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#2424081 - 12/26/17 05:37 PM differant size for converter nose for 5.7 to 6.1 crank
BlueDart Offline
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Registered: 09/24/07
Posts: 67
Loc: Walhalla, SC
has anybody ran into this we just rebuilt a 5.7 using a 6.1 crankshaft while installing engine found that the torque converter is to big to fit in the crank pilot its in a 2004 ram 1500 4x4 thanks for any help

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#2424100 - 12/26/17 06:24 PM Re: differant size for converter nose for 5.7 to 6.1 crank [Re: BlueDart]
WO23Coronet Offline
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Registered: 01/08/08
Posts: 4010
Loc: Canada
Is it possible a bushing or a bearing is still in the crank? (If the motor was out of a standard car). I’ve never heard of there being any difference

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#2424123 - 12/26/17 07:10 PM Re: differant size for converter nose for 5.7 to 6.1 crank [Re: BlueDart]
ric3xrt Offline
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Registered: 01/13/06
Posts: 995
Loc: Trumbauersville PA
6.1s(and5.7s) that had a Nag transmission behind them,have a bushing pressed in there for the nose of the Nag converter. It's a PIA to get out but once it's out you'll be fine.
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2004 Rumble Bee
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#2424139 - 12/26/17 07:41 PM Re: differant size for converter nose for 5.7 to 6.1 crank [Re: ric3xrt]
BlueDart Offline
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Registered: 09/24/07
Posts: 67
Loc: Walhalla, SC
yes sir just figured that out split it with a die grinder collapsed with a punch came right out thanks for you reply

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