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Old 06-10-2007, 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Billvill
Thats exactly what I have come to believe. I am leaning toward stepping up to the 4L80. I was talking to Dave Jarvis who drag races a full size chevy van. The truck leaves wheel up and is close to breaking into the 9's with a small block. I asked him what box he was using. He told me it was a bone stock 4L80 with a good converter. If a clean low mile unit becomes available I think i will go that way. If I build a bullet proof 4L60 I could have over $800.00 in parts in it.

Thanks for the input.

budget in some extra cash for the conversion to a 4L80E unit....

drive shaft mods , fresh slip yoke, crossmember mods, wire harness conversion , ECM re-programing....

i may have forgotten something

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Last edited by Crosley; 06-10-2007 at 05:43 PM. Reason: clarity
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