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Within the next year or so, I will be installing a crate engine or going with an ls engine, I will be pushing close to 400hp. I would like to stick with the 200-4r, and want to know of a good place to buy one that can take the abuse. I have heard of so many places like monster, extreme automatics, etc. Any recommendations? Thanks! :beer:
 

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Check on the G Body Central and Malibu Racing sites. There are deals to be had. I'd ask TrannyMike if he knows of a good place. Even tho he's in taxifornia, there has to be some sort of "shop network" where the shop owners trade info on stuff like this. :dontknow:
 

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Check on the G Body Central and Malibu Racing sites. There are deals to be had. I'd ask TrannyMike if he knows of a good place. Even tho he's in taxifornia, there has to be some sort of "shop network" where the shop owners trade info on stuff like this. :dontknow:
Yeah, I might shoot TrannyMike a message later. Really don't trust too many transmissions shops around here, few that are very honest but I don't know about trusting them with a performance build, and I would probably spend less having one crated to me. If this was a low horsepower application I would buy one secondhand, although i'm ready to spend some money upfront and get it done right the first time (hopefully).
 

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Yeah, I might shoot TrannyMike a message later. Really don't trust too many transmissions shops around here, few that are very honest but I don't know about trusting them with a performance build, and I would probably spend less having one crated to me. If this was a low horsepower application I would buy one secondhand, although i'm ready to spend some money upfront and get it done right the first time (hopefully).
Smart move get it right the first time is the only way or it will .5c and .10c you to death.:beer:
 

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If I had it all to do over again,I would get Tranny Mike to build mine ,if he would, even though he's slam across the country. At least you know its going to be done right ! Just my opinion, WP
 

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Same here TrannyMike. I want to rebuild the 200r4 I am getting from Robert this Saturday. What would you charge to go through it completely. Also a shift kit. PM me.
RTT:smileyb:
 

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Looking at a stage 1 from extreme automatics, anyone have any experience with these guys?

I think it would be a little out of Mike's way to rebuild and crate a transmission for me.
 

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So has anyone had any experience with Extreme Automatics? Any other transmission builders that build 200-4rs?
 

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I could build these transmissions for anyone, but one thing I'd have to figure out is shipping. We don't do a lot of shipping. I'll work out a quote for a performance build for the heck of it. But it won't be until Monday or Tuesday. :beer:
HKDUP87 might have a handle on shipping.
 

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Better gear spread, but is the 200 as strong as a 700?? I've heard they aren't, but then both were stock.
 

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Hey, Mike; I have a Turbo 400 that was behind 600+ but it has a manual valve; lot's of hardened stuff for durability and just sitting on the garage floor . Has stock gears.. Dale
 

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ah, yeah i keep worrying that i am not gonna like the gear spread of this 700:dontknow:
 
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