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Old 01-13-2013, 04:14 PM
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That engine is gonna spin the tires every time you carpet the gas.I used a 3800 stall on a street 454 and it pulled away smoothly at part throttle,not that I used light throttle often,it weighed 3600 pounds plus after being lightened and not me in it. My previous auto 67 Camaro had a 4800 stall converter but it had 5.57 gears and it would break the tires loose anytime I passed 1/2 throttle.It weighed 3360 or 3380,forget,and it didnt feel like it was slipping either except when just off idle.

If you race a lot you will use a race converter and race gear ratio.If you race just for fun and drive the car a lot then 3,000 is plenty.
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