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Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 12-13-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By goatman65
www.cumminsforum

www.cumminsforum (http://www.*****************/)
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 12-13-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By goatman65
Check the Cummins forum...

I recently purchased a 2009 2500 w/ the 6.7.. very happy with the decision to go diesel. For some very good informative info, check the Cummins forum @ http://www.*****************/

Goatman
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 10-17-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 53,152
Posted By goatman65
How about a service manual for the 2500 w/cummins 6.7?

Just picked up a 2009 2500 with the Cummins 6.7.. looking for a service manual download.. any one have a link?

Goatman
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 10-10-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,548
Posted By goatman65
Flame Red was the best one on the lot.

Flame Red was the best one on the lot.
Forum: Body & Interior 06-01-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By goatman65
Unhappy Door hinge stud broke...The "Next" issue to fix...

The "Next" issue to fix. Seems something breaks on this truck monthly. (2002 1500 Quad cab).

Got back from a 85 mile trip, opened the door and the top stud from the door hinge came falling to the...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-08-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By goatman65
The gasket is gone...

The "Hesitation" that was experienced, is exactly that, water in the cylinder. I experienced the same thing. Was running down the road and a red light flashed on the dash, and went away... No Engine...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-14-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,004
Posted By goatman65
Just turned 145K

Picked it up used with 135K.. about a year ago.
2002 1500 4X4

So far, I've replaced the TPS, Radiator, O2 sensor, and...

I rebuilt the top end due to head gasket failure.. saved the heads at...
Forum: Electrical 10-30-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By goatman65
Same issue here...

seems to work after I use the driver side switch... sometimes.

Don't hear any noise that indicates it is trying to move the window..

Goatman
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 09-14-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By goatman65
Simular issue

The error code is back.. 305..
after I did the head gaskets, I lost at least 2-3 MPG.. and the code started showing up..
today after I cleared the code, she died.. started right back up, but...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-31-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By goatman65
See if the head gaskets have been replaced...

See if the head gaskets have been replaced...if not, then count on having to do it.. 170 K is a lot of miles for the original gaskets... a shop will charge ya $2000.. do it yourself for $500-600 in...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-31-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,671
Posted By goatman65
also..

open up the plug gap....

Goatman
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-31-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,671
Posted By goatman65
keep it in the power range

I find that the shifting in and out of overdrive the most annoying.. and least efficient. I tried driving 55,(1700 rpm), but then it had a problem holding the speed, thus shifting up and down, in...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-31-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By goatman65
clean the ground returns.. including the...

clean the ground returns.. including the grounding straps at the rear of the heads.. the other end being near the top of the firewall..

goatman
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-31-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 847
Posted By goatman65
tone ring

The tone ring provides the signaling to the PCM. as it spins, it measures the position of the timing components, thus telling the engine when to fire the plugs and the injectors...Thus, the ring and...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-31-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By goatman65
test the tps.. then replace it

I noticed a surging while in overdrive moving down the road... was 300-400 rpm range. tesit tested good.. still had the issue.. tested the tps using an ohm meter.. looked for a SMOOTH change as the...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-31-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 26,832
Posted By goatman65
did mine this summer...

The fel-pro head bolt set has the sealer already applied.. all four of the short bolts by the intake is what you need the sealer on..

goatman
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 08-06-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 37,263
Posted By goatman65
Before/after head gasket replacement...

The day my head gasket blew, I was showing 23 on the downhill trip from Laramie, Wy to Longmont, Co, (100 mile trip)... this has been fairly consistent with each trip right at 20-22, including...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 07-23-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By goatman65
Gas milage went to the dark side..

Took a test drive.. about 200 miles.. lost 5 MPG and seems hesitant.. has a dead spot coming off the line, she seems to take forever getting any power.. shifts to the next gear, and again, just...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 07-17-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By goatman65
What I found... FYI

after verifying the fuel and spark, I found indeed that the passengers side was indeed off a bit.. the V8 mark wasn't at 12 o'clock, but closer to 11... The reason the other side didn't fire is due...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 07-14-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By goatman65
Won't start after the head gasket replacement

Hello,
I changed the head gaskets. everything went back together fine, tried to fire it up... seems to hit on few cylinders during the first pass, now no indication that there is any fire.

I did...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-20-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By goatman65
head damaged...

got the head off and discovered a near hole in the chamber.. appears there was some metal floating around as the piston top was pitted as well as the head.. also found water in #8, but that may have...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-20-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By goatman65
Question Preferred Head gaskets - kit?

In the process of replacing the head gaskets in the 4.7..

In checking for parts, I find a wide assortment of options. The local Advance Auto sells a kit without the new bolts for $158.. with the...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-12-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By goatman65
Used seafoam to "clean" the engine... then..

Used seafoam to "clean" the engine... then..

ran the seafoam through for a 100 mile highway trip, changed the oil.. Valvoline Fully synthetic...

And on the way back, My head gasket went out......
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-04-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By goatman65
result

As I suspected, it was going into a Hyper-lock condition.. While checking the compression, it was discovered the #4 cylinder contained a large amount of anti-freeze.. thus, the head Gasket has...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 06-02-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By goatman65
The result..

The white smoke was the clue..

During the compression check, she spouted like a volcano... the cylinder was full of anti-freeze... thus the Head Gasket... water being introduced into the hot...
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