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12-11-2017, 10:18 PM
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Posted By steve05ram360

i have had o2 sensor get "lazy" where they were...

i have had o2 sensor get "lazy" where they were slow to respond... granted it was an obd1 setup but still could happen to any o2 sensor. The failure mode was pinging when temps warmed up. If your...
08-31-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 35,782
Posted By steve05ram360

Bump... reminder, quick & easy service. Doing...

Bump... reminder, quick & easy service. Doing mine now at 265k miles...
08-16-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,153
Posted By steve05ram360

King Shock steering stabilizer with a custom...

King Shock steering stabilizer with a custom mount... check with thuren fabrication
07-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By steve05ram360

Both survive behind the Cummins motor so either...

Both survive behind the Cummins motor so either would be fine. The G56 needs SAE 50 trans fluid & NOT the ATF that dodge calls for and it would also need a SMF clutch setup. The dual mass OEM...
07-13-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By steve05ram360

I just did an AT to MT (G56) swap earlier this...

I just did an AT to MT (G56) swap earlier this year. Best mod I ever did to my truck. Its a whole new truck that's getting me (at least 1x) 22 mpg over 718 miles (diesel), and 1x 21.5 mpg over 635...
05-30-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By steve05ram360

I recall there being a problem with shorting...

I recall there being a problem with shorting wires on the harness by the AC compressor. I dont remember what the problem was that the short was causing, sorry. It is worth a look though. What your...
05-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By steve05ram360

Not sure how the throttle is setup on your year...

Not sure how the throttle is setup on your year but... I had picked up a 2000 Dakota a while back which had a dirty throttle position sensor... at cruise the TC would lock & unlock as the noise from...
11-19-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 76,893
Posted By steve05ram360

My 1st trans rebuild ran $3500 and included a HD...

My 1st trans rebuild ran $3500 and included a HD torque converter... find another shop...

edit: oh wait, you have a 6.7 with a different trans... never mind... 5k still sounds way high.
09-26-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 199,977
Posted By steve05ram360

Freeze the ball joints prior to install...word...

Freeze the ball joints prior to install...word has it that it is easier to get them in when they come out of the freezer. (no experience with it, did mine at room temp).




I had not seen...
07-02-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,388
Posted By steve05ram360

sounds like the new leaf packs are not lined up...

sounds like the new leaf packs are not lined up 100%, loosen them up a bit and then tighten them back down and see if they will drop into the blocks. I dont recall it being too difficult but its...
02-24-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 69,383
Posted By steve05ram360

caster @ => 5.25 & control arm bushings...

caster @ => 5.25 & control arm bushings...
02-18-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By steve05ram360

genosgarage.com will have the pump pretty...

genosgarage.com will have the pump pretty reasonably priced. While your at it, may as well do the belt too if it hasnt been done (should be done every 100k)
02-16-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,931
Posted By steve05ram360

ultmately the conversion cost $1800 bux since I...

ultmately the conversion cost $1800 bux since I had to rebuild the tranny... The day my cooler failed I pulled up the tranny shop for some parts install work. When I saw the strawberry milkshake in...
02-16-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,931
Posted By steve05ram360

Best advice I could give is to stop driving it...

Best advice I could give is to stop driving it now. You risk a total failure of the part and it will cross contaminate both the engine & transmission forcing a tranny rebuild and a pain in the ass...
02-16-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,732
Posted By steve05ram360

Yes you can get better mpg out of it... get a...

Yes you can get better mpg out of it... get a scan tool from http://www.scantool.net/obdlink-mx.html and the app Torque (or similar) where you can monitor your IATs & coolant temps. Block the front...
02-16-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By steve05ram360

your 500 rpm issue sounds like your TC is not...

your 500 rpm issue sounds like your TC is not locking. the turbo is always working, whether it is in boost or not depends on the engine load. This site http://www.mopar1973man.com/ has a DIY...
02-16-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 199,977
Posted By steve05ram360

Ah, you just reminded me of something worth...

Ah, you just reminded me of something worth mentioning Eddie... Anti-sieze the threads on the threads of the ball joint tool may help... Someone mentioned that earlier.

Also, I bent an Autozone...
02-16-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 199,977
Posted By steve05ram360

I would bet it is the press that is failing......

I would bet it is the press that is failing... when I did mine a buddy loaned me his OTC press and it came out easier. Cant think of anything to suggest beyond getting a better press.

I would...
02-14-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 69,383
Posted By steve05ram360

Dodge has made changes to get rid of the DW... ...

Dodge has made changes to get rid of the DW... they started by getting rid of the TRE style end on the frame side of the tracbar. That helped but didnt solve it. Then in 2008 they changed the...
01-06-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 248,774
Posted By steve05ram360

Update... got my tune almost complete, testing it...

Update... got my tune almost complete, testing it out now over several days. The test run gets me 22.0-22.2 mpg pretty consistently on the 116 mi run out & back on the hiway.

Smarty + UDC = ...
12-21-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 248,774
Posted By steve05ram360

you should be in neutral at stop lights. check...

you should be in neutral at stop lights. check out ecomodder . com for other ideas on fuel savings.
12-21-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 248,774
Posted By steve05ram360

Careful on what size exhaust u pick, go bigger...

Careful on what size exhaust u pick, go bigger than 3" single and you will loose mpg. Focus on mods that will increase low end torque. I have no experience with the hemi but on all the motors if...
12-21-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 248,774
Posted By steve05ram360

Sweet! I just got done (within the last 2 weeks...

Sweet! I just got done (within the last 2 weeks or so) doing a front bumper insert from a gasser, 3/4 grill block, secondary front spoiler (under the swaybar) and a mild wai hose going from near the...
12-19-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 248,774
Posted By steve05ram360

2005 QC diesel 4x4, 211k on the clock, 17 mpg...

2005 QC diesel 4x4, 211k on the clock, 17 mpg city/20 mpg hiway. Currently starting to write my own tune for mpg purposes (hiway) only.

on a side note, I am approaching my 200000 mile...
05-03-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 69,383
Posted By steve05ram360

Also as an FYI... I found out that worn ball...

Also as an FYI... I found out that worn ball joints will also lead to the DW... my steering is the HD kit from Thuren along with his tracbar. Been running that for 100~120k miles now w/o the DW then...
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