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Anyone install a hemi with the 8hp70 transmission?
I did search and didn't see anything.
This is on a 2008 and getting things together to do the swap.
I have heard the 545 RLE is required but haven't heard why.

Any information is greatly appreciated.
 

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Thank you for the information. I will follow up on that. Just had to rebuild my axle, and now it's time to get the engine done.
 

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CARB LEGAL HEMI SWAP

We have 5 JKs running the 8HP70, we are working with Jeep on this. We don't have a kit yet working on it. I have been working on it for 3 years and we are getting close, we should have something for SEMA .
 

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We have 5 JKs running the 8HP70, we are working with Jeep on this. We don't have a kit yet working on it. I have been working on it for 3 years and we are getting close, we should have something for SEMA .
You mated with the 3.6? How is that working out?
 

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You mated with the 3.6? How is that working out?
Apparently you missed that this thread is in relation to Hemi engine swaps, which is what they were referencing, and not the 3.6.

Good luck out there... >:)
 

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We now have 10 8 speed transmissions working in Hemi swaps for the 2007-2018 Jeep JK, we are working on a kit for the 2012-2018 Jeep JK with the 3.6L, running the 8 speed.
 

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Hello all, not sure when someone will see this but currently working on a 2008 Jeep Wrangler that we put the 6.1 hemi and 8hp70 trans in it and are using the pcs transmission controller kit. Issue is. No start and gear indicator lights flashing on dash. Wired in the 2 can bus wires to the c1 on the pcm that came with the motor,12v power and ground are hooked up to battery,12v switched is in the fuse box and the grounds are grounded to a factory location.

any help would be much appreciated!!
 
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