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Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 10-24-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 34,926
Posted By beginningjockey
I've been switching over to John Deere Plus II...

I've been switching over to John Deere Plus II Full Synthetic engine oil. Been really good so far.
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 09-30-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By beginningjockey
Tranny was rebuilt with all the upgrades not even...

Tranny was rebuilt with all the upgrades not even 15,000 miles ago so probably due for a change anyways...

Good to hear it's a stout tranny, cuz I was hesitant to get it because of past experience...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 09-30-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By beginningjockey
68RFE got too hot?

Hi y'all

Someone was driving our new 2009 Dodge Ram 2500HD Cummins 6.7 and got a 14,000lb gooseneck trailer stuck (I won't mention who, just it wasn't me) going uphill. They were in 4 high and...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-07-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By beginningjockey
Mopar performance ECU would be good - however you...

Mopar performance ECU would be good - however you will always need to run premium fuel. Some guys have had luck using a IAT sensor trick - some haven't. Then you will also need to run the 180*...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-06-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By beginningjockey
You can pay someone like Hemifever to tune your...

You can pay someone like Hemifever to tune your truck - you get a tuner that plugs into the OBD2 port. But that doesn't allow you to do the tuning yourself - if that is what you want.

There is no...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-06-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By beginningjockey
How do you know what the tranny temp is? did...

How do you know what the tranny temp is?

did you adjust the TV cable?
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-06-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By beginningjockey
Sometimes a little bit of air gets into the...

Sometimes a little bit of air gets into the heater core - I've had it on every single truck of mine, regardless of brand. If it really bothers you, might wanna burp the cooling system, it's not gonna...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 04-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 34,926
Posted By beginningjockey
Rotella is a diesel oil, but works just as well...

Rotella is a diesel oil, but works just as well in gasoline engines. Some people say that diesel engine oils harm catalytic converters, but nowadays they don't because of modern diesel emissions...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 03-15-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 34,926
Posted By beginningjockey
Where's Rotella? I usually use Rotella...

Where's Rotella?

I usually use Rotella (conevntional or synthetic, both are good), I have used Castrol, and will use Motorcraft oil, but I dislike valvoline. Had bad experience with it compared...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 03-15-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,785
Posted By beginningjockey
Where's the extended cab option?

Where's the extended cab option?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-01-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By beginningjockey
He could post it here so everyone else could see...

He could post it here so everyone else could see it and benefit from it too.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-19-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By beginningjockey
first knock that gf chip off. It will only end up...

first knock that gf chip off. It will only end up harming your PCM and possibly the engine in the long run. Get a real programmer, like SCT from hemifever or hypertech. do NOT run a GF chip or any of...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 02-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By beginningjockey
You can tune yours. Simply contact hemifever...

You can tune yours. Simply contact hemifever tuning, he can tune yours.


http://hemifevertuning.com/

If he doesn't list it on his site contact him anyways because he can tune them.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 02-19-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By beginningjockey
Try car-part.com and call a JY and see if they...

Try car-part.com and call a JY and see if they can get you a barebones block. I've got a 5.9L block that is in good shape but you'd have to run oversize pistons. Otherwise it should work. Shipping...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 12-11-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 25,218
Posted By beginningjockey
Ford definately. Only 1988-1997 though.

Ford definately. Only 1988-1997 though.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-07-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By beginningjockey
at every 15,000 miles or every 3 engine oil...

at every 15,000 miles or every 3 engine oil changes (whichever comes first) on every automatic I own I change the fluid and filter, and if applicable adjust the bands/cables/position sensor.

Only...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-07-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By beginningjockey
Flushing it the way the fluid is supposed to flow...

Flushing it the way the fluid is supposed to flow is a good way to clean the trans, but IMO if you change the fluid and filter and use premium fluid at 15K you will never need a flush...

Most...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-07-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By beginningjockey
Did you disconnect the negative battery cable...

Did you disconnect the negative battery cable when you replaced the sensor?

Try this:

Remove the negative battery cable, leave it DISCONNECTED.

Turn the ignition key to the RUN position for...
Forum: Electrical 10-02-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By beginningjockey
Dude post in the 3rd gen section, this is the...

Dude post in the 3rd gen section, this is the wrong place, you won't get any answers here...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 10-01-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By beginningjockey
1996 Dodge Ram 1500HD Custom Build Thread

well I was pleased that there was a section dedicated to custom builds lol... most forums don't have that.

So to start it off, the truck, as it came from the factory, was a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-01-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By beginningjockey
And yes they made 2500 and 3500 manual gassers,...

And yes they made 2500 and 3500 manual gassers, no manual transmission V8 1500s, the V6 1500 could have a manual.

If your's is gasoline, you can either use the NV3500 or the NV4500, I used the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-01-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By beginningjockey
Okay since I've done the swap... A NV3500...

Okay since I've done the swap...

A NV3500 DOES NOT have a removable bell.
The NV4500 has a removable bell, they made TWO different bells. One was the small block V8, which will fit any of the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-20-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By beginningjockey
Quick note: Changing the cam will require...

Quick note: Changing the cam will require computer tuning.

For choosing a cam, MOPAR performance has ALWAYS had the best cams, although they are no longer available to most people. However, the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-17-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By beginningjockey
^another thing to know about sensors, is replace...

^another thing to know about sensors, is replace the oxygen sensors, but when you replace them, do not use Bosch, use NTK/NGK or Denso. Bosch are pretty hit and miss with these Dodge Magnum engines,...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-17-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By beginningjockey
Couple tips on that engine there, it looks good,...

Couple tips on that engine there, it looks good, and you have the better exhaust manifolds on it. While Dodge increased power in the latter years, they also introduced torque management, it's all in...
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