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Thinking of installing a shift kit.
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I have a 351c 4V with a C6. Would a shift kit give me crisper shifts? I don't race but would like the tranny to maybe wind out a little more than usual. Anyone have any experience with this?
Thanks
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#2
Shift kits control how fast it goes from one gear to next, not at which RPM. I have a shift kit but I also don't have the kick down hooked up. If I put it in drive it shifts normally but I also can shift it 'manually' without having the kick down 'override' me.

'Mike'
73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)

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alarmrick;78328 Wrote:I have a 351c 4V with a C6. Would a shift kit give me crisper shifts? I don't race but would like the tranny to maybe wind out a little more than usual. Anyone have any experience with this?
Thanks
If you want to change the shift points I think you can just do that at the modulator.. Usually you insert a small flat head screw driver..& adjust to change the shift points

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Qcode351mach;78338 Wrote:
alarmrick;78328 Wrote:I have a 351c 4V with a C6. Would a shift kit give me crisper shifts? I don't race but would like the tranny to maybe wind out a little more than usual. Anyone have any experience with this?
Thanks
If you want to change the shift points I think you can just do that at the modulator.. Usually you insert a small flat head screw driver..& adjust to change the shift points

Thanks, I will look into that
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#5
A shift kit also extends trans life. I wouldn't own an auto that didn't have one.

1973 Mach 1 Q code 351 4V, 9A paint, standard interior, 3.50 rear, C6 trans.
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#6
I put a shift kit in all my trannys and love them. nothing like having a ratchet shifter and smacking 2nd gear and chirping the tires Big Grin

Kevin

1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

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turtle5353;78375 Wrote:I put a shift kit in all my trannys and love them. nothing like having a ratchet shifter and smacking 2nd gear and chirping the tires Big Grin

I took mine out for a short test drive yesterday and smacked 2nd with my ratchet shifter and my new tires went up in smoke!!! :?)

1973 Mach 1 429 cu. in. H.P. TBD, C6 Reverse Manual Valve with 3500 Stall Tranny, 9" rear 3.90 PosiTrac
2007 Mustang GT Convertible Premium
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#8
NICE!!!! That's always fun!

Kevin

1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

[Image: 28ivsix.png]




                                                                                             
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alarmrick;78328 Wrote:I have a 351c 4V with a C6. Would a shift kit give me crisper shifts? I don't race but would like the tranny to maybe wind out a little more than usual. Anyone have any experience with this?
Thanks
A shift kit will make it shift faster and therefore firmer. The adjustable modulator does affect part throttle shift RPM points. WOT RPM shift points are largely controlled by the governor. To my knowledge no "kit" is available for a C6. However specially modified governors are available that allow higher than stock RPM shift points. I suggest you contact these people. http://www.broaderperformance.com/en/7-valve-bodies Chuck
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Broader is very good with building good valve bodies! They have built several for me. All shift hard and good. Mine is a c4 and will shift normal in drive. But it will also hold any gear to any rpm that I want.

Kevin

1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

[Image: 28ivsix.png]




                                                                                             
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