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Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-25-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Dieselkiss
Ya no hub nut seems to be the consensus, damn it...

Ya no hub nut seems to be the consensus, damn it lol

So, can I remove both axles at once or will my diff collapse and should I just do one side at a time?
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-25-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Dieselkiss
[QUOTE=GTyankee;1418654]I believe this is what...

[QUOTE=GTyankee;1418654]I believe this is what you are describing

Hmmm, in that vid he's removing the entire axle (mines a 2 wheel drive incidentally), I'm fairly certain the hub assembly should...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By Dieselkiss
99 Rear Hub help

So, I needed to replace a leaky rear drum break cylinder and have noticed there is excessive play in the hub bearing. I can actually wiggle it up and own and see it move in the bearing. I want to...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-01-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,267
Posted By Dieselkiss
Update on Idle speed

Just thought this info might help others.

Took her to get inspected yesterday, of course she passed, but under idle according the diag machine print out, she was idling at 640 and was fully warmed...
Forum: Electrical 11-15-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,788
Posted By Dieselkiss
Yea, they always look like impressive lights. I...

Yea, they always look like impressive lights. I mean, the stock lights on my Ram are pretty damned good, especially compared to my wife's saturn Ion which are the worst headlights in the world....and...
Forum: Electrical 11-14-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,788
Posted By Dieselkiss
That's actually given me a thought I hadn't...

That's actually given me a thought I hadn't considered.
I'd thought about upgrading the HIDs with the stock lights, but might be nice to upgrade to the 3rd gen and then do the HID upgrade as well....
Forum: Electrical 11-12-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,788
Posted By Dieselkiss
Thanks for all he advice guys. double0ram,...

Thanks for all he advice guys.

double0ram, thanks for taking the time to post that info, that really helps.
When I get around to doing it...which may be sometime....I'll post a step by step...
Forum: Electrical 11-12-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Dieselkiss
Ok, so if you bare in mind I did mine completely...

Ok, so if you bare in mind I did mine completely from scratch, I bought the relays separately (or they came with my alarm, I don't remember)...now it may turn out that these relays are added on for...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 11-08-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By Dieselkiss
Bush kits

Just curious if anyone knows of anywhere that sells front end bush kits for the second gen?
By kits I mean...back in the UK for my cars I could often buy complete front end bushing ( Anti-roll bars,...
Forum: Electrical 11-08-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,788
Posted By Dieselkiss
Nice, that looks good. Be cool to know if he had...

Nice, that looks good. Be cool to know if he had an issues with load on the electrical system. I'm guessing probably not, but one never knows.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-07-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Dieselkiss
Thanks for the info!!! I actually have acces to a...

Thanks for the info!!! I actually have acces to a donor truck, it's a 95 ram and if the UJs and shafts are ok and that IS the issue with mine, it may just be easier to replace the entire drive shaft...
Forum: Electrical 11-07-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Dieselkiss
Hope it helped, chap!!! And nice. Ya know,...

Hope it helped, chap!!!

And nice. Ya know, I've always wanted to add a complete keyless system to my truck. RFID or such for doors AND ignition with a starter button and a solenoid to dis-engage...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 11-07-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Dieselkiss
Thanks for the great advice guys!!! I'm...

Thanks for the great advice guys!!!

I'm assuming these were chrome plated wheels, as when I first bought the truck she'd been babied by her one owner from new and you could see your face in...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 11-06-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Dieselkiss
Powerball?? And what polish would you recommend?

Powerball?? And what polish would you recommend?
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 11-06-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Dieselkiss
Pitted/rusted rims, cleaning advice please

My once nice and shiny '99 Ram rims are showing signs of brake dust fatigue and corrosion - the two that have been on the front are pretty bad.
I'd like to get them up and shiny like they were when...
Forum: Electrical 11-06-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Dieselkiss
Try this

Ok, these are links to the actual wiring diagrams for the alarm system I installed.
Now, of course, it' not the same aftermarket as yours, but....it is the wiring for the 96 ram door lock system, so...
Forum: Body & Interior 11-06-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By Dieselkiss
Red looks good.

I've honestly never been a fan of white cars all round. I've owned a few over the years and I just don't like white.

I saw a 2nd gen the other day done in a deep blue that looked really nice.

...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 11-06-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,804
Posted By Dieselkiss
Thirsty girl

I wouldn't change my truck, but the downside is she is damned thirsty...

I would guess mine averages about 30 or 40 feet per gallon :LOL:

I think that's why they built these trucks with the...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-06-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Dieselkiss
Funny you mention that....

Sitting on the sofa with my wife at some ungodly hour this morning watching some lame movie, I suddenly turned to her and said 'Drive shaft, maybe it's the UJ'. She looked at me blankly lol

So...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 11-05-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Dieselkiss
High five to Ramforumz admin!!!!

Just like to give a well deserved shout out to the admin here.
I had an issue with a post and sent them a quick E-Mail explaining my issue and I received a LIVE response with 10 minutes of that...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 11-05-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Dieselkiss
I love my truck, but...

So I've had my '99 5.2 Ram for about 18 months now and I still say it is the single coolest vehicle I have ever owned. I've owned a lot of cars over the year, both American cars here in the U.S. and...
Forum: Electrical 11-05-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Dieselkiss
From memory

Ok, am going to try to do this from memory so bare in mind this is just my thoughts and PLEASE check elsewhere before doing anything.

My Ram came without central locking or alarm or electric...
Forum: Electrical 11-05-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,788
Posted By Dieselkiss
3rd Gen Light on 2nd Gen

Hey guys, I've been thinking about fitting 3rd gen headlights (and maybe tail lights) to my 2nd gen Ram for a while now. I like the way the 3rd gen lights look and honestly think the 2nd gen...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-05-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Dieselkiss
Grumbling diff maybe?? '99 5.2 Auto 2WD.

So it's very slight, but noticeable and I would describe it as a slight knock/grumbling/rumble. It's one of those noises that is hard to define.
It's rhythm is relevant to speed - it gets faster as...
Forum: Body & Interior 10-28-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,206
Posted By Dieselkiss
Door seal

If you're convinced it's the door seal, why not just replace the whole thing rather than looking for the one spot?

I've never done this on my ram, but have on other cars. Just seems like the...
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