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98 ram 1500-2001 ram 1500

I am going to be doing a 5-speed swap in my 01,have a chance to buy a 98 1500 4x4 5.2 for the swap,I know I will need to buy a 5.9 flywheel but are there any other differences between the 98 and 2001,will I have everything I need for the swap other then the flywheel and a computer flash.I also can get a 2000 2500 with a 5 speed but the truck looks pretty beat,the 98 is mint and a friend is willing to go halfs on this one just for the body.thanks

2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Offroad Sport,fully loaded,360,SCT by Hemifever,flowmaster catback exhaust,Hard bed cover,flush mount(painted to match truck)bed rug,leather interior,custom sub box,2 10" MTX subs powered by a jackhammer amp,memphis door and rear speakers powered by a memphis amp,sir micheals roll pan,fresh paint after tree incident.
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I am not any help on this one, but I would love to do the same swap on my 1999 with a 360. That is what I wanted when I bought mine new, but they only offered a 5 speed with a 318 and I wanted 360. I will be watching to see what you run into.

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1999 RAM 1500, 4WD QC, Auto, 5.9
1.7 Harland Sharp RR's, Mopar Magnum polished aluminum valve covers
Hughes FI airgap, 52mm Fastman tb, Fastman similator
4.56 gears
pro flo open air
gutted cat with 1 in 2 out magnaflow
SCT tune by Hemifever
Taylor 8.2 thundervolt, duralast cap and rotor with brass inserts
180 thermostat with Hypertech high output coil
ASP underdrive crank pulley
Doug Thorley ceramic tri-y headers
steering box brace
Bushwacker extend-a-fender flares
Warrior 2 1/2" leveling kit
AAL to rear springs + 1" zero rate block to spring stack.
3" body lift
37x13.50 Mickey Thompson ATZ on 18" eagle wheels
Transmission cooler added along with transgo shift kit
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