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Forum: V6 Specific Topics 12-28-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By BigLoo
Anyone? I could really use some help here. This...

Anyone? I could really use some help here. This is my only vehicle, and without it life is sucking.
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 12-12-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By BigLoo
I obtained these codes via turning the key on and...

I obtained these codes via turning the key on and off three times.

1. P0301
2. P1757
3. P0455
4. P1762
5. P1740
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 12-05-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By BigLoo
Angry Transmission woes...

OK, first the rig

2001 Dodge Ram 1500, 2wd, V6, 42RE transmission.

Next...the problem.

A while ago, the truck threw a code, and the torque converter stopped locking up. THEN, It seemed to be...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 03-28-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,713
Posted By BigLoo
[QUOTE=jeepthing07;165599]Whatever steel they...

[QUOTE=jeepthing07;165599]Whatever steel they used to make the shackles out of is JUNK! [QUOTE]

No, it's not junk, it's STEEL. Even your vaunted Toyota uses the same STEEL, and when esposed to...
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 03-24-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By BigLoo
yeah, I knew about flushing. I will probably put...

yeah, I knew about flushing. I will probably put a new cooler on it.



What do you mean? I pulled the codes. It was 1740. What else could it be, if not the transmission, that would cause the...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-21-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,885
Posted By BigLoo
Yup, 42RE was around in 2001. I know, because I...

Yup, 42RE was around in 2001. I know, because I have one, but he most likely has the 46RE, not the 42RE. The 46RE was used behind V6es and the 46RE behind V8es.
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 03-21-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By BigLoo
Exclamation 1740...grrr

OK, so first my setup. 2001 Ram 1500 pick-em-up, 2wd, 3.9 V6, 42RE transmission. It has thrown a code 1740 - TCC/OD solenoid performance. The tranny shifts fine, and DOES go into Overdrive, but the...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 03-16-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By BigLoo
Yeah, I'm settling on the 2500 for the truckiness...

Yeah, I'm settling on the 2500 for the truckiness and hauling capacity. I have a 1500 already, and I have had it overloaded. Something I am trained to handle, but wouldn't reccomend. I have...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 03-14-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By BigLoo
suspension is heavier, wheels are 8 lug, rear...

suspension is heavier, wheels are 8 lug, rear axle may or may not be full floating, depending on year and options, gear ratios vary just like a 1500, tires are heavier duty (not a problem for me as i...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 03-14-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By BigLoo
Neep input, innnnnpuuut

Hey, all. I'm thinking about getting a bigger Ram. I've decided on a 2500, but I have a debate going on in my head. I need to decide between a 5.9 gas engine and a diesel. I'm leaning more toward the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-14-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 43,701
Posted By BigLoo
I had a 1984 Chevy Monte Carlo (I still have it)...

I had a 1984 Chevy Monte Carlo (I still have it) a 1991 Geo Storm (RIP) and a 1984 Chevy S-10 4x2, 2.8V6, $ spd auto, ext cab. I traded the S-10 in for the Ram 1500 because the S-10 was too small for...
Forum: Body & Interior 10-28-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By BigLoo
Question Side View Mirror

I broke the glass in my passenger's side mirror :doh:. I have another piece of glass, but I can't get it to stay in the housing :4-dontknow:. How do I install this glass? I have the standard, black...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-24-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By BigLoo
To my eye, they look the same, but they have...

To my eye, they look the same, but they have different part numbers, and the only thing I can think of is, as you said, the V8 ones have a bigger bore size.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-14-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By BigLoo
Question Throttle bodies, no more backfire.

OK, all. I have a question and an update.

First, the update. I got my truck to stop backfiring. I changed the spark plugs and wires, and it went away. I hate this engine because it's so sensitive....
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 08-07-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By BigLoo
It's an intermittent problem, not all the time,...

It's an intermittent problem, not all the time, and it sems to be worse after the truck has warmed up. When it's cold, it will spin the tires, and has no problem going up hills. In fact, it is fine a...
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 08-07-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By BigLoo
I'm sure it needs a tuneup, but JEEZ! I would...

I'm sure it needs a tuneup, but JEEZ! I would hope this engine isn't THAT sensitive! My dad's Caprice hasn't had a tuneup for 3-5 years, and it still runs like a top. If this truck is going to be...
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 08-04-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By BigLoo
Angry backfires

2001 Ram 1500 2WD pickup
Short bed, std cab (WS, i think)
3.9 V6, 4-spd auto

OK, peeps. I have run into a new problem. The truck has started backfiring and missing/sputtering/stumbling mostly...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 08-04-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By BigLoo
I did get it off, and thanks for the warm...

I did get it off, and thanks for the warm welcome. I had to use a HUGE pipe wrench on the pulley and a BIG crescent wrench on the nut (dumbest idea EVER). It destroyed the pulley, but I care not, for...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-04-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By BigLoo
=-O I thought you weren't sposed to use NOS...

=-O

I thought you weren't sposed to use NOS on a diesel.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-04-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By BigLoo
No, there was no vaccuum advance in '01. I was...

No, there was no vaccuum advance in '01. I was suprised to see a distributor on my V6.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 07-05-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By BigLoo
water pump

I am new, and very frustrated. I need to get the watert pump off my 2001 ram 2wd with a 3.9.
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