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Forum: Newbie Checkin! 06-15-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 105
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Welcome to the forumZ from another flatlander! ...

Welcome to the forumZ from another flatlander!

It's a great place to get all kinds of help/info for your RAM. It can be addicting though.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 05-25-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,372
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Summit Racing is listing the Edelbrock 1538...

Summit Racing is listing the Edelbrock 1538 supercharger kit at just under US$6500.
Forum: V10 Specific Topics 05-04-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By CrazyCanuck
The 8.0l V10 uses chain, similar to the 5.9L V8. ...

The 8.0l V10 uses chain, similar to the 5.9L V8.

Not sure about typical replacement mileage, I don't know if the V10 would put much extra stress on the chain compared to a V8. In my '97 Ram...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum CANADA 04-06-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Yeah, I used to travel to Calgary regularly for...

Yeah, I used to travel to Calgary regularly for work. Daytime parking (to 5pm) for a basic surface lot was about $30, and that was 6-7 years ago.

Back on the pizza topic, we have a local place...
Forum: Towing 04-06-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,355
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Yes, slowing down is your biggest increase to...

Yes, slowing down is your biggest increase to fuel economy. For a given shape, aerodynamic drag increases with the square of the speed. Increasing speed from 60 mph to 70mph theoretically increases...
Forum: Jokes/Humor 03-27-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Dance

Went to a dance last weekend.
They played "The Twist",I did the twist.
They played "Jump", I jumped.
They played 'Come On Eileen", I got kicked out.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-27-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Hey, welcome to the forum. Nice to see more...

Hey, welcome to the forum. Nice to see more Riderville RAM owners out there.
Forum: Towing 03-27-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By CrazyCanuck
I would say the 5.9 is just as reliable as the...

I would say the 5.9 is just as reliable as the 5.2. On my '97 w/5.9, I had a water pump gasket go at 380,000km, while they fixed that I had them replace the timing chain and gears. That's the only...
Forum: HI-TECH Discussion 03-23-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By CrazyCanuck
I think one of the more common brands around here...

I think one of the more common brands around here is Chamberlain. Costco had one of theirs a few years ago with a built-in battery that would let you open the door during a power outage.

The...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 03-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Never knew that before. But it certainly...

Never knew that before. But it certainly explains why my previous XM radio would get reception inside the parking garage at the office, where my Sirius cuts out as soon as I drive in.
Forum: MDS 03-16-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Just leave it. It doesn't set the actual gear,...

Just leave it. It doesn't set the actual gear, only the highest gear it will shift to.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By CrazyCanuck
As the above posts have indicated, there are a...

As the above posts have indicated, there are a number of things that contribute to towing capacity.

For a given driveline (engine/trans/axle) the GCWR (Gross Combined Weight Rating) should be the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By CrazyCanuck
I put a K&N on my '05 4.7. I didn't notice any...

I put a K&N on my '05 4.7. I didn't notice any difference driving, and the inconvenience of having to wash/dry/oil took more time than it was worth.

For the RAM I'll just keep going with a high...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 03-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By CrazyCanuck
On my 2012 1500, when I unplug the trailer...

On my 2012 1500, when I unplug the trailer connector with the truck runnng I get a message in the EVIC warning that the trailer connection has been lost. Maybe that's the meaning of the light on...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-10-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By CrazyCanuck
My dealer recommended the first change at 3000...

My dealer recommended the first change at 3000 miles, and they did it for free. Since then I've gone with the oil change indicator and have been using full synthetic. I check the oil regularly, I...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-08-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,753
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Wish I would have gone for Ramboxes.

Wish I would have gone for Ramboxes.
Forum: MDS 02-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By CrazyCanuck
RPM jumping between 2000 and 2200 has nothing to...

RPM jumping between 2000 and 2200 has nothing to do with MDS. Only way that happens is if if shifts down, or the torque converter unlocks.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Putting on a plow I would definitely go with a...

Putting on a plow I would definitely go with a 2500, 4x4 with Cummins. I don't have a diesel, but a couple buddies say the 2005-06 diesels are their favorites.
Forum: Towing 02-16-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By CrazyCanuck
The factory 2" hitch receiver is Class IV. I...

The factory 2" hitch receiver is Class IV. I believe the bumper hitch is rated class III.

From Wikipedia:
According to SAE J684
Class I up to 2,000 pounds (910 kg) light loads
Class II ...
Forum: Towing 02-16-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,887
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Any camper other than a tent trailer almost...

Any camper other than a tent trailer almost certainly have a 2-5/16 ball and should use a weight distributing hitch. Hitch height of the camper will determine what dropdown you will need, all WDH's...
Forum: Towing 02-16-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By CrazyCanuck
A weight distributing hitch should be used on a...

A weight distributing hitch should be used on a trailer like that, it will help the truck ride more level and reduce bounce and sway.

In my previous truck I had a Prodigy P3 brake controller, it...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 02-14-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By CrazyCanuck
This from a 2012 Brochure I have: Transfer...

This from a 2012 Brochure I have:

Transfer Cases
NVG243 Transfer Case: A part-time, two-speed transfer case,
with three operating ranges plus Neutral. Constructed of durable yet
lightweight...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-26-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By CrazyCanuck
My 2012 Outdoorsman came with flaps, I'm pretty...

My 2012 Outdoorsman came with flaps, I'm pretty sure they were dealer installed as they're not on the build sheet. They look very much like the Gatorback ones shown in the link below which are...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-14-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,697
Posted By CrazyCanuck
Sort of sounds like the key/truck programming has...

Sort of sounds like the key/truck programming has been lost. Have you tried your spare key just for the heck of it?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-05-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,795
Posted By CrazyCanuck
On the tasteless side, an ad agency for Ford in...

On the tasteless side, an ad agency for Ford in India created some for their Ford Figo that thankfully never were approved for publication.
...
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