Building a Better Torque Converter

How Does Transtar Build a Quality Torque Converter?

All Recon by Transtar Torque Converters are built to the highest quality standards in the industry and warranted to be free from manufacturing defects in material and workmanship for a period of 4 years or 48,000 miles from the date of purchase, whichever occurs first. Every converter goes through the following five-step process to ensure the highest level of quality: 

TC_Quality1.jpgCleaning- all components are cleaned thoroughly prior to assembly
  • Components disassembled for cleaning and inspection
  • State of the art cleaning equipment used to remove the smallest particles and the varnish that can accumulate on parts
  • OE type sediment testing of completed products as well as sub-components

Inspection- no marginal or borderline components are used
  • Components disassembled, qualified, repaired, or replaced
  • Scheduled and random audits ensure items are meeting specifications
  • Overlapping stages of quality checks ensure quality componentsTC_Quality2.jpg

Assembly- proper assembly and specifications are achieved
  • Extensive research conducted into meeting and exceeding OEM specs
  • Detailed training and testing support builders and processes
  • Multiple manual and digital quality checks ensure correct assembly and dimensions are met every time

Welding- OEM factory welding machines and technology are used to ensure a true converter with no leaks or inner contamination

Final Inspection- 100% functional testing for leaks, run out, end play and balance
  • Custom built leak check machines require 
  • TC_Quality3.jpghuman and machine approval to pass with no leaks
  • Static dimensions and functional specifications are measured on the Proud System, the digital backbone of the Quality Control System. The details are recorded with the unique QR code for each converter
  • End of Line visual inspections are conducted on each converter to ensure that the customer’s expectations are met when they open the box
  • Additional random audits are done to further verify the quality of the product that you receive