The term ‘shift kit’ is a trademarked brand name, owned by TransGo and may only be used to designate products manufactured by TransGo. The brand SHIFT KIT® is our line of valve body repair kits for professional installers.
In 1969, Gil Younger, the founder of TransGo, first began engineering and manufacturing valve body repair kits for the professional automatic transmission trade. Gil earned the nickname ‘Mr. Shift’ and TransGo valve body repair kits were considered an essential fix for problematic transmissions. After years of use, these valve body repair kits became affectionately known as ‘shift kits’ after his nickname, Mr. Shift.
What components make up a TransGo SHIFT KIT® valve body repair kit?
TransGo SHIFT KIT® valve body repair kits are a combination of new and re-engineered components that are (mostly) installed in the valve body, but sometimes the pump or even in the transmission itself. SHIFT KIT® valve body repair kits solve a variety of inherent problems and weaknesses that differ by transmission model, including usual warp and wear, often allowing a higher mileage transmission to work better than a new one. Typical components of a valve body repair kit include springs, valves, check balls, gaskets, separator plates etc.,