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Old 06-11-2016, 06:53 PM
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So after having things on hold while going back to school I am back restoring my 60. Best news is I talked the mrs out of buying a new car when her lease is up and swapping in a diesel and her taking my Tacoma. Just bought a isuzu 4bd1t out of Ohio with 88k on the clock. Now I need a tranny shop to build me a 700r4 to go behind it. Had to concede an auto so she could drive it too but worth it in my opinion. Already talked to state about changing title and emissions police to make sure I'm all legal.
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Old 06-11-2016, 08:38 PM
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Two of my friends have had great luck
herehttp://www.detroittransmissionspecialists.com/content/view/12/26/

not sure how much light duty stuff they do though. Just about any component tranny shop should be able to build a 700r4 with their eyes closed.
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Old 06-12-2016, 10:52 AM
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Gonna check them out. Figured anybody good can build what I need just more looking for someone that somebody on here had exp with. Always makes me feel better when someone I trust has already had good exp with a shop. Gonna call wizard tommorow and talk to them. Looks like good warranty with service plan and they had lots of good reviews online.
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I have heard good things about the transmission shop on Colfax and I70
I cannot remember the name
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I have heard good things about the transmission shop on Colfax and I70
I cannot remember the name
Do you mean AC tranmission? That's where I take all the police cars that need transmission rebuilds. They have always done good work for us and stand behind their work. We had a trans rebuilt by them and about 20k miles later it went out again. It could have been from the cops abusing it (very very likely) and they warrantied everything. We easily could have told us to kick rocks
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Yes that's it
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Old 06-14-2016, 08:36 PM
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Active Transmission Center in Arvada did a really great job custom building a transmission for my 97 Ram. Father and son shop and they built it up for plowing and towing for less than most other shops wanted for a basic rebuild.

https://goo.gl/maps/UTbg8Sk59iN2
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Go to active transmission in Arvada they do great work and are as honest as the day is long. Also ask Jeff and Vern about the available upgrades they can do.

I have had them build many different transmission for me and I have always been very happy with their service, price, and advice.

Good luck on your build
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Thanks guys gonna check out both those places today. Motor should be otw to me sometime next week. I'll take lots of pics of the process
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Went to Active today. All I can say is wow. These guys know their stuff as far as custom work. Talked to me for probably 40 minutes or more asking me questions about my project and giving me recommendations. They had some really cool stuff in there shop that they were putting together. Not you run of the mill sticking a rebuilt jasper tranny in moms mini van stuff. They are gonna build my trans and install the advanced adapter kit to put the transfer case behind it. Not cheap but I think a fair price for what I want done. Thanks for the recommendation i always appreciate it.
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