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Old 12-07-2004, 22:51   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys,
I,m about to bolt my C10 to my 351C, I know this is a silly question but why does the four pins on the convertor have a thread? And do I simply slip the convetor onto the sharft and then load this onto the fly wheel?
Is it this simple?

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Hi guys,
I,m about to bolt my C10 to my 351C, I know this is a silly question but why does the four pins on the convertor have a thread? And do I simply slip the convetor onto the sharft and then load this onto the fly wheel?
Is it this simple?

Any help will do?
Thanks
You must seat the converter properly. Put it in and then turn back and fwd a bit and get it to go all the way home. It should hear it bottom out in the pump gears. Just make sure the converter stays in properly while installing. If it doesnt, it will destroy the box. Put 4 nuts on those converter studs are through the flywheel/flexplate. Dont forget the sandwhich plate!!!
ps, you can test it to see if the converter is ok after installing. Before putting the 4 converter nuts on, grab one the 4 studs with pliers and see if you can move the converter back and fwd a couple of mm. Again, you will hear the converter bottom out in the front pump gears.
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dont forget to use new hi tensile converter bolts.
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and make sure u have the spigot bush out of the crank, that sure slowed down me getting my c10 bolted up properly.
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You must seat the converter properly. Put it in and then turn back and fwd a bit and get it to go all the way home. It should hear it bottom out in the pump gears. Just make sure the converter stays in properly while installing. If it doesnt, it will destroy the box. Put 4 nuts on those converter studs are through the flywheel/flexplate. Dont forget the sandwhich plate!!!
ps, you can test it to see if the converter is ok after installing. Before putting the 4 converter nuts on, grab one the 4 studs with pliers and see if you can move the converter back and fwd a couple of mm. Again, you will hear the converter bottom out in the front pump gears.
Thanks!!! But what is a sandwhich plate? And where do I purchase one? and the nuts that you said to go on the convetor do they go on afterwards or do they act as a spacer?
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dont forget to use new hi tensile converter bolts.
Thanks!!!! But do you mean around the bell housing????? And A flat and Spring washer is in order??????
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Old 12-08-2004, 16:56   #7 (permalink)
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Do I have to bolt the convetor to the fly wheel with the 4 bolts or do they act as location pins?????? And if so I persume thats once the tranny is in place?????
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Yes,bolt convertor to flywheel once tranny is bolted to motor.Turn the crank to access each stud and torque to specs.
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