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Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 06-12-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 19,779
Posted By 5500
Sell it and learn from your experience. Even if...

Sell it and learn from your experience.
Even if you can find a dealer who will work on your truck with a modified exhaust, the computer reflash is a guaranteed warranty breaker.
Before flaming...
Forum: Oil Change 05-30-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,668
Posted By 5500
Can't imagine fuel would cause carbon build up in...

Can't imagine fuel would cause carbon build up in TB as the fuel is introduced much further down the intake system than the TB. Most times if the TB needs servicing, you'd notice something different...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 05-30-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,206
Posted By 5500
Took the resonators off...no regrets. I get a...

Took the resonators off...no regrets. I get a little drone between 2K-2.5K RPM when I'm towing, but otherwise, no drone.
Forum: Towing 05-30-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By 5500
Engine oil does provide some element of cooling...

Engine oil does provide some element of cooling in modern engines.
A full synthetic oil will be fine at the temps you're seeing. I use M1 5-30 year round with no problems. Synthetic oil won't...
Forum: Towing 05-29-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By 5500
Thumbs up First Tow with RCSB Express

Just got back from my maiden tow, pulling a 4500lb open deck car trailer with my track toy ~ 250 miles round trip, mostly highway over rolling hills. The truck performed well. Temperature gauge never...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-03-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By 5500
Factory filters are available at Walmart and...

Factory filters are available at Walmart and pretty cheap. Unless you have unusual operating conditions you don't need more filter than this and anything less isn't worth the little cash saved. ...
Forum: Exhaust 03-03-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By 5500
I'd start buy removing the resonators ahead of...

I'd start buy removing the resonators ahead of the tailpipes. Easily handled by any muffler shop for short money. This may give you the sound you want without having to change muifflers.
When I...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-03-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,206
Posted By 5500
Happens to me at least once a week since new. ...

Happens to me at least once a week since new. Just figured it was a shift lever alignment issue as it clears when I press on the brake pedal and jiggle the column shift lever a bit. Will be curious...
Forum: MDS 02-18-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,483
Posted By 5500
Been using M1 5-30 since changing out the factory...

Been using M1 5-30 since changing out the factory fill at 6K miles.
Now at 19K miles (1 year). No check engine lights. No noticeable difference in how MDS operates, no noticeable difference in...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-11-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By 5500
I had the 18" Mag installed with resonators on...

I had the 18" Mag installed with resonators on and couldn't hear the difference in exhaust note (RCSB) unless I was at or near WOT. Haad the resonators removed and was much happier with the sound. ...
Forum: North East 04-19-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By 5500
Meeting place and time?

Meeting place and time?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-17-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By 5500
I've been pretty happy with Bilsteins on other...

I've been pretty happy with Bilsteins on other vehicles. Last vehicle was 4wd SUV with off road package which basically was Bilstein HD shocks. They provide decent suspension control off road and...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-17-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,269
Posted By 5500
Had the same experience when I had my Magnaflow...

Had the same experience when I had my Magnaflow installed. Replaced resonators with straight pipe and it woke up the sound without making it too loud. No drone in mine (RCSB) without the resonators...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-16-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,422
Posted By 5500
Thanks Joe, what I was looking for. Ed

Thanks Joe, what I was looking for.

Ed
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-15-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,422
Posted By 5500
Thanks guys. Do either of you notice the raer...

Thanks guys.
Do either of you notice the raer axle offset to one side or another? A lot of folks lowering late model Rams have found the axle shifts to the passenger side and the right rear wheel...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-12-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,422
Posted By 5500
Calling all McGaughy's owners

Trying to decide on which 2/4 kit to get. Pretty sure I want the McG economy kit (F/R springs, rear track bar relocator, shortened end links). I'm curious about the rear link relocator. Can't find...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-12-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 44,410
Posted By 5500
I dunno... it generates alot of positive...

I dunno... it generates alot of positive responses! :smiley_thumbs_up:
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 04-12-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,012
Posted By 5500
Every time I think about the mileage, I just nail...

Every time I think about the mileage, I just nail it and the hemi puts a :smileup: on my face!

If I wanted a truck for light duty and better mileage, I might consider an ecoboost but I would...
Forum: Exhaust 04-11-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By 5500
Went with a 24" Maggie and removed the resonators...

Went with a 24" Maggie and removed the resonators (RCSB rear bumper exit). Barely louder than stock but deeper and definitely throatier when getting on it. No drone at all. Thinking I shoould have...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-11-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By 5500
My Express did it noticeably when brand new. ...

My Express did it noticeably when brand new. 1800 miles now, less noticeable (in fact, barely noticeable). Same with the clunk. Very obvious when coming to a stop when brand new, have to listen for...
Forum: North East 04-11-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,956
Posted By 5500
Nopt gonna make it, autocrossing that day.

Nopt gonna make it, autocrossing that day.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-07-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By 5500
Toe is not likely to be affected by TP. ...

Toe is not likely to be affected by TP.
Unfortunate that 2 shops let your truck pass through with improper TPs.
BTW, I think TP is at least as important (if not more) than alignment for tire life.
Forum: MDS 03-29-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,483
Posted By 5500
Not sure how MDS affects transmission operation. ...

Not sure how MDS affects transmission operation.

Typically its cold oil viscosity thats critical to engine controls like variable valve timing and mutiple cylinder control, etc... These types of...
Forum: Product Reviews 03-29-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,459
Posted By 5500
Accurately decribed as a "middleman". Probalby...

Accurately decribed as a "middleman". Probalby the reason they can discount is because they only have order processing expenses for overhead.

I too had to wait longer than a couple of days to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-29-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By 5500
I had a 24" maggy installed... almost no...

I had a 24" maggy installed... almost no difference at all from stock, was very dissappointed. Had the resonators removed and made a noticeable difference. Louder and deeper than stock, aggressive...
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