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Old 04-23-2013, 09:56 PM
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Re: Calling all "Tranny" experts

Yeah bud the o ring or grommet comes with the kit. As for the Transgo there's a couple of parts you don't use unless you're doing a rebuild. Those accumulator screws on the valve body are TIGHT so break out the good Phillips or better yet one of those old smack with a hammer impacts. Check out their site and look at the instructions. They're pretty good. It's not hard even a cheapjeep can do it Just expect a few harsh shifts at first until everything "shakes hands" and gets to know each other. Things will settle in after a few miles and you'll be impressed every day from then on
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:00 PM
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Re: Calling all "Tranny" experts

The line pressure sensor is very easy to remove/install. It sits externally on the right hand side of the transmission a little on the aft, its the only connector on that side for the transmission. I got mine from electricaladvantage.com, they sell OEM for a good price. I bought a 2 speed sensors/ line pressure sensor kit for USD 99 (that was 1/1/2 year ago).
The transgo install is quite straight forward, the kit comes with a nice instruction booklet. See also the next from a dodge forum, nice step for step instructions with pictures. Since you will not remove the transmission, you should start with step 14: http://dodgeforum.com/forum/3rd-gen-ram-tech/232235-transgo-hd2-shift-kit-installation-tutorial.html
When running the superchips or any other transmission programmer which increases the line pressure, then it is not adviseable to use a sonnax or the Transgo resistor; the line pressure could cause seals to blow and then you have to open up the whole transmission. I have never seen any max permissable line pressure, but i wouldn´t take the risk of blowing a seal or gasket.
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Re: Calling all "Tranny" experts

Thanks to both of you! Looks like the plan is to install the kit while I'm in there doing the fluid change then. I'll be sure to get lots of pics of the install too.

Frango, the line pressure sensor is then something you can replace without dropping the pan?
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Old 04-24-2013, 07:08 AM
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Re: Calling all "Tranny" experts

Yes, the line pressure sensor is mounted, like the speed sensors, with one bolt, on the outside of the transmission. No need to open the transmission for this.
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:37 AM
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Re: Calling all "Tranny" experts

Well, I just finished gathering everything...or so I thought. I got a new MOPAR pan from the stealer. Nice and shiny and rust free...but it did not come with replacement bolts. An assumption I shouldn't have made I guess. Anyhow, I think I'd rather go with stainless hex head bolts anyway. Anyone happen to know the size of the correct bolts? It looks like there are 15 of them. All the same length? Any issues using a stainless bolt on a steel pan into an aluminum trans?
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Well, I just finished gathering everything...or so I thought. I got a new MOPAR pan from the stealer. Nice and shiny and rust free...but it did not come with replacement bolts. An assumption I shouldn't have made I guess. Anyhow, I think I'd rather go with stainless hex head bolts anyway. Anyone happen to know the size of the correct bolts? It looks like there are 15 of them. All the same length? Any issues using a stainless bolt on a steel pan into an aluminum trans?


Answering my own post...15ea of an M6-1.0, 12mm long flange head bolt.


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Re: Calling all "Tranny" experts

There,there buddy feel better now?
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NO! No one make carbon fiber bolts...can you believe that $hit? In this day and age?
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