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Old 02-18-2005, 04:24 PM
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who balances torque converters?

i want to balance my t. c. , because i want to add a plug on the outer edge,so that i can drain the fluid completely. anyone in the l.a. area do this?

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I'm sure they do

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We used to drill and tap converters as they drained while still in the car.

Never had a "shaker" afterwards.... We used an 1/8th inch pipe thread plug
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Most places that rebuild trannies will drill & tap the converter to drain and clean. The difference that you drill out vs. the weight of the plug is so minimal that one offsets the other.

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What if you put 2 holes 180* apart? They'd balance each other, & maybe it'd drain faster. Might be hard to account for all the drilling chips, though.
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