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Old 04-04-2008, 03:40 AM   #40
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2000 SL2
1994 SC2
Default Re: S-Series Automatic Transaxle "Reverse Slam Cure-All"

Originally Posted by indy440 View Post
Anyway, it runs and drives 100% normal while going forward, but in reverse it barely moves at all. You have to rev it up to 3 or 4000 rpm and it'll just crawl backwards. Does this sound like the valve body problem?

Yup same problem as I had in my white SL2.
Replacing the valve body and torquing the input shaft nut will fix that.

2000 SL2 5-speed turbo
MSnS-E fuel & spark controlled @ 17-20 psi (methanol injected)
Fully forged, P&P head and manifolds, FSR turbo cams, balanced to 9k RPM


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