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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-20-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,757
Posted By oldhp
The rear axle bearings will fail with those...

The rear axle bearings will fail with those loads. Air bags, extra springs keep it level sure, but it seems everybody forgets the axle bearings.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-17-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By oldhp
Great Job Mystro!!! I know what I'm doing...

Great Job Mystro!!! I know what I'm doing Monday. Reps for you Sir!!!
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-16-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By oldhp
Middle hole with raised arrow pointing out. I use...

Middle hole with raised arrow pointing out. I use a 1/4" drive extension/ratchet with a 9/32" socket. Light cut off beam should be 1" lower than tip of headlight bulb at 25". This gives "me" the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-15-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By oldhp
Yep, get that. But....like I said, you can...

Yep, get that. But....like I said, you can upshift and downshift "if" the trans is out of it's normal shift range/throttle position/speed/load etc. Again, to me that's manually shifting the trans.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-15-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By oldhp
Hmmm. I can have the cruise set at 55MPH and...

Hmmm. I can have the cruise set at 55MPH and shift to 7th, RPM goes up. Shift to 6th, RPM goes up. Isn't this manually down shifting? If I start at 1st and shift to 2nd and so on and so on at 3000...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 01-14-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,174
Posted By oldhp
My 2012 Express dual headlights sucked to the...

My 2012 Express dual headlights sucked to the point I got mad and traded for a 2014 Silverado. Then Chevy started shaking....found out I could buy a 2014 Express with the 3.6/8 speed. Bought it. It...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-14-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By oldhp
I have put mine in 1, and it stayed there until I...

I have put mine in 1, and it stayed there until I shifted to 2 and so forth using part throttle each time. True if you tap it to 5 it will shift up to 5 and stay there. I have also shifted from 8 to...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-14-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By oldhp
Faster shifts keep engine in its lower RPM torque...

Faster shifts keep engine in its lower RPM torque band. My 3.6 V6 does same thing. Love it.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-14-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By oldhp
+1 for Ground Force. Used 2" lowering springs on...

+1 for Ground Force. Used 2" lowering springs on both 2012/2014 RCSB's Express's, perfect stance.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-14-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By oldhp
$5 a month is cheap if you like certain programs....

$5 a month is cheap if you like certain programs. Ask to talk to supervisor, I'll bet you get your deal. Sirus ain't doing that good.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-12-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By oldhp
Wheel/tire combo has nothing to do with steering...

Wheel/tire combo has nothing to do with steering wheel being centered. My 2012 Hemi Express steering wheel was not centered as was my 2014 Express. Both took less than 15 mins to fix. The dealer is...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-12-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By oldhp
Use mileage trip A or B and do 1000 mile gas...

Use mileage trip A or B and do 1000 mile gas mileage runs. Fill it up, keep track of how much fuel you use, and fill it up again when you hit 1K. Much more accurate. I know some people do 1 year...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-04-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,876
Posted By oldhp
Good thing this thread is about tightening a...

Good thing this thread is about tightening a drain plug. (????????????????) God help us if thread is about the VVT!!!!!
Forum: Suspension 01-04-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,183
Posted By oldhp
I've never liked air bags/shocks. If your loaded...

I've never liked air bags/shocks. If your loaded and you pop a hose your done. Found out the hard way along time ago. Scratch one Mickey Thompson L60x15. Re-arched springs from then on.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-04-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,876
Posted By oldhp
Grumpy Old Men III

Grumpy Old Men III
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-04-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By oldhp
If not fuses could be the headlight module. I...

If not fuses could be the headlight module. I would take to dealer, let them fix it for free. If you mess with anything else besides the fuses you could void warranty.
Forum: Suspension 01-04-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,183
Posted By oldhp
Try these guys. SDTruckSprings.com ...

Try these guys. SDTruckSprings.com 1-877-774-6473
Kit #TTC-1223V
Increase the rear end support of your vehicle with this variable rate coil spring kit by Tuftruck. Designed to provide superior...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-03-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By oldhp
The factory uses a kind of spacer at bottom of...

The factory uses a kind of spacer at bottom of windshield when it's installed so it doesn't slide down while glue is drying when building truck. These pieces are supposed to disintegrate with time. A...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-28-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By oldhp
Great idea! But I would put it right off the...

Great idea! But I would put it right off the pump, now entire hose system is full when you need it.
Forum: Oil Change 12-27-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By oldhp
You can use the stock Mopar or other OEM...

You can use the stock Mopar or other OEM replacement oil filter with synthetic oil. Doesn't hurt a thing. To me a synthetic oil filter is for extended oil changes.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-20-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By oldhp
Owned a 2012 Express, 5.7 HEMI/6speed, everything...

Owned a 2012 Express, 5.7 HEMI/6speed, everything good except headlights. Now have 2014 Express 3.6/8speed, knock on wood, zero problems so far on July 31, 2014@1:00P.M. Thursday built truck.
Forum: Dodge Ram Pictures - Photos 12-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,565
Posted By oldhp
Wow!!! The dents in the LCA are coming from the...

Wow!!! The dents in the LCA are coming from the steel steering stop pictured. The backwards looking "C" thing. How hard did other owner, or you, been cranking on this thing???
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-17-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,354
Posted By oldhp
I find it interesting that there is a torque spec...

I find it interesting that there is a torque spec on the plastic oil filter cap. Torque a plastic piece??? Ummm... My 2012 Equinox 2.4 has a cap also and I marked the cap/aluminum housing with a...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-15-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By oldhp
How the mileage is figured by the EPA,...

How the mileage is figured by the EPA, interesting.
How the EPA Tests and Rates Fuel Economy

The EPA doesn't just drive the vehicle to determine how many miles per gallon it gets. Each new car...
Forum: Dodge Ram Pictures - Photos 12-15-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,565
Posted By oldhp
Well while he's got'em on the phone.......ask'em...

Well while he's got'em on the phone.......ask'em if a 2012 STEEL LCA will bolt up in place of the aluminum one.
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