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Forum: Towing 06-03-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,562
Posted By DodgieDan
Just switched mine to trailer tow luckily it...

Just switched mine to trailer tow luckily it still fits with 3 or 4 inches clearance on each side. Next garage I build will make sure to make the door openings wider.
Forum: Towing 11-03-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By DodgieDan
Get a shift kit installed on your tranny, will...

Get a shift kit installed on your tranny, will help a lot. If you have shift manually when climbing hills it helps and stops that unwanted searching.
Forum: Towing 09-24-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By DodgieDan
I have an '02 with a 4.7 and have a couple of...

I have an '02 with a 4.7 and have a couple of recommendations, first and foremost, it is obviously an automatic transmission, get a shift kit installed the accumulator plate in the stock tranny is...
Forum: Towing 08-03-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,131
Posted By DodgieDan
I am pulling a TT that goes just around 6600 lbs....

I am pulling a TT that goes just around 6600 lbs. loaded for a trip. Prior to having the Transmission completely overhauled and a shift kit put in it I was lucky to get 9.5 miles per gallon. Have...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-26-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,490
Posted By DodgieDan
Just wanted to add to my earlier report tranny...

Just wanted to add to my earlier report tranny has been completely rebuilt along with torgue converter and shift kit. Obviously after having driven the truck for over a month now have really noticed...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 06-22-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By DodgieDan
First Question is what does the Trans temp guage...

First Question is what does the Trans temp guage read and next what are you trying to accomplish by having a temp guage in the first place. All Auto transmissions have a specific temp they run best...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-06-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By DodgieDan
Dodge made 3 tank sizes back then I have a 2002...

Dodge made 3 tank sizes back then I have a 2002 and it is only 20 gallons and you do not have a reserve tank, think someone is pulling your leg. If you send Dodge and email with you VIN number they...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-22-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By DodgieDan
So has the engine light come on yet? Keep an eye...

So has the engine light come on yet? Keep an eye on your temperature gage as well. Usual causes are first one of the cylinder coils is not functioning properly or you may have a blown head gasket. ...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-22-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,490
Posted By DodgieDan
Your absolutely right about the Accumulator Cover...

Your absolutely right about the Accumulator Cover Plate blew it into two separate pieces one still attached the other in the bottom of the pan. There was a fare bit of metal on the magnet in the pan...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 05-19-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,490
Posted By DodgieDan
2002 Dodge Ram 4.7 Tranny codes P0733 and P0734

Was coming home from camping this weekend and going up slight grade when the engine started to race (rpm from 1500 to 2800) acted like it wasn't in gear and would not change, and engine light came on...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-14-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,264
Posted By DodgieDan
Pretty much guarantee it is a head gasket make...

Pretty much guarantee it is a head gasket make sure you get both sides done and have the heads shaved or replaced. New head gaskets are much more compatible with Aluminium heads and cast block.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-30-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By DodgieDan
I hate to say this but think maybe you have the...

I hate to say this but think maybe you have the same problem I had with 2002, Head Gasket and possible warped head. What you need to do is a pressure test on the cooling system and then check each...
Forum: Towing 08-25-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,131
Posted By DodgieDan
I just completed a round trip best I got was 10.9...

I just completed a round trip best I got was 10.9 to the gallon and worst I got was 7.7 miles per. Am an old school guy and mechanic working it out in Litres per 100 kilometres doesn't tell me...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 08-17-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,483
Posted By DodgieDan
Toyota is also known for the worst mileage of any...

Toyota is also known for the worst mileage of any of the half ton trucks.
Forum: Heating & Cooling 05-06-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By DodgieDan
There is a you tube video on fixing the blend...

There is a you tube video on fixing the blend doors without taking the 8 hours that the service center wants. I downloaded the videos to disc and took them to my local repair shop and they did the...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 04-26-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By DodgieDan
Was the the tech that checked your pressure a...

Was the the tech that checked your pressure a Chrysler tech or your local garage. Reason I ask is that pressure is very sensitive in 4.7 litre. Do not go by Chrysler Specs go to All Data and use...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 09-21-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By DodgieDan
Could be the plugs causing the miss fire as well...

Could be the plugs causing the miss fire as well as each cylinder has its own individual coil. If plugs do not solve the problem try switching the coils with another cylinder. If you get the same...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 09-14-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,021
Posted By DodgieDan
Yes single CD here but most of my listening...

Yes single CD here but most of my listening pleasure is with my added Sirius player. Very seldom listen to AM or FM, and even less to a CD.
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 09-12-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 103,744
Posted By DodgieDan
If you are Canadian Chrysler Canada will do the...

If you are Canadian Chrysler Canada will do the same for you especially if you bought used truck.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 09-03-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By DodgieDan
Noteably Dodge had a problem with the 4.7 litre...

Noteably Dodge had a problem with the 4.7 litre engine, cast block and aluminium heads. The gasket used at the factory is not the proper one, need a bi metal head gasket usually a 3 layer type. I had...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 09-01-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By DodgieDan
New to the Forums but not new to Dodge

Hi All, I am new to the Forums here but not new to Dodge, have always like my Dodge trucks. I hope this becomes a great experience. See you in the treads.
Forum: Towing 12-29-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,853
Posted By DodgieDan
Did some checking after I opened my big mouth...

Did some checking after I opened my big mouth about 5th Tow ratings, and when I looked around Ford is the only one that ever said there 150 or 1500 series truck was rated to tow a 5er. But when you...
Forum: Towing 12-29-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,853
Posted By DodgieDan
Well they actually are rated to tow be it regular...

Well they actually are rated to tow be it regular equalizer hitch or 5th wheel and really all you are looking at is Ford advertising, as hauling a 5th has more to do with payload and combined weight...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 12-29-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 130,874
Posted By DodgieDan
Mythbusters did a test on MPG increase or...

Mythbusters did a test on MPG increase or decrease, and the results were not conclusive, in other words a tonneau does not help increase your miles per gallon or in my case litres per kilometer.
Forum: Towing 11-21-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,092
Posted By DodgieDan
Check in the Dodge Knowledge Base Forum there are...

Check in the Dodge Knowledge Base Forum there are wiring diagrams available for most every Ram truck.
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