So you put the pressure gage into the port that is above the gear shifter shaft, right.Then get the back tires off the ground with jack stands, you really don't want it falling off when its in drive......Engine ideling & warmed up, reverse & D1,2,3,4 should be in the 175 to 190 psi. range.If its lower than 150 psi. then something not right,I would think after you put on a known working torque converter an you do your pressure test and you have low psi. you might have something leaking or sticking inside the trans.To many seals/o rings/spools that might be glued together from sitting for so long.When ever you put on a new / empty torque converter pour in about a quart an a half of atf in it and fill the trans to the dip stick level. Start the engine let it run for 20 seconds then shut it off then refill the trans to dip stick level.One other thing when its idleing and in drive pull on the tv cable an see if that changes anything.Also go to bowtie overdrives and read their tv cable setup, its tv101 or something like that,I would read that before doing anything elas.
Last edited by dogwater; 04-17-2012 at 07:10 AM.