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I finally got the time to start installing my new 3700 stall converter from Edge.
How much fluid should I put in the converter? I've heard from 1/2 quart up to 3 quarts already and I want to be sure what's the correct amount.
When I put my 2400 stall converter in about three years ago, I only got about 3/4 of a quart in it. How important is this step?
Also, this is the first time I installed a tranny without it attached to the engine. Is there any good advice out there?


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1982 GT
351w(.060), ported & polished heads with 1.94/1.60 valves, 10.5 comp, stealth intake, 274XE cam, Holley 750, Mallory dist., shorty headers, flowmasters, 4:10 gear, c-4 with 2500 converter, subframes, electric fan

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I usually do one quart but how much is actually in there by the time I get it mounted is a whole nother story.
 

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I've always filled them as much as possible without having it all spill out during installation, kinda like putting on a new oil filter.
 

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What would happen if you don't fill them?
 

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All the fluid you put in the tranny will be taken in by the convertor - and your pan will run dry, and your pump will fry.

Plus it lubricates the convertor.
 

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Oh...I will for sure..LOL I was told there will be a night/day difference between my old 2400 stall and the 3700 stall and how the car will respond.
 
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