Need Advice!

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by sheppard, Jul 19, 2002.

  1. sheppard

    sheppard LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 542

    Need transmission work on my F-150. Is there a cheap way to get this done? Most businesses are quoting 1,100.00 to do it.

    Have a friend who runs a small engine repair (who also sells me most of my after markget stuff for my mowers) suggest that I find someone who will do it themselves and stay away from large shops that quote through the roof.

    He had an individual who did it for 300.00.

    How can I get an after market transmission and also find a guy that will do great work?

  2. DavidD

    DavidD LawnSite Member
    from sc
    Messages: 108

    I just purchased a Tranny from Advance auto parts for a 91 F-350 It came with a 15 Month unlimited warranty. Had a guy install it for 175.00
  3. sheppard

    sheppard LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 542

    Geez Louize! This is the direction I should go!

    Now I gotta find the guy!
  4. We do 4 U

    We do 4 U LawnSite Member
    Messages: 183

    I had a guy that works at the shop for the fire department I'm on put a Jasper tans in for about $1,200 I think. I also have a 1990 f-150. The trans comes with a 3 year 75,000 mile warenty. Just remember, you get what you pay for. MAKE SURE that who ever puts in that trans knows what they are doing and that they will fix it if something oes wrong.

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