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Enthusiasts Torque Converters Explained

19:02  11 july  2018
19:02  11 july  2018 Source:   hotrod.com

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The torque converter is often seen as the most complicated part in vehicles of today. It is, however, a very important component of automatic transmissions. This animation explains the theory behind this

Torque Converters Explained ! nick the car guy. Everything the beginner needs to know about torque converters .

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One of the more complicated systems of a car with an automatic transmission is the torque converter. They are one of those parts where most mechanically minded people know what they do, but may not know how they work. The guys over at Donut Media have put out a video that simplifies how a torque converter functions with the help of the Koenigsegg Regera, an electric hybrid hypercar with no transmission. Though the car's engineering and design are very extreme, its torque converter (hydraulic coupling) is the keystone to its blistering speed. For you visual learners out there this is a great starting point to understand torque converters work.

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A torque converter is a type of fluid coupling which transfers rotating power from a prime mover, like an internal combustion engine, to a rotating driven load. In a vehicle with an automatic transmission, the torque converter connects the power source to the load.

Today John and Product Manager Steve explain to us how torque converters work and why you should keep an eye on yours! Subscribe Today

If you're seeking even more info about torque converters check out the stories below.

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