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Saxco Torque Converter SX-KM23
  • Saxco Torque Converter SX-KM23
  • Saxco Torque Converter SX-KM23
  • Saxco Torque Converter SX-KM23
  • Saxco Torque Converter SX-KM23
  • Saxco Torque Converter SX-KM23

SaxcoTorque ConverterPart #: SX-KM23

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Description & Specs

A torque converter is a type of fluid coupling that transfers rotating power from a prime mover, like an internal combustion engine, to a rotating driven load. In a vehicle with an automatic transmission, the torque converter connects the power source to the load. It is usually located between the engine's flexplate and the transmission. The equivalent location in a manual transmission would be the mechanical clutch. The main characteristic of a torque converter is its ability to increase torque when the output rotational speed is so low that it allows the fluid coming off the curved vanes of the turbine to be deflected off the stator while it is locked against its one-way clutch, thus providing the equivalent of a reduction gear. This is a feature beyond that of the simple fluid coupling, which can match rotational speed but does not multiply torque, thus reduces power.

Torque Converter; Lock-Up, 10" Overall Diameter, 8.750" Bolt Pattern, 4 Pad Mount w/ 10mm x 1.25 Thread, Milled Flats Hub, 1.060" Pilot Diameter, 20 Spline, Slight High Stall Speed; Codes: 3b, JB, JB RA, JC

Name Specs
Billet CoverNo
Body Diameter Inches10.375
Body Diameter mm263.5
Bolt Circle Inches8.75
Codes Dye/Ink StampedJB
Codes Metal/Laser StampedJB
Cooling ShroudNo
Dimension Height7
Dimension Length13
Dimension UOMInches
Dimension Width7
Dimple PitchMedium High 630
Hub Internal BushingNo
Hub Length Inches1.485
Hub OD Major Inches1.691
Hub Seal GrooveNo
Hub to Thrust Surface Inches1.635
Hub TypeMilled 2 Flats Flanged
Lock-Up UnitYes
Mount Bolt Depth Inches0.405
Mount Threads10mm x 125
Mount TypeOval Pads
Number of Mounts4
OE End Play0.02
OE Height Inches4.28
Package UOMEach
Pilot OD Major Inches1.06
Pilot TypeStraight
Pump StallHigh
Quantity Per UOM1
Ring Gear Tooth Count110
Stator Codes66W6
Stator RotationClockwise
Stator Spline Count38
Stator Spline Depth Inches1.78
Stator Vane Count16
Turbine Internal Spline Count20
Turbine Spline Depth Inches2.505
Turbine to Pump Clearance0.09
With Ring GearYes


Name Years
F4A321998 - 2003
F4A422003 - 2008
F4A42-12004 - 2008
F4A4B-12006 - 2009
A4CF22006 - 2006

Vehicle Fitment

Years Vehicle Drive Types
2006 - 2009Hyundai TucsonFWD, 4WD
1998 - 2008Hyundai TiburonFWD
2004 - 2008Hyundai SonataFWD
2005 - 2006Kia Spectra5FWD
2004 - 2006Kia SpectraFWD
2004 - 2005Kia OptimaFWD