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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-14-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,135
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, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
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, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
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, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
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, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
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, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
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, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
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, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
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, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
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, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 836
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, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
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, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
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, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
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, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,931
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, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
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, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
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, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
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...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 11-29-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By whatroads
New tires...What Happened?

I finally got rid of my stock passenger tires for real truck tires. BFG LT265/70R17. Same size my the stock tires

First stoplight I accelerate and the tires spin! Flat ground and I leave two nice...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-12-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,595
Posted By whatroads
I believe the RAM 6.4 numbers are lower in an...

I believe the RAM 6.4 numbers are lower in an attempt to get better gas milage on lower grades of gasoline. The GM 6.2 requires premium. The RAM 6.4 recommends octane 89 and will run fine on octane...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-04-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,381
Posted By whatroads
Add to the list of unnecessary emissions the...

Add to the list of unnecessary emissions the equally unnecessary safety equipment. Top of the list is ABS. Next you can add air bags, (how many race cars do you see with either of these?). Then there...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-23-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By whatroads
I don't turn on tow/haul or disable traction...

I don't turn on tow/haul or disable traction control and have never had the issue described. I do have a part time NP transfer case.

It sounds to me like you may not have a loose enough surface...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 08-02-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,752
Posted By whatroads
What about the 3.92 gear? When I went to the RAM...

What about the 3.92 gear? When I went to the RAM "build your truck" online the only options available were 3.25 and 3.55

I currently have a 2011 QC 4x4 w/ tow package and 3.92. I guess if I want a...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 04-28-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,996
Posted By whatroads
So......I'd like to put a Detroit Locker in the...

So......I'd like to put a Detroit Locker in the rear of my 2011 ZF. From the information above, It sounds like I would need to 9.25 axle shafts and the donated 3.92 R&P and I would be good?

I...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 04-03-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By whatroads
No argument with the above comments. I had a QC...

No argument with the above comments. I had a QC 4x4 Hemi 2500 w/ 4.10 gears. Once in a while, I could get 15-16 MPG on FLAT highway. Most of the time, around town, 13 would be about average.

I...
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