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Help putting a new TC in?

Hey, this week im going to order a marauder torque converter for my 95 tbird. Now i have no clue as in how to put it in and take the old stock one out. Can some one show me a list of steps. Is it extreamly hard to do this and how long would it take. Thanks

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Hopefully you got the Mark 8 flex plate, you will need it too.


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You ready to drop the transmission?

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you ready to lose your patience, if you don't have everything ready, like the flexplate (miller1995 said) and all the right tools and jacks


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Originally posted by mn12xr7
you ready to lose your patience, if you don't have everything ready, like the flexplate (miller1995 said) and all the right tools and jacks
What he said!

You WILL need a Mk8 flexplate. I was just about to install my Marauder converter, when it was discovered that I was sent THE WRONG FLEXPLATE (a stock unit was sent instead of the paid for Mark8 one).

You need new torque converter nuts (4) and the 6 crank to flexplate nuts. If you have a shop manual (pref. the big blue manual made by Ford, or a Haynes), a lot of room to work with (jack the car high off the ground and put it on jack stands), the required tools, and the thirst for Mercon V in your mouth and on your body, you should be OK.

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