Automatic Transmission - Wot Lockup
10-18-2007, 05:34 PM
Just Wondering The Pros And Cons On Locking The Verter At Wot?
Currently Lockup Is Disabled Past 75% Tps In My Car Was Thinking To Allow For Wot Lockup At 100% Tps If Engine Speed Is Say 5000-6700 Rpms
But I Am Unsure If This Is :
2: Good For Performance
Bryan @ Speed Inc.
10-18-2007, 05:40 PM
i've heard of manually locking up converters at the top end to give you a little extra "kick"
it can't be all that healthy for the converter... i wouldn't think so atleast.
10-18-2007, 06:38 PM
It will put some extra wear on the converter . May or may not help in the top I have heard both sides of that, They do make multi disk converter that are intended to do WOT lockup
10-18-2007, 08:55 PM
ive heard most clutches wont hold.. also when are poeple locking ther converters
10-18-2007, 09:53 PM
Most will not hold thats why I said its bad for the converter, But as for when I have no idea since personally I have never seen any benifit from it
10-18-2007, 10:07 PM
ive done it numerous times havent really run back to back tests but from racing on different nights im seeing 1-2 tenth gains. and about 1-2 mph. like they said tho most converters wont take a wot lockup.
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