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Good news: Did the trans fluid in the vacuum today & no leaks as far as we could see. Put 2 oz and the again 2 oz Is that enough? Straight out the tail pipes!
Bad news: Hard on the brake & rev until tire spin 1800-1900?? The tires were cold but not very impressive?? No wonder my 60 ft went down a second in 10 years. 1.6-2.6 (last time at track & comparing to this year) These are new goodyear radials but 1800 rpm?? Time for a new converter i guess?? Opinions??
 

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New rear brakes this summer, S-10 cylinders but they were cold tires. Seemed low to me but 5 times same result. The tranny was worked on 5-6 years ago & I spent equivilent of $600 US money. The shop was recommended by National performance. The Toronto guys just love him (NOT!!) as reading in posts!!
This thing used to do 1.6 every weekend on Hoosier dot's???
 

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PS: Not really sure what the tranny shop did?
The car would not go when they got it!
 

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Drop the converter shield and look for the "D5" stampings on the converter. If it's something else, there's a good chanve someone else is running around with your converter. frown
 

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I have a known large exhaust leak. Sucked trans fluid into the vacuum line while running. Even looking at the known exhaust leak with a flash light, it didn't smoke at all from that area, just out the tail pipes. Not sure how reliable trans fluid is for finding leaks. dunno
 

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Not since they FIXED it but i only went out this year & thats it. Feels good driving but no 60 ft.
You figure the converter is from a regular 3.8?
I think maybe they gave me the House Special??
Ahh well, wanted to get a higher stall for christmas anyways!! I'm gonna heat the tires good & see what happens just for fun!
At least thru this board I have learned so much info that I never had a clue before!!
Live & Learn!! uzi uzi
 

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May want to check out Pat's converters when you get ready. He is working with you guys on the shipping to Canada. HTH's.
 

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How new are your tires? How much PSI in them, what series of Goodyears are you using? There's a big difference between a good set of Hoosier DOTs and a new set of Goodyear street tires.
 

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The Goodyears are new this summer GT4's, bigger than stock, 32 psi. The Hoosiers were a Great Tire for me and held good but 18-1900 seems pretty low. Going to heat them up a bit and do it again.
 

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The Goodyears are new this summer GT4's, bigger than stock, 32 psi. The Hoosiers were a Great Tire for me and held good but 18-1900 seems pretty low. Going to heat them up a bit and do it again.
Sounds like a N/A low-perf unit to me... yup
 
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