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Old 08-06-2009, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by My68Vette
I'm having a problem when shifting from Park to Drive at idle.. I have large cam that will just barley idle at 1000rpm and actually prefers to idle at 1100rpm.. However, if for any reason it climbs just 100rpm to 1200 and I shift into drive, its like doing a neutral drop and hits really hard... My set-up is a SBC with TCI streefighter TH400 trans and 3000 stall.. The converter works fine when I mash the pedal and will flash to 3000.. Its allot smoother if I go to Reverse first and then quickly up to Drive.. Anything I can do?

With a 3000 stall,There's no way it should be Idling that high,It's Idling to high,That's why it's hit when you put it in gear..Make sure you don't have a bad vacuum leak.Check a few things and try to get the idle down..And you will fix the problem.The 3000 stall should take care of the big cam...
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