BTS converter and Valvebody - PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-09-2010, 12:48 AM Thread Starter
PSN Newb
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 24
BTS converter and Valvebody

I am working on installing a BTS converter and Valvebody. Brain was a great help but doesn't work weekends The directions are pretty vague that came with the parts. The converter comes with a "torque converter regulator spring" that is supposed to be installed into the transmission pump. Has anyone pulled the tranny pump and can you just use threaded metric rod and a piece of flat bar pulling against the engine mounting surface to pull it? Thanks in advance
BIG-T is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-09-2010, 01:00 AM
Member
 
vapstroke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Jackson, WY
Posts: 917
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

I took two bolts that fit the pump and welded nuts on the end of them that allow me to thread on a slide hammer. I have two slide hammers and and evenly pull it. With one slide hammer you need to alternate back and forth so that you pull it evenly.

Swamps, ITP diesel, DP tuner, BTS, Stecher Performance Diesel, DieselSite
vapstroke is offline  
post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-09-2010, 02:55 PM
Pearson's Diesel
 
smokin dually's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 473
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

I used a flat bar and 2 threaded rods like you are talking about to get mine out.

01 F350 cc dually 6sp conversion
00 F250 2.6 puller
early 99 F350 2wd daily driver
smokin dually is offline  
 
post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-09-2010, 10:21 PM Thread Starter
PSN Newb
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 24
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

Step II

The threaded rod and angle iron worked great. For the people doing it under the truck like me remember to take out the tranny filter. That was a good heads up from a local tranny shop. I have the pump off now and cant figure out how to get the torque converter spring out. I wish I had a digital camera to help describe what I am talking about. The spring is held in the pump with thick threaded sleave of some kind. Anyone have any idea's? If not I am sure Brian could help in the morning.
BIG-T is offline  
post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-09-2010, 11:24 PM
PSN Veteran
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Northwest, OR
Posts: 2,081
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

Does this spring need to be put in place when using the tugger shift kit?
bigjake0524 is offline  
post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-10-2010, 07:14 PM
PSN Veteran
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Northwest, OR
Posts: 2,081
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

Called BTS this morning and they said not to even use the spring!
bigjake0524 is offline  
post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-10-2010, 10:41 PM
PSN Veteran
 
TARM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Winchester, Virginia
Posts: 4,865
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

Well that sucks after pull'n the pump. Did they say why it was not needed when they sent it?
TARM is offline  
post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-10-2010, 10:55 PM
PSN Veteran
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Northwest, OR
Posts: 2,081
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

Just said sorry we try and open the boxes and take those out; must not have got that one removed!
bigjake0524 is offline  
post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-11-2010, 12:00 AM
PSN Veteran
 
TARM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Winchester, Virginia
Posts: 4,865
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

Well live and learn. Its not like they do not have a awesome record and mistakes happen to even the best. Since then how far have you gotten?
TARM is offline  
post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 05-11-2010, 04:37 PM Thread Starter
PSN Newb
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 24
Re: BTS converter and Valvebody

I have been in touch with Brian. A pleasure to work with, I must say. And he did tell me to change it out. It is a bunch of work however. I am getting a friend over to help me move the tranny back under the truck and bolt it to the transfer case. I have no real complaints other than its tought to get questions answered on the weekends

On a side note I have been looking into injectors, tuners, and a supplier for a turbo and mounting kit. I have nothing but great experiences with Carson Stauffer Diesel, Rosewood Diesel, Jody at DP-tuner and Bill at PHP.
BIG-T is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the PowerStrokeNation : Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome