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View Poll Results: Stall speed?
3000 3 15.79%
3200 3 15.79%
3400 1 5.26%
3600 5 26.32%
3800 2 10.53%
4000+ 5 26.32%
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It's Converter Time!!!!

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Old 10-01-2009, 12:12 AM   #1
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Default It's Converter Time!!!!

So It's finally time to get a converter.
Guys with experience, especially LT1 guys, and guys with 4.10's, what's the best stall speed for a DD, mostly street car?

Edit: I may say DD, but eventually I want this car to be a nasty snarlin' rubber destroyer that's a blast to drive, and won't be a complete embarassment at the track every once in a while.

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Old 10-01-2009, 01:36 AM   #2
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IMO, 4.10 is alot of gear for a DD with an auto. The desired stall you want will vary depending on what u want to do, and your combination. Based on the mods in your sig, I would probably go with 3400. However, it may be faster with a bigger converter, although that may not be very street friendly. really depends on what you feel is street friendly
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I think bc of the 410 gear you can run a 4K and it will be very streetable. My converter tightened up significantly going from a 323 to a 373 gear.

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^yup what he said!
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i have a 4000 stall now and even with 2.73's if i did it again i'd go bigger. but, thats for my LS1. From what i have heard, the LT1's generally match well with a smaller stall than would be wanted for an ls1 with similiar mods. hope that helps
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Probably get better luck putting this in the LTx section...
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Thats because peak tq is lower in a lt1. I was agreeing to the fact that 4.10's will make a converter feel tighter. Not sure if I would run a 4000 in a bolton lt1 tho. Contact a yank or fti, they will set you up right!!
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I have a vig. 3200 and with the 2.73's I though it felt too loose but with the 3.42's I love it.

With your 4.10's you could probably go higher and still feel fairly tight.
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From what I have read the LT guys are running 3k+ stalls.

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Since you say it's a DD mostly street car I vote for a 3000.
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Edit: I may say DD, but eventually I want this car to be a nasty snarlin' rubber destroyer that's a blast to drive, and won't be a complete embarassment at the track every once in a while.

Trust me, street tires are useless with a 3000 stall. I've cut 1.65 60's and beat some bigger stalled LT1 and LS1 cars with a 3000 stall in my bolt on LT1.

It's really kind of funny but a lot of the people I come across that run big stalls never run the tire and suspension that they need to really take advantage of it.
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