Your question: Is the 47rh a good transmission?

The 47RH is a solid piece, and that reliability extends to the later 47RE and 48RE models found in ’96-’07 Dodges. With a factory power rating of 160 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque, the Dodge four-speeds have to be fairly strong, not for the horsepower rating, but rather the torque.

Which is better 47RH or 47RE?

The stock 47RH output is much stronger than the stock 47RE output.

How much HP can a 47RH handle?

The 47RH stock in new condition is good for around 550-600 TQ , HP isn’t going to have a big impact. It is overmatched at those numbers but it will work with a lower gear ratio.

How many gears does a 47RH have?

The 47RE carries a 450 pound-feet internal torque rating, which approximates to 610 newton-meters. It has three normal gears, one overdrive gear, and reverse. The original design for the 47RE has changed little over the years, albeit with some bells and whistles added.

Is the 47RE a good transmission?

The 47RE transmission in these trucks is not a favored transmission among Cummins owners. Some of the most common problems with this transmission involve being stuck in a gear, failure of the torque converter to lock, or hard shifts. … The 47RE uses bands to shift gears as opposed to clutch packs.

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Will a 47RE replace a 47RH?

A 47RH governor will not fit in a 47RE transmission so even if you can swap the VB the transmission won’t shift.

How can you tell 47RH from 47RE?

The easiest way to tell the difference is the plug where wires plug into trans coming from PCM. The RH has a 4 pin not quite flat like a trailer connector and the RE has a round 8 pin plug. The RH uses an external fluid temp sensor while the RE has a thermistor inside of the governer pressure sensor.

Can you bulletproof a transmission?

No such thing as bulletproof. Trans parts should hold far north of what you’re making. However, it’s simple not that simple.

What brand transmission does Dodge use?

Chrysler Group is licensed to produce the 8HP at the company’s Kokomo Transmission Plant and the Kokomo Casting plant, production began in 2013. This transmission is marketed by Chrysler under their own brand name, the Torqueflite 8. 2nd generation 8HP products were released starting in 2014.

What transmission is in a 5.9 Cummins?

2003-2005 Dodge 5.9L Cummins 6 Speed Manual Trans.

Whats the difference between a 47RE and a 48RE transmission?

47RE has a different color pump. Pump is unpainted on the 47RE, and the 48RE have a black coating on them IIRC. Also the 48RE has a plastic ring on the reaction shaft support.