How To Remove Your Tundra’s Transmission Valve Body

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Following up on our two-part interview with John Lombardo of Import Performance Transmissions (IPT), some people may be interested in purchasing a modified valve body for their Tundra’s transmission.

Just to recap, IPT’s transmission modifications are designed to make your truck shift a little more crisply, reduce wear on internal transmission components, and enhance durability. One of the services IPT offers is to send you a new valve body that offers all of the above benefits.

Based on this video from IPT,swapping out the old valve body for the new one looks pretty manageable for someone with the tools and time – check it out:

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Definitely doable, right? Maybe the hardest part is seeing what you’re doing and manuevering your hands and tools while you’re lying under your truck.

NOTE: This process is for the A750E/F (5-speed auto, found on 4.7L V8 and 4.0L V6 Tundras), but fundamentally it’s similar to the AB60E/F (5.7L 6 speed auto) and nearly identical to the A760E/F (4.6L 6 speed auto).


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  1. Jason says:

    Hello Nice overview…Question: how tight do you have your torque setting on your drill (don’t want it too loose or too tight)?


  2. Set the clutch somewhere in the low/middle.

    It doesn’t matter too much- they get torqued to 80in. lbs. when I’m done sending them down.


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