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Old 03-09-2019, 10:41 AM
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Default Budget 4l80 converters

I have seen a few threads on this but they are pretty old.

I am looking for a budget 4l80e converter that stalls around 3000-3500 rpm. This is going in a fairly light car (2700 lbs 65 nova 4 dr) with moderate power (450hp at crank). I had been looking at the Circle D 278mm converter but was wondering if there are any other options out there that don't cost an arm and a leg. I just don't need huge power capacity and don't have the budget for a higher end converter. What other companies should I be looking at? I'm looking to stay at or below the Circle D price point ($600). Any thoughts or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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Old 03-09-2019, 11:35 AM
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Ptc also has some nice converters at that price point.
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Last I saw on their facebook, Jakes Performance is having 10 or 15% off sale for "tax season"

They make their own budget and billet front converters.

I'd give them a call.

PTC, FTI, etc all also make good budget converters
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Some good suggestions above for budget. Any GOOD converter is going to be very spendy because theres only two OEM 4L80 cores and neither is very good so a lot of fab work goes into making a good one. If your handy seek out a GTR converter and graft that onto your 4L80 face plate thats a really good combo
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Jake's performance can make any thing up to 4k below the 600 price point
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Old 03-15-2019, 06:19 PM
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I called Jake's and they were super helpful over the phone. That's who I will be going with. Thanks for all the recommendations!
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I bought a converter from jakes last tax return sale they had. awesome service from them
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