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Old 07-27-2020, 06:55 AM
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Hey guys, been out of the 7.3 loop for a few years. My ol 7.3 trans laid down on me. Just wondering what everyone is using these days. This trans was in the truck 10 years ago and I know nothing about it. Truck has 250/100 sticks, 38r, etc. Was eyeing the diesel site trans. I know BTS was the answer for a long while. Truck only gets drove few times a year. Not a daily driver.

Just want some current opinions. Thanks
Old 07-27-2020, 08:07 AM
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Unless you want the run around and a 8 month wait I’d stay away from BTS. John Woods is a good option and I’ve never installed one yet but know a lot of guys that have but Sam Wyse is a really awesome tranny. I don’t know anything about the diesel site pieces so can’t comment there.


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Old 07-27-2020, 06:26 PM
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I know someone who has a dieselsite trans in his 7.3. Tows with it and he loves it. If their transmissions are like their other products I've handled, im sure it's good.

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Old 07-28-2020, 05:44 AM
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If it says Diesel site on it, it is a good piece of equipment.
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Old 07-28-2020, 11:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Arisley View Post
If it says Diesel site on it, it is a good piece of equipment.

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Old 07-28-2020, 02:18 PM
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2nd votes for John Woods and Sam Wyse
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Old 07-30-2020, 10:28 AM
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The Dieselsite trans is good. They lock their coast clutch on all the time except for in overdrive where is has to unlock. They do this for strength. I gave mine back to them because of this and they refunded 100% of my money. I like my truck to coast when I let off the throttle when it’s not going fast enough to be in OD. My tow tunes lock the coast clutch and give me engine braking only when I want it. I bought the billet parts and upgrades and had a local builder put one together for me.
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Old 07-30-2020, 06:43 PM
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My brother has a John Wood and I have a Sam Wyse trans, no complaints with either.

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