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i just recently bought a 02 dakota and i was wondering if the trans go shift kit was worth buying. i dont know much about this kit so any info would be helpful.
 

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I put the TransGo in my 3.9L Dakota. It was definitely worth it to me. Instead of a sluggish shift, it pretty much slams it into gear. Also, since the shifts are shorter, there is less friction build-up in the tranny, making it better for your tranny too.

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thanks for that extra info...im gonna buy the kit next week when i get paid...hopefully it'll give me the performance out of my transmission that i want
 

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02SilverRT said:
thanks for that extra info...im gonna buy the kit next week when i get paid...hopefully it'll give me the performance out of my transmission that i want
You'll get the performance you want. I have the Transgo in my 03 R/T. Shifts are very firm, and no more 2 second intervals when you stab it to downshift, IMO, it's worth the p.i.t.a. install. :banana2:
 

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I have never had one in a Dak, but i have in other cars and they are kick ass for sure. if you do not know what you are doing have a good shop do it for you.
 

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Another oprion is to get a performance valve body with the shif components already installed. You can get a Martin Saine valve body through Fastman. I have one. http://www.thefastman.com/ They are excelent products.
 

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02SilverRT said:
thanks for that extra info...im gonna buy the kit next week when i get paid...hopefully it'll give me the performance out of my transmission that i want
There are several kits available. Which one are you buying, where and how much?

APS has complete valve bodies for around $500, which seems to be about $200 more than the kit. Does that sound about right?
 
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