Rick Morris, Author at Transmission Digest
Tips for Aligning Torque-Converter-Clutch Linings into Covers

Torque-converter manufacturers have their own arguable reasons for the location of the clutch lining. For many years, torque-converter lockup-clutch linings were bonded onto the converter-clutch and/or converter-damper assemblies. In recent years we have seen the clutch linings bonded into the front covers. Rebuilders are now faced with the choice of bonding the replacement friction material to the cover like the OE or to the piston as in the earlier-model converters.