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Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-11-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,299
Posted By fmycsmith
I average 21 MPG with my beast, I run true dual...

I average 21 MPG with my beast, I run true dual straight pipes, cold air intake, and a Bully Dog Triple Dog GT Programmer. Before the programmer I was averaging 19 MPG. Your gearing and tire size may...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-21-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By fmycsmith
Bully Dog GT works great for me! More power and...

Bully Dog GT works great for me! More power and more economy. It works best with a cold air intake and true duals. It is really up to you as to what direction you really want to go in.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-21-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By fmycsmith
Cold Knock / Tap

2008 Ram 1500 4.7 every morning cold outside or not my truck taps until it is up to operating tempature. It became so annoying to me I decided to investigate the tap. I removed the brake booster and...
Forum: Suspension 01-21-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By fmycsmith
Problem fixed

When I lowered the rear of my truck I over torqued the shackle on the drivers side :doh: which made the passenger side look saggy, I loosened and re-torqued the shackles and she sits level now....
Forum: Suspension 10-23-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By fmycsmith
Post Thanks MADDOG, the truck has 1 inch diffrence...

Thanks MADDOG, the truck has 1 inch diffrence between the two sides. The passenger side is sagging slighlty more in the front by 1/4 inch than the rear.
Have the coil springs been known to get weak...
Forum: Suspension 10-16-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By fmycsmith
The gas tank is on the drivers side of the truck,...

The gas tank is on the drivers side of the truck, I am having an issue with the passenger side.
Forum: Suspension 10-04-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By fmycsmith
Question 2008 Ram 1500 leans to passenger side!

I need some help, My 2008 Ram leans to the passenger side and has about a 1 inch difference between the two sides. One place I took the truck to wanted to replace all of the springs, another place...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 06-24-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,435
Posted By fmycsmith
I have the same issue with my Ram. I will try...

I have the same issue with my Ram. I will try your solution kwatson and I will get back to you on this. Thanks.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 06-16-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By fmycsmith
It looks like someone could have cranked up the...

It looks like someone could have cranked up the torsion keys all the way, to make the truck stand up a bit.
Forum: Body & Interior 06-09-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By fmycsmith
If thats the case look for the parts online, way...

If thats the case look for the parts online, way cheaper than the dealer.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-08-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By fmycsmith
At least it wasn't something major. Good luck!

At least it wasn't something major. Good luck!
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 06-08-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By fmycsmith
It's a brand of universal joint that is actually...

It's a brand of universal joint that is actually a really great part for the price.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 06-08-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By fmycsmith
It does look good! But it looks like your truck...

It does look good! But it looks like your truck is missing something though. Here is an Idea, you could Rhino Liner, from the body crease down. It would prevent any stone chips and it would look...
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 06-08-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By fmycsmith
Try this.

The best way is to have someone neal down next to the truck so they can see the driveshaft while you shift from drive to reverse while pressing the break, so they can look for any movement while the...
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 06-08-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By fmycsmith
Autozone carries a brand called Brute Force, they...

Autozone carries a brand called Brute Force, they will range in price around $13.00 a piece. I hope you can get this issue resolved before it costs you anymore money.
Forum: Body & Interior 06-08-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,123
Posted By fmycsmith
It could be a faulty instrument cluster, is a...

It could be a faulty instrument cluster, is a possible suspect.
Forum: Suspension 06-08-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By fmycsmith
2008 has leaf springs w/ the shackle mounts above...

2008 has leaf springs w/ the shackle mounts above the spring. Go to this website http://www.latemodelrestoration.com, you can pick up the shackles for about $75.00
Forum: 3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 06-08-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By fmycsmith
Check your u-joints. The vibration is probably...

Check your u-joints. The vibration is probably coming from the shaking in the driveshaft from the u-joints being worn out. The clunking is probably coming from the "play" between the u-joint caps and...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-06-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By fmycsmith
Come to think of it!

From a dead stop I can cut some really nasty doughnuts with all kinds of tire smoke, but mine too will not do a straight line burnout. Kinda crazy, mine had a hissing that sounded like it was coming...
Forum: Body & Interior 06-06-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By fmycsmith
Lkq

Try LKQ salvage, they may have just what you need, and even if the dash is the wrong color you can always sand and paint it. As far as the visors go try ebay or craigslist.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-06-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
Posted By fmycsmith
The power to weight ratio has a-lot to do with...

The power to weight ratio has a-lot to do with that, 21-29 pounds per horse is a-lot for that small 4.7 to pull. I say...enjoy the fact that your truck will hook up, that just means you will be that...
Forum: Exhaust 06-05-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,006
Posted By fmycsmith
Well, I kinda like the sound of true dual...

Well, I kinda like the sound of true dual straights, they were cheap and it is restriction free. If your Exahust Artist knows what he is doing he can "tune" the exahust to the audible prefrence of...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 06-05-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By fmycsmith
Find a shop somewhere that will build custom...

Find a shop somewhere that will build custom exahust, a small country town is usually the best place to have extreme exahust done. True dual straight pipes will be your least expensive choice and it...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 06-05-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By fmycsmith
Well, I did some research and found that those...

Well, I did some research and found that those guys at Pepboys know nothing about the suspension on the Dodge Ram. While the springs didn't change in width they did change in length and mounting...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 06-03-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By fmycsmith
Superior Automotive Lowering Shackles

I am trying to figure out what the diffrence is between the rear suspension on a 2001 Ram 1500 and the 2008 Ram 1500. I have the shackles made by Superior Automotive P/N 13-4100 the year range states...
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