Here at Brad Bearden Automotive in Albertville, we provide quality replacement parts such as TransGo which have been used to find and fix transmission problems for more than 60 years. We use their shift kits, reprogramming kits, specialty parts, and replacement parts for a variety of transmissions in different cars, trucks, and SUVs. TransGo specializes in high-quality parts and solutions to upgrade or repair your transmission, increasing your vehicle’s performance and reliability. Whether we need to correct a common failure within your transmission or upgrade your transmission to handle more horsepower or increase your off-road or towing capability, TransGo is the part of the choice. Below are some common Questions and Answers we hear about the TransGo product that we thought would be great information for you.
What's the difference between a Shift Kit® and a Reprogramming Kit ™? TransGo Shift Kit® branded products are designed to reduce/prevent/correct complaints such as "shift irregularities or durability issues". Shift Kit's® are perfect for normal use or towing. Shift Kit's® does NOT produce performance type shifts. TransGo Reprogramming Kit™ branded products are designed with performance in mind and most but not all models contain additional features like Gear Command that allows you to hold manual low to any speed and shift back to low at any speed. Great for strip cars or 4x4 rock crawlers needing to select low and not have it up-shift. Most Reprogramming Kit™ products can be tuned for HD (Heavy Duty) use by following the recommendations in the kit.
If you desire full manual control, we offer Stick Shift versions for most models that provide no automatic up-shifts, in a forward pattern only, available under the Reprogramming Kit™ brand. So if you're looking to retain shift comfort but want added durability use the Shift Kit® branded products. For performance shifts without sacrificing durability use our Reprogramming Kit™ branded products.
NOTE: Shift feels also depends on many factors such as vehicle weight, tire diameter, differential ratio, engine torque, and converter stall speed.
Will a TransGo® Shift Kit® or a Reprogramming Kit™ have any effect on a vehicle's computer commanded controls?
NO, TransGo Shift Kit's®, and Reprogramming Kit's™ make zero changes to your vehicle's PCM/TCM programming.
Will a TransGo® Shift Kit® or a Reprogramming Kit™ make a transmission shift hard all the time?
NO, TransGo Shift Kit's®, and Reprogramming Kit's™ have a progressive shift feel. Progressive, meaning the shift becomes firmer to throttle. NOTE: Shift feels also depends on many factors such as vehicle weight, tire diameter, differential ratio, engine torque, and converter stall speed. Talk to one of our expert transmission technicians at Brad Bearden Automotive in Albertville about your special transmission needs and we can see just what your solution needs to be to keep it reliable and upgrade the functionality for you for years to come.
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