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I removed my old converter today and it seems huge (diameter wise) compared to my new one. How do you measure the converter size, is it from the outside to the outside? Also the old converter had studs mounted into it, this one has bolts that mount on the outside of it?
 

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Generally the actual size is slightly larger than the nominal size...

For example, the 10" converter in my race car measures around 10 5/8" at its largest point....the 8" coverter I ran in the past measured 8 3/4".

Just be sure to use a hard lock-washer or blue loctite (whichever the mfg recommends) on your bolts....don't want them backing out on ya...*G*

I usually will use a locking device even if the mfg doesn't recommend on and just gives a torque spec...with the stock stud types I have used a serrated nut...

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Thanks, mine must be a 10" 3500, it measures a bit under 11". The 2400 that I took out was around 13" is that the stock size? I will use lock washers and loctite just to be safe.
 
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That converter will bring your car to life. All you need is lots of tires
 
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