Well in my opinion, way back when I did it. It took a half hour at the most to take it apart, and an hour to carefully put it together. So I say 2 hours work for 600.oo .......... I'm in the wrong business. 300 an hr. That's better then a brain surgeon. LOL Smokey Mt Frank In a message dated 5/20/2012 1:18:09 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, rbuck@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes: According to a guy who builds race transmissions for a living, this is about normal...at least in his world. I'm sure there are others who'd do it for less, and I'm looking into that. But still...yanno, I wonder how hard it would be to do it myself. I've never dug into an automatic trans. Something else to consider.