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April 24, 2013

Bonding BorgWarner Friction Rings

Torque converter rebuilders have been routinely replacing friction elements in torque converters since the late 1970’s, when early on\off lockup systems became widespread. The early lockup […]
July 3, 2010

Allison 1000 Converters The Next Generation

The Allison 1000 converter has evolved considerably throughout its existence. By the end of the 2007 model year there had been five (5) different generations of […]
July 3, 2010

More Centerline Issues

Maintaining the proper centerline during the torque converter rebuild process is very important. How well the centerline was maintained during the process can be measured by […]
July 3, 2010

Identifying those GM 300mm dampe

The 300mm converter has become very popular in GM units. First used in the Corvette and F-model vehicles (Fire b i rds and Camaro s ) […]
July 3, 2010

Which generation of torque converter?

Identifying what’s in your Allison 1000/2000/2400 Series Since the release of the Allison 1000/2000/2400 series transmission, four basic torque converter configurations have been used. TC-210, TC-211, […]
July 3, 2010

Changing converter designs change your approach

The 10” front-wheel-drive Chrysler converter used in the 604 and 606 (41TE & 42LE) transmissions has undergone some changes in recent years. From the outside you […]
July 3, 2010

Taking the guesswork out of parting, Part 2

Note: This is the second in a two-part series on proper parting procedures. In Part 2, a look at a better method. When you’re parting a […]
July 3, 2010

Orifice Control Within the Converter

Orifice Control Within the Converter Parts 1 and 2 briefly touched on the secondary oil paths through TCC pistons, turbines, and stator caps. This final article […]
July 3, 2010

Blame the Torque Converter, Part 2

Last month, in Part I of Blame the Torque Converter, a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta and a 2002 Toyota Tundra were both thought to have faulty torque […]