it was FLT's, they disagreed.  3rd time WAS FLT's, apparently the shaft was flawed, they fixed it and replaced the converter which it trashed also.

He was going through a divorce the 3rd time and the 4L80E wasn't in the budget.

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Re: Rebuilding transmission
« Reply #48 on: October 04, 2007, 09:24:13 AM »
I think FLT should have made it within his budget since he went through so much trouble with their product.  They make high claims about what their trans can handle - from what I see in other forums.

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Re: Rebuilding transmission
« Reply #49 on: October 04, 2007, 09:47:44 AM »
I totally agree, but he isn't as agressive as I am, and he had other stuff going on I guess.

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Re: Rebuilding transmission
« Reply #50 on: October 05, 2007, 03:01:27 PM »
I'm not aggressive either...I'm still waiting on $400 from a trans builder - I sent him my core, but he hasn't sent my deposit back.  And it's been over a year.  My wife thinks I should just show up and kick his ass until I feel better, but I don't want any problems, I just want my money back.

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Re: Rebuilding transmission
« Reply #51 on: October 05, 2007, 03:33:50 PM »
A YEAR!  I would go get my money after a week!  I am tight when it comes to my money!