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8-speed into a 2012-2013?

I wonder then, now that this is here, does anyone know if you can put the 8 speed in a 2012-2013 (maybe 2006-2010) if you can find one?

I hear that there are companies who can make them stronger now, and they are becoming available. What all is involved?

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Re: 8-speed into a 2012-2013?

Should bolt on without issue, programming would be the issue... All comes down to the computer being locked, would be difficult to know...
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Re: 8-speed into a 2012-2013?

cant be done...the tranny tunnel is changed from 12-13 to 2014
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Re: 8-speed into a 2012-2013?

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cant be done...the tranny tunnel is changed from 12-13 to 2014
I am sure a body adjustment or two with a hammer would change this, or maybe it is that much larger? Besides has anyone been able to tune the tcm at all?
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anything is possibke I guess.

no tuning on tcm yet
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Re: 8-speed into a 2012-2013?

Just throwing it out there to see what's going on. I wonder if the 8 speed tcm will interface with the 2012 ecu since the dials are the same.
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If you want to dream... Take the hellcat trans and drop that in! Beefed up 8spd!
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If you want to dream... Take the hellcat trans and drop that in! Beefed up 8spd!
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