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Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-20-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,006
Posted By Maddevill
Mine popped when I had 95k. Caused by an...

Mine popped when I had 95k. Caused by an overheating episode. Do NOT Let this motor overheat, it will almost guarentee a head gasket failure. I chose to put a long block refurb in it.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 05-20-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Maddevill
That's the infamous Dodge "Death Wobble". I'm...

That's the infamous Dodge "Death Wobble". I'm sure someone will chime in on how to fix it. I think they change strut arms or bushings. Try a search and you'll get something.
Forum: Suspension 05-19-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Maddevill
Also check the rear rotors. My shaking, which I...

Also check the rear rotors. My shaking, which I thought was from the front, turned out to be warped rear rotors.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-19-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 28
Posted By Maddevill
I would replace the stat with a 180 degree one...

I would replace the stat with a 180 degree one and flush the coolant while you're at it. Look for the leak. My reservior cracked at the seam and had a very small, very slow leak. Don't buy...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 05-19-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Maddevill
Remove all the door/ window switches and clean...

Remove all the door/ window switches and clean the contact areas. A little corrosion or a loose connection can cause the problem. You should be able to do this without removing the door panels.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-08-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By Maddevill
My mechanic told me that it's above 60mph for...

My mechanic told me that it's above 60mph for about 5 miles. Not 70.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 04-15-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By Maddevill
On my truck, changing the upstream O2 sensors...

On my truck, changing the upstream O2 sensors cured my P0300 misfire.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 04-09-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Maddevill
My 03 4.7 2WD did the same thing. Turned out to...

My 03 4.7 2WD did the same thing. Turned out to the the Throttle Position Sensor was bad. Replaced that and it shifts fine now.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 04-03-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Maddevill
Mine didn't.

Mine didn't.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-03-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By Maddevill
You ever see those events where they run Jeeps...

You ever see those events where they run Jeeps and Toyotas with the intake snorkle sticking up through the hood? They keep running with the entire ENGINE under water.
I wouldn't worry until your...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-02-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Maddevill
Just for info, if your upstream O2 sensors are...

Just for info, if your upstream O2 sensors are bad it will throw the "random misfire" code.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 03-31-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Maddevill
Wen my 4.7 had a random misfire that would come...

Wen my 4.7 had a random misfire that would come and go it threw the p0300 code. Turns out it was my upstream O2 sensors. When they go bad they send a bad signal to the PCM which gets the fueling...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-24-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Maddevill
Silvercreek, thank you for your service,...

Silvercreek, thank you for your service, especially for the time you served. Bohemian, good points!
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 03-23-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Maddevill
He then told me that it was a Legal Modification...

He then told me that it was a Legal Modification as far as he was
He also said that California vehicles built after the year 2,000, only have to pass the VISUAL testing, they don't put it up on...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-18-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By Maddevill
If i were you I'd hook up a mechanical oil...

If i were you I'd hook up a mechanical oil pressure gauge to make sure you don't have a pressure problem. Especially when you are hearing ticking sounds. Cheap insurance from catastrophe.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 03-18-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Maddevill
ALL the performance chips are crap. It's a 10...

ALL the performance chips are crap. It's a 10 cent resistor in the IAT wire that fools the truck into thinking it's always cold, which enrichens the mixture. Save your money and get a tuner like SC...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-18-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 115
Posted By Maddevill
First thing is to look at the exhaust manifold...

First thing is to look at the exhaust manifold for broken bolts. I'm not sure about your generation of 4.7 but the earlier ones were notorious for breaking them.
Forum: V10 Specific Topics 03-18-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Maddevill
Do a compression and leak down test. That should...

Do a compression and leak down test. That should give you someplace to start looking.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-18-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 320
Posted By Maddevill
See if any of the business security cameras got...

See if any of the business security cameras got his plate number. That is Hit and Run. Dude should be in jail over it. I trust NO ONE when I'm on my bike. I've had to deal with everyone from road...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-17-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,219
Posted By Maddevill
As a motorcycle rider, PLEASE make sure...

As a motorcycle rider, PLEASE make sure EVERYTHING is secured before you drive. Flying covers, mattresses etc can KILL us!
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum CANADA 03-13-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Maddevill
I broadsided a red light runner in a Furd F150...

I broadsided a red light runner in a Furd F150 4WD with my 96 2WD Ram. Totalled both trucks. I didn't get a scratch. I'm satisfied with the safety aspect of my truck.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By Maddevill
I bought a long block from S and J Engines in...

I bought a long block from S and J Engines in Spokane. Relly good product. Cost about $2500. Also Powertrain Products.
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 03-06-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By Maddevill
I had a huge dent with wiped scrapes on the side...

I had a huge dent with wiped scrapes on the side of my bed. No note, nothing! Then I remembered, I did it myself...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 03-04-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By Maddevill
Look up S and J Engines in Spokane or Powertrain...

Look up S and J Engines in Spokane or Powertrain Products.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 03-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Maddevill
My 03 4.7 started doing the same thing one day....

My 03 4.7 started doing the same thing one day. Turned out to be the Throttle Position Sensor ( TPS). Put a new one in and everything is good.
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