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post #1 of 22 Old 02-11-2008, 08:35 PM Thread Starter
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need some help

as some of you know i am buying a 2006 dodge with a 6 speed.... i dont no much about manual trannys. i was wonderin if you guys could tell me some things to look for in a manual tranny such as fluids clutch anything you can help with. the guys over the cummins forum never respond so any help is appreciated thanks.

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(SOLD)2006 dodge 2500 cummins 4x4 6 speed full 5 inch strait pipe brute force intake edgejuice with att. hot unlock. sbc 3250 dd clutch weighted powder coated shift knobs dc mud country tires and a leveling kit smarty 2nd gen exhaust manifold and htt 62 65 12




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Hopefully somone will help ya here, we like to think were better than the cummins forum, LOL.

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make sure the fluid doesnt look burnt.... when you floor it you can tell if the clutch is slipping or not....
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alright from looking at the engine compartment it doesnt look like there is a dipstick for the tranny.

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No, there is no dip-stick. You have to crawl under it and remove the upper plug on the tranny, stick your finger in it and it should be pretty close to the hole, might even run out when you pull the plug. Dodge has pretty nice 6spds, if you end up with clutch problems buy a Luk clutch, we have had excellent luck with them on our Ford 6spds., and they were always cheaper than OEM. Good luck!

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you buying the truck to make some big HP? if so i got the perfect clutches for you bud.... super high quality at a very reasonable price.....
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right on thanks for the info.... raul. i will be doin that eventually what brand are they and what kinda power. im not looking to make big power but i plan on towing heavy and i dont wanna have to put another clutch in it for a long time. and i dont want it to slip

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its a Valair clutch.. they are the tits man... dont have the dodge stuff on my site just yet but here is their site: Performance Clutch Support

let me know if you have any questions on them

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what material is most suitable for towing durabiltiy and day to day driving

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