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Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 09-13-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Hemi HFE
well the air bags are pneumatic springs, so...

well the air bags are pneumatic springs,
so they will add stiffness..
AND less motion

so ride will be more controlled.
but, yes, a bit stiffer...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-07-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Hemi HFE
so far I'm happy with the avs 'in channel'. ...

so far I'm happy with the avs 'in channel'.

they were smoke;
dip'd em white to match my truck :)
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 09-06-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Hemi HFE
yur 4" drop springs will almost fall out on their...

yur 4" drop springs will almost fall out on their own once the truck is on the hoist...

time to remove, trim, reinstall a pair of rear coils on a lift =<20 minutes
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 09-06-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,228
Posted By Hemi HFE
Reference ? 'Myth-busters' and 'Consumer...

Reference ?

'Myth-busters' and 'Consumer Reports' do not count ...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 09-05-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By Hemi HFE
my PC shop refuses to do chrome.. as does my...

my PC shop refuses to do chrome..
as does my paint shop.

online forums suggest paint is possible using an adhesion promoter,
bulldog claimed to be the best,,,,
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Hemi HFE
Really ? That is unacceptable.

Really ? That is unacceptable.
Forum: 3.7L (226 cu in) PowerTech V6 Specific Topics 09-05-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Hemi HFE
also, more ideas: - swap gears / final drive...

also, more ideas:
- swap gears / final drive ratio to a lower numeric set
- run 'fuel max' or other 'ECO' tires
- run narrower tires
- lower truck
- tonneau cover
- remove unnecessary weight...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 08-30-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Hemi HFE
a 4/6 will have yu sitting on the bumpstops front...

a 4/6 will have yu sitting on the bumpstops front & back..

unless yu use drop spindles for 2" of the front drop;
the rear will need a c-notch...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Hemi HFE
because it was not ordered that way. caveat...

because it was not ordered that way.

caveat emptor

or,
do your research before buying ...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 08-22-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Hemi HFE
PS the smoke grill looks awesome !! how...

PS the smoke grill looks awesome !!

how about using the same stuff on the bumpers ?
still prolly use an adhesion promoter...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 08-22-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Hemi HFE
my local powdercoat shop refuse to do my chrome...

my local powdercoat shop refuse to do my chrome bumper s
claiming they cant blast All the chrome off,
and then the PC will have adhesion problems.

AND my painter refuses to paint the chrome
...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-19-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By Hemi HFE
yu will get better FE with the lower FDR. ...

yu will get better FE with the lower FDR.
approx 1-2mpg per axle step .. (3.21 <-> 3.55, 3.55 <-> 3.92)

yu'll also tow better AND get better FE with the 8-spd,
no matter which axle ..

yur...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-19-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,324
Posted By Hemi HFE
which axle ratio do yu have ? 6- or 8-spd...

which axle ratio do yu have ?

6- or 8-spd transmission ?

do yu let it idle a lot ?
to cool down (with A/C on) or as part of yur routine (run into store, leave truck run...)?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 08-19-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Hemi HFE
Very Nice ! Diggin' the roll pan and black...

Very Nice !

Diggin' the roll pan and black accents, very clean !
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 08-19-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Hemi HFE
I think thats the only (and best ;) ) way

I think thats the only (and best ;) ) way
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 08-19-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By Hemi HFE
really interested in this answer too as I have...

really interested in this answer too as I have the same 'riding on bumpstops' in front problem,
but I did cut my front coils to get an additional ~1" drop,,,
cuz I only got 1" to start with !
...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 08-19-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By Hemi HFE
yu can cut coils with a cut off wheel, angle...

yu can cut coils with a cut off wheel, angle grinder, ox-acteylene torch, maybe a sawzall with a fresh metal blade ? its pretty hard steel ..

most measure ride height from ground to underside of...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 08-19-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Hemi HFE
yes it will lower another (approx) 2" you...

yes it will lower another (approx) 2"

you shouldn't need any other aftermarket bits with just a (nother) 2" up front,
since the first 2" really didnt count since yu used spindles

WARNING front...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-19-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By Hemi HFE
doubtful the shifting changed, but yur...

doubtful the shifting changed,
but yur awareness and perception did
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-10-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,182
Posted By Hemi HFE
I'll copy here what I posted on this thread: ...

I'll copy here what I posted on this thread:
http://ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=163509

Tonneau covers Definitely improve (reduce) a pickup trucks aerodynamic drag coefficient (Cd),
and will...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-07-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,040
Posted By Hemi HFE
+1 on this. certainly true. but I still...

+1 on this. certainly true.

but I still want LS as the benefits outweigh the few drawbacks..

and I agree - besides winter - 99% of my driving doesn't *need* LS,
but the one time I try to...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,040
Posted By Hemi HFE
I sent an email to Auburn, got this back: ...

I sent an email to Auburn, got this back:


Auburn Gear’s New Chrysler 9.25" ZF Rear Limited Slip Differential (part # 5420142) is the FIRST aftermarket LSD that will be available for the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-05-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Hemi HFE
+1 the local dealer had em for about 120 (with...

+1 the local dealer had em for about 120 (with tax 6% here) 'with discount' ..

let the parts counter guy know -
'hey, you're a Dodge/Ram guy , paying cash, trying to give them the business...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 08-02-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 79,013
Posted By Hemi HFE
Nice mod & write-up. Thanks ! I heated the...

Nice mod & write-up. Thanks !

I heated the utility knife blade with my Bic , took my time, didnt slice myself...

Not exactly 'easy' mainly because of the difficulty of 'underdash' work,...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 08-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,827
Posted By Hemi HFE
I cut the springs in my McG 'economy' kit to get...

I cut the springs in my McG 'economy' kit to get the stance/drop I wanted (well close)

thread here:
http://ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=180896

here we are ‘ground to wheelwell lip’...
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