1. Bolts size and thread help needed

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 5.7L when replacing the tranny bolts for mounting the bell housing to the engine were missing. Anyone know what the bolts size and thread are and the location for each bolt? Thanks in advance.
  2. More 545RFE questions and problems

    I finally got my 04 2500 with a 5.7 driving about 3 weeks ago. Had to buy a known good trans. The trans is supposed to be from another 04 2500. The only difference I could visually see is the electrical connector. The original one was a dark grey or black connector. The one on the trans I bough...
  3. 2004 ram pcm swap to a 2005

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    I want to swap my 2004 ram pcm to a 2005 pcm so i can get a custom tune and cam and spray for my truck i just need more info also will this affect me (if i do the swap) with emissions thanks.
  4. 545RFE Upgrade for 600HP?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    So im in the process of building my new drivetrain. I currently have 171k miles on my 08 Ram 1500 5.7 Hemi. I was looking at getting an upgraded 400hp crate engine from summit and then get a procharger running 6psi. roughly im looking at 550 to 600 hp at the crank if Prochargers numbers are...
  5. Tq converter hunting

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hello. 3g ram with 545rfe and hemi, cam and stage 3 vb paired with line pressure booster. i have noticed what i assume to be some torque converter hunting after installing a stage 3 vb. Not sure if it was happening before and i just didnt feel it or if this is new. truck will have small 200 rpm...
  6. Trans shutter low speed 1st and reverse

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi I’m getting a low speed shudder in 1st and reverse on my 2003 2500 5.7. Reverse has done it since I’ve owned it (2013 bought at 125k) when reversing hard or backing up a 13k loaded fertilizer trailer but after I got home from towing my Jeep up north first is doing it now too. Truck currently...
  7. RPM blips on highway

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi all hopefully someone can share some insight. I have a freshly rebuilt 545rfe :str:. A few months ago i did a oil and filter change after the break in and installed a stage 3 vb. last week the truck started having small 200 or so rpm blips every few seconds on the highway. I can feel a little...
  8. 545rfe durability mods

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    I have a 2005 hemi ram that keeps blowing up transmissions after a year :smiledown:. Truck just has some bolt ons and a reasonable cam. Im rebuilding it for the 3rd time now all with good clutches and parts. I also have a bigger transmission cooler. Im wondering what else i can do to beef it up...
  9. 545rfe wont shift out of 1st

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys! Looking for a little help and information. I have a 2008 1500 with a 545rfe and I have never had a shifting issue with this truck. I drove it last week about 7 hours round trip with my hunting boat behind the truck. Not a single issue. I left the truck sit for about a week and...
  10. 2011 545RFE Upgrades

    2011 Dodge Ram Forum
    Sorry if this has already been covered but i've done quite a bit of searching and haven't found much. What kind of performance mods, other than the line booster and TCs, are available for the '11 545RFE, and where can I get them? Moes only lists TCs and all of the valve body kits i'm finding are...
  11. Transgo resistor 05 545rfe

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    I just purchased a transgo 45rfe-hd2 kit. My truck is a 2005 ram with a hemi and 545rfe trans. For the resistor it says on the 05 and up to skip this step. I thaught you could run the line pressure booster on the 05 545rfe so why cant you wire the resistor in conjunction with the kit?
  12. AMSOIL Tranny Experience...Not so Great

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Well, I switched my tranny filters, refilled the spin-on prior to re-installing, and made sure the plastic ring was seated well on the flat filter. I put in about 5.5qts of AMSOIL, and fired her up. I let it idle, ran through the gears before checking the stick, then added some. It was at the...
  13. Transmission bolt fould inside and Mercon

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Transmission Fluid mistake and Transmission pan surprise. Need a little help. Hello all Ram owners, I just turned 150K on my 2004 Quad Cab 2WD with the Hemi.. I regularly change the oil and with 150K, I decided to do the Transmission and rear end fluids. Our town just got a new...
  14. 545rfe 4.7 Overdrive Lagging

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Greetings all, (2003 dodge ram QC, 75K, 20" tires, 3.92 rear end) I've noticed recently that my dodge is feeling sluggish in overdrive, and last week it started kicking every so often when i get trapped behind traffic going 55mph. I took it to the dealer i bought it from a year and a half ago...