i have the 48re ....not really anything bad that I can say about this tranny. was kinda scared when i first bought it( because of reviews tranny), but i drive this truck pretty hard and alot. Pull small trailers weekly(4motorcycles), and a 13000# toy hauler 1-2 times a month from LA to the Bay ARea. I have 90,000 hard miles. that includes smashing on little cars&trucks on the freeways and stop-lights every so often. and not one problem. I have had my upgrades except the lift since about 8,000miles.Cant really say anything about the other auto tranny's but the 48re is a good tranny, Period.
BUT THE TRUTH IS , IF I COULD TAKE IT ALL BACK , I'D GET THE MANUAL [email protected][email protected]!:thumbsup BETTER MPG'S:CRY::CRY::CRY:
If you are going to use the truck for plowing get an Automatic. If you have never plowed with a Manual, it is a total nightmare. But if the truck is being used as a Diesel is intended, then get a Manual, more options, and more reliablity.
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