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Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 12-12-2012, 08:34 PM
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Posted By jj141979
Turning O/D off at highway speeds while towing????

I have a question. Im getting 4.56 gears for my truck. I have a 2003 Ram Hemi. O.K. Picture this.........Im driving at 65mph in 5th gear with 6500lb camper in tow. I come to a steep long hill, (like...
Forum: Towing 12-12-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,007
Posted By jj141979
Turning O/D off during highway speeds???

I have a question. Im getting 4.56 gears for my truck. I have a 2003 Ram Hemi. O.K. Picture this.........Im driving at 65mph in 5th gear with 6500lb camper in tow. I come to a steep long hill, (like...
Forum: Towing 02-24-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By jj141979
Well the way I see it you could almost bye 4...

Well the way I see it you could almost bye 4 pairs of them for one pair of the OEM. You could also google them and see what you come up with. These are the ones Im ordering...
Forum: Towing 02-24-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By jj141979
Michael, you may be able goto e-bay and get the...

Michael, you may be able goto e-bay and get the tow mirrors for your truck. Thats were im getting mine. They are after market new but they are only $200 for the pair were the dealer wants wants like...
Forum: Towing 02-22-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By jj141979
Thanks for the reply Michael. I used the truck to...

Thanks for the reply Michael. I used the truck to pick the camper up and bring it home and it towed it just fine. I live in western PA and we got some hills. But the truck did great I thought. The...
Forum: Towing 02-22-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By jj141979
Towing with O/D off on the highway????

Hi all, I got a 2003 Ram Hemi with 3.55 gears Quad cab and 4x4. I just bought a 30ft camper that wieghs 4567lbs dry. probably will be between 5200 and 5500lbs loaded. When I take O/D off the torque...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-23-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,077
Posted By jj141979
sorry guys. truck is 2003 Ram Hemi. 87000 miles....

sorry guys. truck is 2003 Ram Hemi. 87000 miles. The truck only does it after it warms up!!!! I know its because the oil is thinning out! So i think I am going to try 5w-40 Valvoline and see if the...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-17-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,077
Posted By jj141979
Is anyone using Valvoline Syntech 5W-40 in there Hemi????

I have the Hemi tick. It never makes a sound on start up. Only after it gets warm. Probably because the oil thinning out because of the heat. Now I use Valvoline Syntech 5w-30 now. Will the extra...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-17-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,034
Posted By jj141979
im going to try changing the oil over to...

im going to try changing the oil over to something heavier like 10w or even 15w. What do you guys think????
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-17-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,034
Posted By jj141979
Sometimes it doesnt do it. Most of the time she...

Sometimes it doesnt do it. Most of the time she ticks away. And its always after she warms up!!?? Most people i see have the tick right at start up till it warms up than it quits!! Why is that. Mine...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-16-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,034
Posted By jj141979
Hemi tick??? What the heck is it????!!!!

I got a 2003 Ram with a Hemi. Everytime the truck gets warm it "ticks". It does not make a sound when i first start it up. Only after it warms up. Last year I changed all valve springs and pushrods....
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 04-12-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,201
Posted By jj141979
Make sure you get Chrysler O2 sensors!!!!! Get...

Make sure you get Chrysler O2 sensors!!!!! Get them from your dealer!!! Do not get Bosch or anything else!!!! My truck didnt like it when I put 3 Bosh's in it before I finally got smart and called...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 07-18-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By jj141979
Might be the infamous "Hemi Tick". I Had the same...

Might be the infamous "Hemi Tick". I Had the same sound with mine. It is wear on the pushrods and rocker arms. Change out your pushrods and rocker arms. Very easy to do just time consuming. The...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 07-07-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,672
Posted By jj141979
or look in your glove box.:smileup:

or look in your glove box.:smileup:
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-27-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 28,717
Posted By jj141979
my '03 has a little over 76000 just changed out...

my '03 has a little over 76000 just changed out valve springs and pushrods. Hopeing to get at least another 76000 out of her!!
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-27-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By jj141979
I hated everybit of it Remerson!!!! I will tell...

I hated everybit of it Remerson!!!! I will tell you it definatly helped with the ticking. The pushrods and rockers are definatly the coulprit!!! You should see the wear on the pushrods and rockers...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-27-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By jj141979
Scatpac. I like it so far just a slight tick now....

Scatpac. I like it so far just a slight tick now. Where before it was really noisey. I will have to change the rocker arms and pushrods one day but its pretty easy to do. Thanks for asking.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-26-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By jj141979
Valve springs and pushrods done!!!! Ye ha!!!!

I just changed my valve springs and pushrods. i did it to prevent a dropped valve. WHAT A PITA!!!!!:mad3: I did it though. The "HEMI TICK" is almost gone. It is the pushrods and rocker arms that is...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-25-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,933
Posted By jj141979
OK I just made a shaft to those exact...

OK I just made a shaft to those exact demensions!!! THANKS AGAIN REMERSON!!! Will let you know how it goes!!! THANKS!!
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-25-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,933
Posted By jj141979
Thanks remerson!!!!! Ur awsome!!!!

Thanks remerson!!!!! Ur awsome!!!!
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-24-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,933
Posted By jj141979
I HOPE SO REMERSON!!! I really need those...

I HOPE SO REMERSON!!! I really need those Demensions!!! THANKS!!!
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-24-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,933
Posted By jj141979
Help Please!!! Miller Tool valve spring compressor!!!

I borrowed a Miller Tool valve spring compressor and didnt recieve the long shaft with 5 holes to mount with the rocker arm bolts!! I need to see if anyone knows the demensions of this shaft so i can...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 06-28-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,813
Posted By jj141979
Deffinatly transmissions. I have a 2000 Durango...

Deffinatly transmissions. I have a 2000 Durango with the 5.9 and the tranny went out at 45000. DAMN!!! I HATE WHEN THAT HAPPENS:SHOCKED:. The tourque convertors are known to go. COst me $1100. Not to...
Forum: V10 Specific Topics 06-28-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By jj141979
My buddy has an 01 with the v10 and his did the...

My buddy has an 01 with the v10 and his did the same thing. He got the computer changed and it runs 100 times better. Hope this helps.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 06-17-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By jj141979
The coil packs should be finw. Its easy to change...

The coil packs should be finw. Its easy to change them if you have to. Just a 10mm socket and drive. The coils should read no more than 1 ohm across the plug. Did you have to replace the valve...
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