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Forum: Dodge Ram Forum CANADA 10-17-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By CrazyCanuck
I had Michelin X-Ice on my previous truck, they...

I had Michelin X-Ice on my previous truck, they were pretty good. Just looking at some for my RAM, the LT's on the Outdoorsman are definitely not cheap around here. Best deal I've found so far will...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 09-27-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By CrazyCanuck
44 psi is fine for day-to-day driving. I bump...

44 psi is fine for day-to-day driving. I bump mine up to around 50 when I hook up the travel trailer or get put something heavy in the bed.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By CrazyCanuck
There have also been a number of comments where,...

There have also been a number of comments where, on the first oil change, the gasket from the factory filter would stick to the block, and then when the new filter was put on there would be 2...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-14-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By CrazyCanuck
If you have the 17" LT-rated tires, then 43psi is...

If you have the 17" LT-rated tires, then 43psi is normal. The max rated for those tires is somewhere around 80, don't know why anyone would need to go that high. Mine rides just fine at 45-46 psi,...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-13-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By CrazyCanuck
I don't have either, but given the choice I would...

I don't have either, but given the choice I would go with RamBoxes, no question.
Forum: Towing 07-24-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Most popups I've seen use a 2" ball. You're...

Most popups I've seen use a 2" ball. You're probably better to wait until you find a trailer you like so you can get the proper hitch drop. You want the trailer to tow level front-to-back.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 07-21-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By CrazyCanuck
You might be thinking of the Oldsmobile Cutlass...

You might be thinking of the Oldsmobile Cutlass 442 - 4 barrel, 4-speed, dual exhaust.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 07-19-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Wow, 4mpg. :158: Must have been uphill as well...

Wow, 4mpg. :158: Must have been uphill as well as into headwind.

My theory for lower trans temp pulling that load is that at 4000 rpm, a lot more fluid is getting pushed through the cooler.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 06-15-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 139
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Welcome to the forumZ from another flatlander! ...

Welcome to the forumZ from another flatlander!

It's a great place to get all kinds of help/info for your RAM. It can be addicting though.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 05-25-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,986
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Summit Racing is listing the Edelbrock 1538...

Summit Racing is listing the Edelbrock 1538 supercharger kit at just under US$6500.
Forum: V10 Specific Topics 05-04-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By CrazyCanuck
The 8.0l V10 uses chain, similar to the 5.9L V8. ...

The 8.0l V10 uses chain, similar to the 5.9L V8.

Not sure about typical replacement mileage, I don't know if the V10 would put much extra stress on the chain compared to a V8. In my '97 Ram...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum CANADA 04-06-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Yeah, I used to travel to Calgary regularly for...

Yeah, I used to travel to Calgary regularly for work. Daytime parking (to 5pm) for a basic surface lot was about $30, and that was 6-7 years ago.

Back on the pizza topic, we have a local place...
Forum: Towing 04-06-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,110
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Yes, slowing down is your biggest increase to...

Yes, slowing down is your biggest increase to fuel economy. For a given shape, aerodynamic drag increases with the square of the speed. Increasing speed from 60 mph to 70mph theoretically increases...
Forum: Jokes/Humor 03-27-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Dance

Went to a dance last weekend.
They played "The Twist",I did the twist.
They played "Jump", I jumped.
They played 'Come On Eileen", I got kicked out.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-27-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 217
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Hey, welcome to the forum. Nice to see more...

Hey, welcome to the forum. Nice to see more Riderville RAM owners out there.
Forum: Towing 03-27-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By CrazyCanuck
I would say the 5.9 is just as reliable as the...

I would say the 5.9 is just as reliable as the 5.2. On my '97 w/5.9, I had a water pump gasket go at 380,000km, while they fixed that I had them replace the timing chain and gears. That's the only...
Forum: HI-TECH Discussion 03-23-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By CrazyCanuck
I think one of the more common brands around here...

I think one of the more common brands around here is Chamberlain. Costco had one of theirs a few years ago with a built-in battery that would let you open the door during a power outage.

The...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 03-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Never knew that before. But it certainly...

Never knew that before. But it certainly explains why my previous XM radio would get reception inside the parking garage at the office, where my Sirius cuts out as soon as I drive in.
Forum: MDS 03-16-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,728
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Just leave it. It doesn't set the actual gear,...

Just leave it. It doesn't set the actual gear, only the highest gear it will shift to.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By CrazyCanuck
As the above posts have indicated, there are a...

As the above posts have indicated, there are a number of things that contribute to towing capacity.

For a given driveline (engine/trans/axle) the GCWR (Gross Combined Weight Rating) should be the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By CrazyCanuck
I put a K&N on my '05 4.7. I didn't notice any...

I put a K&N on my '05 4.7. I didn't notice any difference driving, and the inconvenience of having to wash/dry/oil took more time than it was worth.

For the RAM I'll just keep going with a high...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 03-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By CrazyCanuck
On my 2012 1500, when I unplug the trailer...

On my 2012 1500, when I unplug the trailer connector with the truck runnng I get a message in the EVIC warning that the trailer connection has been lost. Maybe that's the meaning of the light on...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-10-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By CrazyCanuck
My dealer recommended the first change at 3000...

My dealer recommended the first change at 3000 miles, and they did it for free. Since then I've gone with the oil change indicator and have been using full synthetic. I check the oil regularly, I...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-08-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,804
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Wish I would have gone for Ramboxes.

Wish I would have gone for Ramboxes.
Forum: MDS 02-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,728
Posted By CrazyCanuck
RPM jumping between 2000 and 2200 has nothing to...

RPM jumping between 2000 and 2200 has nothing to do with MDS. Only way that happens is if if shifts down, or the torque converter unlocks.
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