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68RFE Transmission Rebuild Kit Category 0 For Dodge Cummins SC-68-0

Original price $825.00 - Original price $825.00
Original price
$825.00
$825.00 - $825.00
Current price $825.00

Part Number: SC-68-0

Kit Includes the Following:

  • New 68RFE Thrust Bearing Kit
  • 68RFE Complete Gasket and Sealing Kit
  • 68RFE Spin-on Filter
  • 68RFE Pan Filter
  • Upgraded 2C Clutch Set

 

The 66RFE

The 68RFE transmission is the big brother to the 45/545RFE transmission. The RFE platform was originally designed by Chrysler and was introduced in 1999 with the debut of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The "RFE" stands for Rear-wheel drive Fully Electronic control. The RFE design was mostly noted in the new design to have 3 planetary sets for a 4-speed transmission in the 45RFE. 

In 2007, Chrysler debuted the new 6.7 Powerplant in the all new Dodge Ram, and Dodge wanted a transmission that was specifically designed for function. The previous platform utilized the Torqueflite 48RE platform and had been around since the late 50's when they released the first 727 in 1956 after purchasing the license from Simpson on the gearset in 1955. 

The 46/47/48 Chrysler platforms were 3 and 4-speed units that were mechanically and hydraulically controlled, with the most notable control system being governor pressure.

The first improvement Chrysler wanted to make over the Torqueflite platform was, obviously, the amount of forward gear. For the 68RFE transmission, Chrysler opted to change to a six-speed unit. The additional gears allowed Chrysler to add higher 1st-gear ratios and tighter shift recovery from one gear to the next. The tighter shift recovery essentially keeps the vehicle in higher averaged horsepower and torque numbers, while also adding torque multiplication.

The gear ratios were increased. as well. The new 68RFE boasts a whopping 3.23:1 first gear, compared to the 2.45:1 first gear found in the previous 47/48RE platform. Chrysler also increased second gear to a 1.83:1 versus the 1.45:1 found previously. The 68RFE was also given two overdrive gears, with 5th being .81:1 and 6th with the very deep .62:1. The predecessor had a single overdrive that was a .69:1.

 

The Category Kits

The SunCoast Category 68RFE transmission rebuild kits are designed and developed with intentions of taking a systematic approach to solving the issues with the 68RFE transmission.  We approach each deficiency and need from a scientific approach.

These kits offer you the same recipes that are used in our facility. We aim to offer you the most complete series of 68RFE rebuild kits available on the market today. 


Compatible Vehicles:

  • 2018 Ram 2500
  • 2018 Ram 3500
  • 2017 Ram 2500
  • 2017 Ram 3500
  • 2016 Ram 2500
  • 2016 Ram 3500
  • 2015 Ram 2500
  • 2015 Ram 3500
  • 2014 Ram 2500
  • 2014 Ram 3500
  • 2013 Ram 2500
  • 2013 Ram 3500
  • 2012 Ram 2500
  • 2012 Ram 3500
  • 2011 Ram 2500
  • 2011 Ram 3500
  • 2010 Dodge Ram 2500
  • 2010 Dodge Ram 3500
  • 2009 Dodge Ram 2500
  • 2009 Dodge Ram 3500
  • 2008 Dodge Ram 2500
  • 2008 Dodge Ram 3500