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DIY TC lockup questions

alright so im looking into doing the the tc lock up switch in my truck and i know that you can just tap into the purple wire with the yellow stripe on it and i was wondering exactuly how to do this i know you just cut the wire and splice into it but how do i hook it up to the switch? i looked at the write ups on them and they didnt help me very much.

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alright i just read the write up again and this time it made sence, i will go out and try it when it stops raining. i will post the results when its done.

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Don't cut the wire. If you cut it, then it won't shift right. Just tap into it. the tap runs to a switch and the other side is grounded.

Also, Don't turn the switch on until you are going at least 25 or 30 mph. If you lock it to soon you can do damage.

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Can one of you guys post a link to a good write up on this mod. This is one of those mods I only think I know about. I want to learn more about it. Thanks for any help guys!!

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heres one: http://www.dieselinnovations.com/techfiles/tclockup.pdf

and heres the other one: Torque Convertor Lock-up mod
hope that helps ya

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New project: 2000 Ford F350 lariat white 4 door short bed, big napa filter, TS 6 position from Tony Wildman, 4" exhaust, Protech cab guard 3 guage pillar. Soon to swap in 8.5" lift, Built trans with triple disc converter
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The best one out there IMO is Guzzles Torque conveter lock up mod It is pretty simple and works great.

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that looks like alot more work then i really want to deal with i think im just going to do the regular one.

ROLLED as of september 4th 2010 sad day: Ford f350 superduty 7.3, chipped dont know what it is though, 4" exhaust to 5" mitres, K&N filter, 8.5" lift on 38X15.5X16.5 tires.
New project: 2000 Ford F350 lariat white 4 door short bed, big napa filter, TS 6 position from Tony Wildman, 4" exhaust, Protech cab guard 3 guage pillar. Soon to swap in 8.5" lift, Built trans with triple disc converter
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