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Torque Converter

I have a stock trans and converter as of now and they have 147K miles. They are performing fairly decent right now. My question is if I were to install say a SUNCOAST converter would that help me out towing and putting more power to the ground? Would my clutches last? Basically is it worth doing?


Secondly, if I were to put in a new converter and my transmission failed and I got it rebuilt could I put that converter back in or would I have to get a new one again?



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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River City Diesel converter is the way to go. A lot of guys have had good success with just going with an upgraded converter. It takes that weak link away and makes your weak link greater internally.

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Thanks 08stroker250. Do you have any input on my second question?



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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I guess it just depends on what fails and if any debris goes through the converter.

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Ok thanks I was just wondering like if my clutches get toasted will my converter get ruined



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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