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what torque converter?

i have a 2001 f250 and when i take off it shakes. i need a new

torque converter. but i dont know what to get. pleast help

i want some more power but i need better gas mileage

so help me out. i am also thinking about gitting a bully dog shifter kit

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i have a 2001 f250 and when i take off it shakes. i need a new

torque converter. but i dont know what to get. pleast help

i want some more power but i need better gas mileage

so help me out. i am also thinking about gitting a bully dog shifter kit

what yr opinion on that? http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/ima...lies/dunno.gif
If it only does it when taking off then I doubt it's the converter since it is not locked in 1st gear. Have you had it checked or anything?

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no i havent but everyone else i talk too says is my torque converter.

what do u think it is
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drive shaft is prolly out of bal or bad bearings somewhere.

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Is the vibration there when it shifts into O/D?

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when i take off it shakes when it gose into second its fine. but when i put my truck into
reverse lags a little to kick into gear
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when i take off it shakes when it gose into second its fine. but when i put my truck into
reverse lags a little to kick into gear
It's not a converter issue. You need to definately get it checked. You have something else going on in the trans.

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