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Performance Automatic Street/Strip Shift Kit (96-00 GT, V6)

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$83.36

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  • MPN# PA45417

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Features
  • Tire Chirping Shifts
  • Strong, Positive, Crisp Shifts
  • Perfect for Street and Strip
  • Extends Transmission Life
  • Transmission Removal Not Required
  • Fits 1996-2000 Automatic V6 and GT Mustangs
Description
Street And Strip. Upgrade your automatic transmission for firmer, positive, tire chirping shifts with a Performance Automatic Shift Kit that is perfect for Street and Strip.

Extends Transmission Life. A Valve Body Shift Kit not only improves the your driving experience, but it also extends the the life of your transmission by eliminating shift overlap and speeding up actuation of the shift reducing unnecessary wear.

Application. This Performance Automatic Valve Body Shift Kit is specifically designed for the 1996 to 2000 Mustangs equipped with a AOD-E or 4R70w automatic transmission, including the V6 and GT models.

Fitment: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Details

What's in the Box
  • (3) Valve body plates
  • (7) Springs
Installation Info
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • GT - 96, 97, 98, 99, 00
  • V6 - 96, 97, 98, 99, 00

Does not fit 1996-2000 Mustangs with 4R75W transmissions

Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
chirping stang

Everything in the kit made a difference towards my auto tranny. Shifts hard and chirps the tires from 1st-2nd gear. Instructions could be more specific but after finishing you could help anyone with no ...

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5/5
Great Mod!!

I installed this in my 97 mustang with the help of my dad, and there is a noticeable difference. Shifts are a lot stronger and faster.

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Overall Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars
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difference betwwn Shift Kit and Valve Body? What is the difference between Performance Automatic Street/Strip Shift Kit (96-00 GT, V6) and Performance Automatic Street/Strip Valve Body - Auto (96-00 GT, V6)?

Osama

  • The shift kit is the valve body gaskets and springs and the valve body kit is the valve body itself for your trans.

    Curtis

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Should I buy this if I'm getting a tuner? Would they pair better together?

rodr

  • Not if you aren't really experienced with transmissions. if you're gonna do anything buy a pre-assembled valve body.

    CATFISHMAN1957

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Is this the equivalent to the J-mod without having to drill out the gasket yourself?

98whitepony

  • The Performance Automatic Street/Strip Shift Kit is giving you the same benefits as the J-Mod. I personally prefer the J-Mod myself but this will be a good upgrade if you did not want to alter your factory transmission parts yourself. I will put a link below to an article written up by one of our Mustang experts about the J-Mod. http://www.americanmuscle.com/what-is-a-j-mod.html

    SalC7

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Overall Rating 4.7

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  • 5/5

    June 21, 2016

    chirping stang

    Everything in the kit made a difference towards my auto tranny. Shifts hard and chirps the tires from 1st-2nd gear. Instructions could be more specific but after finishing you could help anyone with no problem. Also I notice that it takes more wear off of tranny and runs smoothly and the acceleration was a little faster. This is what should be on all transmissions. Highly recommend this.

    Kevin2v

    Year: 2000 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1

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  • 5/5

    June 26, 2011

    Great Mod!!

    I installed this in my 97 mustang with the help of my dad, and there is a noticeable difference. Shifts are a lot stronger and faster.

    Alex

    Year: 1997 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    July 08, 2012

    Fixed my tranny

    Well before this install my mustang wouldnt shift right. when shifting from 2nd to 3rd it wouldnt keep reving untill i would let go off the gas then it would shift hard. so i heard that it might be the valve body gaskets so i ordered this installed it and... oh man does shift way firmer now. no lag it shifts how it suppose to. FYI it took me bout 9 quarts of mercon V oil to fill

    XxMammalxX

    Year: 1998 Model: GT Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $100-$250

    December 01, 2012

    SOLID SHIFTS

    for now I've decided to stick the my auto tranny for my build and to throw in this kit just to see what it could do.... the slipping factory shifts were really irritating and with this kit there was nothing but solid hard shifts. will for sure buy this kit when I upgrade but for all the stock trannys its a must as well thanks AM!!!1

    AdamK

    Year: 1998 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 North Delta ,CAN

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    July 18, 2013

    big bang!!

    Paired this kit with the 4.10 gears and 93 octane, and all I can say is "who in the hecks car is this?" The car no longer sluggishly searches for gears and shifts, its always a right away catch. 1st gear and 2nd gear at wot, breaks my tires aloose everytime and my car is on 20" rims. Be warned that if you mistakenly take out the overdrive piston like I did, you have to reseat the od band, if not then you won't have overdrive, the car will just go into neutral instead, I used a cai clamp bent folksy up on the overdrive band while I pushed the piston back in with a jack. Other than that everything went smooth, also you can drop the valve body by just taking out all of the 8mm bolts and leaving the 10mm in place, will make things a lot easier. But overall for the price, this is the second best mod to be done on a v6.

    tntodc

    Year: 2000 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Memphis, TN, USA

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 19, 2015

    Was easy install.

    Was a easy, fast install. Not hard at all. Haven't put the trans in my car yet but can't wait.

    JBryant14

    Year: 1999 Model: V6 Driving Style: Street / Strip 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Twin lake, MI

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: 0-$100

    June 04, 2015

    PERFORMANCE AUTOMATIC STREET/STRIP SHIFT KIT (96-00 GT, V6)

    I work at a small used car store and we have a full time tech. With some interruptions it took him 2.5 -3.0 hours. He had done other kits before but never on a Mustang. He had no problems with the installation. The performance difference is amazing. The kit is paired with a 3.73 gear. The shifts are firm even at "normal" acceleration and when I get on it the tires will chirp in 3rd gear. My "Stang" also sports a 78 mm throttle body and plenum, under pulleys, and a cold air intake. This latest upgrade really woke up my pony. Thanks AmericanMuscle for another quality upgrade..

    rgreenbe

    Year: 2000 Model: GT Driving Style: Street / Strip 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Gahanna, OH

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $100-$250

    June 20, 2014

    Performance automatic shift kit

    This product is great...I didn't do the install myself but I tell u... The car shifts like it should now....1 to 2 shift is really firm...and 2 to 3 when u step on it really shifts firm also!... The shop put new fluid in and it took about 1/2 the day for the install...but I really love this product...I would recommend this product to all automatic mustang owners to make ur mustang a mobb stang!

    Bayareamobnstang

    Year: 1998 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 2 Fife wa

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    May 25, 2014

    shift kit

    My GT now chirps the tires when shifting from 1st to 2nd, and even goes sideways a little bit depending on how much gas i have my foot on. I had a guy put this in for me and he works at a racing shop so i cant tell you how hard or easy to install it. he only charged me 75 dollars so it might not be that bad. im loving the no hesitation between shifts, this is a must buy for the sloppy shifting factory transmission.

    timdog19701

    Year: 1997 Model: GT Driving Style: Street / Strip 'Stangs I have owned: 1 Salisbury, MD, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: 0-$100

    May 23, 2014

    Wake up your auto trans

    This shift kit paired with some 4:10 gears and it turns my GT into a torque monster. Love the new acceleration and kick back.

    Oliver22

    Year: 1997 Model: GT Driving Style: Street / Strip 'Stangs I have owned: 1 San diego

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