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Upgrades and Aftermarket - 99 & up 7.3L Engine Upgrading or adding OEM or aftermarket equipment to your 1999-Up Super Duty or Excursion with 7.3L Power Stroke diesel engine. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 7.3L Power Stroke engine.

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Old 01-18-2008, 01:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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BTS Valve Body ... Where?

I hear everyone raving about the BTS valve bodies but I have yet to find a place that sells them let alone does a good job of explaining why you need it. Anyone know a good site to read up on it and where one might actually purchase one?
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The Only Place to get a BTS valve body is from BTS

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Best thing to do is call Brian and ask him your questions.
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Brian can get way busy, if you have a hard time getting through call Rocky. Rock can answer all your questions and order up your BTS valve body.

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Brian can get way busy, if you have a hard time getting through call Rocky. Rock can answer all your questions and order up your BTS valve body.

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Good point. I forgot about the few satellite BTS installers.
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I have one but honestly am not impressed with it.. I have had other valvebodies that performed better. I am gonna try a John Wood Valve Body in the spring along with a good aftermarket torque converter.
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I have never heard of someone not impressed with the BTS VB. What didn't you like about it?

Also, why are you changing your VB so much?


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I have never heard of someone not impressed with the BTS VB. What didn't you like about it?

Also, why are you changing your VB so much?


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The tranny is shifting way too soon, and not downshifting when it should. I have had Jody @ DP look at programming several times and made slight adjustments but its had not helped much..

As far as why I am changing VB, this is my second transmission.. The first one I lost reverse in it and had a Factory Tech VB it in.. The tranny was under warranty from Ford so they put a new transmission in it. I read about all the rave over BTS VB and so I ordered one and installed it. I like how my other tranny shifted, nice clean and crisp and shifted at the right times.. This one is in a brand new tranny too. Before installing the BTS just before you ask, it shifted just fine with none of the issues I am having so its not the transmission. I have called BTS a few times and they blame it on programming of course. But like I said, it shifted fine before I installed the BTS.
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