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    Senior Member SENIOR BUILDER
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    shift kit ?

    Tranny is a turbo 350 rebuilt with sift kit.When I got the car back from tranny shop.Which was the most exp where I was living.You get what you pay for.The car had nice clean hard shifts.I took the car for some service and the tech said the tranny modulator was leaking.I was like.Thats a new tranny with less than 500 miles.He knew the shop that did the work and took the car back himself.The shop installed a new modulator and said there was a vacum leak to modulator.The thing is now.The tranny has no leaks but I dont feel the shift kit until it shifts into 3rd gear.It was a big diff before the modulator and vacum leak was repaired.Any ideas?It seems to me I would still have a nice bump when it shifts into 2nd gear like before the modualtor was replaced with the vacum leak repaired..

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
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    If your not driving on the street I'd unhook the modulator. either way unhook it and see if the hard shifts return, if they do the kit wasnt a strip kit in the first place, they have several stages or levels at which you can install the kit depending on your application. Goodluck, Charles
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    Administrator RACING JUNKIE bjuice's Avatar
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    if your running anykind of decent stall in your converter your not going to feel that hard bump that shift kits make you fee in a stock type (tight converter).

    its makes no sense to me why you would feel that bump in 3rd gear and not in 1st or 2nd ??????

    but i am not a tranny guy..only ran a bunch of them and know how they feel.

    Brian
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