Best value brand/ company torque converter

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  1. Wadd2

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    I'd go with ATI. Custom built to your exact engine,trans, gear, etc. I have one of their 8" converters I run on the street often. Idle away from a light like a stocker. Flashes to 4200 if you get a heavy foot. The engine it's behind is 500+ hp and when the converter flashes it just destroys tires. Very tight cruising. I've never had such an efficient converter. Worth every penny. I run a small cooler mounted in a bad spot away from good air flow and the trans never gets hot
     
  2. Blown Camaro

    Blown Camaro American by birth, drag racer by choice

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    I am running a 9 inch FTI 4200 stall. VERY tight on the street at part throttle. Much better than the 3500 TCI it replaced. Very little slippage through the traps. It was just under $1200
     
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    mine leave off idle like a stock converter flashes 4,200 and stalls 5,000 on the brake rated at 800 hp Jegs XHD
     
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    Well let us know how your $350.00 converter holds up
     
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    Its actually made by Transmission Specialties and costs closer to $650 on their site. If jegs is willing to stand behind it for nitrous, turbo & trans brake I feel like it should be ok, I've been beating the crap out of it! lol
     
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    I use primarily Pro Torque and Neal Chance. In an LS powered application I have had good luck with Yank converters as well. Last 4th gen bolt on car I put together for a friend with a Yank 4200 ran a 1.49 60' on its way to an [email protected] Not bad for just headers/exhaust/gears/converter/intake/tune. Pro Torque has always built a very efficient converter, very streetable. Neal Chance stuff winds up in my high end builds and single digit ET race cars.
     
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    Well, how is it holding up for you? I'm thinking of pulling the trigger on one of these for my build as well.
     
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    I bought an almost new Jeg's XHD last summer and used it with my PP 461 and that converter worked great. 4100 stall with my engine and a 1.57 60ft. time.
     
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    its amazing, very tight at normal driving and cruise very comfy 2,600 at 55 but if I mash it 4,500 or 5,200 on the transbrake. My buddy has a Yank and he drove my car and fell in love with my converter
     
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    I have heard from my friends that Art Carr Transmissions converters work well.
     

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