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

    Powertrain
    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. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Please help

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok so i just changed the torque converter out an went to drive my 2001 ram 1500 home got bout 20 miles an the od off light came on went another couple miles to nearest gas station an the trans temp light came on. I have checked fluid levels again an its reading ok ive also removed the lines...
  5. Torque Converter erratic

    Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
    Hello, I know this has been discussed in the past, but cannot find the thread. I have a '97 diesel with the 47RH transmission. The torque converter intermittently locks and unlocks much of the time. I remember that dirty battery cables and terminals as well as wires near the TPS can cause it...
  6. rattling noise, only when in gear. Not there in park or neutral.

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I am hearing this rattling noise (sounds like a pully but it isn't) only when in gear at idle or low speeds (I can't tell if it is making noise at high speeds, too loud). It does not make the noise in neutral or park. I am guessing torque converter but haven't a clue. Thank you. I have...
  7. How do I correctly bolt a flexplate to a torque converter?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi, this is my first post and I'm new to Ram Forum. Before I get into the flexplate issue I wanted ya'll to hear what I've been doing to the truck over the past year. You can skip that part and just look at the PROBLEM section if you choose to do so, unless you want to hear a good story...
  8. 1987 D150 Torque converter not engaging

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 1987 D150 with a 318. I have been slowly diagnosing problems and repairing them. I've been having problems with starting the truck and it running rough. I had to adjust the timing to its proper 8° BTC etc. I also discovered at that time that the distributor was electrically controlled...
  9. Changing Torque Converter in 2002 Dodge power ram

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey there, looking for somebody to point me in the right direction on changing my torque converter, have all the parts just need a "how-to" if anybody could help me out it would be greatly appreciated!!
  10. New to Hemi, need help on decisions!

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hello everyone! Glad to finally be on the forum. Any way I purchased my first brand new truck a few months ago. A 2013 RAM 1500 4x4 crew cab 6-speed. Absolutely love it, but as some one coming from nothing but modified diesels, I need more power and have absolutely no idea what I am doing quite...
  11. Performance torque converter??

    Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8
    I've seen some guys in here talk about a "better" torque converter to boost performance and was wondering if anyone in here has found one that works for the 12' Ram 1500 and/or installed one. I'd be very interested to hear how this will help with performance?
  12. Burned Clutches, Torque Converter?

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    Hey Guys, hopefully someone can help me so i can get this fixed - current issue: My truck is slow to accelerate in gears 3 to 5 when i hit the gas hard. Here is a quick background. i took it in a week ago because i was noticing some grinding/rattling from the exhaust and shifting issues...
  13. 3rd Gear Issues... Related to Partial Thottle Noise or Something New??

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    I have had the partial throttle growling issue since 400 miles and it has progressively gotten worse. Talked to the dealer around 1500 miles and he said to allow a break-in period. Had to go to South Florida for some family issues and now have 8000 miles on it and, guess what... It ain't gone...
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