DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Search Forums


Notices


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Showing results 1 to 25 of 153
Search took 0.82 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: hotkarl
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-02-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By hotkarl
It's expensive and a pain in the nuts but it can...

It's expensive and a pain in the nuts but it can be done.
Best bet is to rebuild your 4.7 or buy an already rebuilt and upgraded engine.
You can find a quality rebuild with design improvements for...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-27-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,914
Posted By hotkarl
105k. I was all ready to do an engine swap but I...

105k. I was all ready to do an engine swap but I think my truck is messin' with me now. Been running like a Swiss clock the last few days. The random oil pressure drop hasn't happened in a while and...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-26-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By hotkarl
I'm replacing my motor too. It runs great but has...

I'm replacing my motor too. It runs great but has all the symptoms of kicking the bucket. Probably gonna do it sooner rather than later. I'm at around 25/2600 for the upgraded rebuild. Plus labor of...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-25-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By hotkarl
Keep us posted...I'm going through the same crap...

Keep us posted...I'm going through the same crap and pricing out a new motor. My mechanic wants to try a couple of things first but I think it's a waste of time and money. I don't want to blow...
Forum: Body & Interior 02-17-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By hotkarl
X2 for the gas gauge bulb.

X2 for the gas gauge bulb.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By hotkarl
What's the price tag on these? I've seen rebuilds...

What's the price tag on these? I've seen rebuilds on the net anywhere from $1600-$2700 for a stock replacement. Most state oiling upgrades are performed.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-15-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
Pictures hopefully coming soon! I just want to...

Pictures hopefully coming soon! I just want to install the goodies first. Been so damn snowy and cold that I haven't been able to get anything done!
Forum: Body & Interior 02-13-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By hotkarl
Let us know how you do with these. Does this...

Let us know how you do with these. Does this include the jumper/console part of the front seat cover?
Forum: Body & Interior 02-13-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By hotkarl
Should be here Saturday. All this snow and crap...

Should be here Saturday. All this snow and crap weather delayed delivery. First break in the weather and I'll throw them in. I'll give my review when I'm done. Hopefully they wont suck.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-13-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
So, got a decent bill of health from my mechanic....

So, got a decent bill of health from my mechanic. He said with regular oil changes he thinks I should get some life out of this engine, he said other than the cold clack it runs great. No missing,...
Forum: Body & Interior 02-11-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By hotkarl
I just wanted stock replacements. There were...

I just wanted stock replacements. There were hundreds of them so I just went for the best price/best rated seller combo. Ended up with a set for like 85 bucks. Should be here any day. I bought a set...
Forum: Body & Interior 02-10-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By hotkarl
Yeah I'm not ready to drop 4/5/600 bucks just...

Yeah I'm not ready to drop 4/5/600 bucks just yet. I saw some of the cheapo sets(front & rear) on ebay anywhere from 50-200 bucks. Some screamed junk & a few actually looked interesting. They don't...
Forum: Body & Interior 02-09-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By hotkarl
Sounds like the stuff my bro got. Made to order....

Sounds like the stuff my bro got. Made to order. He did the install, said it wasn't too difficult.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-09-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By hotkarl
Update: I pulled the carfax on it, turns out it...

Update: I pulled the carfax on it, turns out it was originally sold and registered in Canada! I noticed all the labels under the hood and door jambs etc were in English and French. At some point it...
Forum: Body & Interior 02-09-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By hotkarl
Aftermarket leather seat covers

What's good? What's crap?
Just a thought bubble right now. Don't want to spend a fortune. Ebay has hundreds of listings for leather/faux leather covers just wondering if anyone has any experience...
Forum: Body & Interior 02-09-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By hotkarl
A lot of money for suspension upgrades, cooling...

A lot of money for suspension upgrades, cooling upgrades. Many guys do plow with 1500's, even with the 4.7 but I personally do not recommend it.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-08-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
I priced out worst case-new(&improved long...

I priced out worst case-new(&improved long block)@$1800-2500. Plus labor of course. Screw it, I fell in love with the old gal so it's a done deal. My old man said lets see what the final outcome is...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-08-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
Dozens of reports of the engines just going dead....

Dozens of reports of the engines just going dead. Dead dead.
I've spent hours upon hours reading up on these engines and been through probably hundreds and hundreds of reports of engine failure of...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-07-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
I gotta admit all the research I've done on this...

I gotta admit all the research I've done on this motor is scaring the crap out of me. So many horror stories about the sludge and rockers and radiators blowing up, warped heads, engine blowing after...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-03-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
Yeah, maybe I'll go with the Mobil/wix. I've...

Yeah, maybe I'll go with the Mobil/wix.
I've used Wix plenty in the past with no problems.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-02-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
That's the tricky part. Everybody has different...

That's the tricky part. Everybody has different opinions on what's good or bad.
one guy will swear one brand is the best and the next guy will say that brand is junk and will ruin your motor in no...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-02-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
Ugh...been using Mopar filters for years with no...

Ugh...been using Mopar filters for years with no problems.
What's the current filter of choice for Dodge V8'S?
Forum: Body & Interior 02-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By hotkarl
Best ebay headlights for an '02?

Stock replacements. No HID or anything fancy/custom. Mine are totally shot, yellow as can be, pitted and brittle.

There are like hundreds of different brands/vendors on ebay! It's making me...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By hotkarl
The HO thing seems like not such a big deal. You...

The HO thing seems like not such a big deal. You wont even know unless you check for the code#.
I have the clickitty clackitty lifter issue upon cold start up. Monday I'm having it assessed. Most...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-01-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By hotkarl
4.7 challenged...

Just picked up an '02 with the 4.7, it was my old man's truck. Not much history on it, he's only had it less than a year and didn't drive it much. It has 105k miles on it.

It has a top end...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 153

 
Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:01 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum