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Old 03-10-2013, 01:05 AM   #1
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TORGUE CONVERTER questions!!!

i am about ready to bolt up my th350 to my 283 i got the flywheel on. i was curious how to manully turn over the motor to bolt the torgue converter bolts, and which way does the torgue converter bolts go or does it no mater. i just rather no then not no.
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:53 AM   #2
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Re: TORGUE CONVERTER questions!!!

I have a flywheel turner now, but for years just used a big screw driver

http://www.summitracing.com/search/d...-turning-tools

there are cheaper ones out there, try Harbor Freight
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:15 AM   #3
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Re: TORGUE CONVERTER questions!!!

The proper tool is the best way, but it can be done with-out one. In either case, taking the spark plugs out makes it a lot easier.
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:59 PM   #4
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Re: TORGUE CONVERTER questions!!!

I'm about to do the same thing and its my first time. I was told a good way is to put some longer bolts in the three holes in the harmonic balancer and put a big closed end wrench around one and push or pull up against another bolt. Also agree with longhair take the plugs out.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:18 PM   #5
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I use my hands....doing it slow so the compression bleeds out...
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:24 PM   #6
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bump the starter...
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:31 PM   #7
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Re: TORGUE CONVERTER questions!!!

With the balancer off...



With the balancer on (sorry, small pic)



Then all you need is a 1/2" ratchet to turn it.

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Old 03-12-2013, 04:14 PM   #8
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flywheel wrench and the convertor bolts go with the nuts to the convertor
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