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Circle D 19 55.88%
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Old 07-17-2012, 02:26 PM
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Who makes the best Hemi torque converter for some street / strip action?????
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I run a circle d and it is a nice converter
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Circle D converters are good for low stalls, so 3000rpm or less, after that you want a top quality converter like Edge or ATS.
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Not to sure they are the best but Edge has worked for me in terms of product and customer service. Ran their 2800 for a while and now been running their 3400 for almost a year. No complaints either way. Be sure to keep with billet.
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I also prefer Edge. On my 03 I ran an 11" 2800, 3200, and a 9.5" 3600 stall. I was very happy with each one of them. There are a good number of guys running all of the brands mentioned, but the majority of the quickest and the most consistant trucks I know of are running Edge.
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Hmmm, all these votes for Edge make me think I should try them for my next converter.
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I kept seeing Edge mentioned too, but wasn't sure. And I have no idea what stall to run. Looking for a daily driver & weekend warrior setup. Probably going to 4.10 gears and up to 100-125 shot of N20
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If you tow, then go with a 2600. If you dont tow, then I would go with a 2800 stall. Only reason for that is because you are planning on nitrous. Your stall speed goes up with tq, so what is a 2800 stall N/A is going to be roughly a 3000-3200 stall depending on what size nitrous shot you decide to run.
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I don't tow anything with the truck, just the occasional bike in the bed.
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I don't tow anything with the truck, just the occasional bike in the bed.
Then I would go with the 2800. If you are unsure about the nitrous, then a 3000 would be better for all around performance. Just remember that if you go with a 3000 now and add nitrous later, you are going to have a higher stall speed on the bottle.
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