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Advance Auto Trans?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Jackson 88K5, Nov 13, 2000.

  1. Jackson 88K5

    Jackson 88K5 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone bought a transmission (700R4) from Advance Auto Part? In my area here in Maine there are a few trans shops. I was quoted today $600 - $1025 for a rebuild (mine is shot) and there only warranty is 6 months. Advance auto will warranty 1 year 15,000 miles all for $ 795. I need to make a decision this week and any advice for help in this decision make would be of help. Thanks.


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  2. derek2002

    derek2002 1/2 ton status

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    Want advice? STAY AWAY FROM ADVANCE AUTO PARTS!!! Their warantee policies suck. I would say hell, yeah and go with that tranny if you could get if from somewhere other than AAP. Such as AutoZone. Ive never dealt with PepBoys b/c there isnt one in my town, but AutoZone has been great and AAP sucks [censored]. Just my .02 worth.

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  3. Jackson 88K5

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    blazen91 1/2 ton status

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    Check out some private shops also. I got a 18 mo./18,000 mi. warrenty with my rebuilt. If a shop beleaves in their product, they will back it with a good warrenty.

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  5. k5king

    k5king 1/2 ton status

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    i would say check out B+M,,TCI,JEG"S,and SUMMIT...all of these sell good tranny's and are very affordable...you might pay as much as a rebuild but you'll have a lot better stuff than your local shop say's they put in!!!!

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  6. sosamantx

    sosamantx 1/2 ton status

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    <font color=blue>I would look around, B&M and TCI, I think are way too high (@$1500 ea). Check out these guys, they mostly do conversions, however I have been quoted @$1100 (I think, it's been awhile), for a transmission, and I think their warranty is/was 1 year. It might be worth a shot. I know of another one and I can't think of it right now, but it is in Texas and the link I am going to give you is in Calif. Shipping might be a factor though. - Steve</font color=blue>

    http://www.bowtieoverdrives.com/


    <font color=blue>Steve Sosa a.k.a. "sosaman"</font color=blue>
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  7. 90K5

    90K5 1/2 ton status

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    Anything I've bought from AutoZone that was made or rebuilt by them is junk. Alternator, starter...Sure, they have a warranty, but now I have to replace these things every year. I'm guessing a tranny would be about the same. Try to find a good local shop to do it.

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