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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 01-04-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,362
Posted By jaredtowne
What I did was go to the local u-pick junkyard ....

What I did was go to the local u-pick junkyard . Found me a ford windstar, ripped the fan out, paid the guy 20 bucks.

stopped by napa, grabbed a relay, and a temp sensor that just stuck in the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-04-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By jaredtowne
everytime you start your truck, the injectors...

everytime you start your truck, the injectors shoot in a preset amount of fuel to start the engine.. ..and if it doesnt start, there is unburnt fuel that was injected in. just a small amount the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-04-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By jaredtowne
Alright,, coil came in today.. Went out to...

Alright,, coil came in today..

Went out to remove the old one, laughed when I saw the crusty phillips hardware holding it on..

Not enough room to swing a hammer on my impact, of course didnt...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-02-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By jaredtowne
thanks for the input everybody, will report back...

thanks for the input everybody, will report back when new coil arrives.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-01-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By jaredtowne
New plugs, nada.. Again, verified spark off...

New plugs, nada..

Again, verified spark off coil by pulling wire from dist and hooking directly to a plug, laid on header, had wife crank over.. white arc, not blue.

Either way, as much as I...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-31-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By jaredtowne
summed up story; Backfired, stalled......

summed up story;

Backfired, stalled... cranks but no fire (happened out of nowhere)

-inspected all relevant connections I can see, sprayed down with PB to displace any moisture

-had fuel...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-31-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By jaredtowne
alright folks, had a guy from local garage come...

alright folks, had a guy from local garage come check my fuel pressure.. fine.

replace dist cap and rotor.

Still nothing..

Pulled a couple plugs.. wet, smell like fresh fuel.

Pulled...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-29-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By jaredtowne
Hey, thanks for the reply.. I got a chance to...

Hey, thanks for the reply.. I got a chance to mess around with it a little today.

I phoned the local auto stores, none of them locally willing to loan me a pressure tester, closest "chain" is 45...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-27-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By jaredtowne
Backfired, stalled, now nothing....

What a day with this truck....

Had to drive wife to doctors appoint in the truck since the weather was so bad, had a major dump of snow so the roads were horrible..

On the way... about...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-06-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By jaredtowne
There is hope in the distance, ah yes... its...

There is hope in the distance, ah yes... its wearing a bow-tie... :4-dontknow:

haha.... they are hit and miss I guess. I love my dodge,, but lately I just want to set it on fire and be done with...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-06-2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By jaredtowne
its coming buddy, i just reached 120k, put my...

its coming buddy, i just reached 120k, put my (#3) tranny in about 5k ago. basically threw everything at this one, shift kit, all new lines and cooler with check ball delete... external filter... I...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-06-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By jaredtowne
I am no expert, but I have had multiple tranny...

I am no expert, but I have had multiple tranny issues with mine, never been a noid unfortunately.

I was told there was actually a safety thing on chrysler vehicles where if something wasnt right...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By jaredtowne
I have a couple different service manuals,...

I have a couple different service manuals, worthless unless I know exactly what I want to do.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By jaredtowne
Really wish I wouldnt of dug deeper...

thanks to the guys who led me in the right direction to the problem(s) on my truck..

after getting it in the air and popping the tires off, I have a whole other headache with this truck. Rotors...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By jaredtowne
on a side note.. I JUST got my truck inspected...

on a side note.. I JUST got my truck inspected last week. I guess thats kind of a good thing though, Much cheaper if I do it myself.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By jaredtowne
just got done jacking up driverside front...

just got done jacking up driverside front wheel... easily got atleast half an inch of movement when pushing on 12 then 6 oclock. awesome.

owell, time to get the other side on a stand, i bet its...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By jaredtowne
How do I "check to see if the yoke is loose", Is...

How do I "check to see if the yoke is loose", Is this like checking u-joints? just grab the shaft and see if it has play in that area? in that case, it seems to be tight. Or the "pinion nut" is that...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By jaredtowne
its a silver grease like product made by the same...

its a silver grease like product made by the same company that makes loc-tite. its available at any auto-parts store, pretty cheap too. and once you use it, you will wonder why you havent before. It...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,639
Posted By jaredtowne
2000 ram sport -- front end issues!?

Hello all, I own a 2000 ram 1500 sport, 5.9, auto, loaded with everything dodge had to offer.

I have had good and bad times with this truck,.. it sat for a good while with a thrashed 46re while I...
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