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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-18-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,482
Posted By whatroads
We all know the transfer case is electrically...

We all know the transfer case is electrically operated. The first thing I would try would be to pull apart the electric connector, at the t-case, and spray it with dielectric, (sp?), grease. The...
Forum: Automotive Industry News and Dodge Press Releases 01-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 20,195
Posted By whatroads
Worthless without a rear locker option. LSD...

Worthless without a rear locker option. LSD simply does not get the job done

Hey Chrysler! Ford and Chevy have electronic rear locker option for their 1500's
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-16-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By whatroads
Sorry, I have 17's. The stock tire size is...

Sorry, I have 17's. The stock tire size is 32"
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 01-15-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,624
Posted By whatroads
http://koreperformance.com/ Open at your own...

http://koreperformance.com/

Open at your own risk. It's gonna cost you though :SHOCKED:
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-11-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By whatroads
Sounds like you still have computer "gremlins"....

Sounds like you still have computer "gremlins". My 2011 QC 4x4 Hemi w/ 3.92 idles up the steepest Colorado mountains with ease. Smooth without hesitation or unnecessary gas pedal use. No mods added...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-11-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By whatroads
I believe the ZF has thicker Ring and pinion...

I believe the ZF has thicker Ring and pinion gears with different size bolts than what was used in the older 9.25
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-22-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By whatroads
I always turn off the auto lock feature on any...

I always turn off the auto lock feature on any new vehicle. They can, and will, sometimes auto lock themselves

I had a 2005 QC 2500. It was about a month old I was driving on desolate farm roads....
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,851
Posted By whatroads
SRA's belong on a minivan and not a truck. I...

SRA's belong on a minivan and not a truck. I replaced mine with BFG AT KO's LT class C, (17 inch tires). Real truck tires. Work great in the snow. I do not notice any difference in ride quality....
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-04-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By whatroads
$800 to replace a push-pin??? Loss of the push...

$800 to replace a push-pin??? Loss of the push pin is likely the only issue. I immediately take the plastic air dam off of every RAM/Jeep I buy. Never have I been able to detect any decrease in...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By whatroads
You're seeing the same relative mileage I got on...

You're seeing the same relative mileage I got on my 2005 2500 5.7 QC 4x4 w/ 4.10 gears. You might see a little better after you cross the 15K mile point
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-16-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By whatroads
Even with your criteria, I would still get the...

Even with your criteria, I would still get the 6.4 since it's was re-designed to work in a heavy duty truck capacity environment.

I had a 2005 QC 2500 4x4 5.7 w/ 4.10 gear. While I the 5.7 is a...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By whatroads
I would suspect the drive shaft u-joints before I...

I would suspect the drive shaft u-joints before I would accuse the LSD
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 06-03-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By whatroads
If you go with a gas 2500, 5.7 or 6.4, you will...

If you go with a gas 2500, 5.7 or 6.4, you will see similar mileage numbers to what you are already getting. There are many other reasons for getting a 2500 such as higher tow rating, more stable tow...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-16-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,185
Posted By whatroads
I've always used 87 with no loss in power, loss...

I've always used 87 with no loss in power, loss in MPG or any detonation issues. I live in the corn belt. It's very hard to get 89 without ethanol. I refuse to burn ethanol in my Hemi
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By whatroads
My money says drive train mesh/alignment. Adding...

My money says drive train mesh/alignment. Adding the weight of the trailer will flatten out the drive line. Trans/transfer case output, u-joints, gear mesh.....
I would hitch up the trailer and...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-12-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By whatroads
As others have stated you should get it as it's...

As others have stated you should get it as it's better than nothing

With that said the coverage and metal thickness are pretty wimpy. Any kind of a hit will likely damage it.

To my previous...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-29-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By whatroads
I've driven trucks my whole adult life. I've...

I've driven trucks my whole adult life. I've gotten very good at noticing when someone is working up to asking if I can haul something for them. I interrupt the process by stating how much I hate to...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-11-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By whatroads
Be sure to check your spare tire too!

Be sure to check your spare tire too!
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-11-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By whatroads
Your dealer is jerking your chain. I called,...

Your dealer is jerking your chain. I called, scheduled an appointment, and about 4 days later the service was complete. Took a little over an hour to complete.

I would suggest you find another...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By whatroads
I would ask for specific qualification on what...

I would ask for specific qualification on what work is to be done. Mine was done in an hour. It's just the addition of the retainer and re-torque to spec. as stated in the previous post

Unless you...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 12-23-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By whatroads
You definitely should not have significant...

You definitely should not have significant "clunking" when going from reverse to forward. Sounds like you should have the u-joints inspected. The lower gear ratio of 4lo will amplify the issue
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-20-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,273
Posted By whatroads
Goodyear SRA's belong on a minivan not a truck

Goodyear SRA's belong on a minivan not a truck
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-05-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By whatroads
Hate to say this......If there is coolant coming...

Hate to say this......If there is coolant coming form the weep hole you have a dead water pump
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-04-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By whatroads
I purchased BFG AT KO's. The installer did fill...

I purchased BFG AT KO's. The installer did fill the tires to 40 PSI. About right for a class C tire. I wouldn't go higer, in psi unless, I was using a class E.

The truck only gets used for light...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 11-29-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By whatroads
All of the comments probably apply. Yes, the...

All of the comments probably apply. Yes, the rubber is likely harder given these are class C light truck tires. They did use tire soap to clean the blueing off the white letters. And, the large lugs...
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