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Forum: Suspension 03-06-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,144
Posted By bparsel
Alright, there are several different people with...

Alright, there are several different people with several issues going on in this thread. I'll break down a few different cause and effects:


For braking vibrations at any speed:
Front rotors...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 03-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By bparsel
Just in case anybody reads this ^^^^ This...

Just in case anybody reads this ^^^^

This is completely wrong information. These trucks are shift on the fly.....simply let off the gas, shift to 4HI, wait for light to stop flashing and continue...
Forum: Suspension 03-04-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By bparsel
Bumping this. I have the exact same issue...

Bumping this.

I have the exact same issue going on. When steering wheel is turned full left and rolling slowly will get a LOUD POP of metal on metal. Truck has new tie rods, control arms,...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-18-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,945
Posted By bparsel
Glad it worked out, the computers on these trucks...

Glad it worked out, the computers on these trucks are finicky. Anytime you clean the throttle body, do plugs etc.... disconnect the battery. :smileup:
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-18-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By bparsel
This is pretty normal, especially in the cold....

This is pretty normal, especially in the cold. Engines build condensation during the winter months due to the hot/cold cycle. Condensation builds as the engine cools back down and you will get an...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,945
Posted By bparsel
Disconnect the battery for a few minutes and let...

Disconnect the battery for a few minutes and let the computer reset.
Forum: Suspension 12-17-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,650
Posted By bparsel
$450 bucks for a $139 dollar part that takes...

$450 bucks for a $139 dollar part that takes about 30 minutes to change??? I am constantly reminded how glad I am that I do my own work.
Forum: Suspension 12-17-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By bparsel
Go with Moog, they are serviceable to make things...

Go with Moog, they are serviceable to make things easier in the future.
Forum: Suspension 10-17-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By bparsel
Fixed

So.....I always like to post a conclusion to my issues.



It was axle wrap, I took apart all of the u bolts and removed the blocks. I noticed some galling on the top centering pin insert of...
Forum: Suspension 10-15-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By bparsel
If the sound changes while you turn the wheel...

If the sound changes while you turn the wheel slightly back and forth then its most def. a wheel bearing. You should be able to isolate which one.
Forum: Suspension 10-15-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By bparsel
Rear End "Creak" on Take Off

So, anytime the truck comes to a complete stop, and I accelerate and takeoff again I am getting a "CRREEEAAAKKKKK" that goes away as soon as I pick up speed.

I have tried lubing up the leaf...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 09-25-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By bparsel
Correct, sorry I was just throwing out "Typicals"...

Correct, sorry I was just throwing out "Typicals"


Do you know anybody else with a hemi ram? Try swapping Throttle Bodies for the heck of it to see if there is a difference?
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 09-25-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By bparsel
Did you unhook your battery and let the computer...

Did you unhook your battery and let the computer reset when you made the injector changes and cleaned the throttle body etc?

Typically a rough idle can only be a few things.

Plugs, TPS, MAF,...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 09-24-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,988
Posted By bparsel
My '07 will roll 139k this week. ...

My '07 will roll 139k this week.

Consistent maintenance, keep the throttle body clean, and full Mobil 1 Synthetic 5w-20 every 3k. Runs just like new, doesnt even have the "Hemi Tick" - spends...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 08-07-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By bparsel
$10 bucks and 10 minutes.

$10 bucks and 10 minutes.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-07-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By bparsel
Standard would be Pinion bearings, and inner...

Standard would be Pinion bearings, and inner carrier bearings and seals. Its VERY rare for rear wheel bearings to need to be replaced on these trucks. Its impossible to say whether the ring and...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-06-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By bparsel
You're spot on with your diagnosis. It IS one of...

You're spot on with your diagnosis. It IS one of those 2 things :-)

My $$$ would be on the pinion bearing, but there is no way to be sure until they open it up. If its the pinion bearing you're...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 08-06-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By bparsel
Did you notice your temp gauge rise inside the...

Did you notice your temp gauge rise inside the truck? Could be the water pump locking up. Fan Clutch will typically make a roaring jet engine type of noise.

Coould be a loose pulley as well,...
Forum: Suspension 07-31-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By bparsel
Solved

One of my biggest pet peeves about this forum is that hardly anyone ever goes back and finishes their threads with solutions etc. Drives me nuts!!

Anyways, found the culprit. It was my passenger...
Forum: Suspension 07-26-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By bparsel
I suppose its possible. Ive never had a bad wheel...

I suppose its possible. Ive never had a bad wheel bearing act like this before or with these type of symptoms though. I always get the constant growl/ vibe that changes with turning.

I'm going...
Forum: Suspension 07-26-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By bparsel
Correct, rotor is only about 6 wks old. I would...

Correct, rotor is only about 6 wks old. I would suspect rotor as well if it did it all the time, but it's only when the brakes are really hot. And applying the brakes lightly makes it go away.

I...
Forum: Suspension 07-26-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By bparsel
Weird One. Vibe in front associated with Hot brakes. Caliper??

So, the past few nights on my drive home from work Ive encountered this issue. Only on the drive home when Im in more stop and go traffic.


After running stop and go from 0-55 for about 15...
Forum: Suspension 05-28-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By bparsel
All you have to do is look at the hubs and see if...

All you have to do is look at the hubs and see if the sensor line comes out of the top of the hub or not. The wire will follow the control arm up and then cross to the frame. My '07 has it on the...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 05-25-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By bparsel
First, Spark plugs, wires, oil change and...

First, Spark plugs, wires, oil change and rotation...... $462?!?!??! Holy sh*t. You could have done all that in about 2 hrs for $150 bucks. Anyways, nothing internal on the motor is touched during a...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 05-25-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By bparsel
That's not that bad. A good welder can get you...

That's not that bad. A good welder can get you fixed up and it should be relatively cheap. No big deal really.
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