May 02, 2018

Your Guide to Summer Towing Torque Converter Repairs & Upgrades

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Overheating during warm, summer months is not uncommon with any torque converter – especially if it is being pushed above the OE design specifications. Activities such as hauling heavier-than-rated loads, long-mileage trips, towing campers, boats, and racing at the track put added stress on the torque converter. These, in addition to hot summer temps, can lead to trouble fast.

Check out this list of top repairs and upgrades to ensure your torque converter can handle all those summer adventures.

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Chrysler/BorgWarner A618, 47RH/RE, 48RE (310mm)

Part Name

Part No.

Dampered Performance Converter KitBW-RK-2A
Damperless Performance Converter KitBW-RK-3
Front CoverBW-CC-1
Front CoverBW-CC-2
Piston PlateBW-DA-3P
Stator BW-ST-1S

Chrysler 68RFE

Part Name

Part No.

Dampered Performance Converter KitCH-RK-2A
Damperless Performance Converter KitCH-RK-6
Front CoverCH-CC-7
Stator BW-ST-1S

Ford 5R110W

Part Name

Part No.

Performance Converter Kit (6-Stud)FD-RK-12A
Performance Converter Kit (8-Stud)FD-RK-16A
Front Cover (6-Stud)FD-CC-21S
Front Cover (Converts 6-Stud to 8-Stud)FD-CC-22S

Ford E4OD & 4R100

Part Name

Part No.

Front Cover (E4OD)FD-CC-12
Front Cover (4R100)FD-CC-17S

GM 4L80-E

Part Name

Part No.

Front CoverGM-CC-11

GM 6L80, 6L90 (300mm)

Part Name

Part No.

Front CoverGM-CC-13
Piston PlateGM-DA-17P
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