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Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-31-2014, 11:04 PM
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Posted By nicraage
look for some model numbers or info on the...

look for some model numbers or info on the existing shocks. You may have to climb under the truck and clean them off, but there should be some kind of marking etched in, or raised lettering. If...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-30-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By nicraage
Thanks for the reply. I pulled the 'buy' button...

Thanks for the reply. I pulled the 'buy' button last night.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By nicraage
Skyjacker Soft Ride Lift Coil? -replacement

I've been looking to replace my shocks due to my rough ride on my lifted 2001 1500 4x4. I spoke to someone I was about to buy shocks from, and he raised a concern that even if I buy the best...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-28-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By nicraage
Good to know. Mine is a 2001, and the kit...

Good to know. Mine is a 2001, and the kit replaced the springs and had drop pitman arm and other drop pieces, so I believe it applies to mine (correct me if I'm wrong, please).
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By nicraage
Isn't the concept the same for front and rear?

Isn't the concept the same for front and rear?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-28-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By nicraage
I'm no expert on this subject either, but I've...

I'm no expert on this subject either, but I've been researching for over a week for new shocks on my truck.

With the lift kit, you will want to make sure you have longer shocks. Ideally, you...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-27-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By nicraage
Thanks for the reply. So you have the better...

Thanks for the reply. So you have the better shocks in the rear? I was thinking the opposite, due to the weight. I'm trying to save money on the rear shocks if I can.
I have to replace my ball...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-26-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By nicraage
shock upgrade; valving and advice wanted

5" rough country lift. Rides rough as could imagine. I feel every pebble.

I was talking to a guy who sells race runners, by race-a-way.
I inquired about their 2.25 remote reservoir shocks:...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By nicraage
Not the same year as yours, but I have a 2001...

Not the same year as yours, but I have a 2001 1500 with a 5" RC lift and 35" tires. It's about 6' 7" tall.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-22-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By nicraage
Shock info overload

:LOL:
My brain is going crazy from trying to keep track of all the shock info I've been reading for two days.

I'd like to put on some shocks I can adjust somewhate easily, and give me a smoother...
Forum: Suspension 01-21-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By nicraage
2nd gen shock upgrade with lift

Hi,
I put on a 5" rough country lift kit on my 2001 4x4 a while back, which had their "9000" line shocks. The ride is pretty stiff, and I've gone through a couple sets of ball joints.

I'd like...
Forum: Suspension 01-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,257
Posted By nicraage
I put a 5 inch rough country on my 2001 a while...

I put a 5 inch rough country on my 2001 a while back. It comes with the drop pitman arm, and blocks for the rear. Everything was included except for the steering stabelizers which need to be...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-27-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By nicraage
more details... plastic cover from a cai?4

more details... plastic cover from a cai?4
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-27-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By nicraage
I actually saw a huge difference when I installed...

I actually saw a huge difference when I installed my cai, especially in throttle response. I think I paid about $100 for my spectre cai, and several people here have been happy with it. There are...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-23-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By nicraage
I appreciate any advice or feedback. My...

I appreciate any advice or feedback.

My superchip has an "advance tuning" area and it has the option of "spark advance" between zero and -6 degrees

I have a 2001 4x4
5.2L bored .030
Headers...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-21-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By nicraage
Thanks. I'd love to get it on a dyno machine. ...

Thanks. I'd love to get it on a dyno machine. Apparently there are not any in Honduras (where I live), but I'm told there is one in El Salvador. So I plan on making a trip over for that.

Do I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-20-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By nicraage
Not a lot of response, as I guess this is a...

Not a lot of response, as I guess this is a pretty specific question. I emailed COMPCams, so I'll share my answer if I hear from them, for anyone in the future.

I changed it to 4 degrees this...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-20-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,386
Posted By nicraage
If you are trying to save a few bucks: I bought...

If you are trying to save a few bucks: I bought a machined aluminum plennum on ebay a while back, and have absolutely no complaints on the workmanship. it was about $65 delivered. I just checked...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-20-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By nicraage
I have a spectre that is very similar design. I...

I have a spectre that is very similar design. I went with them just out of price difference (under 100 bucks on ebay), and I can always throw a k&n replacement filter on if need to for about 60...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-20-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By nicraage
I was considering a 360 when I did my second...

I was considering a 360 when I did my second rebuild, but I remember reading about a few things concerning the transmission maybe not holding up. There is also a flexplate issue.

I wish I had...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 07-18-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By nicraage
Hey Kit, Wow, what a surprise it was for...

Hey Kit,

Wow, what a surprise it was for me to check the map and see someone else in my barrio! My name is Craig, and you may have seen my black dodge on base. This is a great forum with...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 07-18-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By nicraage
Video of my 2001 with mods

I'm finally done (or at least close to) with mechanical mods. :ura1:
Thanks for everyone who answered my questions, both in person and in prior posts that I read.

I made a short video:
...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-18-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By nicraage
spark advance via superchip

Although I haven't posted here for a while, I've been reading and been quite busy with my truck.

During my recent engine rebuild, I had a COMPCam 20-744-9 installed. With all my mods I was...
Forum: Body & Interior 03-22-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By nicraage
If it is an extended cab, it is unfortunately...

If it is an extended cab, it is unfortunately easy to get into. If it has one of the rear doors that is like a half door that opens backwards and closes with the front door, do the following. at...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-21-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By nicraage
Odessa heads informed me that the heads can be...

Odessa heads informed me that the heads can be used on the 5.9 also.

If I get a rebuilt 5.9 short block will everything else go together without any major issues?

And does anyone know where I...
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