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Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-04-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By spockmckoy
thanks, I'll try in a couple of days due to work...

thanks, I'll try in a couple of days due to work load. rain is coming too, of course. I bought 4 new star bolts -- the dodge dealer pic in their pc calls them 'knuckle pin bolts'. they list for...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-04-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By spockmckoy
kroil

Never heard of kroil. I tried pb blaster with no luck. tried to shock with 2lb sledge, 4 foot breaker bar, tighten first, then reverse, no luck. I'll look for kroil, then I don't have a real oxy/a...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 08-04-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By spockmckoy
Question stuck bolt removal opinion wanted

hi, I'm trying to remove the knuckle bolt with the star head. After the caliper is removed, there is a piece of metal [the knuckle] that keeps the rotor from being removed. I have it it with all I...
Forum: Suspension 07-27-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By spockmckoy
Question R/R of shocks

Any tips for replacing the front shocks on the 2500 02' Ram? I'm not sure what to do/any special tools to get them out of the front?
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-21-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By spockmckoy
Brakes from R1 Concepts

Hi, has anyone bought rotors/brakes from R1 Concepts? I'm tired of poor quality rotors/brakes from local zone stores. They seem to have pretty good quality, I used on my VW Golf and the pads were...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By spockmckoy
Unhappy new tranny

I think I paid around $1700 at an independent tranny place near me in SW PA. It all started because I was having a hard time pulling up out of my driveway {hill}. My fluid smelled burnt. I pulled...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 07-06-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By spockmckoy
Question new front fenders?

Has anyone bought replacement front fenders that are primered and taken them to a shop for painting? Any opinions on what I'd expect to pay to paint a fender to match my truck. 02' 2500 ram. thanks.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By spockmckoy
I just called, they have sunday hours. the em...

I just called, they have sunday hours. the em brake pads do not come with their kit. I'll find them sep. thanks for site!
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-13-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By spockmckoy
em brake pads

Hi, thanks for site. I just looked into rear rotors/pads. They don't specify if emergency pads are included in their kits. Do you have any experience buying rear rotor/pad kits from them and em...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 04-13-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By spockmckoy
Question best site for replacement parts??

Hi, I'm looking for best site for replacement rotors/brake pads/hoses, etc. Any really liked for quality/prices? I have an 02' 2500 4x4. Thanks!
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 03-01-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By spockmckoy
Lightbulb Washer pump info

Hi, I recently had to change my windshield washer pump and thought I'd pass on a tidbit of info. I purchased on-line a Trico unit #11-514. Though the pump is an exact replacement on my 02' Ram 2500,...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 02-05-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By spockmckoy
welcome!

glad to see ya!
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-05-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By spockmckoy
Talking mileage

I have 62,600 on it. 2002. I've had the tranny replaced, rear dif rebuilt, rear springs broke/replaced, I replaced gasket under the keg because of issues, replaced cap/rotor/plugs/wires while doing...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 02-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By spockmckoy
A mechanic friend of mine uses 2 methods: while...

A mechanic friend of mine uses 2 methods: while blade still on truck, 1st, adjustable wrench and whack it with a small sledge til the nut breaks free. 2nd when it doesn't break free this way, he uses...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 02-03-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By spockmckoy
changed water pump

I just finished changing my water pump this weekend since the weather allowed it. Are you sure your pump is working? Mine had the same symptoms before I changed mine, cold antifreeze, rad cap could...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 02-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By spockmckoy
I have a stock 5.9 l gas, I get 6 mpg around...

I have a stock 5.9 l gas, I get 6 mpg around town. 02'/62k miles on it.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By spockmckoy
what flush?

Hi, thanks for the response. Who's flush do you use? Prestone? thanks
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-02-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By spockmckoy
Exclamation opinion wanted on antifreeze.....

I just finished changing a bad, non-pumping, water pump on my Ram. I know most of the antifreeze came out [refilled with just under 2 gallons] from removing hoses/pumps and such, but, would it be...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-23-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By spockmckoy
bought pump

HI, thanks for the reply. I bought a lifetime pump today from autozone, $60. I checked a few places around here to have the work done, and they started at $300+. Unfortunately, I have to work on...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-22-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By spockmckoy
Exclamation anti freeze leaking out...

Hi, I have 5.9 L 02' and I have a problem that developed tonight coming home from work. My antifreeze is leaking out of my truck fast. bottom front of the engine. it appears to be behind the large...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 06-16-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By spockmckoy
Question Air con replacement question

My AC compressor burned (literally) over a year ago. :doh: I removed the compressor and put in a pulley to take up the belt slack vs buying new belt. My ac system has been open [forgot to tape up...
Forum: Product Reviews 04-29-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By spockmckoy
Talking Brake flaring tool review

http://www.eastwood.com/professional-brake-tubing-flaring-tool.html I bought this tool a while ago and have used it on my 02' ram and my Golf. The tool is a bit pricier than some other clamp type...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 10-02-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By spockmckoy
Smile stereo

go to crutchfield dot com and look at it by vehicle/price you want to spend, etc. they have great tech help if you need it. i recently replace all 4 speakers [3 originals failed 1 by 1] i installed...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-31-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By spockmckoy
Talking tranny pan

I found a pan online because mine rotted too. Keep in mind, the gasket is reusable. plastic with O-rings. I can't remember where I got mine, but if I think of it, I'll repost to here.......
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 07-22-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By spockmckoy
shocks inside the springs

since my front shocks are inside the coil spring, I was thinking a compressor may be needed.
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