Goerend J vs suncoast 10531

USMC_53

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So i just bought another truck with a built transmission and a goerend R converter. It has a s472 and i cant get on the charger when i go to launch in 2nd gear! So i need something with a stall closer to 3k, cant decide if i should send the goerend R to get re-stalled or stick a suncoast 10531 in it? The truck has dual pumps, 100% injectors and weighs 5200lbs.
 

Ne-max

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J for sure. 1053 is junk compared to it. I ran a 1053 for 3 years. J the last years. The J couples so much better and hold up great. Do get the extreme clutch upgrade. I do have a good used one I'd make a good deal on if interested.
 
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JoshH

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J for sure. 1053 is junk compared to it. I ran a 1053 for 3 years. J the last years. The J couples so much better and hold up great. Do get the extreme clutch upgrade. I do have a good used one I'd make a good deal on if interested.
Last time I talked to Dave Anderson at Goerend, I think he told me all J converters now come with the extreme clutch upgrade automatically (priced accordingly of course).
 

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Last time I talked to Dave Anderson at Goerend, I think he told me all J converters now come with the extreme clutch upgrade automatically (priced accordingly of course).
Yup, all new J and AR (Q stators successor) converters come standard with extreme clutch. This change started with the J and Q in early 2019 and has been going since.
 

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As for physical fitment, all converters are physically interchangeable 01-16. Some stator and pump designs are better than others for specific OEM or aftermarket turbos.

ahh ok great well message me if you have it for sale.. i'd probably take it off your hands for a fair price.

Thanks

Mark
 

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ahh ok great well message me if you have it for sale.. i'd probably take it off your hands for a fair price.

Thanks

Mark
Mark, I don’t have a used R for sale. I do carry new Goerend units.

The OP has an R and is debating between a 1053-1 and a J. If you’re looking to pick up his used converter you may be better served shooting him a private message.


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prostreeter600

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I’ve had better luck with the Georend . Currently have a J convertor. Previously it was an LL . I was blowing thru the LL , so I had Dave tighten it up to a J . My current setup is blowing thru the J now . When I say blowing thru it I mean I’m hitting 3800 and still climbing. I’m sending it back to Dave to tighten up some more and to add the Extreme Clutch setup because my J does not have it . Keep in mind this is with 2nd gear starts . I have a Suncoast 10531-3D also , currently fried. This is the 2nd time I’ve burned up the clutches on it . I am fixing to send it in for repair if it makes any sense to repair it cost wise .
 
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