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Forum: Towing 01-26-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,953
Posted By rottekatz
I pull a tag trailer with a 8000# GVWR. The 1500...

I pull a tag trailer with a 8000# GVWR. The 1500 pulls as well as the 2011 F250 w/V10 did.
I'm running a 5.7L w/ 3.92 axle.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-07-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,521
Posted By rottekatz
California does not tax groceries, labor, or...

California does not tax groceries, labor, or shipping and handling. No personal property tax on my quads. BTW Kansas does in fact tax everything.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 10-01-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,801
Posted By rottekatz
I did mine. Parked in sun for about 20 minutes,...

I did mine. Parked in sun for about 20 minutes, used nylon fishing line (with a sawing motion at a low angle) to remove the plastic numbers and letters, peeled the foam adhesive off by hand (pretty...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-21-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,906
Posted By rottekatz
I posted this before. I took mine off in June...

I posted this before. I took mine off in June using the same method. I parked it in the sun for about 20 minutes, used fishing line to remove the plastic letters and numbers, and then peeled off...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-10-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,384
Posted By rottekatz
Thumbs down Ford EB 2011 First year in truck Ford 6.2, 2011...

Ford EB 2011 First year in truck
Ford 6.2, 2011 first year in F250, pops lifters
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-09-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,384
Posted By rottekatz
I just got back from Denver, 2200 mile round...

I just got back from Denver, 2200 mile round trip, towing an 8000# travel trailer. 2011 Ram 1500, 5.7L, 3.92LS, 20" wheels, WD hitch. The Ram pulled as well as or better than the 2011 Ford F250,...
Forum: Towing 09-07-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,265
Posted By rottekatz
I just got back from Denver. About 2,200 miles...

I just got back from Denver. About 2,200 miles round trip over the Rocky Mountains. Pulling a travel trailer of approximately 8000#, 5.7l, 3.92, I averaged 9.6 mpg traveling between 60 and 70...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 08-28-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By rottekatz
Auto Dimming Mirrors

It depends on the build date.
The Luxury group was deleted from the Big Horn package and must be added separately to get auto dimming mirrors and other items.
Seems like Chrysler reconfigured the...
Forum: South West 07-11-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,935
Posted By rottekatz
Here it goes: 1. bgbluram 2. rottekatz ...

Here it goes:

1. bgbluram
2. rottekatz

Post some dates, it's a busy summer.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-10-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By rottekatz
I think you need to check how much weight you...

I think you need to check how much weight you have on that rear axle before you look at buying helper springs. My truck was level with the 8000# trailer attached with WD hitch.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-06-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,814
Posted By rottekatz
Buy Back

When Ford did my buy back I got back:
Cash down payment
value of trade in
all payments made on truck

less mileage fee up until 1st occurance of problem. (3,200 miles) Had 7,800 miles on truck...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-06-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By rottekatz
Talking Towing

Check the HP and Torque on the EcoBoost it's close to that of the 5.7 Hemi. If you tow over the rating and are in an accident does your insurance still cover you.

When buying a vehicle, decide...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-05-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,814
Posted By rottekatz
Don't get in such a hurry. After Ford agreed to...

Don't get in such a hurry. After Ford agreed to buy back my 2011 F250 w/6.2, Ford sent a letter saying that the process must be completed in 30 days. It took Ford 3 months and I was prompt in...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-04-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By rottekatz
Debadged and Towing

I was just going to remove the RAM 1500 and got carried away and removed the Hemi also. Almost took the BigHorn ram off the tailgate, but gained control and it survived. This is truck hooked up to...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-03-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By rottekatz
Chrysler refunded $545 for the missing luxury...

Chrysler refunded $545 for the missing luxury package. Not sure if I paid for it with the package changes and credits.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-03-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By rottekatz
Debadging

Took me about 30 minutes each side. The foam adhesive tape peels off pretty easy. Sold the unused eraser wheel on ebay. Used fishing line, goo gone, polish, and then wax.:wavey:
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 06-28-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,280
Posted By rottekatz
$367 for 24 months.

$367 for 24 months.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-28-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,931
Posted By rottekatz
My truck was ordered with the belief that the...

My truck was ordered with the belief that the luxury group was part of the Big Horn Package. The luxury group was on the sticker but not the truck. Dealer passed to Chrysler and Chrysler refunded...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-17-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,490
Posted By rottekatz
Break in

Not sure there is a proper way to break in. The cheapest is probably to take out the windshield as it would involve the least labor. But if you have to drive it, taking out the rear passenger...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-17-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By rottekatz
Talking The Deal

My Deal:
Base Price: $ 29,135
Cherry Red Paint $ 225
Premium Cloth Bench Seat $ 1,000
Big Horn Package 26Z $ 840
3.92 Rear Axle Ratio ...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-09-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By rottekatz
Post I have had a Ford in my driveway since 1985 Took...

I have had a Ford in my driveway since 1985 Took delivery of an F250 with that 6.2L engine last July. It went in the shop for 46 days last Sep and when it went into the shop again in Jan 2011, Ford...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-06-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By rottekatz
Cool Driving slow

Put on a grey unkempt wig an fake glasses.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-06-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By rottekatz
The manual, on CD, lists a 500 mile break in and...

The manual, on CD, lists a 500 mile break in and says that after break in to tow the trailer at speeds not to exceed 50mph for the first 500 miles.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-04-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,594
Posted By rottekatz
Towing an 8000# trailer for 800 miles RT, I...

Towing an 8000# trailer for 800 miles RT, I averaged 9.6MPG.
Normally15.5 in city/hwy combo.
5.7, 2WD, 3.92, 20" tires.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 05-28-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By rottekatz
I thought the double sided tape came off pretty...

I thought the double sided tape came off pretty easy. I started the lift with my finger nail and then peeled it off slowly so it wouldn't tear. Sold the unused eraser wheel on ebay. Removed the...
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