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Old 09-21-2008, 02:34 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by performancenut View Post
nothing ventured, nothing gained.

I took a risk on this concept and had excellent success. We removed the steptronic ZF trans here in NC; crated and trucked to NJ with a short turnaround time. Must say that this is a rock solid step with all the stock behavior; in fact the wifey has driven it several times unaware of the supercharger and trans rebuild/upgrade.

All this comes down to personal choice and resources; good luck to the OP on your decision.
Glad it worked out for you. Like I said though, there are plenty of folks who haven't been so lucky. Maybe Level 10 finally got things figured out, the reports of failures I saw are several years old now.
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