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Old 11-11-2003, 05:56 AM
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help needed to pick a convertor

o.k. here goes . I have a c3 vette, 350 motor all done 300-325 h.p.It has a 350 torbo tranny, 3.70 rear end.
my question is, for street use, maybe a few trips down the quarter,or some rice hunting,what would you say would be the right stall convertor?
the only name i am familiar with is hughes, are these good convertors??
on another note, I have a 3000 stall hughes (new) that came with a 2 speed glide, will the splines line up with a 350 turbo , or am i just dreaming??
your experience will be greatly appreciated, mike

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Well, here are some of the things that I would suggest...

First of all the Hughes converter is a good converter, but I would also suggest one from JW Performance. The Powerglide converter has a different spline on the input shaft--- UNLESS the input shaft in the Glide was changes to the Turbo spline, which is very common. The spline in the Glide is a 17 spline, the Turbo is a 30 spline. That is the only difference between the two converters.

For stall speed I would sa to stay below 3500 if this is just a street car.

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Old 11-11-2003, 06:48 AM
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The Hughes converter should have a part number on it. It may be hard to read under the red paint.

Call the 800 number for Hughes and ask them about the converter.
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can I swap the spline in the front of the tranny, or am i still dreaming??
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Old 11-11-2003, 10:49 AM
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I'm using a Pro_Torque converter. They were very helpful in making a converter to match my engine. It was no extra charge for setting my stall speed for the engine.

Their website is:

www.protorque.com

If you call them up and give them the engine specs and trans type, Then discuss with them what you want as for stall speed, They'll set it up for you.
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You can make a Powerglide have a Turbo spline.

You can not make a Turbo have a PG spline.
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