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Old 12-24-2012, 10:27 AM
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Originally Posted by lowriderr9 View Post
It is an aftermarket cable. My gas pedal doesn't actually open the throttle all the way up, which I never do anyway but like I said I did open it by hand all the way to set the tv cable. When I have the throttle all the way open I have the cable pulled as far as it will go. I may drop the pan and do what you said. I tired to ge the cap off the governor to look at it but I can't get it off. I read somewhere there is a clip that holds it on but I dont see one. Any ideas on this. Also where do you get a calibration kit if I should need one.
I took the car out yesterday and I just realized that I have been running it with the shift in OD instead of drive. I put it in drive started off and I felt it shift from first to second and second to third but it didn't shift again. Should it just go to third while it is in drive. I can manually reach down and shift it to overdrive and if I am going 52 to 52 if feels like it locks up in fourth. If I get less than 52 or so it act like it shift back and foruth between 3rd and 4th. I have to get to 55 or so before it will stay locked up. I would just like to know if it is supposed to go in fourth while the indicator is in drive.
Seems like right now I am at about tha same shifting points from 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd as you are.
I don't think the transmission is fried but don't know for sure. What will it do if it is fried. The fluid is good and red and doesn't smell so I don't know.
When I first put the cable on it was shifting from 1st to 2nd at about 27 with a really good positive shift and from2nd to 3rd at about 48 or 49 with a good positive shift. This seemd way to high to me so I started adjusting on the cable and have what I have now. Sometime when I am in the gas a little more than normal it feels good from 1st to 2nd but from 2nd to 3rd I can feel the motor rev up a little like it might be slipping but I don't know. Hopefully I can get it sraight. Thanks for the help.
If you're not dropping the pedal to the metal, you may not need to caibrate the shift points. I did mine because it was shifting at 3500 under full throttle.

You can get one here, item 43 just past half page: 700R4, the Ultimate 700R4 Performance Website, 700R4 Raptor or google: superior 700r4 governor kit.

You'll need a large screwdriver and a hammer to get the cap off. A new rubber seal will also be req'd. If the cap is rusted tite, you may bugger the whole cap taking it off as well. Make sure you really want to go there before you begin.

If its revving from 2 to 3, the cable is still out of whack or your tranny is on the way out. Seeing that your fluid is nice and clean is a good sign though. It should shift nicely, always.
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