My 68 chevelle has a big block with a 400 turbo transmison 2500 torque converter and a holly dual pumper runs great in park when I put it into gear it will die out unless I hold the brake and push the gas a little

Asked by Sep 23, 2016 at 10:22 PM about the 1968 Chevrolet Chevelle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

9 Answers

97,095

Recheck your air fuel mixtures on the carb and for vacuum leaks, if that all checks then it sounds like your 2500 rpm stall converter is no longer 2500.

All new lines no leaks fuel mixture is good, one other thing I forgot to mention I have a comp cam thumper, not sure what you mean when you say no longer 2500

97,095

Your torque converter is no longer stalling at 2500 RPM.

97,095

You stated a thumper cam, what is the recommended idle speed for the cam?

I will have to check it not sure how I just bought and put it in I've been trying to figure it out that new and carburetor

Sorry it's 2000 to 5900 rpm. Mutha thumpr

97,095

www.badasscars.com/index.cfm/page/ptype=product/product

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
97,095

The Right Stall: Tips on Selecting a Torque Converter | eBay

Thanks I will check it out and get back to you

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Chevelle

Looking for a Used Chevelle in your area?

CarGurus has 373 nationwide Chevelle listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Chevelle Questions

Chevrolet Chevelle Experts

#1 Squatt
Squatt
Reputation 700
#2 LouB
LouB
Reputation 270
#3 18TandSVT
18TandSVT
Reputation 240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
357 Great Deals out of 31,259 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Corvette
223 Great Deals out of 22,144 listings starting at $3,750
Used Ford Mustang
710 Great Deals out of 44,429 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
556 Great Deals out of 35,581 listings starting at $899
Used Dodge Charger
529 Great Deals out of 28,516 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Nova
153 listings
Used Pontiac GTO
6 Great Deals out of 474 listings starting at $6,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,176 Great Deals out of 79,465 listings starting at $2,500
Used Pontiac Firebird
14 Great Deals out of 756 listings starting at $2,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.