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Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 04-12-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By dabranco
I would nab one from a bone yard as a test unit,...

I would nab one from a bone yard as a test unit, If your thinking the PCM is the main fault. You can get them off ebay for under $100. Your getting power to and seem to have traced everything down...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 04-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By dabranco
Did you get any codes, The PCM may have an...

Did you get any codes, The PCM may have an internal fault causing it to pop the ASD relay. I would start there
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 04-11-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By dabranco
First welcome, second where in Illinois your...

First welcome, second where in Illinois your from? Third have your tested for correct fuel pressure? How about replacing the cap and rotor?
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 04-11-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By dabranco
To remove: Removing the a/c compressor unit, the...

To remove: Removing the a/c compressor unit, the bracket, disconnect the lines (cut them if your replacing them), You will need a pulley puller to get the pulley off of the old pump, remove pulley,...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 04-10-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By dabranco
Pull codes you may have a code in the ecu (yes,...

Pull codes you may have a code in the ecu (yes, with no CEL on). A good tune up is a good place to start.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-10-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By dabranco
:SHOCKED:Holy big pictures BATMAN, That looks...

:SHOCKED:Holy big pictures BATMAN, That looks good to me
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-01-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By dabranco
How much is a "little" off? 1 tooth 1/2 a tooth?...

How much is a "little" off? 1 tooth 1/2 a tooth? There will be a little slack in the new chain. I would put the crank pulley at 12 Oclock, and put the chain on the crank pulley, with the cam sprocket...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 04-01-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By dabranco
Yea it looked a little crappy when I zoomed on...

Yea it looked a little crappy when I zoomed on your pics. If I were you I would pull the whole piece and go to a bone yard and look for one in better shape (should run a few bucks). It is just a vac....
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-30-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By dabranco
Yea, on my 96 ram it ran fine when the man vac...

Yea, on my 96 ram it ran fine when the man vac line came off for the acc. No hesitation no misfire. My guess is that one of the lines controls the vacuum pressure to operate your missing. You won't...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-29-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By dabranco
Get the upgraded parts as well. A simple google...

Get the upgraded parts as well. A simple google search will bring it up and your might want to do the Kegger mod if you have the time
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-28-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By dabranco
Broken vac lines, just use some small rubber hose...

Broken vac lines, just use some small rubber hose and reconnect should be good to go and yes it should fix the vent issue as well. It should smooth out the motor
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-22-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By dabranco
To me not worth it, you will Gain some horsepower...

To me not worth it, you will Gain some horsepower and a little torque but you will come close to that with a K&N drop in as well.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-22-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By dabranco
Sounds like the first shop is a bunch of lazy...

Sounds like the first shop is a bunch of lazy fawks.... This is what I think happened (more common than you would think) You took your truck there said what had happened and explain to the best of...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-20-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By dabranco
Without knowing exact engine size on the ram2500...

Without knowing exact engine size on the ram2500 (van?) could be upper radiator hose, bypass/heater hose thermostat gasket. it is all easy to get too.
1. disconnect battery
2. remove belt
3....
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-14-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By dabranco
This thread is the funniest I have ever...

This thread is the funniest I have ever read:smileup:
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-13-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By dabranco
Good idea

Good idea
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-13-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By dabranco
It is not bad when I got my 96 7 cylinders were...

It is not bad when I got my 96 7 cylinders were misfiring, no 2nd gear on the trans, water pump failed soft lower radiator hose, hole in the upper hose, needed tires, front were well lets just say...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-09-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By dabranco
There should be a knuckle there about 3/4 of the...

There should be a knuckle there about 3/4 of the way I would start there.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-09-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By dabranco
These trucks do not have a rack and pinion style...

These trucks do not have a rack and pinion style steering, clicking while turning could be the column, where is the clicking coming from? (I.E. steering wheel, along the shaft?) Is it one time from...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-08-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By dabranco
OK I got ya, you removed the tail...

OK I got ya, you removed the tail housing/overdrive unit.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-08-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By dabranco
Is your truck 2wd or 4by4?

Is your truck 2wd or 4by4?
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-07-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By dabranco
Rebuilding one of these isn't hard just takes...

Rebuilding one of these isn't hard just takes time. Sounds like your bands need to be adjusted or are failing all together.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-03-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By dabranco
How did you route the wires? are they arcing? or...

How did you route the wires? are they arcing? or touching? Bad head gasket burned valves. Just start with the basics and check your wire, not touching the exhaust manifold, and plugged in correctly....
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-27-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By dabranco
Check your power steering fluid lately? As for...

Check your power steering fluid lately? As for the a/c issue the fan is controlled 3 way turn to the left for the blower motor the a/c compressor will engage, if turned the other way it won't engage,...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 02-27-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By dabranco
First get some penetrating oil PB Blaster works...

First get some penetrating oil PB Blaster works well let it soak on the bleeders for a day or so (I sprayed once in the morning and once at night for 2 day)
Now.
Start with the passenger rear
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