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Old 04-03-2006, 10:09 PM   #1
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as many of you know the trans am is broken and i have a new car to drive around. before the trans am broke i planned on saving up all summer and buying my new car at the end of summer but the plan changed obviously.

so on to the issue at hand. by the end of summer i'll have about 5-6K saved up. the question is, should i go ahead and fix the trans am or pay off the focus early?

another question is how much would i be expecting to pay for a th400 swap?
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as many of you know the trans am is broken and i have a new car to drive around. before the trans am broke i planned on saving up all summer and buying my new car at the end of summer but the plan changed obviously.

so on to the issue at hand. by the end of summer i'll have about 5-6K saved up. the question is, should i go ahead and fix the trans am or pay off the focus early?

another question is how much would i be expecting to pay for a th400 swap?
is the TA paid for?
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yeah it is
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i vote fix it, granted paying off the focus is prolly smarter but wheres the fun in that??
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:28 PM   #5
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You now have a daily driver. The T/A is paid off and you won't get jack if you sell a dead car.

You need to fix it anyway. Once it's fixed you won't want to sell it. You'll then have a daily driver and a "weekend toy."

Forget th-400 -- think T56.
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:42 PM   #6
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pay off the focus....then save again and fix the TA.....
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the TH-400 isnt that bad to do on those cars... I can always give you the number to my uncle's tranny shop in Augusta, GA. They specialize in automatics. They built the TH350 in my old camaro very cheap.
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Fix the TA. If it's just the trans it will not cost 5-6k to fix. You will still have some of that left you could put towards the focus.
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well if you dont mind cruising the hwy around 3500+rpm...the A3 isnt bad....
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well if you dont mind cruising the hwy around 3500+rpm...the A3 isnt bad....
You can always get an overdrive unit in them now.
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gearvendors is expensive as poop

4l80E FTW! talk to Cablebandit or Quicksilverado
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4l80E FTW! talk to Cablebandit or Quicksilverado
or that.
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th400 swap is cheap...i have a setup for sale. 4l80 is the best of both.....tough and overdrive...not as cheap though.
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th400 swap is cheap...i have a setup for sale. 4l80 is the best of both.....tough and overdrive...not as cheap though.
thats why id rather do a th400 than a 4l80e WAY cheaper. ive been through 4 4l60e since ive had my car. we'll see i guess
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wonder why you have had so much trouble with a 4l60e though....very odd at your power level
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thats why id rather do a th400 than a 4l80e WAY cheaper. ive been through 4 4l60e since ive had my car. we'll see i guess
dont feel bad...i went through 6...before i swapped to the m6...now im on my second M6...
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My opinion is your a homo
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did you forget to take your crazy pills again this morning ken?
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how do ya'll break so many trans...
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how do ya'll break so many trans...
all that POWA
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