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Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-18-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,294
Posted By TNC
I have no idea what you guys are going on about...

I have no idea what you guys are going on about with this maximum towing discussion. What's your problem? Why just the other day while I was towing the space shuttle with my Tundra, I told my wife,...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-17-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,294
Posted By TNC
There's no doubt the complete WDH and dual cam...

There's no doubt the complete WDH and dual cam sway control works, but it's a lot of extra hardware for my taste. I think I might be more inclined to go that route if I were approaching the extreme...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-16-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,294
Posted By TNC
I'd definitely recommend an add-on sway bar...

I'd definitely recommend an add-on sway bar mechanism of some kind. I tow a 27' travel trailer that weighs just over 5000 pounds fully loaded on my 1/2 ton '12 Express. I don't even use a WDH on...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-16-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,441
Posted By TNC
A truck with a sunroof...ain't we Gucci!:LOL:

A truck with a sunroof...ain't we Gucci!:LOL:
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-15-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By TNC
I've been wondering something on some of these...

I've been wondering something on some of these threads that mention sluggish acceleration and not being able to "lay rubber". Of course gearing has an effect, but how much weight difference is there...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-14-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,806
Posted By TNC
I don't know...I don't think 3:92's are as...

I don't know...I don't think 3:92's are as necessary until you approach the higher end of the towing maximum for our trucks. The first gear in our tranny is decently low and has good pull without...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-14-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,806
Posted By TNC
I think you'd definitely get easier wheelspin...

I think you'd definitely get easier wheelspin with the lower gears, but the computer would still try to interfere, even with the traction control turned off. The aftermarket programmer is the only...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-13-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,928
Posted By TNC
This is true. Each case seems to have its own...

This is true. Each case seems to have its own success or failure rates, and there are many shops that have their act together to try and get the parts and repair coordinated in a way that speeds up...
Forum: Oil Change 02-13-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,280
Posted By TNC
I was more curious about this too. I've had some...

I was more curious about this too. I've had some small block chevy's with open valve cover caps for oil filling, and they would spew oil the moment you fired up the engine...happens more than many...
Forum: Towing 02-13-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,636
Posted By TNC
I've had the OEM muffler replaced with a 19"...

I've had the OEM muffler replaced with a 19" Borla...very similar to a Magnaflow...and did the Airlift bags over a year ago. I've towed our 5000 pound travel trailer to the Smokey Mountains in...
Forum: Towing 02-10-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,585
Posted By TNC
jz, so they are the dealer that you purchased the...

jz, so they are the dealer that you purchased the truck from, and they installed the controller? I don't know...sounds like you're dealing with some very uninformed folks at that location.
Forum: Towing 02-09-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,585
Posted By TNC
This may sound like a stupid suggestion, but is...

This may sound like a stupid suggestion, but is everyone sure this dealer added factory controller is actually plugged in to the two wiring harness connectors under the dash? I believe a dealer...
Forum: Towing 02-08-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,585
Posted By TNC
I was wondering the same thing about having to...

I was wondering the same thing about having to have a trailer hooked up for any EVIC activity to register.
Forum: Towing 02-07-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By TNC
There's some parking brake paraphernalia behind...

There's some parking brake paraphernalia behind there that interfered with letting the P3 go further on my '12 if I recall. I installed it a year ago, so I'm not absolutely clear on the...
Forum: Towing 02-07-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By TNC
That's a shame the factory controller didn't work...

That's a shame the factory controller didn't work out. I'd have one if I had EVIC in my '12 Express. I did the P3 like you, and it is an excellent aftermarket controller. On the mounting issue,...
Forum: Towing 02-07-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By TNC
It's very doubtful that infrequent short hauls...

It's very doubtful that infrequent short hauls with the bed or towed load slightly overweight will do any damage to any pickup. While it may be a safety issue as it impacts braking performance...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-07-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,696
Posted By TNC
I'm sure you know more about the design of the...

I'm sure you know more about the design of the MDS system than I do, but it seems that allowing the engine to "labor" while in the MDS mode might be detrimental to the engine...you know, like...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-04-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,571
Posted By TNC
I seriously doubt it is "sh!tty" electrical work....

I seriously doubt it is "sh!tty" electrical work. There's some sensor or such that probably detected a real, even if not critical", event on the vehicle. While it may be annoying to some, it's...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-24-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,012
Posted By TNC
Aw man!...c'mon! I won't be satisfied until...

Aw man!...c'mon! I won't be satisfied until someone is bludgeoned to death with a 180 degree thermostat...attached to a Flowmaster.:greenchainsaw:
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-23-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,012
Posted By TNC
Fred, my '12 with just a Borla 19" muffler...

Fred, my '12 with just a Borla 19" muffler replacement, airbox mod, and no tuner shows a consistent 203-205 degrees in both winter and summer from my MSD Dashawk guage/logger. Must be a darned good...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-20-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,012
Posted By TNC
CdnoilRAM, that was totally uncalled...

CdnoilRAM, that was totally uncalled for...injecting too much logic into any discussion like this is inappropriate and impolite.:appl:
Forum: Towing 01-18-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By TNC
Have you seen some of the excellent threads down...

Have you seen some of the excellent threads down lower on this towing page that mention using either Air Lift 1000 airbags and/or the use of weight distributing hitch?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-18-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By TNC
tmac, have you been towing trailers, travel or...

tmac, have you been towing trailers, travel or otherwise, for very long..even with other vehicles? When you say the mileage is cut in half, I get about the same results towing my travel trailer with...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-18-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,012
Posted By TNC
This is another one of those areas where the...

This is another one of those areas where the blanket statement of any kind as it applies to cooler thermostats may not apply. A tuner and how it is designed to work with a given engine and...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,199
Posted By TNC
I don't have EVIC on my '12 Express. I use a...

I don't have EVIC on my '12 Express. I use a Tekonsha P3 controller that has excellent readout info. However, the advantage of EVIC display in this case is that you can glance down a little easier...
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