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Special Chrysler Torque Converter Balance Weight Information

It is very important when replacing Chrysler torque converters that the correct balance weight be used. Chrysler engines with cast crankshafts require balance weights on the torque converter to bring the engine assembly into proper balance. Please refer to the identification charts below for weight type.


Until 1977, The Factory Converter Came w/ Two Rectangle Weights Located On Each Side Of The Drainplug

Rectangular 

A B C S
.158" Thick .250" Thick .380" Thick N/A

In 1977, Chrysler Changed To A Single Butterfly Weight

Butterfly

A B C S
N/A 1.157" Thick 2.545" Thick N/A

1992-97 5.9L (360) Engines Use A Square, Unbalanced Weight

Square

A B C S
N/A N/A N/A .300" T/.219" L/.200" W


*1996 & Later Converters Have A 90° Style Bolt Pattern w/  Counter Balance In Flexplate, While 1993 & Later A500 Converters Have Flats On The Hub


Chrysler Rectangular Weights

 

TCI® maintains an inventory of popular street performance converters with the various balance weights already attached. If you prefer to order with balance weight, please see the chart below for counterbalanced Chrysler converters. If you do not see your application listed in the chart below, please call TCI® at 1.888.776.9824 and a technician can help you place a custom order for the torque converter you require with the proper balance weights installed.


Series

Transmission
Neutral
Balance
"A" Weight
Installed
"B" Weight
Installed
"C" Weight
Installed
"S" Weight
Installed
Street Rodder™ TorqueFlite 727 141538 N/A N/A 141541 N/A
StreetFighter® TorqueFlite 727 142200 N/A N/A 142203 N/A
Breakaway® TorqueFlite 904 141300 N/A N/A N/A N/A