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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-04-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By Hermes1
When I had my 2012 Sport 5.7 Hemi towing our 28'...

When I had my 2012 Sport 5.7 Hemi towing our 28' TT the highest oil temp I saw was at the top of a 6-mile, 6% grade in 100+ degree ambient temp and it reached 245 degrees. Really no big deal,...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 05-04-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Hermes1
You will have to get a Chevy Duramax to get a...

You will have to get a Chevy Duramax to get a Allison transmission. As large a 5th wheel as you are planning on, again I would definitely get a 3500 and a DRW to handle the pin weight and for more...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 05-04-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 210
Posted By Hermes1
I had Weathertech digital in the front of a 2012...

I had Weathertech digital in the front of a 2012 Sport I traded in, they fit nicely and worked well. I transferred them to the 3500 Big Horn I just purchased and then bought Husky over the hump for...
Forum: Towing 05-04-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Hermes1
A 500 mile break-in before towing seems pretty...

A 500 mile break-in before towing seems pretty standard. It was indicated on my 2012 Sport as well as on my 3500 CTD.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 05-04-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Hermes1
I had the same issue on my 2012 Sport when I had...

I had the same issue on my 2012 Sport when I had it. Brought it into the dealer and they found a bad switch and fault codes. Under warranty they replaced the switch and corrected the codes, problem...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 05-04-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By Hermes1
There are several potential causes of trailer...

There are several potential causes of trailer sway, one is as you suggested improperly loaded trailer. A properly loaded trailer will have 10-12% of the weight at the tongue. A simple solution may...
Forum: Towing 05-04-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Hermes1
When I towed my 6,500 TT (fully loaded per CAT...

When I towed my 6,500 TT (fully loaded per CAT scale) with my Hemi Sport, I found in 100 plus degree heat, up a 6% climb, tranny temps could rise as high as 190 degrees through most of the climb and...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 05-02-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Hermes1
Yes same one's, best add on tow mirrors I found. ...

Yes same one's, best add on tow mirrors I found. You only put them on when towing, they do not stay on and they are rock solid, no scratching etc. to the door panels. Never had a problem with them....
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram - Member Of The Month! 05-01-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By Hermes1
Congrats to you, you deserve it and very nice...

Congrats to you, you deserve it and very nice write-up. Oh and thank you for your service.
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 04-30-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Hermes1
The payload capacity of the 2500 will disappear...

The payload capacity of the 2500 will disappear very quickly when talking about a 5th wheel, particularly the size you are looking at. No question a 3500 and a dually will be the best tool for the...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 04-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Hermes1
I found the sport mirrors not to be adequate...

I found the sport mirrors not to be adequate enough for towing and when I had my Sport I put McKesh add on mirrors whenever I towed. Each state has their own regulations on towing and mirrors, in AZ...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 04-29-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By Hermes1
Should work fine, just properly set up the weight...

Should work fine, just properly set up the weight distribution hitch first before turning on the auto level. Then turn on the auto level.
Forum: Dodge Ram Parts and Accessories for Sale - Trade - Want To Buy! 04-29-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Hermes1
Lowering price to $300.00 and still including...

Lowering price to $300.00 and still including shipping to the CONUS

I had a member inquire about fit for a 2500 truck and so I did a little more research and found the following applications these...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 04-29-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 987
Posted By Hermes1
What he ^^^^ said. No question, going to a higher...

What he ^^^^ said. No question, going to a higher octane than what is called for is simply a waist. Or at least contribute to the maximum performance capability the motor is designed for. For...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 04-29-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 987
Posted By Hermes1
I just traded my 1500 Hemi 5.7 Sport. I went...

I just traded my 1500 Hemi 5.7 Sport. I went with the manual recommended/preferred 89 mostly, but also per the manual indicating 87 is acceptable I tried it. Around time normal driving, I found...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-28-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By Hermes1
What he ^^^^ said. If yours does not already...

What he ^^^^ said. If yours does not already have one installed I would get the factory one simply because the readings will be on your EVIC screen and the manual brake controller will be on the...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-28-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Hermes1
You will do just fine with that. As a matter of...

You will do just fine with that. As a matter of perspective, we have a 28' Northwood Snow River TT that until recently I was towing very well with a 2012 Sport 5.7 Hemi. It weighed in at 5,900 lbs....
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-28-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 391
Posted By Hermes1
:LOL: Ha maybe I can be so lucky.

:LOL: Ha maybe I can be so lucky.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-28-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 391
Posted By Hermes1
East side of Phoenix, a station close to my home...

East side of Phoenix, a station close to my home where I sometimes fill up has diesel at $2.79 and reg unleaded $2.34.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-27-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 391
Posted By Hermes1
I just got a Cummins, so diesel prices will...

I just got a Cummins, so diesel prices will likely sky rocket LOL! Last I checked it was about .50 higher than reg. in my neck of the woods.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Hermes1
You are correct. Generally a full tank of gas...

You are correct. Generally a full tank of gas and a 150lb driver are included. As to your potential trailer if you want to be real conservative and err on the side of caution, use the GVWR of the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By Hermes1
Excellent point, the wear and tear on the truck...

Excellent point, the wear and tear on the truck is often overlooked, but yet it can be significant.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By Hermes1
Simply put, you need a bigger truck or smaller...

Simply put, you need a bigger truck or smaller trailer, there is no way to make a 3/4 ton truck out of half ton truck. Just because you can, does not mean you should. First check the towing and...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-27-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Hermes1
Not completely true, here are a couple that are...

Not completely true, here are a couple that are designed to be towed by a half ton truck.
http://escapetrailer.com/trailers/the-5-0-escape/...
Forum: Dodge Ram Parts and Accessories for Sale - Trade - Want To Buy! 04-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Hermes1
AMP Research Bed Step2

I am selling these Bed Step2 set (drivers & passengers sides). They came off my 2012 RAM 1500 QC and are in very good working condition. They have less than 16K miles in 2 years of use. According...
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