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Old 04-07-2014, 12:40 PM
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my 99 ram 1500 has the 5.9 litre 360 cubic inch
the tranny is model 46re with oil cooler I have 4 wheel drive,and shift on the fly into 4 wheel drive.
I have a dana 44 front differential.
my auto tranny is a 3 speed with overdrive,and it is a small tranny holding 6 quarts of atf.
with time I am sure you could make the 5.9 litr work for you but I don't know about your original transmission,this 5.9 has 330 foot pounds of torque with 245 horsepower stock.
depends on how much power your tranny was built to hold
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The 727 backed up everything from the 318, all the way to the 440 6 pak and 426 Hemi. Pretty sure the design can handle the 5.9 Magnum. BTW, the 46RE is basically an OD 727. The weakest link is the OD section. Go figure.
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my 46re tranny is still stock
141,000 miles on her and I hunt and fish 4 wheel,and it is my daily driver
I just replaced a universal joint on my front axle drivers wheel
no other issues
I must have got a great truck
I just change the oil and keep going
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