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Forum: Newbie Checkin! 01-15-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By kerton
Overkill Achieved!

Update: Overkill has been successful.

I took my travel trailer, fully loaded with some water in the tanks, too, down to Disneyland. From the Bay Area, this means you have to take Highway 5 over a...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 12-30-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By kerton
No Luck With Desulfation

The battery responded to the desulfation a bit in the first couple of days, going from a load tested 5 volts to 7. But it hast stayed at 7 ever since. I suppose I have a bad cell or three. Too bad....
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 12-16-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By kerton
Running Cummins With One Battery

Anyhow, while I'm doing the desulfation test above, I'm running my Cummins on one battery. Given how well this has been going, I would NOT advise it.

If it's warm (over 55 f), or the truck is...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 12-16-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By kerton
Desulfation

So I bought a battery load tester, which hooks a heater coil to the battery for 10 seconds, and you take a voltage reading with the load.

At first, I tested with the batteries connected to the...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 12-16-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By kerton
Correction

In the last paragraph, I say "If you saw batteries". That should be "if you switch batteries".
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 11-30-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By kerton
Battery Group And Size for Cummins 6.7l Diesel

The two batteries in my 2011 Ram 2500 with Cummins Diesel are

Group 94R
Width: 6.94
Length: 12.44
Height: 7.50

I had a hard time finding out this data, and my truck spec sheet incorrectly...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 11-30-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By kerton
Well, I was at the SEMA automotive show in Vegas...

Well, I was at the SEMA automotive show in Vegas last month, and saw a product launched that might suit your needs.

I still stand by my post above. I don't recommend an iPad/Smartphone + Bluetooth...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-22-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By kerton
Uh oh. I have the same problem, and a search...

Uh oh. I have the same problem, and a search turned up this thread.

My Ram Diesel, with 2 batteries, often sits for 3 to 14 days between uses. It's usually dead when it sits 2 weeks. Now it's...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 11-15-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By kerton
De-Tuning and Governing

"how can the hp be the same but the torque different between two of the same engines?"

As DodgeMan said, it's just the tuning of the engine from the ECU (computer), or in our case, de-tuning of...
Forum: Bayou Goat Mounts - Ram Truck GPS/Cell Phone/Radar Detector Mounts 10-09-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,925
Posted By kerton
Good Mount. Too Bad About Patent Application

Nice mount, provides a solid universal disk in the right place, with little sacrifice, and no drilling. I'd recommend people who buy your mount work with a phone holder like this one:
...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 10-08-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By kerton
I thing Gerry K has answered his own question...

I thing Gerry K has answered his own question correctly, and I think fishndaflats is off the mark on this one.

Our trucks can easily be chipped up to the 800 foot pounds, but our tranny can't...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 10-08-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By kerton
"Anywayz, I was looking, and the hp is the same,...

"Anywayz, I was looking, and the hp is the same, just the torque difference is high between stock trucks. Howz that possible?"

You gotta learn what exactly torque and HP are, and how they are...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 10-08-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By kerton
"Manuals are supposed to be as strong if not...

"Manuals are supposed to be as strong if not stronger than an automatic."

Guys, vehicles have changed a lot since we learned the rules of thumb. Used to be a manual transmission was faster,...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 10-08-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By kerton
I'm with BrandonJansen: I think you're going...

I'm with BrandonJansen: I think you're going about this wrong. If you go forward, you will be mucking around with phones and wireless interference for years instead of just viewing clean video. But...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 08-28-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By kerton
Loading MyGig From USB Flash Drive or Other

Hi, I just muddled through the above task, and found out there are many potential problems, and the owner's manual is not very helpful. So I thought I'd help people out by sharing what I've learned....
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 08-26-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By kerton
5.9 2000 Dakota -> 2011 2500 Cummins

Well, I've been tolerating my 5.9 Dakota for about 13 years. And it only has 85k miles on it, and runs like a top. The problem is, it's never been a powerful engine. 5.9 liters, about 11mpg on...
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