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Removing torque converter
Posted by: marty ()
Date: September 08, 2010 10:23PM

Hi guys, just a stupid question; I can't see how to pull the torque converter off the engine. City library is no help. They have a book on '60s Chevys with PG but not Corvair. It talks about bolts holding it on, but I don't see any, so pried a little. Maybe just pry some more or am I missing something?

Thanks,
Mart

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Re: Removing torque converter
Posted by: cnicol ()
Date: September 08, 2010 10:43PM

If you remove the sheet metal shroud at the front of the engine to expose the top of the bell-housing, you will find a sheet metal cover on the top-right of the bell housing. Remove the sheet metal cover. (it's about 2" x 2"). Rotate the crankshaft until you see a torque converter bolt. Remove the bolt and rotate the crank to the next bolt. There are a total of three bolts. Once out the converter should come right off. Sometimes, the converter hub is rusted into the end of the crank but it should come loose with a little wiggling.

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Re: Removing torque converter
Posted by: steve c goodman ()
Date: September 09, 2010 05:57AM

Marty: You need to build your own library starting with shop manuals and the books by Bob Helt.

Sincere regards, Steve
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