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Best stock torque converter

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Triaged, Nov 21, 2002.

  1. Triaged

    Triaged 1/2 ton status

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    I have gone over all this high/low stall stuff in my mind.
    I finally desided I want it exactly as it is right now but mine is shot.

    So who makes the best quality for the best price and where can I get one?
     
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    Z3PR Banned

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    If you're talking about hi-preformance, I've always gone with TCI. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. Geno

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    I just finished putting in a TCI 2000 stall converter in my jimmy, I like it, I think they call it a saturday night special, it is about 500 or 600 over stock. I run 35 inch thorneburgs, 456 gears, 3\4 ton running gear, 205 transfer case th350. Works for me.
     
  4. Triaged

    Triaged 1/2 ton status

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    I don't want a high stall...or a low stall.
    I want a factory stall.

    I guess what I'm asking is does TCI or B&M or someone else that is a good brand make a stock stall converter?
     
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    Yes, you can get stock stall speed converters from both TCI, and B&M.
     
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    My factory torque converter had a stall speed of about 1500 rpms back when I had a 350 engine. I would call that low.
     
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    Run from B&M.

    Call the converter co.s and tell them what you have and what you want it to do. A converter that will stall at 2 grand behind a 305 will stall a whole lot higher if its put behind a blown 632. Know what I mean? The converter manufacture should be able to tell you what it will stall at exactly behind the motor you have. When they list a stall in say summit for a particular converter it will vary quite a bit depending on what motor its behind, those #'s are kinda pointless IMO except to reference them against themselfs. Even a converter that says it will stall at a certian RMP from one manufacture wont stall the same as from a nother manufacturer. TCI, ATI, Coan, Continental. ATI rockss but might be outa your pricerange.

    Finding the exact strall of a converter is very hard to do.....you usually overpower the tires before you get it to stall. a 1500 stall is pretty low and about stockish depending.
     

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