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Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 09-12-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By PITA
Thanks for the replies, here was their response: ...

Thanks for the replies, here was their response:

"Thank you for contacting Chrysler Canada Customer Care. We certainly apologize for the delay with our email response pertaining to your 2009 Ram...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 09-06-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By PITA
A 5 year review - plus front wheel bearings gone at 86000kms

Bought my 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab Laramie 4x4 new nearly 5 years ago. In the 5 years since Ive placed 86000kms on it. Its been primarily my winter vehicle, but it also tows a 5200 pound travel...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 10-12-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By PITA
Nice review, thanks for posting. Good looking...

Nice review, thanks for posting. Good looking truck too.

I tow a 27 foot toy hauler with my stock Laramie with the 3.55 and airsprings. Trailer's about 5500 pounds, plus up to 1000 pounds of...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 09-04-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,772
Posted By PITA
In addition to gearing and weight differences,...

In addition to gearing and weight differences, and also tires (guys who put huge tires on don't often think about the real negative effect in performance), I think the biggest difference from one...
Forum: Towing 08-28-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By PITA
^ I think you should be fine, your trailer is...

^ I think you should be fine, your trailer is similar in weight and at 26 feet is just shorter than mine. It'll be plenty of trailer for you 2.

I thought a class IV was good for 1045 pnds. max on...
Forum: Towing 08-28-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By PITA
^ once I have time to download pics from my...

^ once I have time to download pics from my camera I will.

As for the set-up, I bought my trailer new at Fergeson RV and they basically recommended everything. I did ask them to upgrade the bars...
Forum: Towing 08-27-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By PITA
7000 kms towing 6000 pounds on my '09 half ton...easy!

Just got back, Toronto to Yellowstone and places in between. Full 6000 pound toy hauler w/motorcycle, fully packed with a family of 4. My loaded '09 Laramie (3.55 and 20's) never broke a sweat, temps...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 05-15-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By PITA
The solution shouldn't be spending large $ and...

The solution shouldn't be spending large $ and getting a new diff., the solution should be up to the dealer to figure out what's going on - if it says 5500 tow limit (i just checked and it shows...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 05-04-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,400
Posted By PITA
Sorry guys, not to start an argument, but I've...

Sorry guys, not to start an argument, but I've heard nothing tangible to suggest a 3.92 is more fuel efficient than a 3.55. I'm sure if you were to contact Dodge N.A. they'd set you straight on fuel...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 05-01-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,400
Posted By PITA
:att: So then can someone please explain to...

:att:

So then can someone please explain to me how running a 3.92 will get you better milage when your engine is running more revs on average??? Yes, the 3.55 may kick down more often, depending...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 04-29-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,762
Posted By PITA
Guess what, I have a new bumper on the way! ...

Guess what, I have a new bumper on the way!

Took it in for a routine service and checking around the truck I noticed rust on the chrome front bumper up around where the bolts are (just under the...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 04-29-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By PITA
Cracked sidewalls on Goodyears - 1.5 years old and 36000 kms (or 22000 miles)

Anyone have this? It's very slight cracking along the wheel rim most of the way around, on all four tires.

It's the 275/60/20's. My pressures are always right, but it's parked outside all the...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 04-29-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,400
Posted By PITA
These guys are funny, acting like the 3.92 will...

These guys are funny, acting like the 3.92 will have the same milage as the 3.55...

When the '09 launched there's a reason why Dodge supplied all their test trucks with 3.55 ratios - it's the...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 04-25-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 26,979
Posted By PITA
Hi everyone, I'm looking to do this myself. Some...

Hi everyone, I'm looking to do this myself. Some questions based on the comments so far...

Does anyone know the torque settings on the rear cover bolts?

And does the front cover also have to...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-27-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,204
Posted By PITA
That's lousier than I would have expected with a...

That's lousier than I would have expected with a 3.92, and certainly worse than my 3.55.

I tow as much as 6000 pounds with my 3.55 and I have zero complaints. A 3.92 may be better for towing, but...
Forum: Fuel System 01-04-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,573
Posted By PITA
Just to close this, I went in today for this...

Just to close this, I went in today for this 18000mile/30000kms service and and they tried to get me to pay $410!!! for "4X4 service" as indicated on my invoice, taxes in, Canadian. They confirmed...
Forum: Fuel System 12-29-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,573
Posted By PITA
Thanks all for the responses. I'm surprised that...

Thanks all for the responses. I'm surprised that synthetic came stock in the diffs.; good news.
Forum: Fuel System 12-27-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,573
Posted By PITA
18000 mile or 30000kms service

My baby just turned 15 months and 18000miles (30000kms up here in Canada, eh). Towed about 4000 miles, dino oil change every 3000. The dealer recommends to also change front and rear diff. fluids in...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 12-16-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By PITA
Don't think we can explain it away as "they're...

Don't think we can explain it away as "they're all the same nowadays", my wife's 2011 128i or my 2005 RX8 shows a much stronger metal gauge.

I read somewhere that most modern cars are using 20...
Forum: Towing 12-16-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,549
Posted By PITA
Don't think you can say that, it defies logic...

Don't think you can say that, it defies logic that it would be close to the same. Unless your definition of "close" isn't really close.

Every ram I saw supplied as test units to the media had a...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 12-14-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By PITA
Block heater...don't think mine is working

On my '09, I plug it in usually before going to bed and then in the morning unplug it and start it, but the Ram starts no better or warms up any faster, though it has never had a problem starting,...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 12-12-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By PITA
I see where you're trying to go, I remember being...

I see where you're trying to go, I remember being able to walk on the hood of my '76 Grand Prix. That said, my 2011 BMW 128i Cab or my 2005 Mazda RX8 doesn't have metal anywhere near this soft. I...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 12-10-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,613
Posted By PITA
Sheet metal seems made of paper

I hate dings and dents, I'm one of those types who'll agonize over a parking spot out of fear some schmuck will leave a mark.

But at year 1+ with my Ram, it has all sorts of wavy indents around...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 12-10-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,419
Posted By PITA
Just read all 6 pages - I tow longer and heavier...

Just read all 6 pages - I tow longer and heavier trailers than this guy with a 3:55 and I can't relate or understand what his issue is...

I did my research before I bought and chose the 3:55...
Forum: Dodge Ram Recalls and TSB's. 12-10-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,167
Posted By PITA
Just got mine done, can't even tell they were in...

Just got mine done, can't even tell they were in there. Took <1 hr.
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