Ram Truck 47RE and 48RE Transmission In-Chassis Survival Upgrades from BD Diesel Performance

Chrysler’s Ram truck 47RE and 48RE transmissions have a checkered history.  Derived from the rugged 3-speed A727 Torqueflite with an add-on 4th gear/overdrive sandwiched into the unit, these stock RE transmissions have an unpredictable lifespan. The magazine’s 2005 Ram 3500 4WD with 5.9L Cummins diesel power, purchased new 13 years ago, has now clocked 162-thousand […]

Survival Upgrades for Jeep and Dodge Ram Automatic Transmissions

Survival Upgrades for Jeep and Dodge Ram Automatic Transmissions

How-To: Upgrades for 904/999, 727 and RH/RE Automatic Transmissions!      Jeep CJ, YJ Wrangler, TJ Wrangler and Dodge Ram truck automatic transmissions can benefit from in-chassis upgrades.  If you want your Jeep or Dodge Ram truck automatic transmission to survive, consider these reliability and safety improvements.  Short of a major transmission rebuild or heavy duty replacement transmission, service can […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – YJ & TJ Wrangler Automatic Transmission Light Service

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – YJ & TJ Wrangler Automatic Transmission Light Service

How-to: Jeep YJ and TJ Wrangler Automatic Transmission Service Since most owners will not rebuild their Jeep’s automatic transmission, this section focuses on the routine maintenance and service of the typical Jeep automatic transmission. You should perform these service procedures at regular intervals. For the Jeep 4×4 driven at a crawl pace off-pavement,odometer mileage is […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Q&A Vlog: Quality Rebuild Parts for Chrysler RE-RH Transmissions

Q&A Vlog: Quality Rebuild Parts for Chrysler RE-RH Transmissions In this HD video vlog Q&A, Moses Ludel answers a viewer’s question about the quality parts required to rebuild a Chrysler 42RE and other RE-RH transmissions. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a 4.0L inline six and pulls a travel trailer. The owner wants to rebuild the […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – SEMA-MPMC Media Trade Conference: HUGHES Performance

SEMA-MPMC Media Trade Conference:  HUGHES Performance Transmissions  HUGHES Performance builds racing and high performance automatic transmissions, torque converters and related high performance transmission parts. Offering a full line of truck, RV, racing, high performance and industrial applications. From the SEMA-MPMC Media Trade Conference, see the latest HUGHES Performance products. Hear about the newest developments.