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1969cutlass 07-31-2002 07:19 AM

torq converter
 
i just made some power on my olds 350 in my 69 cutlass with a carb and intake swap but after about 3/4 open throttle the RPMs rise like it should but i dont go any where! Is my stall speed not enough for the 330 hp? or should i just get my tranny rebuilt

dmorris1200 07-31-2002 05:49 PM

sounds like the trans slipping, may sound silly but did you check the fluid

78 monte 08-02-2002 01:52 PM

A stahl converter is loose for launch.To allow the motor to get into its power band on take off.I
Sounds like you tranny is slipping.Is you fluid low??Is it a brownish orange w/ a funky burn't smell??I'd say drop the pan change filter and fluid clean pan really good and put in a magnet.Also check your tranny lines for kinks or if ther touching headers or something.


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