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Welcome to Roadrunner Converters
Roadrunner was founded in 1979 with high quality torque converters as our primary goal in mind. Our philosophy has always been “WE BELIEVE IN BEING BETTER”. Our focus on quality has been the reason for out phenomenal growth and customer loyalty.
Every torque converter made at Roadrunner includes the very best materials money can buy. State of the art equipment follows us in our pursuit of perfection. Our dedicated staff has over 130 combined years knowledge & experience. We only provide our customers with the best torque converters for sale online. The result of our pursuit for high quality torque converters is a full product line that includes street performance converters, full out race with many class and division wins as well as diesel performance & towing converters to get you out there on the road and back home safe. Look to Roadrunner for Standard Transmission, High Performance and Racing Torque Converters for a competitive edge. We also sell ford torque converters, gm torque converters and dodge torque converters.
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How Transmission Torque Converters Work
In general terms, a torque converter is a type of fluid coupling (torque multiplier) that is used to transfer rotation power from a prime mover, such as an combustion engine or electrical motor, to a rotating driven load.
If you have some knowledge of manual transmissions, you are aware that an engine is connected to a transmission by way of a clutch. Without a clutch, a car would not be able to come to a dead stop without killing the engine. The challenge with automatic transmission engines is that their transmissions have no clutch that disconnects the transmission from the engine. Rather, they use a device called a converter. It may not look like much, but there is a lot going on inside.
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