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    converter clearance

    i have powerglide tranny and 8 inch converter. when convereter is clicked in all the way into the tranny, how much do i back off of it when i tighten the converter to flexplatre. i am sure it is 1/16 to 1/8" backed off the tranny. thanks art

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    I usually shoot for 1/8", i think that's what most converter mfg. recommend, otherwise there could be damage to the pump.

    JMO

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    I shoot for 1/8-5/32.

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    converter clearance

    thanks guys 1/8" is what it will be art

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    No less then 1/8 no more then 3/16
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