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Old 07-05-2013, 07:00 PM
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I recently rebuilt my 700R4. It has the .500 TV Boost valve and .300 reverse boost valve. I reused the same vette governor that was already in it. My one complaint with the unit is the full throttle shift points. It has the transgo hi rev springs installed to hold 2nd gear without burning the 3-4 clutches. It also has the hi rev pump slide spring to hold full pump volume. But, unless I manual shift, it shifts from 2nd to 3rd at 5,500, which is too low for my motor. I manual shift at 6,300, which is about perfect. As is, it won't shift from 1-2 below 30mph. It has been this way since it was first built 14 years ago. I am thinking about removing the springs from the governor. Will this raise the minimum 1-2 shift point even higher? If so, how can I raise the full throttle shift points without raising the minimum 1-2 shift speed? I feel very good about the results of this build. For my first 700R4, I am pleased with how it turned out. This is just fine tuning. All of the help that I receive here is greatly appreciated.
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