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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 01-10-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,869
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Oh, and the extra help I would need is the...

Oh, and the extra help I would need is the welding on the exhaust side - but a couple of $20 to the local shop around here would get that taken care of.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 01-10-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,869
Posted By bigtallcampbell
My concern is that is sounds too good to be true...

My concern is that is sounds too good to be true - and that makes me nervous.

The only additional parts that aren't included are some kind of shield against an inadvertant splash, the oil plumbing...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 01-09-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,869
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Question Rear-ish mounted turbo

I'm seriously considering a backyard DIY turbo and getting a kit like this one:...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 11-11-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,559
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Thumbs up Free Power! Throttle Body Mod

So the 5.2 forum has a lot of talk about removing the air silencers from the throttle body (http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=46431). I was a little skeptical, but after thinking about it,...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 11-08-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,375
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Thanks guys - that helps. But holy crap! ...

Thanks guys - that helps.

But holy crap! $600??!! I miss my SBC where I could get an Air Gap for $200.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 11-06-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,375
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Question Aftermarket Intake Manifold

Guys - I'm looking for an intake manifold to bring my torque curve to the left a little, but I'm coming up short.

Anybody got suggestions? Summit, JEGS, and JC Whitney are coming up short - no...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 10-24-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By bigtallcampbell
You guys know of any good intakes? Summit only...

You guys know of any good intakes? Summit only has carb conversions.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-24-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Yeah, I'm planning on getting it dyno tuned, but...

Yeah, I'm planning on getting it dyno tuned, but my transmission is on the way out and need to have it rebuilt first. Then headers and then a dyno tune.

I should've changed the plenum gasket, but...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-19-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By bigtallcampbell
I had the heads touched up, but the machine shop...

I had the heads touched up, but the machine shop said there wasn't much. The ports on the intake are pretty close to each other already and the gaskets matched nicely. He did work out some of the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-17-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By bigtallcampbell
After the tranny build up, how about buying some...

After the tranny build up, how about buying some punctuation? :LOL:
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-17-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Cool Woohoo! Always go cam over programmer...

Fellas -

So I've had a good 2 days with the truck. Ripped off the heads, got them shaved, new cam, timing chain, and electric fan. Wow - what a huge difference. I've only cruised through the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 09-26-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Working the heads

Need some advice guys -

Moving the junk in the garage around and next week I'm planning on tearing the heads of my truck. On the list is:

A new timing set
Heads Shaved
Heads/Intake Ported
A...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 09-05-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Talking Shaker Can Sunday

Check it out guys - got some paint and fixed up the front. What do you all think?

Before:
http://cid-d8c70a58f16de925.office.live.com/self.aspx/.Public/Truck/Before1.JPG

After:...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 09-05-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,686
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Increasing compression by shaving heads

Any body ever shave the heads to up the compression? Was it worth it?

Our motors hit 9:1 (I believe); a machine shop said they could get me to 10:1 no problem. Port and polish after that and...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 08-23-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,427
Posted By bigtallcampbell
What about a cam?

What about a cam?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 08-23-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,520
Posted By bigtallcampbell
You'll get lots of responses to do a search but...

You'll get lots of responses to do a search but let me be the first to say it: don't waste your money.

SuperChips is by far the most recommended and I was sorely disappointed in my programmer. ...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 08-23-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,954
Posted By bigtallcampbell
You sure that's enough carb? Seems a little on...

You sure that's enough carb? Seems a little on the weak side and you may not be giving it enough fuel
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 08-21-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Well, been back and forth for about a week and...

Well, been back and forth for about a week and all Tech Support keeps asking is for my VIN, Temperature, etc. Seems like they're stalling and now they haven't responded to me since Thursday morning....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 08-15-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By bigtallcampbell
I emailed Tech Support to see if there's...

I emailed Tech Support to see if there's something I missed and will let you guys know what they say.

Hopefully they'll come back with a "eureka" solution to show me 40hp like advertised. We'll...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 08-14-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,926
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Unhappy Disappointing SuperChips FlashPaq

Well guys - got the FlashPaq and put it on my truck. Transmission shifted a little firmer, but when I put in the 91 tune, I hardly noticed a difference.

I let the wife go out and drive and she...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-05-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Question CAM or CHIP?

Well guys - I'm still working on the truck, but all in all, I'm unimpressed with the performance of the 360. Granted its a big truck, but I'd expect it to pick up and go a little better. Part of it...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-01-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,838
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Aren't we all Ram brothers? So share and share...

Aren't we all Ram brothers? So share and share alike!
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-01-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By bigtallcampbell
I don't know if you guys ever worked on Chevys,...

I don't know if you guys ever worked on Chevys, but the rule of thumb is 10 minutes to replace the driver side plugs, and 45 mins for the passenger.

When I swapped out all 8 in under 30 mins, I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-01-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Question Upgrade Fuel Injectors?

Browsing around the site, the obvious path for mods is:

Exhaust
CAI
Chip

Though I haven't seen anything about fuel injectors. Granted, you're MPG will drop like a rock, but we wouldn't have...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 06-30-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By bigtallcampbell
Angry Air Intake and Distributor Irritation

Grrrr....just spent 20 minutes changing out my sparkplugs, and an hour and a half changing the distributor.

I'd love to find the engineer who put the distributor all the way behind the firewall,...
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