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Forum: Suspension 12-08-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By g2tiger
Don't think the shoes are the issue. Did the same...

Don't think the shoes are the issue. Did the same thing with the last set of shoes. I really don't think it is the front brakes or shoes but who knows? The front looks good but this is a Dodge we are...
Forum: Suspension 12-07-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By g2tiger
wonky when braking

My '94 1500 2wd long bed has a weird thing happen when braking. It feels like the rear wheels are "egg shapped" when the brakes are applied. As it slowes it sort of feels like soomething is grabbing....
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-04-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By g2tiger
Smile Need your input

Gents,

I am condsidering a 2000 Ram 1500, short bed, 2WD, 5.2 liter, Auto, 117000 miles. Usual issues such as dash busted due to poor materials, front will need a rebuild. Doesn't appear to need...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 12-02-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By g2tiger
Yeah the plenum is beat to death. But I am stil...

Yeah the plenum is beat to death. But I am stil suffering some oil usage which may be a head or worse. In this thread I am just thinking out loud...

Right now with a 10-30 aqfter a oil change it...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 12-02-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By g2tiger
Oil?

What say the consensus to this...
The other day I was getting oil change supplies and asked the
Counter guy what he knew about oil. He asked why and I told
Him about the ramster using oil and so...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-30-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 955
Posted By g2tiger
I'd hazard a yes. My POS had a leaking plenum....

I'd hazard a yes. My POS had a leaking plenum. I'm still trying
To determine if it has a cracked head.

Oil and water are good and not mixed? I would change the plenum
With the Hughes unit. Be...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-28-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By g2tiger
Plenum change and still sucking oil

Well,

Did the Hughes plenum change and drove all last
Week and then to daytona beach on Saturday for the big car
Show. Two hundred miles plus work miles for about three
Hundred and fifty miles...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-28-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
heart sunk today

Well...

Drove the beast ot daytona beach yesterdya fot the trukey rod run car show. For thsoe of you not in the know the turkey rod run in the largest rod and car show in the southeast, period....
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-25-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
Well... So far the ramster is doing fine. I...

Well...
So far the ramster is doing fine. I thought I got a good oil level
Reading after the plenum work but she shows a quart low
Right now. The good news is that the plug that had all the oil ...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-21-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
Installed the Hughes aluminum plenum pan today....

Installed the Hughes aluminum plenum pan today. Hope Ruiz
Fixes the issue. I wrote down the odometer reading and level
of oil in the pan. Truck seams to run smoother and have some
Power that was...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-19-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,872
Posted By g2tiger
I had a '69 gto that I found the gas peddle lever...

I had a '69 gto that I found the gas peddle lever had distorted
Over the years and no longer had the correct bend. Could the
Bend in the peddle lever/arm be getting straight and this is what
Is...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-15-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
OK, Got the Hughes kit en route. bolts and...

OK,

Got the Hughes kit en route. bolts and all. Hope this works or Ill just find a wrangler to trade for...

By the way. The rear end seams to jump and bounce when the brakes are applied. It has...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-08-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
OK, I'll check into getting a Huge's kit. Should...

OK, I'll check into getting a Huge's kit. Should I search under Hughes plenum kits?

BTW, had some fun Sat night with the beast. Was at a light when a Ram 4X4 (about the same years '94-2001) short...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-06-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
Ok, There does appear to be a small amount...

Ok,

There does appear to be a small amount of oil coating the inside of the chambers. It does not look anything like when I first replaced the gasket so I dont think that gasket is leaking. How...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-06-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
Yeah. the dirvewway is dry as a bone in the...

Yeah. the dirvewway is dry as a bone in the Arizona desert. Looked into the intake but did not see much. Hard to see into but it looked OK.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-06-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
Thanks guys, I did replace the gasket on...

Thanks guys,

I did replace the gasket on the plenum/manifold. And I will recheck
it probably today. No oil in the water, smoke from exhaust
during driving, most times you can't see it much....
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-03-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By g2tiger
delima

Well,

The old girl is using a qt of oil every 400 or so miles. I suspect a bad head after speaking to several people and mechanics. The local machine shop said it was most likely the head as his...
Forum: Body & Interior 07-07-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By g2tiger
whole new dash

Guys,

My 94's dash is in poor shape and was wondering if a dash from a different year would work and if so what years would fit? I have replaced the dash cap but the radio and O/D switch support...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-07-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,855
Posted By g2tiger
Well, Went to the local salvage yard (junk...

Well,

Went to the local salvage yard (junk yard) and looked over a few rams sitting there. The A/C has a drain that sticks out behind the dryer about 1/2 inch. I cold not pull one froma wrecked...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-02-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,855
Posted By g2tiger
I don't think so. With this truck yor can't tell....

I don't think so. With this truck yor can't tell. It's been
abused quite a bit. I think that there should be a small rubber
adaptor that angles down.

I may take a trip to the salvage yard and...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-01-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,855
Posted By g2tiger
A/C draining in to cabin of truck

My A/C is draining the condensed water in to the cabin passenger floor. I have found the outlet which is located behind the A/C dryer in the engine compartment along the firewall and it appears that...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-01-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,837
Posted By g2tiger
My a/c drops to defrost and floor mode when I am...

My a/c drops to defrost and floor mode when I am at highway speed and start up a long hill or bridge. It never cuts off but diverts untill my speed is back up. I think it has to do with the ammount...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 06-17-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By g2tiger
Remerson, That did it! It actually was...

Remerson,

That did it! It actually was number 2 and 4 I think. I went ahead and pulled the cap and wires and verified all wires. Started up fairly quick. Still needs a fuel pressure regualtor...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 06-17-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By g2tiger
Thanks

Thanks for the info, I'm on it. We will see. I did tag each plug so I don't see how the plugs got mixed up but it is possible I thought I was marking a plug wire one number and had a different wire...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 06-17-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By g2tiger
Ok, took a week due to family issues but the new...

Ok, took a week due to family issues but the new gaskets are
in and the engine is all together. BUT now there is a mis-fire in the engine.
The mis fire sounds like a firecracker in a coffee can. I...
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