Tune from 6 speed to 8 speed Transmission

Discussion in 'Hemifever Tuning' started by Jerseymike, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. Jerseymike

    Jerseymike Senior Member

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    Hey Sean,

    I have a 2013 Ram 1500 with the 6 speed trans and one of your great tunes. I would like to install a 8 speed trans from either a 2013 or 2014 Ram. I have found several available for around $1000 at salvage yards with a matching PCM for $250.

    So, could you program either: my stock PCM, the PCM that matches the donor trans, or one of you new PCM's to run with the 8 speed trans and my truck?

    Seems like it should be possible. And maybe a better option than trying to keep the 6 speed from dying every 2 years.

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  2. hemifever

    hemifever Preferred Vendor

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    if you completed a swap and matched up the necessary wiring/ecu/trans for it to function 100% then it can be tuned correctly. i can't reprogram the change to function correctly if it's not mechanically correct
     
  3. Jerseymike

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    Yeah. Sounds like an expensive can of worms. I just installed a transgo reprogramming kit on the valve body and the trans is shifting much better(faster). If this trans goes, I will have to find a builder to beef it up next time.
     

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