“48RE Transmission”: Dodge 48RE Transmissions. Level 2 “Viper” Series

$ 3341.00

Diesel or V10 ? *

2003 On 4WD ? *

Transmission and Torque Converter Core ? *

2WD or 4WD ? *

Transmission Type ? *

Power Level ? *

Billet Input Shaft Upgrade ? *

Derale Cooler Pan Upgrade ? *

Deep Cast Aluminum Powder Coated Pan ? *

Diesel Billet Flexplate (gold color) ? *

Shirt Size ? *

Transmission Year ? *

Neutral Safety Switch Type ? *

Diesel Converter Options, over stock diesel converter ? *

Powder Coat ? *

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Description

Level 2 48RE transmission with a billet torque converter that has a large single clutch billet piston. Only buy this transmission if you have a diesel close to stock but you want a better than stock transmission. There is a $1500.00 core charge on the 48RE transmission and torque converter.

The level 2 Viper transmission comes with all four sets of Alto Red Eagle clutches with Kolene steels plus a direct clutch PowerPack, a Transgo Shift Kit, Sonnax high performance low / reverse servo, Carbon fiber band and a heavy duty intermediate band strut, Sonnax Billet Aluminum 4 Ring Accumulator Piston, Sonnax 16% Oversize Intermediate Servo with Cover and the Power Wedge Intermediate Band Anchor. This transmission (48RE) is good for any type heavy duty / high performance use up to 600 torque, towing, 4WD, high performance and others. Add torque converter upgrade if needed. The Viper transmission has 7 major performance upgrades. Add $100.00 for 1996 up 4WD. The freight runs from $150.00 to $300.00 in most cases. If you buy a 3 clutch diesel torque converter you must buy a billet input shaft otherwise the stock shaft will break. Also a 3 clutch diesel converter will break a stock flexplate. Click on the pictures below to see the Viper performance feathers and upgrades.

TransmissionLevel 2 – ViperLevel 3 – Mega ViperLevel 4 & 5 – Ramzilla
All Red Eagle Clutches and Kolene Steels YesYesYes
Extra Clutches in Direct Clutch SetYes – 1Yes – 1 to 2Yes – 2 to 4
Direct Clutch DrumStockStock 4 Clutch5 Clutch #8D6 or Billet 5 Clutch #5X
Carbon Fiber Flex Band
Extreme Duty Brass Impregnated Carbon Fiber Flex BandYesYesYes
Fairbanks TransAction Kit, Transgo in 48REYesYesYes
Performance Low / Reverse ServoYesYesYes
Heavy Duty Intermediate Band StrutYesYesYes
Core Charge IncludedNoNoNo
7 Clutch Direct Clutch Drum, 40% more clutch apply area than a 48RE, 75% more clutch apply area than a 47RE4 / 5 Clutch5 ClutchYes 7
Performance 3-4 Accumulator SpringExtraYesYes
 Sonnax Billet Aluminum 4 Ring Accumulator Piston, Sonnax 16% Oversize Intermediate Servo with Cover and the Power Wedge Intermediate Band AnchorYesYesYes
5 to 1 Intermediate Band Apply Lever on Diesel ModelsExtraYesYes
4.2 to 1 Intermediate Band Apply Lever on Gas ModelsExtraYesYes
Converter Fluid Charge in ParkYesYesYes
Mega Spring for Overdrive Direct ClutchExtraYesYes
Deep Finned Cast Aluminum PanExtraExtraYes
Performance Torque Converter, GasYes, #6D GasYes, #6D Gas
Full Size Billet Lock-Up Converter, GasExtraExtraYes, #6V
Billet 10 Inch Lock-Up Converter, GasExtraExtraYes, #6B
Triple Clutch Billet Torque Converter, Diesel / V10. Add $165.00 for Billet Stator / Add $329.00 for Steel StatorExtraYes, #8DXXYes, #8DXX
Billet Lock-Up Torque Converter, DieselExtra
Gas Horse Power Rating without Nitrous or Supercharger500700 with #6B Converter800+ Gas, Over 1000 Torque on Diesel
All Three OEM 48RE 6 Pinion Planet GearsYes
Steel Front PlanetYesN/A
48RE Sun Gear and ShellYes
Sonnax or TCS Hard Input Shaft. You must have a hard shaft if you have a 3 clutch converter.Extra with 3 Clutch Diesel ConverterYes with Diesel / Extra on GasYes
10 Performance Alto Red Eagle Overdrive Direct ClutchesDiesel / V10Diesel / V10Yes
7 Overdrive Clutches, 20% more clutch apply area than a 48REYes
5 Forward Clutches, 25% more clutch apply area than a 48REYes
22% more total clutch apply area than a 47RE transmissionYes
2003 Up 48RE Internal Parts, Gas or DieselSomeYes
Level 5 Only – Big Daddy Direct DrumYes
Level 5 Only – Hard Intermediate ShaftYes

 

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Every Transmission Tested on the PATC Dyno.

 

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