TRANSMISSION INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
The SunCoast Guardian E4OD transmission has everything listed in our Category 0 E4OD transmission, with the addition of our bushing kit, TransGo Tugger Kit, solenoid pack, 45 element intermediate sprag, intermediate band and our SunCoast Guardian Torque Converter. This new SunCoast Guardian Torque Converter also includes a 3-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.
The Clutch Kit
This new E4OD transmission includes Alto Red Eagle clutches along with Kolene steels.
Red Eagle Friction is the go-to material for most performance applications. The lining has a unique dual-saturation, which imparts high friction coefficients and high heat resistance. Red Eagle clutches are designed to limit the amount of "slip" by providing a shorter lock-up time, generating less heat.
The proprietary process starts with the friction paper saturated in a phenolic resin, cured, and then saturated a second time in a silicate. The silicate imparts high heat resistance.
Red Eagle clutches:
The Intermediate Sprag
The factory sprag in the E4OD transmission unit is notorious for failing when exposed to high levels of fatigue. This could include vehicles exposed to heavy towing or hauling or just higher-than-normal torsional fatigue. These factory sprags are typically 24- or 34-element sprags. In all SunCoast builds, these are replaced with heavy duty 45 element sprags. This is an increase of up to 53% over the factory, offering unmatched performance and ensuring that premature failure does not occur.
Transgo Valve Body Calibration Kit
The valve body is the central nervous system of your transmission. Everything that transpires within the unit begins here. In our SunCoast builds, we exclusively use the TransGo HD2 Tugger Kit. This valve body calibration kit is perfect for exhaust braking and doubles the low clutch holding pressure in manual first gear for reliable downhill braking. You also have the ability to adjust shift firmness to your desired preferences. With the improved converter feed capacity, you benefit with better cooling and lubrication.
New Solenoid Pack
The E4OD is equipped with a solenoid pack that controls shifting from gear to gear. This solenoid pack is comprised of electromagnetic solenoids. The integrity of these solenoids is imperative, as the flow rate and spray pattern could affect shift quality and clutch life. When failure occurs within the unit, it is not uncommon that the same particles and sediments you find in the bottom of the pan are also in the solenoids. This contamination of the solenoids can and will affect the fluid delivery to critical circuits within the unit.
In this SunCoast E4OD transmission, we replace the solenoid pack with a new one to ensure consistent shifts and long clutch life.
New Bushing Kit
As with any standard rebuild, this E4OD transmission also includes a new bushing kit, which also includes a new front pump bushing.
This SunCoast Category E4OD Transmission also includes a new carbon fiber band. This band is used in manual second gear and during downshift engine braking. The carbon fiber material in this band is made to withstand a much higher heat range versus the factory material.
The Torque Converter
This Guardian SunCoast Torque Converter fits all E4OD transmissions and is engineered to handle all of your everyday duties. Whether you're towing a camper or hauling dirt to a job site, this torque converter is designed to improve vehicle response and give you years of solid, reliable performance. It comes with furnace-brazed fins and hardened turbine splines. The clutches in this converter are carbon graphite for precise and accurate lock-up.
If you're looking to increase the performance of the factory unit and looking for a cost-effective solution, this is the converter for you. This converter, while great for heavy duty towing and hauling, is not intended for racing.
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