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Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 03-07-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Thumbs up Snow-mageddon!

A few quick anecdotes before I hit the hay. Out here in AR we've been getting blasted by winter weather for the last 3 weeks. A lot of it has been sleep, but there's been some snow.

We got...
Forum: Showtime Metal Works 03-07-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,987
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Great looking products! Unfortunately nothing...

Great looking products! Unfortunately nothing fits my oddball 08 for the group buy, but maybe I can point some business your way.
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 03-07-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
My buddy who works at the big off road place in...

My buddy who works at the big off road place in town told me that Zone is made by BDS, but the parts are a little less form fit. In other words where BDS would mill a gentle slope the Zone is going...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 03-07-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I looked at it and am curious about it too. I'll...

I looked at it and am curious about it too. I'll be eagerly awaiting a review!
Forum: Suspension 03-07-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Yikes, sorry about the issues. It seems that the...

Yikes, sorry about the issues. It seems that the last bit of the refresh trucks for Gen 3 got some bad ball joint. I went through all that and I did all my own work...very carefully too! lol
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 02-07-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I'm going out on a limb and saying it's the 4x4...

I'm going out on a limb and saying it's the 4x4 shift actuator. I had the same thing happen last year at this time. Fortunately I am the original owner and my lifetime powertrain covered it.

Luke
Forum: Suspension 11-17-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I haven't owned them but a good buddy of mine has...

I haven't owned them but a good buddy of mine has them on his 02 diesel Excursion and says they helped his 35x12.5R17 Buckshots from cupping as bad.
Forum: Suspension 10-28-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
That's a 4wd with torsion bars FYI. They are...

That's a 4wd with torsion bars FYI. They are comparatively easy to change. Leaf spring style suspension is as well. Coil springs is where things can get difficult because oftentimes the spring is...
Forum: Suspension 10-25-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
compressing the springs is the BOOGER IMO.

compressing the springs is the BOOGER IMO.
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-25-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
A lot of good advice. I prefer a manual transfer...

A lot of good advice. I prefer a manual transfer case, but they are getting harder and harder to find these days. Not to mention that stupid electronic actuator is about 500 bucks from Chrysler...
Forum: Suspension 10-24-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Rears are easy....fronts are always a PITA... ...

Rears are easy....fronts are always a PITA...

Yours has torsion bars correct?
Forum: Suspension 10-23-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I'll have to take a few, but I'll be happy to.

I'll have to take a few, but I'll be happy to.
Forum: Suspension 10-20-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I didn't have a clunk per se, but I had a noise...

I didn't have a clunk per se, but I had a noise and it ended up that my heat shielding had came loose. You might want to check that.
Forum: Suspension 10-20-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Well, with the factory 20s you have 33s already,...

Well, with the factory 20s you have 33s already, unless you have a different profile. Fitting 35s can be tricky depending on the brand. My old Trail Grapplers were 295/65/20s and would rub at the...
Forum: Dodge Power Wagon 10-19-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,711
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Laramie's are nice, Laramie PWs are very...

Laramie's are nice, Laramie PWs are very nice...but they aren't MSRP nice.

IMHO anyone telling you that something is MSRP either has a limited production piece they can sit on for a long time,...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-19-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
4lo is for crawling, you shouldn't need to engage...

4lo is for crawling, you shouldn't need to engage tow/haul you should be staying in 1st gear. My gut tells me Chrysler agrees with this and that's why tow/haul isn't even functional. The 4lo...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-19-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I'd almost say it sounds like you're get some...

I'd almost say it sounds like you're get some misfires. Maybe a bad coil-pack and the computer is trying to protect the motor. I'd go to advance auto or somewhere and have them pull the codes.
Forum: Suspension 10-19-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
The megacab lift will be the same as any 2500...

The megacab lift will be the same as any 2500 lift. Unlike the regular/quad cab it has a solid front axle instead of IFS.
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 10-19-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
+1 My dad was telling me when the diesel...

+1

My dad was telling me when the diesel trucks first started coming out, specifically the Cummins, farmers were chomping at the bit to get them so that they could use off-road diesel...
Forum: South East 10-17-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,523
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
We need a big meetup somewhere.

We need a big meetup somewhere.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-17-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,290
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Mine had a tick at startup for a loooong time. I...

Mine had a tick at startup for a loooong time. I had been using cheap oil and a Wix. My buddy at the parts store told me to "quit being a cheapass" and buy good oil. His recommendation was Castrol...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I realize it's a new process, in fact it is THE...

I realize it's a new process, in fact it is THE new process. My dad had two of the originals in some very very abused fords. Thhe new trucks have BW transfer cases. Two separate thoughts. Sorry...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-16-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
No worries man. Although I don't actively...

No worries man. Although I don't actively off-road as a weekend deal I absolutely get it. I've lived on a farm for 32 of my 33 years on this rock, not counting college, and I'm the guy who is the...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Easy there trigger, I was agreeing with you! ...

Easy there trigger, I was agreeing with you! Damn! Obviously in Oregon you guys need to see/hear " yes I agree with you 100% always and forever" or you guys get feisty.

That said I believe the...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-15-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Glad I could help! I had a 4x4 GMC (reg...

Glad I could help!

I had a 4x4 GMC (reg cab/bed) years ago with a 6cyl and it was a decent truck off road with 31" all terrains. The open differential was the thing that killed me the time it...
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