Schaeffler releases TorCon 6L80 torque converter - Transmission Digest

Schaeffler releases TorCon 6L80 torque converter

Schaeffler announced the debut of the LuK TorCon 6L80 torque converter, which the company notes is all-new and not remanufactured.

The TorCon 6L80 is compatible with 2007-2020 GM trucks, vans and SUVs with a 5.3L, with a current VIO of 6,211,856, according to Schaeffler.

Schaeffler claims that the product’s design leads it to last up to five times longer than rebuilt torque converters. Schaeffler also said that the LuK TorCon 6L80 requires only a straightforward match to the transmission, rather than needing to find model-specific cores.

The fully furnaced brazed fins not only enhance heat dissipation, but also prevent premature wear, ensuring longevity and reliability, according to Schaeffler. The contamination-free manufacturing process is backed by 100% pressure and lockup testing, as well as precision balancing, the company added.

“As technology improves and torque converter designs are changing, the torque converters in the transmissions of today are becoming much more challenging to rebuild. Therefore LuK is offering a complete assembly, with built in quality that ensures a consistent performance in each unit.” says Rob Steinmetz, product manager.

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