Tag: Tech Thread Spotlight

Tech Thread Spotlight: Installing an Electric Water Pump on Your 2g Dakota

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The water pump on your Dodge Dakota engine keeps the powerplant cool, but it also eats up a surprising amount of power so if you can run the water pump with some other source than the belt that runs off of the crankshaft, you can free up a few more ponies to send to the […] More »

  Comments | By - July 10, 2014

Tech Thread Spotlight: Installing a Cargo Net in Your 3g Durango

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The 3rd generation Dodge Durango has a huge cargo bay that can fit all sorts of items, but the lack of proper cargo net attachments can send your items falling into the street, parking lot or driveway when you pop the hatch. I have tested several 3rd gen Durango models and when using the remote […] More »

  Comments | By - July 3, 2014

Tech Thread Spotlight: Replacing Your 3rd Gen Dakota Thermostat

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Changing the thermostat in your 3rd generation Dodge Dakota can serve as a performance mod as it helps to keep the engine running cooler or you can simply change the thermostat as a preventative measure as your truck ages, but in either case it is a job that you can do at home with only […] More »

  Comments | By - July 1, 2014

Tech Thread Spotlight: 3rd Gen Dodge Ram Power Steering Cooler DIY

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Last week, I headed out to my 2006 Dodge Ram Quad Cab one morning and I was greeted by a puddle of transmission fluid under the front bumper. My first thought was “holy %&#$ my transmission is leaking”, but upon further inspection I found that my power steering cooler had sprung a leak. Still a […] More »

  Comments | By - June 17, 2014

Tech Thread Spotlight: Installing a Modern Navigation Radio in Your 3g Ram

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I drive a great many new trucks for my day job and the biggest difference between these newer trucks and my 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 is generally the fancy infotainment system. My Ram has a pretty run of the mill radio with a plain readout in green digits while pretty much every new truck sold […] More »

  Comments | By - June 12, 2014

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