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Forum: Suspension 06-01-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,623
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Well, I joined the rusty brake line club yeserday...

Well, I joined the rusty brake line club yeserday when the pedal went to the floor. Lucky no cross traffic at stop sign.

I dropped gas tank today and removed the long 10' plus line. I think is is...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 06-01-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,946
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Welcoming myself to the ruptured brake line club....

Welcoming myself to the ruptured brake line club. Seems like the brake line hidden along side the gas tank on my 2000 Ram 1500 let go on me yesterday. Lucky me no accident or cross traffic as I came...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-25-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 527
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Info on trailer tow package for 2000 Ram 1500

My son and I are trying to get my 2000 Ram 1500 ready to tow a enclosed car trailer with electric brakes.

My truck is factory wired for 7-pin (7-Way RV Blade Style) plug at factory hitch. So I...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 02-23-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,394
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Just went throught the same exercise. Replaced...

Just went throught the same exercise. Replaced Dayco cross-hatched belt Jan 10.

New Dayco ribbed belt lasted about two weeks before noise driving us crazy so I replaced water pump and tensioner...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 10-25-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,795
Posted By Alfisto Steve
The one on the firewall is the one that comes...

The one on the firewall is the one that comes with new tubing dealer sold me. I think it is failing again as I lost some vacuum to dash doors again this weekend under heavy acceleration. I am going...
Forum: Suspension 10-25-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Got KYB's installed finally on my 2000 Ram 1500 2WD

KYB GR2 344372 fronts and KYB GR2 344365 rears are correct ones for my 2000 2WD Dodge Ram 1500.

Made 450 mile roundtrip this weekend and even my bride likes to comfy ride now.
Forum: Photography/Videography 10-09-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,316
Posted By Alfisto Steve
What's kind of dog rides in your ride?

OK I will ask a question in response to this one "Hello Alfisto Steve! It appears that you have not posted on our forums in several weeks, why not take a few moments to ask a question, help provide a...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 09-27-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Mopar Dodge/Jeep 2WD 42RE A/T Band adjustment, etc....

Way to much drill down on this site to get to tranny info.

Reference: Service Manual 2000 Ram Truck 1500-3500 section 21-208 filter replacement and 21-289/291 band adjustments.

That being...
Forum: Suspension 09-26-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By Alfisto Steve
My learning curve on getting correct shocks

I think after a couple false starts I finally got the correct shocks for my 2000 Ram 1500 2wd V-8.

Even gets more complicated between 1500-2500-3500 models.

First company sent me 2002 front...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 09-16-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,795
Posted By Alfisto Steve
OK, guys sorry for not reading your questions...

OK, guys sorry for not reading your questions sooner. As for check valve and hose assembly I listed part number above. It is hanging off front of firewall just to right of centerline over right head...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-11-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Why is it?

Until you have owned or currently own a particular make or model you never really notice them on the highway? Had a 1994 Ford SWB Ranger before this 2000 Dodge Ram and have had Fiat, Lancia and...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 09-04-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Alfisto Steve
ID the tranny type truck came with is first step.

Shop manual says to locate build sheet "body code plate" under carpet under passenger seat or attached to front face of the radiator closure panel to see what the truck had in it when built.

Line...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-15-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Alfisto Steve
What can I say you have a heavy truck and a 5.2L...

What can I say you have a heavy truck and a 5.2L V8. You want HP get a bigger engine with 32 valves and Quad cams OR go supercharger or twin turbos.

Enjoy your truck for what it is not what it...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 07-30-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 14,674
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Also here in VB with new used Ram SLT

I bought my neighbor's one owner after I sold my 94 Ranger. My daughter now likes to drive it as she had to borrow it when her car had a coolant hose start leaking and I was on vacation last week.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 07-27-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Added step rails and cleaned up exterior some...

Added step rails and cleaned up exterior some more yesterday.
Forum: Body & Interior 07-26-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Had hood and bed cap repainted

My bud JJ repainted hood and bed cap for me two weeks ago. Cleaned it up today after paint had set up two weeks in super hot sun. Cleaned and sealed old paint with some Meguiars NXT Tech Wax 2.0....
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 07-18-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Just had my hood and fiber glass bed cover...

Just had my hood and fiber glass bed cover repainted with full monty of sand, primer sealer, base garnet red and clear coat on my new used to me 2000 Ram 1500.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 07-12-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Pix of my new used 2000 Ram

Just got it out of paint shop this morning after having hood and be cap repainted.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 07-09-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Pix to follow after repaint of hood and bed...

Pix to follow after repaint of hood and bed cover. In paint shop now.
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-07-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,795
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Replaced Check Valve by buying Hose and Valve assembly

Had to just spend 15.93 to get the check valve by buying new 55055705AB vac hose and valve assembly.

BUT now the a/c doors in dash stay open under heavier engine accelerations.

Cheap fix!
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-05-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,748
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Turns out I am not home free on this vac...

Turns out I am not home free on this vac tank/non-vac tank issue as my new used 2000 Ram still shut off a/c dash ducts under heavy acel today.

I may have to install an /Alfa Romeo 164 vac tank...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-05-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,795
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Thanks but, that is vacuum actuator for doors not...

Thanks but, that is vacuum actuator for doors not vac storage tank and check valve which keep it open (retracted) so when under engine acceleration when engine vac falls off and that spring loaded...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 07-04-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,795
Posted By Alfisto Steve
Where is vacuum tank for a/c doors?

Dash A/C doors close under acceleration. Must have a bad connection or check valve for vac tank.

Where is vac tank is it under dash?

2000 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.2L
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 07-04-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Alfisto Steve
New 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.2L 2wd owner

Just bought this truck from my neighbor to replace my 94 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6.

Need to know where to find vacumn tank as dash a/c doors close on acceleration.

I drive Italian Cars ie Alfa...
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