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Old 11-21-2009, 11:53 AM   #1
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Default Top Ten signs of a bad torque converter

10 - It'* found between an engine and transmisison which have the words "Daimler" or "Chrysler" cast in them somewhere;

#9 - Doesn't claim "Additional Oil" on Form 1299 with its tax return;

#8 - Your torque converter has been "balooned" more than Dick Cheney'* arteries;

#7 - When you're not looking, it crawls off the flexplate and takes twenty minute paid "breaks" on the input shaft;

#6 - You wake up in the morning and find your torque converter sleeping with your neighbor'* wife;

#5 - The lockup clutch has more "slop" than Madonna;

#4 - Your torque converter has been off on an Extacy binge for six days straight;

#3 - The hookers in Times Square tell you "We would, but we don't want to get caught with someone with a torque converter like yours.";

#2 - Sneaks out at night and holds up convenience stores for all the ATF they have on hand;

The Number 1 reason your torque converter is bad - Your torque converter has appeared twice on "America'* Most Wanted".
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BAHAHAHAHAhahahaha. Now that was funny. Maybe for me more than usual. I had a Mustang II with a very temperamental TC. We should add it to to the Chrysler comparison. It loved to crawl off the flexplate and played havoc with the input shaft seals many a time.
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Yep, sounds like like mine.
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my fav is by far the Chrysler one
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Great stuff Michael. I can imagine David Letterman in a pair of coveralls and holding a wrench as he reads them.
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LMFAO!!! u can just call me mike by the way, Michael seems too formal
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LMFAO!!! u can just call me mike by the way, Michael seems too formal
Mike it is then!
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that'* funny as hell!!
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That'* good stuff
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Thats great I like the Chrysler one I replaced the trans and TC on my shadow and ATF +4 is more a quart then blue label walker.
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