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rebuilding converters

i was just wondering if torque or stall converters could be rebuilt or modified for a higher or lower stall and if there's a place that sells the parts.
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i was just wondering if torque or stall converters could be rebuilt or modified for a higher or lower stall and if there's a place that sells the parts.
Yes there are places that sell converter parts. Mostly they sell to the trade shops that build converters.

Specialized machines are needed for converter rebuilding & welding the pieces back together correctly
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yes there are specilized companies that rebuild, custom modify and can upgrade a high stall performance converter.
here are a few links to companies that do this.
http://www.atiperformanceproducts.com/
http://www.competitiontransmission.com/

Both these places are the real deal when it comes to building or rebuilding a custom built race converter that delivers the goods.
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rebuilding converters

A friend of mine,at another trans shop, decided he wanted to start rebuilding torque converters.

He told me it cost him 100,000.00 to build the first converter, with all of the equipment he purchased.
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The equipment will pay for itself though...
$100,000 isn't all that much when you are dealing with machine equipment.

ATI sells the equipment to do it.
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Hughes Performance has been building them for over 35 years...

We have a bit of machinery around the building

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rebuilding converters

Now don't get me wrong, I would love to be able to invest in that equipment, I guess I'm just a little bit jealous.

Hopefully, if the average person, [hotrodder] becomes more aware of how expensive parts, equipment, training, etc. is for our profession, they will have a greater appreciation for the costs involved.

I'd like to think most do.
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