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Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 12-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Geodasher
I am a heavy GPS user, too, and I find Ram's nav...

I am a heavy GPS user, too, and I find Ram's nav system to be almost unusable. The graphics are generally ok except that the colors and symbols are not always legible and cannot be changed. The...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 12-09-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Geodasher
The Power Wagon is an attractive vehicle. Have...

The Power Wagon is an attractive vehicle. Have fun with it!



They are probably also unaware of the history of the pollution regulations which they so ignorantly blame on the current...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By Geodasher
Sure, you just have to disassemble the tailgate...

Sure, you just have to disassemble the tailgate and handle to remove the camera and cables. Reroute the cables behind the bumper and fabricate a mount for the camera. The camera unit is L-shaped...
Forum: Body & Interior 12-01-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By Geodasher
Cover for gap below (removed) tailgate?

When the tailgate is removed there is a gap between the bed and bumper of nearly 4 inches where the tailgate hinges. It looks unattractive and needs a temporary cover such as black or gray plastic...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 11-24-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,721
Posted By Geodasher
East of the Cascades is cool but not wet because...

East of the Cascades is cool but not wet because the mountains catch most of the moisture. Texas is too hot, dry and buggy for me!

I might add that other advantages of 2WD are that it will...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 11-23-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,721
Posted By Geodasher
The EPA ratings are 1 mpg less with 4WD which...

The EPA ratings are 1 mpg less with 4WD which should be about right. If you do not ever use 4WD you will be in 2WD anyway, the main difference being the extra 220 lbs the 4WD system weighs. For me...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 11-23-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Geodasher
Have you driven the 3L diesel with 8-speed...

Have you driven the 3L diesel with 8-speed tranny? It has plenty of passing power and response. So smooth that on the highway getting around a line of big rigs I was going 90 mph before I realized...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 11-18-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Geodasher
They are very different trucks even though they...

They are very different trucks even though they look similar. The light-duty versus heavy-duty labels are appropriate. The 1500 is a family hauler designed for economy, comfort and utility. The 2500...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 11-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Geodasher
Yes, Sprint 3G only. I've used it a couple of...

Yes, Sprint 3G only. I've used it a couple of times on long trips in hopes it would be useful. The signal depends on location but out west I found it to be 1X most of the time, and 3G near cities and...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 09-02-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Geodasher
Question tailgate weight?

How much does the tailgate on a 2014 1500 weigh?
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-02-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,170
Posted By Geodasher
Reasons? A few of them: Explore and camp...

Reasons? A few of them:

Explore and camp anywhere the truck will go. Often used by boondockers who hate campgrounds. Can tailor the truck to one's needs.
Easier to maneuver and park than a TT...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-02-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,170
Posted By Geodasher
Please, no lectures. As I already mentioned there...

Please, no lectures. As I already mentioned there are several slide-ins specifically designed for a 1500 and even smaller trucks. They have been used for countless miles without mishap. Not everyone...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-02-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,170
Posted By Geodasher
Someone always brings this up but I don't know...

Someone always brings this up but I don't know anyone it has happened to. There are so many more probable things to worry about.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-01-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,170
Posted By Geodasher
The only slide-in campers that will come under a...

The only slide-in campers that will come under a 1500's payload are compact popups. These also have a lower center of gravity than hard-sided campers. There are several good ones such as the Hallmark...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-30-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,679
Posted By Geodasher
I have the same problems with the navigation VR....

I have the same problems with the navigation VR. It works about one out of 10 times, and then only for the most simple addresses. If the name is unusual, or I don't know the address, or the location...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-17-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,154
Posted By Geodasher
I was just pointing out that the BodyBuilder...

I was just pointing out that the BodyBuilder chart does not answer the questions asked in this thread. Then I did a little brainstorming to try to figure out what is behind the recommendations.

...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,154
Posted By Geodasher
What are you saying? That we should ignore the...

What are you saying? That we should ignore the lack of recommendation or approval? Why?

The referenced Camper Guide is unhelpful and begs many more questions. Besides most of the 1500 models,...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-09-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,154
Posted By Geodasher
Any idea why a slide-in camper is not...

Any idea why a slide-in camper is not recommended? If Ram is worried about the high-mounted stop lamp being obscured, one can be added to the back of the camper. If Ram is worried about a high center...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-18-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 392,317
Posted By Geodasher
My truck has been off the train for over a week...

My truck has been off the train for over a week and I just hope to get to this point soon. I was told by the Customer Assistance Center today that there is no ETA and shipping time may reach 10 weeks...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-17-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 392,317
Posted By Geodasher
Dealer ETA? I can't hold it in much longer. :sumo:

Dealer ETA? I can't hold it in much longer. :sumo:
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-15-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 392,317
Posted By Geodasher
My truck has been on hold for going on a week at...

My truck has been on hold for going on a week at a medium-sized UP/BNSF yard. The dealer does not think there is a shortage of transport trucks. Do the transports carry multiple brands or do they...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,173
Posted By Geodasher
According to the 2014 Optional Equipment Weight...

According to the 2014 Optional Equipment Weight Table:

Steering Gear Skid Pate = not listed
Transfer Case Skid Plate Shield = 17.9 lbs
Front Suspension Skid Plate = 9.3 lbs
Tow Hooks = 29.2...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-12-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Geodasher
Good positives for getting the protection group....

Good positives for getting the protection group. On the negative side it adds about 56 lbs and the skid plates collect debris. I am often amazed at the amount of gravel, vegetation, seeds and small...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-12-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 392,317
Posted By Geodasher
I'm in the same boat (or parking lot) as you,...

I'm in the same boat (or parking lot) as you, just not as for long. The dealer says that the trucks can sit for many days at the final holding yard and that they are not even told about deliveries...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-07-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,843
Posted By Geodasher
The enhanced GVWR is because of a unique frame,...

The enhanced GVWR is because of a unique frame, motor mounts, transmission mounts and additional front cross member for the diesel engine.
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