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Old 05-07-2011, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by ggevaert

One thing still does not makes sense to me, the big bang happens when I put the transmission in gear, forward or reverse. I would not think that the TC is in play yet at that point? No?

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you do understand the torque converter transfers power from the engine to the trans via the input shaft of the trans?

The torque converter is spinning as the engine runs.

As mentioned a higher stall rated converter will slightly soften engagement depending on the stall ratings. A 4500 stall converter would soften up shifts and engagement more than a 2500 stall converter would.

Dont worry how old you are... it is the mileage on your body that adds up.
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