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Old 10-08-2012, 02:08 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I don't think a lock up torque converter would be a good idea in something that heavy with that much torque. If you only engaged it on the flats at cruising speed it probably wouldn't hurt anything, but that big 455 twisting against 7000 pounds will murder the transmission on any kind of hill with the converter in lockup.
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