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Torque converter

I'm rebuilding my engine .20 over piston, stage 1 injectors, GTP38R turbo, PHP hydra chip. While I have the engine out I was wandering if I should replace the torque converter? I don't have the money to rebuild the trans. Right now but thought it may be beneficial to change the torque converter. Would it be good to replace the torque converter or just let the stock one in till I can get the trans. Rebuilt.

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you can throw one in there but when you rebuild the trans it is going to be highly recommended you change the converter

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With the power level you would be at I would call up diesel performance converters or bts and get a good converter and a valve body, probably would do ok behind that setup.

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