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Troy K.

Troy K.

Dodge Viper
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Craig W.

Craig W.

Thanks John, So far 8 races and 8 top Five!!
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Mike M.

John's very honest, something that's hard to find these days. This means he'll tell you the truth and you may not want to hear it. LOL. The best...
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Alan P.

First off, I just have to say that I have never came across a more stand-up guy that takes his time to connect with his customers and have the...
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Tom R.

John--the 408 engine you built for me is outstanding. Feel free to give him my cell number and I'll happily give you a strong reference. Thank you...
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Clay B.

Clay B.

Thanks for everything !
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Dan F.

Dan F.

John, The truck is not done but i drive it daily and it runs good now. Eventually id like to do the rear brakes! Thanks
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Ryan

bought numerous things and all transactions went very smooth. Responded to emails within a day or less. Ryan
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Daryl S.

Your 408 runs like a dream. I think we are well over the 400hp side, a new 300hp mustang could not overcome, it is a beast. I am very happy with the...
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Billy W.

Billy W.

Dakota R/T 408
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TCI Torque Converters

TCI® Gives You More Than Just 35+ Years Of On-track Experience
As part of our extensive quality control process, each precision-built TCI® part is meticulously checked by our in-house QC experts. Every transmission and valve body is both hydraulic-circuit & dyno tested; every converter leak-checked & computer balanced. When you put one of our products on your vehicle, whether for racing or towing, for car or truck, you know it's ready to rock.

Sizzler ®
This exciting torque converter series is designed with the street rodder and enthusiast in mind. Economically priced, and intended for use in stock or mildly modified engines, the  Sizzler® torque converter improves drivability and offers smooth in-gear idle without adversely affecting gas mileage.

Features:
Hardened pump hub
Computer Balanced
Installation hardware included
Benefits:
300-400 rpm increase in stall over stock
Quicker acceleration
Improved low-end power
Smoother running
Fully streetable (no modifications required)
Features:
Furnace-brazed fins
Hardened, pre-ground pump hub
Computer Balanced
Installation hardware included
Benefits:
Excellent value
Quicker acceleration
Improved low-end power
Smoother running
Fully streetable (no modifications required)
400-500 rpm increase in stall over stock
 Features:
Furnace-brazed fins
Needle bearings
Hardened, pre-ground pump hub
Computer Balanced
Installation hardware included
Benefits:
Harder launches
Quicker acceleration
Improved low-end power
Bolt-in (no modifications required)
1000+ rpm increase in stall over stock
Features:
Furnace-brazed fins
Needle bearings
Hardened, pre-ground pump hub
Computer Balanced
Installation hardware included
Benefits:
Higher rpm launches
Quicker reaction times
Lower elapsed times
Better low- and mid-range power
1500+ rpm increase in stall over stock
Flexplate must be drilled for 7/16" bolts.
Features:
Furnace-brazed fins
Needle bearings
Hardened, pre-ground pump hub
Computer Balanced
Installation hardware included
Benefits:
Higher rpm launches
Lower elapsed times
Better low- and mid-range power
Flexplate must be drilled for 7/16" bolts.
Features:
Furnace-brazed & hand welded fins
Cast steel stator
Needle bearings
Dual bolt pattern
Hardened, pre-ground pump hub
Computer Balanced
Installation hardware included
Benefits:
High torque multiplication
Higher rpm launches
Lower elapsed times
Suited for street/strip cars up to 1200 Hp
Flexplate must be drilled for 7/16" bolts.

Street/Strip Performance Torque Converter General Application Chart

Torque Converter Seriesadvertised
camshaft duration
rear gear ratioengine characteristicsexpected rpm stall speeds
small blockbig block
Sizzler®stock to 260°stock to 3.23smooth idle, stock comp. ratio

1500 to 1700

1700 to 1900
Saturday Night Special®

stock to 265

°

stock to 3.23

smooth idle, stock comp. ratio

1600 to 1800

1800 to 2000
Breakaway®

265

° to 280°

3.00 to 3.73

fair idle, mild modifications

2200 to 2400

2400 to 2600
StreetFighter®

280

° to 300°

3.55 to 4.56

rough idle, large fuel system, raised comp. ratio

3000 to 3400

3400 to 3600
Super StreetFighter™

280

° to 310°

3.73 to 4.88

rough idle, large fuel system, raised comp. ratio top end power

3500 to 3800

3800 to 4000
Ultimate StreetFighter™290°+ 3.73+1000+ horsepower with power adders3500+3800+

Saturday Night Special ®
The popular Saturday Night Special® torque converter delivers premium performance at a reasonable cost. A great choice for show cars and street rods, this converter incorporates many of manufacturing processes and performance features found in our more expensive full-competition models. Each one is pressure tested and balanced prior to shipment.

Breakaway ®

The first step into serious high performance, the Breakaway® is a great torque converter for moderately modified street machines and weekend racers also used as daily drivers. It provides approximately 2400 to 2600 rpm flash stall with out negatively affecting part throttle driving. Designed for efficiency at highway cruising speeds and to launch hard at wide open throttle, the Breakaway® is a fantastic all-around torque converter.

StreetFighter ®

Designed with the street racer in mind, this torque converter benefits more radically prepared street machines (those with performance cams, aftermarket carbs and higher compression ratios) to bring the launch rpm in line with the performance enhancements. The StreetFighter® lets you take advantage of horsepower gains found in highrer rpm ranges.

Super StreetFighter 

This line of performance converters was developed to work with many GM and Ford late model lock-up transmissions. These transmissions can offer many advantages to performance enthusiasts, including lower initial gear ratios and overdrive gear for lower highway rpm and improved mpg. The Super StreetFighter™  lock-up series allows the car owner to have to 4000 rpm stall speeds (depending on application) while still enjoying all the benefits of a mechanical lock-up converter.

New! Ultimate StreetFighter 

Our latest line of torque converters designed specifically for extreme street machines. Bridging the gap between our competition series units and our Super StreetFighter™ converters, we introduce the Ultimate StreetFighter™ series.

 

Triple Tested Quality

TCI® strives to produce the best torque converters in the industry. Part of the process involves ensuring that each unit is built to spec. Regardless of what category or price level it may fall into, every TCI® torque converter is Triple Tested during assembly.

Once all the prep work on the component parts has been completed, the impeller is welded to the front cover. Immediately following this process, a pair of dial indicators are employed on a rotating table to verify that the impeller body and pump drive hub remain true.

Each unit is then pressurized and subjected to a leak test to confirm the integrity of all the weld seams. Lastly, each unit is computer balanced to reduce annoying and potentially damaging drivetrain vibrations that would occur from an unbalanced torque converter. That's Triple Tested so you can be confident you're getting a torque converter that's ready to roll.

 Contact Southeast performance for your application and pricing.

* This chart is a guideline. Your stall speed may vary in your application.




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