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5.2 vs 5.9 GAS Transmission difference

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Old 10-29-2014, 09:52 AM
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Just change the converter and you'll be fine...
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Old 10-29-2014, 02:45 PM
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Just get a flexplate/torque converter for the correct year engine. Probably have to call the manufacturer of your choice for the t/c.
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Old 10-29-2014, 10:03 PM
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All he needs to do is go to the local parts store and get a Converter for a 92-95 dodge ram with a 5.9 (360)... Same bolt circle and balanced the same as the old converter as per my specs sheet in the converter catalog from my supplier.

CR64 is the part number my book lists that will work in that trans for your application
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:17 AM
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Originally Posted by dhvaughan View Post
it usually fails sooner in the 2500.
when i bought my 2500 with the 5.9 v8 and 4x4 the guy had the transmission rebuilt at 134k (i have all the papers for everything ever done to the truck too) haha lasted 34k longer than what they usually last and he pulled a boat and trailer combo that weighted about ~7500lbs.

Also i have never seen a 4x4 v6 ram combo, unless it wasnt very popular???
Now i know if you get a dakota with the v6 and 4x4 you get the 44rh/re instead of the 42rh/re, (correct me if im wrong).
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If you have a good converter from the 318 (neutral, non-weighted) buy a weighted flexplate for your 360, B&M makes them for LA or Magnum weight. I just picked up a 95 318 46rh with a nice aftermarket TC for $175, ordered the flexplate on Amazon for $83. Going into. 72 B300 Sportsman Royal Maxiwagon with the TAPC conversion kit.
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