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I did cam my truck with a mild edelbrock setup, intake and carb I also put in a shift kit too.

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A mild cam should be ok as long as less than 220degrees duration (at that point it starts messing with engine vacuum at idle... that's where downshift problems begin) The trans kit does concern me. A tiny piece of dirt, or anything else can mess with the valve body. Generally the kit will just firm up your shifts, and should not change operation overall (unless you got a manual valve body kit, in which you are required to manually shift each gear (up and down!) I'd mess with the modulator some more and maybe even linkage adjustment.
Good luck

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