Determine engine size before selecting the converter. Converters are listed according to legal engine size.If engine has been changes and is not the same model year as the chassis, proceed as follows:
1. If the engine is older than the chassis, select the converter according to the chassis model year.
2. If the engine is newer than the chassis, select the converter according to the engine requirement.
3. Inform the owner that improper engine switching is not legal. The customer and the shop that switched the engine could be fines 2,500.00.
4. Determine the type of converter being replaced. Check whether the converter is a 2-Way, 3-Way or 3-Way + Air (See EFCII)
Vehicle Weight (Test Weight)
Determine the weight limit before selecting the converter. Converters are listed according to Test Weight (curb weight).
How to Calculate Vehicle Test Weight?
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) Less Vehicle Capacity Plus 300 Lbs. = Vehicle Test Weight (curb weight). This information can be found on a tag inside vehicle door or the vehicle owner’s manual (use as estimate only).