1. 3.9 to 5.9 engine swap question about the tranny.

    My vehicle, 2000 Ram 1500 3.9 with matching transmission. 3.9 threw a rod out the bottom pan, so I pulled a 5.9 from the junkyard complete with its flexplate. The flexplate on the 5.9 I pulled is weighted. My question is am I going to have any issue with my 3.9 torque converter? Or can I just...
  2. 2003 Ram 1500 Engine Swap tranny inquiries and questions

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hey everyone how ya'll doin' today? :wavey: I hope I'm in the right place for these kinda questions I'm new here and pretty young in this game and what little bit I know is self taught and I'm figuring out things as I come across them, and I don't want to pass up the opportunity to ask some of...
  3. 4th gen - How to upgrade from Duals to OEM projectors

    Custom Modifications- Interior & Exterior Lighting
    Hello, I usually hear of folks upgrading from duals to quads. However, I want to upgrade straight from duals to oem projectors. I already have the drivers side being shipped. Just need to purchase the passenger side. Anyhow, I was looking in here and couldnt find much on this specific...
  4. Swapping fenders / front end

    Body & Interior
    I have a 2006 ST but am looking to swap the front end Fenders, or Fenders and Hood )to an earlier model like 2002 -04. Has anybody done this and if so how hard if at all was it to do?
  5. 1980s Dodge Power Ram Transmission swap

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Looking to get a 1980s Power ram (Or Power wagon can't think which it was). It was an automatic with a 360 motor and 4x4. The transmission went out and has been sitting on the old mans property for a few years now. He has a 5-speed manual from a 1970's Ramcharger that had a 316 with 4x4 to go...
  6. 3.21 Open Rear End VS 3.92 Auburn LSD Swap

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    It's time boys. Finally took the $2k plunge. Bought the Auburn 5420145 LSD, factory Mopar 3.92 gears, and have an appointment booked for mid next week to get it all installed. :smileup: Truck is a 2014 1500 Reg cab short box, on 31.5" tall winter tires, in other words zero traction off the...
  7. Motor Swap 2500 to the 1500

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    I bought an 04 ram 1500 with the 5.7 hemi. It has comp 268 camps, high lift springs, titanium retainers, aftermarket rods and lifters. I put in a new exhaust and as im leaving the shop i feel the truck loosing idle. So i put it in N and touched the gas to see if she would hold idle. Thats when...
  8. 2500 hemi the same as a 1500?

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    I have an 04 1500 that dropped a valve. Im looking to buy a new block and found one from an 04 2500. Is it the same engine? Can i make the swap happen?
  9. Considering a swap info needed!

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey y'all how's it goin? For about 6 months I've been considering my different options when it comes to engine swaps for my 98 1500 magnum 5.9 long bed 4x4 and need some opinions/info on what all I'd need to do. I'm considering a swap as I have approximately 215000 Iles on the drive train and...
  10. Torque Management and Cable Throttle Bodies

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    How exactly does torque management work (I have a 2011 1500 4x4)? Does it limit engine power via ECM or does it control the throttle position? I monitor throttle position % with my Trinity, and noticed that while climbing a hill the throttle % will change when the truck downshifts even if I...
  11. 3500 bumper on a 1500?

    Body & Interior
    I need to replace the front bumper on my '06 and can only find used factory bumpers from 2500/3500 trucks. My mounts are fine. (The bumper is an after-market replacement that's rusting, so I want a quality OEM to replace it with and don't want to pay big $. I can get an 08 3500 bumper for...
  12. Factory Head Unit Swap and Questions

    Custom Modifications- Audio & Video
    Not really a custom interior/audio question, but kinda. I have a 2006 Ram with VES, Infinity sound, and the Bluetooth phone connection. I would like to swap the stock head unit out that doesn't have an Aux input for a later one like a 2008 with the Aux input. My question is: Is that possible or...
  13. Key fob swap?

    I was wondering if a key fob made for an 03 to an 05 with the split key and fob could be programmed to work on an 06 instead of the gigantic key fob combo. Thanks!
  14. Bench Seat to Center Console Swap Finally Done!!

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    So I never had any plans on doing this swap because my truck is only a reg cab, but I found this console with the console shifter out of a totalled 2013 1500 Sport 2 hours away for $450 CDN and had to jump on it. End up having to buy a new bucket, front bracket, and bucket matt from the dealer...
  15. Poor Man's Lift

    So, I'm not really that poor, I just don't like the idea of spending big money on a lift kit. So I picked up some things from the wrecking yard earlier today: -Shocks and leaf springs from a 2001 1500 Off-Road Edition -Coil Springs from a 1999 3500 Cummins All for $200. Tonight I will be...
  16. Help deciding gear swap or not.

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    I have been reading around on the forum for a few days now and even some youtube channels/vids to see if it is worth $800ish dollars for a gear swap from 3.55s to 4.10s. Some say HELL YEAH, some say NOT NOTICEABLE... I have a 2013 RAM 1500 2WD QC Express with 5.7 65RFE and 3.55 rear...
  17. touchscreen oem swap from factory slt

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    hey guys im looking at new touchscreen nav radio for my truck i have a factory radio with no phone settings on it or in my steering wheel from what i understand i cant really hook up the phone settings but thats okay i wanted to know how i could hook up a backup camera and where you would look...
  18. Need some modding advise!!

    Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8
    Whats up guys? I just bought a 2004 RAM 1500 SLT 4.7L Magnum and I absolutely love it. It has 193,000 miles on her but it doesnt matter to me. I was really thinking about upgrading to the 5.7 HEMI. I would like to do lots of mods to my truck but I dont know where to start. My biggest question is...
  19. Ecodiesel Swap

    Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6
    Hello, I have a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Std Cab Short Box V6 & 6spd manual transmission. Was thinking of looking for a ecodiesel power plant out of the newer generation ram trucks. Any thoughts on this swap? Or does anyone have other ideas for a motor swap?
  20. 96' 5.9 to 00' 5.9 swap

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys, So I have a 96' 4x4 Ram 2500. I'm pulling the engine. I bought a 00' 5.9 from a 4x4 Durango as a transplant. I have a few questions. I noticed the valve covers are a little different and a few lines off the intake are different. Do I need to swap intakes? I also noticed the power...