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Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 11-09-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By macplee
Angry Ticking sound only while in gear

My 2004 Ram 2500 recently starting making this ticking sound. It only happens when it is in gear and gas paddle is being pressed. Sound like its coming from the gas paddle area on the other side of...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 07-02-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By macplee
osbourn The vibrations I had was only coming...

osbourn

The vibrations I had was only coming from the rear and only when gas was applied. No vibrations as soon as I let go of the gas. My U joints had very slight play, hardly noticeable even...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-29-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By macplee
Sorry I forgot to update this post. It was the...

Sorry I forgot to update this post.
It was the rear drive shaft u joints. I replaced myself photographed with written instructions in hope that it will help someone else on this site.

Here's the...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 05-03-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By macplee
Oil Pan replacement advise?

After the U joint project, I am up for the next item on my list. Oil Pan.

2004 Ram 2500 4x4 Hemi

I will be replacing the oil plan for my truck soon. Any tips from you pros out there? I have...
Forum: Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 05-03-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By macplee
Thanks guys. I will keep it coming on other...

Thanks guys. I will keep it coming on other projects.
Forum: Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 04-29-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By macplee
U joint DIY video and photo write-up

DIY Dodge Ram 2500 rear driveshaft U joints replacement.

I replaced both the U joints in order to fix a vibration problem.

Truck vibrates between 25-50mph when I press on the gas only. The...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-29-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By macplee
Update. I completed the job replacing the u...

Update. I completed the job replacing the u Joints and posted a 64 photo write-up step by step. Thanks for all your advises.

Link to my write-up: You may have to copy and paste it.
goo.gl/Zrt4R
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-27-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,185
Posted By macplee
Friends, I have a quick update with photo...

Friends, I have a quick update with photo writeup.

Link, just copy and paste if the URL link doesn't work.
goo.gl/Zrt4R

I have not completed the job yet so I will post more update soon. For...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-25-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By macplee
Stay tuned, don't worry guys, I will take a slow....

Stay tuned, don't worry guys, I will take a slow. The disconnecting of the battery comment is only because I thought you have to leave the transfer case in neutral and the key won't come out. In any...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-25-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By macplee
DIY U Joint, Truck need to be in Neutral???

2004 Ram 2500 4x4

I will be pulling the rear driveshaft out tomorrow to replace both u joints. My questions to those whom have done this before is should I put gear in "Neutral" before pulling the...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-22-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By macplee
I have gotten many opinions and the firmest one I...

I have gotten many opinions and the firmest one I got was from a local Dodge parts manager. "Driveshaft rear u joint". He was so certain because he's seen it a lot and he also drives a 2005 Ram 2500....
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-18-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By macplee
the tires are brand new and I had them inspect it...

the tires are brand new and I had them inspect it and balanced and rotated twice now in 3 weeks. Wouldn't I feel like all the time if its the tires? It only happens when gas is applied so it lead me...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-18-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,185
Posted By macplee
U-Joint made easy?

Questions:

(1) what's the best U-Joints brand out there?

(2) what's the average life of U-Joints?

(3) has anyone ever purchase/use the Tiger Tools? They seem very professional.

Tiger...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-18-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By macplee
Unhappy Death shake? Save my Hemi

2004 Ram 2500 4x4 quad cab.
Shakes and vibrates from 30mph and up. Less noticeable pass 50mph, may be because there's too much other noise. Vibration goes away the second I release the gas paddle....
Forum: Body & Interior 02-16-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By macplee
If you break the plastic fasteners, just buy a...

If you break the plastic fasteners, just buy a replacement pack at the local auto parts store. Mine 2001 Ram door panel came off with a with firm pull after all the screws were out.

Good luck
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 02-15-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By macplee
bwoodredkneck, How much did the u joints job...

bwoodredkneck,
How much did the u joints job cost? Just curious to know what I am in for. Thanks.
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 02-13-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By macplee
cwmalc, That is very concerning for me. I just...

cwmalc,
That is very concerning for me. I just purchased this truck. To be fair, I test drove the truck in 4WD and even test plowing with it. The truck was fine until one day when I was plowing my...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 02-13-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By macplee
cwmalc, That is very concerning for me. I just...

cwmalc,
That is very concerning for me. I just purchased this truck. To be fair, I test drove the truck in 4WD and even test plowing with it. The truck was fine until one day when I was plowing my...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 02-13-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By macplee
I will record the sound this weekend and post it...

I will record the sound this weekend and post it so may be others can shine some light on this.

Thanks
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 02-13-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By macplee
Wheel size

What is the largest wheel/tire size I can put on my '01 RAM 2500 without additional modification? I am not looking to lift the vehicle or anything, just want larger looking wheels/tires but want to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-13-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,273
Posted By macplee
Has any one done Katzkin leather seat cover

I will be upgrading my '01 Ram 2500 with new Katzkin leather seat cover. It will completely replace the OEM cloth covers. Just wonder if anyone has done that before.
Forum: Electrical 02-13-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By macplee
Washer fluid indicator light

I just changed the washer fluid tank because the old one had a failed pump. Now the washer fluid light stays on even though the tank is full of washer fluid.

Bad wire? Do I need reset the OBDII ???
Forum: Electrical 02-13-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By macplee
Wiper stops whenever, not right

My Ram 2500 (2001) wipers stops in mid action if I switch off the wiper control. It doesn't know how to fisinh the action and stop in the rest position.

Any thoughts?
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 02-13-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By macplee
4x4 noises only

My 2001 Ram 2500 make noises in the front end when it is in 4WD. The noise sounds like a rotating noise, almost like bearing problem or something rubbing or grinding. No noises when in 2WD though.
...
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