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Old 05-08-2003, 01:22 PM
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Question Stall converter?

I've got a stock 305 with a turbo 350 tranny and a stock stall converter. I'm getting ready to put a 350 in and I think i'm going to have to put a new stall converter in but I don't know what size or stall to get. The car will be a street/strip car. thanks

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Old 05-09-2003, 08:10 AM
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don't go over a 2000 stall converter. I beleive the way you would want to go is a whole shot. If you put anything over a 2000 your basically building a race car. A 2000 stall is good for a 350 and just about anything that you want to keep streetable...I'm not an expert just my information supply and what I beleive is correct.
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Old 05-09-2003, 08:33 AM
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Stall convertors are one of those gray areas in the auto world. Some people can guess pretty good as to what's needed, but the majority of us cannot. I would suggest contacting the company that you would like to use and they will recommend the convertor that's right for your application. There is a lot more to it than simply the size of engine and the power it puts out.
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What is your stall converter now?----What is your gear ratio in the rear-end?---Before one would choose a new stall converter it would be best to change the gears in the rear.---I have a 1969 corvette which has a 400 thm with a 350 and had 3.01 ratio in the rear.---I went to a 3.73 ratio and than changed the stall from stock 2000 to 2800 and the car now feels like it gained 150 to 200 more horse-power.---The stall must be in direct relation to the gear ratio.---If you go to a higher stall and not change the gear ratio---You will get slippage and cause heat to build up in the trans.---The thing to due is find out first what your riding around RPM is and than choose a stall that is not higher than that.---
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