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What did you do to/with your truck today?

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Old 04-04-2011, 02:44 PM
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got this idea from another forum.

post small things that dont really need there own thread.

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changed the oil, it had a fram filter on it, i replaced it with a napa filter.

added some front tow points, just something to hook up to if i need pulled out or if i need to pull someone out.


and added one of these http://www.varad.com/v4/products/details/llseries.php , got it free from the auto wreckers.
 
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Old 04-04-2011, 02:59 PM
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Cool! There has been a few of these posts before. Here is one https://dodgeforum.com/forum/1st-gen...-today-18.html

I will move this to the 1st Generation Dakota General discussion sub-forum.



Today I received my brackets for my rear spring shackle mount swap and went to get the Grade 8 bolts I needed. Tomorrow I will start the rear on my SAS and do the mount swap.
 
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Old 04-04-2011, 03:01 PM
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didnt see it , oh well.
 
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Old 04-04-2011, 10:08 PM
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Originally Posted by thager View Post
got this idea from another forum.

post small things that dont really need there own thread.

ill start off,
changed the oil, it had a fram filter on it, i replaced it with a napa filter.

added some front tow points, just something to hook up to if i need pulled out or if i need to pull someone out.


and added one of these http://www.varad.com/v4/products/details/llseries.php , got it free from the auto wreckers.
shot in the dark but i went the whole nine yards and bought an alarm system...lol but then my radiator blew up and i lost the siren...lol good days work though...lucky i had to work
 
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Old 04-04-2011, 10:59 PM
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all i did to or for mine today is copy the wiring diagrasms from a mitchel book at the library.
 
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:15 AM
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its just so ppl think you have a alarm, im going to rotate my tires front to back today and i might go to the wreckers and see if i can find a headlight warning buzzer, i keep leaving them on and draining my battery.
 
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:56 PM
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today i went to look at a car but the guy cancelled, so i changed the crankshaft position sensor and wow! what a big difference in acceleration. it doesn't hesitate anymore, doesn't backfire as much when i let off the pedal, and doesn't die when i push the clutch in...lol i love my truck again...
 
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Old 04-06-2011, 12:21 PM
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maby this whats going on with mine.
 
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Old 05-16-2011, 10:14 PM
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Originally Posted by shadowthedakota View Post
today i went to look at a car but the guy cancelled, so i changed the crankshaft position sensor and wow! what a big difference in acceleration. it doesn't hesitate anymore, doesn't backfire as much when i let off the pedal, and doesn't die when i push the clutch in...lol i love my truck again...
i just changed my crank sensor and its a night and day difference.
 
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Old 05-19-2011, 04:36 PM
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Well I took my truck in and got my new pitman are slapped on. I can actually steer straight now

Once home I threw on some NGK Plug wires and NGK Plugs in to get rid of the cruddy old ones the truck came with. No hesitation for starting at all now.
 

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