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Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 05-18-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By mattee
The rim won't have an affect if you can get a...

The rim won't have an affect if you can get a tire size that matches the outside diameter of the ones that came stock. I think 20" wheels were optional so you should be able to get a tire diameter...
Forum: Suspension 05-03-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By mattee
there will always be a tiny amount of play...

there will always be a tiny amount of play because the cv shaft and axle shaft are both splined and I have never seen one so tight it doesn't move at all. If it would that tight you have to press it...
Forum: Drive Line 05-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By mattee
I have the socket from OTC Tools part# 6006 and...

I have the socket from OTC Tools part# 6006 and they list it as 1-11/16" http://www.otctools.com/products/dodge-truck-locknut-socket, not sure what the metric equivalent would be. I got the OTC one...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-13-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,208
Posted By mattee
Sorry, I havn't been on the site for a while....

Sorry, I havn't been on the site for a while. Looking at your info you the exact same truck as me. I replaced the CV shaft and Axle shaft on the drivers side. The reason I replaced them was becuase...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-02-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By mattee
Good point about load testers.

Good point about load testers.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-01-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,439
Posted By mattee
we need more info. what exactly happened when it...

we need more info. what exactly happened when it died. Did the engine light come on? If so do you know what the code or codes are. Any more info you could give will help.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-01-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By mattee
Sorry, i did lie a little. The battery in my moms...

Sorry, i did lie a little. The battery in my moms van is 1050 at 0 degrees. 850 at 32 degrees. If you have a plow I would try dual batteries and a bigger alternator to handle the extra load. Snow...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-01-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,208
Posted By mattee
Thanks, I did finally get it out. It would not...

Thanks, I did finally get it out. It would not come out the way it was supposed to so I took the differential cover cover off, pulled the center pin and pushed the axle shaft into the differential....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 09-27-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,944
Posted By mattee
I run 87 in mine and it seems fine. I'm assuming...

I run 87 in mine and it seems fine. I'm assuming you put on a performance exhuast system. If thats the case the pcm could be adjusting the timing based on better exhuast flow.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-27-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By mattee
Sounds like the battery is undersized. the V-10...

Sounds like the battery is undersized. the V-10 is a big motor to turn. Check the Cold Cranking Amp rating, I put one in my mom's Ford van that has a V-10 and it takes one rated at 1050 CCA at...
Forum: Electrical 09-24-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By mattee
I have the Auotxray techscan 7000. It's a pretty...

I have the Auotxray techscan 7000. It's a pretty good unit and it does OBD1 and 2. It comes with the OBD1 cables for ford, gm, and chrysler. It will show live data for OBD1 and 2. I origanally got it...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 09-24-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,208
Posted By mattee
front axle shaft

I have a 2002 4x4 and i'm trying to remove the front drivers side axle shaft. I already have the cv shaft out and I'm trying to pull the the axle from the differential and it will not come out. All...
Forum: V10 Specific Topics 05-23-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By mattee
I always start with spark plugs and work my way...

I always start with spark plugs and work my way up from there.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 05-23-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 813
Posted By mattee
Vibrations can be tuff to nail down sometimes. It...

Vibrations can be tuff to nail down sometimes. It could be a lot of things; unbalanced tire, driveshaft, one of the bearings in the driveline etc.... I see it's 2011 so it should be under warrenty...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-23-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By mattee
I'm assuming you mean po300 and p0441. the po300...

I'm assuming you mean po300 and p0441. the po300 code is random or multiple cylinder missfire and the po441 code is inncorrect evap purge flow. Start with simple things like checking and/or replacing...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 05-23-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By mattee
Going with a smaller diameter tire is usually not...

Going with a smaller diameter tire is usually not an issue. Especially since you're only going one size smaller. The only affect it might have is you might turn slightly higher Rpm's on the highway (...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 05-23-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By mattee
I had a set of American Racing wheels on a Toyota...

I had a set of American Racing wheels on a Toyota truck I had a long time ago and never had any problems with the wheels. As far as I know they make a good product.
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 05-17-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By mattee
It should work because the outside diameter is...

It should work because the outside diameter is roughly the same, But i'm not an actual mechanic( I just play one on this site ). if I were you i would check with an actual garage to be sure.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 05-17-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By mattee
Welcome to the Dodge world. As for the low idle...

Welcome to the Dodge world. As for the low idle try basic tune up parts first air filter, plugs etc... and go from there.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 05-17-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By mattee
Not a problem, glad I could help.

Not a problem, glad I could help.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 05-17-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By mattee
Sorry to here it man.

Sorry to here it man.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 05-17-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By mattee
I have the 5.9ltr. and 3.92 gears in my truck and...

I have the 5.9ltr. and 3.92 gears in my truck and I love it. My wife's durango has a 4.7ltr. with 3.55 gears. You will notice better acceleration less throttle needed to get the truck moving. As far...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 05-17-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By mattee
your right the best solution is to find a 15"...

your right the best solution is to find a 15" wheel, but the 16" equivelant should be a 305/70/16.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 05-17-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,333
Posted By mattee
Alldata is the best tool you can have. That's...

Alldata is the best tool you can have. That's where I get most of my info, I have access through work.
Forum: Oil Change 05-02-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,243
Posted By mattee
I don't care about lights, I have always changed...

I don't care about lights, I have always changed my oil every 3,000 miles and always will. If you are using full synthetic you can go 5,000 to 6,000 but I have always used conventional oil and...
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