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Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 07-12-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By battlerattle
Pinion has an inner and outer bearing with a...

Pinion has an inner and outer bearing with a crush sleeve between them. Most get confused between the FCA and GM 14 bolt, both manufactured by AAM, but the GM version also uses a snout bearing for a...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 07-10-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By battlerattle
On the two piece driveshaft there actually is a...

On the two piece driveshaft there actually is a carrier bearing mounted in a rubber isolater just before the joint to the second half of the driveshaft.


OP, as stated you have two carrier...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 06-01-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By battlerattle
Rotella T6 5W40 Full Synthetic here. In...

Rotella T6 5W40 Full Synthetic here.


In all honesty the vast majority of brands produce a quality oil. If you want synthetic then gets whatever fits your budget (walmart sales are great) if you...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 05-22-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By battlerattle
Doesnt work like that. Wether push button or key...

Doesnt work like that. Wether push button or key the start sequence is run by the computer. Basicly just have faith that it wont kill itself! lol We may not like all the factory programming, but most...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 05-15-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,304
Posted By battlerattle
Right at 10k miles. Nothing fancy or special,...

Right at 10k miles. Nothing fancy or special, just did the first oil and filters (fuel and oil) change. 12qts Rotella T6 (on sale) and bosch filters (also on sale). Oil and all three filters for...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 05-03-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By battlerattle
I learned that lesson the hard way (not...

I learned that lesson the hard way (not financially, just the fact they will). When moving from California to North Carolina I was towing my 16' enclosed trailer. No issues until I got to Kentucky. I...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 04-10-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By battlerattle
I did the Spyntec hub conversion on my 2011 2500...

I did the Spyntec hub conversion on my 2011 2500 and will be doing it on my 2016 when funds allow. Really as already stated your 9.25 front is marginally stronger than a D60 already. The other...
Forum: HD RAM - TOWING 03-21-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,866
Posted By battlerattle
I use a Class V 8" drop, but my trailer sits low...

I use a Class V 8" drop, but my trailer sits low so your needs may very.
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 02-28-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By battlerattle
Best bet is to find a 4x4 doner of the same year...

Best bet is to find a 4x4 doner of the same year and engine. You could then take all the parts you need and the computer and harness as well. At a minimum find the same year for the computer and...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 02-27-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By battlerattle
Your '01 wont have that problem. Its an issue...

Your '01 wont have that problem. Its an issue with radius arms in general. The arc that the suspensions moves in is more pronounced because of the single rear pivot causing the front axle to rotate...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 02-27-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By battlerattle
I've got the 2.5" level from Rough Country. Ride...

I've got the 2.5" level from Rough Country. Ride is just the same as stock. There is a barely perceivable coil bow, it would be corrected with a proper alignment, but so far it drives fine. Not going...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 02-24-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By battlerattle
Don't misunderstand me, I have run used tires...

Don't misunderstand me, I have run used tires before several times. I just ensure I buy a matched set. I fully agree they can be extremely cost effective! My response was to the OP asking about two...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 02-24-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By battlerattle
Just make sure they are the same construction...

Just make sure they are the same construction (bias vs radial) same size, non-directional and same load rating.


I generally shy away from running two different manufacturers tires as there are...
Forum: HD RAM - WHEELS & TIRES 02-22-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,804
Posted By battlerattle
Right now I have 35" Treadwrights on the stock...

Right now I have 35" Treadwrights on the stock wheels. Slight rubbing on the radius arm, but could easily be fixed with the proper offset.


As for the 37's, those are HMMWV tires and rims. I...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 02-10-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By battlerattle
Cant speak to the fuel/hesitation issues, but I...

Cant speak to the fuel/hesitation issues, but I had the light flicker myself. I am pretty sure they put some cheap as hell bulbs in. I changed mine out to some Sylvania bulbs and haven't had the...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 02-02-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By battlerattle
If im not mistaken the TRX sits a bit higher from...

If im not mistaken the TRX sits a bit higher from the factory than the SLT. The only difference mechanically should be that the TRX has a longer shock. If I were in your position I would look for an...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 01-29-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By battlerattle
I agree. I have run meth injection...

I agree.




I have run meth injection on several vehicles, its fun, but rarely worth the cost.


As a practical matter, there might be one sliver where it is worthwhile. If you tow...
Forum: HD RAM - WHEELS & TIRES 01-17-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,804
Posted By battlerattle
Below is my initial test fit with a 2.5" leveling...

Below is my initial test fit with a 2.5" leveling kit an 37's.


They can work but backspacing is critical and trimming will be required on the rear of the wheel well (plastic and pinch seam).
...
Forum: HD RAM - TOWING 01-03-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,034
Posted By battlerattle
Share your Towing Pic Thread

So we all seem to like seeing what others tow or how they set up, why not a single thread to show off.


Here is mine. I don't tow often, but when I do this is what I pull.



...
Forum: Military 12-29-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By battlerattle
I agree with all, except the first statement. I...

I agree with all, except the first statement. I know quite a few O-5 CO's that will sign off in a heartbeat, they are being held back by the O-6/GO level and all the "what if's". I am a firm believer...
Forum: Military 12-14-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,177
Posted By battlerattle
I went to basic (sometime back in the 90's) with...

I went to basic (sometime back in the 90's) with a guy who's last name was Shithead. Seriously, he pronounced it "Shi-Teed". Day 1, we do the duffle drag and try to get in our first formation. DS...
Forum: Military 12-12-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By battlerattle
That's why I said not to run out and get in...

That's why I said not to run out and get in trouble, there are procedures and approvals that must be accomplished. That said, the above statement, from JBLM I assume, is utter horse shit. The Army...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 12-07-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By battlerattle
once you get the dash off you can remove the...

once you get the dash off you can remove the power outlets from behind as they are snap in and just disconnect from the harness.








https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQVwArVWcHE
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 12-07-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By battlerattle
The raised portion around it is a cover. pry it...

The raised portion around it is a cover. pry it off and remove the torx screw, then remove the two under the little insert on the storage tray just above the radio. the whole panel will then pop off...
Forum: HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION 11-30-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By battlerattle
I got about 60k out of my first set on my PW. I...

I got about 60k out of my first set on my PW. I expect just slightly less out of the ones on my new Cummins as its a bit heavier.
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