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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 10-18-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Okiespaniels
I hope you'll add some posts as this project goes...

I hope you'll add some posts as this project goes along OP. I'll be checking.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-26-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By Okiespaniels
I had a 97 ram with the same issue. It was a...

I had a 97 ram with the same issue. It was a common problem on these truck and there was a TSB issued, which I believe became a recall. You should check with Chrysler on this.
Your canister and...
Forum: Suspension 12-01-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Okiespaniels
This may be a bit more/different information than...

This may be a bit more/different information than you asked for but it might be helpful to others.

The two ways of adding lift to a Ram is either coil springs or spacers. Rather than debate the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 08-24-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By Okiespaniels
SInce you don't want a locker (which anyone who...

SInce you don't want a locker (which anyone who has the factory LSD would want to have :) )...your best bet is something like the Eaton, Auburn or other Brands out there.
The factory LSD is a light...
Forum: Suspension 08-24-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Okiespaniels
If you didn't torque your hub nuts properly you...

If you didn't torque your hub nuts properly you will quickly learn that you should have, This shortens thier life exponentially...although I'm not sure if this is your exact issue causing the high...
Forum: Suspension 08-18-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By Okiespaniels
Whats the max pressure you can run these...

Whats the max pressure you can run these at....methinks you have too little pressure in them. I see the tire is an LT (light truck) rated. If max pressure is 55-60 psi you are under inflated which...
Forum: Suspension 08-13-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By Okiespaniels
I'm not sure I want to "dumb this down" too much...

I'm not sure I want to "dumb this down" too much more. You'll need to remove your differential entirely from the bolts holding it to the spring pack. You'll need to replace those bolts because they...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-12-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Okiespaniels
I'll hazard a guess that you're asking if a...

I'll hazard a guess that you're asking if a standard 14x3 air cleaner assembly will fit your throttle body. Yes it will. I've had one on my truck for at least 5 years.

As far as performance over...
Forum: Suspension 08-10-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Okiespaniels
Maybe just replacing the springs with a fresh set...

Maybe just replacing the springs with a fresh set or with a 2 inch lift would help. New springs will settle a bit once they've been on the truck.
I'd talk to some suspension companies and get thier...
Forum: Suspension 08-10-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By Okiespaniels
What is wrong with your springs? Are they broken...

What is wrong with your springs? Are they broken or just sagging?
If they're sagging...
I think BDS still makes a 3 inch AAL for your truck. I'd buy that and install it. You won't have to remove...
Forum: Suspension 08-10-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By Okiespaniels
Interesting...you do know that 1500 springs are...

Interesting...you do know that 1500 springs are 2.5 inches wide and 3500 springs are 3.0 inches wide right?

This isn't an issue if you intend on replacing both front AND rear spring hangers with...
Forum: Suspension 08-05-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Okiespaniels
When it comes down to real money, 33's or 35's...

When it comes down to real money, 33's or 35's are the cheap option. :)
Forum: Suspension 08-05-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Okiespaniels
No...we were discussing your 1500 running gear....

No...we were discussing your 1500 running gear. You'll need lots of beef for those 37's and not just the axles, er differentials to start. You may discover that as you go along, or spend the big...
Forum: Suspension 08-05-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Okiespaniels
^^^^ This... you're really outrunning your...

^^^^ This... you're really outrunning your running gear trying to run these tires on a 1500 without serious mods. 1500 stuff is marginal with 35 inch tires.
You should check in with Danny at...
Forum: Great Plains 08-04-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,668
Posted By Okiespaniels
Welcome folks... Btw...if you're into...

Welcome folks...

Btw...if you're into local/regional action you can check out our sister site Great Plains Modern Mopars. It's also free to join. Tell them Okiespaniels sent ya!
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-27-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By Okiespaniels
Found a used one? ...

Found a used one?

http://www.automotix.net/usedautoparts/2002-dodge-ram_1500_pickup-radiator_overflow_tank-inventory.html

New......
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-25-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,801
Posted By Okiespaniels
I wouldn't waste my money on a Superchips, unless...

I wouldn't waste my money on a Superchips, unless it's the only mod you'll make. The SCT is a better bang for the buck, then the roller rockers. Maybe a 50 mm throttle body, then the keg mod.
I have...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 06-25-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By Okiespaniels
96 might be tough...somewher in there is the...

96 might be tough...somewher in there is the swithover from OBD1 to OBD2.
You might contact Hemifever (Sean) about an SCT tuner. You can find him either here or on Facebook.
Also B&G tuning might...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 06-25-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,571
Posted By Okiespaniels
Nice write up. Rep for ya!

Nice write up. Rep for ya!
Forum: Great Plains 05-15-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,668
Posted By Okiespaniels
Welcome fellow Okies...and be sure to check out...

Welcome fellow Okies...and be sure to check out our sister site Great Plains Modern Mopars for more regional activity. Tell 'em Okiespaniels sent ya!
Forum: Suspension 04-13-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Okiespaniels
Is it the shaft or the box? It can be either or...

Is it the shaft or the box? It can be either or both.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-13-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Okiespaniels
No it won't and not sure any tuner will. You can...

No it won't and not sure any tuner will. You can check with Sean (hemifever) who sells the SCT tuner and see if he can help.

Good luck. Removing the converter on these trucks serves no purpose...
Forum: Suspension 03-31-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Okiespaniels
Your truck is stock.

Your truck is stock.
Forum: Suspension 03-31-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By Okiespaniels
The 5 inch lift by Rough contry is an "ok" lift....

The 5 inch lift by Rough contry is an "ok" lift. They've really cheapened it up in the last few years. It'd probably be fine on a street truck.
That being said, I'd be piecing together a lift from...
Forum: Suspension 03-31-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Okiespaniels
Well...you'll be the first, and it sounds like...

Well...you'll be the first, and it sounds like the perfect upgrade.

You'll have to post pics when your finished or it didn't happen...:)
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