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Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-16-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By KTM11
I put pacesetter shorty headers on my truck....

I put pacesetter shorty headers on my truck. Fitting them to the stock exhaust was a PITA. Once I got them on correctly I havent really had any problems. Use penetrating oil on the header bolts a...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-22-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,668
Posted By KTM11
SCT tuner by Hemifever will give you the most...

SCT tuner by Hemifever will give you the most bang for your buck. I have it and it's great. I've tried a lot of stuff for more power (kegger mod, headers, cold air intake) and sct is the most...
Forum: Suspension 04-23-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By KTM11
I just did everything you did about 2 months...

I just did everything you did about 2 months ago... upper and lower ball joints and inner/ outer tie rods. I hated every part of it. I broke a ball joint press on my truck...
I could crawl up under...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-03-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By KTM11
Ramtech's right on the money. My timing chain...

Ramtech's right on the money. My timing chain cover had a shot gasket and it took me forever to track that thing down. Thermostats a little hard to get to on these trucks so if you tear into it to...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-03-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By KTM11
Don't have a step by step but i've done this...

Don't have a step by step but i've done this before on my truck. First off the electrical connections have a special clip. If i remember correctly the clip has a red tab that you pull back to unlock...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-22-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By KTM11
I think your talking about the PCV breather on...

I think your talking about the PCV breather on the passenger side valve cover. There should be a hose that runs from that little elbow piece on the valve cover up to your spectre intake. If your...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-22-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By KTM11
sorry didn't see you had the cummins. this thread...

sorry didn't see you had the cummins. this thread was posted in the 5.9 V-8 forum. Obviously you don't want duals
If the exhaust is similar to the gas you can unbolt the muffler clamps, they're...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-22-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By KTM11
duals or single?

duals or single?
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-22-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By KTM11
keep us updated :smiley_thumbs_up:

keep us updated :smiley_thumbs_up:
Forum: Automotive Industry News and Dodge Press Releases 02-18-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,098
Posted By KTM11
HoustonHemi- thats a good way to put it :smileup:...

HoustonHemi- thats a good way to put it :smileup: I'm just a big cummins fan! I'm pumped to see this new engine and hope she goes over well! I think we've all been waiting on diesel 1500's for a...
Forum: Automotive Industry News and Dodge Press Releases 02-17-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,098
Posted By KTM11
This is really cool but why not the 4bt?? People...

This is really cool but why not the 4bt?? People have put the 4bt in 1500's and got near 30 mpg with the same torque of the hemi. Maybe it is a little bit under powered but stick with the cummins...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-16-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,168
Posted By KTM11
I usually get 9 mpg but just put on a sct tune by...

I usually get 9 mpg but just put on a sct tune by hemifever and am now getting 10.1 mpg and the truck runs a lot smoother, faster, and shifts way smoother. I've tried everything to get mpg and...
Forum: Oil Change 02-16-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,762
Posted By KTM11
I agree with everything you said. I think royal...

I agree with everything you said. I think royal purple is awfully expensive too. I just thought that was interesting to share :smiley_thumbs_up: I'm going to see if I can't get my hands on some...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-15-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,913
Posted By KTM11
Thats some serious hot rodding :smiley_thumbs_up:...

Thats some serious hot rodding :smiley_thumbs_up: keep up the good work. Subscribed
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-15-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By KTM11
I had to replace my radiator on my 01 5.9 and it...

I had to replace my radiator on my 01 5.9 and it came with the transmission hook ups. I called the parts store I got it from and they told me if the old one didn't have one leave the new one plugged...
Forum: Oil Change 01-04-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,762
Posted By KTM11
I always used royal purple and k&n oil filter. I...

I always used royal purple and k&n oil filter. I saw a tv show (powerblock show) where they changed all the fluids on the ram over to royal purple and saw all types of advantages. Something about...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-31-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By KTM11
I have that exact same setup on my ram, i bought...

I have that exact same setup on my ram, i bought it off ebay for like $140- no name brand with a k&n filter. The black cover ontop the throttle body got a small rip around the corner where it seals...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-25-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By KTM11
Finally finished the truck and got it running....

Finally finished the truck and got it running. The new flowtech headers don't mount up to the old exhaust like they should. There in the right place but the bracket is off. Truck runs good and is...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-24-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By KTM11
I figured it out. The crank will rotate twice to...

I figured it out. The crank will rotate twice to the cams one rotation. If the crank says TDC it doesn't mean its on the compression necessarily. Thats how you time an engine 180 degrees off.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-23-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By KTM11
I accidentally threw the engine completely out of...

I accidentally threw the engine completely out of time while disassembling. Couple questions to make sure i put it back correctly.
If my crank is at top dead center (according to the harmonic...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-23-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By KTM11
Just did the hughes plenum kit yesterday....

Just did the hughes plenum kit yesterday. Manifolds going on tomorrow. I'm pretty sure its unused as well. I'll let ya know if I found out something does go there
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-22-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By KTM11
Bassa--The headers are bolting up to the stock...

Bassa--The headers are bolting up to the stock exhaust. Sometime I may open up the exhaust more, but this truck is what I run my grass cutting business out of so I don't want it to be too loud. My...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-22-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By KTM11
The heads checked out bad. The machine shop...

The heads checked out bad. The machine shop magnafluxed them and each head had a few cracks on them. Refurbished heads set me back $500 as opposed to $250 for the reworked heads. Honestly I couldn't...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-20-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By KTM11
I brought the heads to a machine shop. I should...

I brought the heads to a machine shop. I should have them back tomorrow and I'll post some pictures of the re-assembly. Also have some shorty headers in the mail, hughes plenum kit and new...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-20-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By KTM11
Straight pipes have a raspy sound. Is your truck...

Straight pipes have a raspy sound. Is your truck backfiring?
I knew some guys that ran straight pipes and they were extremely noisy
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