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New Upgrade for the tow rig, B&M *UPDATE*

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Jun 23, 2004.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Just got this upgrade for the 97.
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    Anyone used one of these? A buddy put one on his dad's truck, said it was the best upgrade he ever made. Not feeling up to the install and testing today, tomorrow hopefully.



    UPDATE, its a piece of junk haha. Oh well. Basically it does NOTHING at wide open throttle which is where I expected and wanted an improvement. It does something at part throttle but I don't really see a point. I guess towing a trailer it will be nice to have quick firm shifts but I was really looking for more at WOT. Oh well, save your money for a programmer that will do more to the trans in the end.
     
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    Re: New Upgrade for the tow rig, B&M

    what does the install consist of??
     
  3. TruckNutzDude

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    Re: New Upgrade for the tow rig, B&M

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    what does the install consist of??

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    Just some wire splicing and mounting the switch. I've heard good reviews about those switches. I hope you like it. My Sonoma would have one except they don't work on 2002 trucks. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    Re: New Upgrade for the tow rig, B&M

    Ok call me dumb, but what does it do? /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    Re: New Upgrade for the tow rig, B&M

    It's a shift improver, the new transmissions are controlled electronicly (no TV cable or mechanical controlls) and this doohicky makes the servos inside the tranny shift faster and hold harder. I believe it boosts line pressure and holds a few of the gears longer so you use the full range of power before hitting the next gear. I think there are four settings to choose from also /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    Re: New Upgrade for the tow rig, B&M

    I'm not quite sure myself, my tranny shifts a little sloppy so I am hoping it shifts quicker and harder(what it claims to do). I don't need more RPMs out of shifts, as it is I shift at like 5500 RPMs, not bad for a stock 350. ANd yeah install is splicing 2 wires and thats it. I will take pictures when I install it tomorrow and review it, maybe make a video if its that amazing of an improvement.
     
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    Update at the top.
     

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