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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 04-23-2012, 10:53 PM
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I want one baaaad, but I don't think they are making one for the new six speed. thanks blackhemi for making me covenant my ram members TC
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If you don't mind me asking what shop did you use?
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If you don't mind me asking what shop did you use?
Flaco's performance & tuning out of pasadena....I found him on houston performance trucks dot com website and he has modded some serious 1000hp+ trucks in the area and everyone has nothing but great things to say about his work. I called him last week and spoke with him and he originally gave me a quote of $250 but talked him down to $225. It was a 30 min drive for me, (live in the clear lake area) but was well worth it. I will say have your wife/gf or buddy drop you off because its gonna take probably about 6 hours to complete. I dropped it off at 1030am this morning, went to twin peaks ate and drank until 3pm, then my buddy dropped me off and I waited for 1 1/2 hr at the shop. The work it self didn't take that long (maybe 3 1/2 hrs) but he put it on the rack and let it cool down probably for 1 1/2 hr and worked on it, took a lunch break (maybe an hr), and came back and finished it up.
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Old 04-23-2012, 11:38 PM
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I want one baaaad, but I don't think they are making one for the new six speed. thanks blackhemi for making me covenant my ram members TC
It does suck because your probably gonna be left worse off than us 2011 rams without tuning based on that tranny you have (even though its pretty much the same tranny just reworked).
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Hey man I live in Deer Park myself :P are there ANY options at all for 2800 stalls for the 12s??? So convenient as i was looking for somebody who could do the work near me and I stumbled upon your thread!
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The same converter that works in the 545rfe should work in the newer "six speed". It's literally an identical transmission in every way (even shift pattern). At least that's what I was told by transengineer IIRC. I'm not sure anyone has done it to verify, but it should work. Maybe PM and ask transengineer for his thoughts on it.
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you think you can make some vids of you driving it alittle. since you have all those mods i would love to see the difference from stock to what you have from like 0-60 and highway passing. please. it would help me decide on mods better. dont have to many vids on youtube on 4 gens with these type of mods.
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yeah bro I'll try to get something up within a week or so, next day off isn't till Wednesday.
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Your poor rear tires are going to hate your right foot very soon

What's in your rear pumpkin ? 3.92's and a Limited slip?

how does your truck perform in the winter with the TC on? A guy up here said I am going to hate it in the snow...
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Yeah bud I live in the Houston area and we don't have many winters days where it gets below 20 degrees.... much less snow LOL. I've only had my TC installed for a week so I couldn't tell you either way
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