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Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 02-28-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,018
Posted By Skipp
Had the same problem with my 2001 diesel. It...

Had the same problem with my 2001 diesel.

It would shift in and out of gears and sometimes wouldn't shift up.

Took it to Dodge and turns out it was a sensor in the transmission

$600 later it...
Forum: Electrical 02-28-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Skipp
Either a poor battery connection or your battery...

Either a poor battery connection or your battery is finished.

Try boosting it...see if that helps
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-28-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,655
Posted By Skipp
Decoding Engine Serial Number

I finally found a motor for my truck.
I bought it from an autowrecker and he says that it is from a 1998, has 168,000 kms on it.

Now I just want to verify what he is telling me by finding out...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-02-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Skipp
What do you mean by "hardware"?

What do you mean by "hardware"?
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-01-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Skipp
Thanks for that man. I can't seem to get a...

Thanks for that man.

I can't seem to get a straight answer from anyone I know about which motors will fit my 2001. I know from 1994-2001 the 5.9 are all the same except for the electronic parts....
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-01-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Skipp
Thats another thing.....i was talking to a...

Thats another thing.....i was talking to a autowrcker today and he said that I could put a 318 on also....but would i be able?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 01-31-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,668
Posted By Skipp
a guy in my town has a 1994 2500 diesel...it has...

a guy in my town has a 1994 2500 diesel...it has over a million lilometers on it adn he has not touched a thing on the motor.

And the crazy thing about it is how many HOURS he must have on...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-31-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Skipp
What years of motors would work with a 2001? I...

What years of motors would work with a 2001?
I can't seem to get a strait answer from these "mechanics" where i live
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-27-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By Skipp
Swapping Engines

I am swapping my motor in my 2001 2500 5.9 V8

I found on today at an autowrecker....its from a 1994 350 van.

Now i was skeptical and told him that it probably wouldn't work but he said that it...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-27-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
Thanks alot there buddy. I live in Canada so...

Thanks alot there buddy.

I live in Canada so thats kinda far to drive lol.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-26-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
Thats what I was afraid of. Been looking for...

Thats what I was afraid of.
Been looking for motors though already.
Some good used drop in's are worth about $700
But the sutowreckers want as much to pu the motor in as it is worth....probably...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 01-24-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,805
Posted By Skipp
Haven't washed my truck since I boughtit, and it...

Haven't washed my truck since I boughtit, and it was covered in mud WHEN I bought it lol.
I like to think of the dust and mud as a natural protective coating from the sun and scratches.....lol
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-24-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Skipp
Nothing I think, Dodge's short box is 6.5' the...

Nothing I think, Dodge's short box is 6.5'
the 2009's and newer have the new crew cab which has a 5'7" or something like that
Forum: Fuel System 01-24-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Skipp
I have a 2500 and I can get about 300 kilometers...

I have a 2500 and I can get about 300 kilometers on a half tank
I also have 33'' tires on it, no lift
When I do som major off roading she likes to suck fuel though
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-23-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
Would a leaking head gasket allow oil to get into...

Would a leaking head gasket allow oil to get into the intake manifold?
It seems like the motor will blow smoke for a while and then stop, then start again etc.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 01-23-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Skipp
Is your truck a 1500 or a 2500? I know that in...

Is your truck a 1500 or a 2500?
I know that in the solid axle 4wd the shifting motor has a collar that engages the two axles together. I had a truck where I stripped one of the shafts and it made a...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-23-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
Also I checked the fuel injectors by unplugging...

Also I checked the fuel injectors by unplugging the connectors and listening for a change in idle.
#8 and #6 both showed no change in idle.
Am I correct in replacing them?
Is this common for fuel...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-23-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
Yes I recently changed all the plugs and #8 was...

Yes I recently changed all the plugs and #8 was the only one right oiled up.

I took the plenum pan off and the gasket is not broke or anything. Can the gasket leak even though there are no breaks...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-22-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
Well I tooke the intake off again today and sure...

Well I tooke the intake off again today and sure enough it was full of oil again.
The gasket was not blown or anything. I put gas in the manifold and did not see any leaks coming from plenum pan.
...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-21-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
How sensitive is the plunum pan gasket to over...

How sensitive is the plunum pan gasket to over tightening?
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-21-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
before i changed the plenum gasket I changed all...

before i changed the plenum gasket I changed all the spark plugs and they were all perfect except for cylinder eight which was oiled up.

When oil leaks into the intake manifold, shouldn't all of...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-21-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
The torque wrench I used was too big for the job...

The torque wrench I used was too big for the job so I more or less guessed at it.
I bought a micrometer torque wrench afterwards for the intake manifold bolts though.

The code is still P0308....
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-20-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,147
Posted By Skipp
A FIAT diesel engine would be very good. I have...

A FIAT diesel engine would be very good. I have drove several of them in tractors and they are very good running motors and durable. i know of several guys who have worn the tractor out before the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-20-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,443
Posted By Skipp
5.9 V8 Engine Trouble

Where do I begin?
My 2001 Ram 5.9 V8 started to burn oil, and then it got worse. An hour drive would burn about two quarts of oil. There was a big cloud of blueish purple smoke behind me all the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-19-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Skipp
No its not an exhaust leak. Its a very...

No its not an exhaust leak.
Its a very distinctive sound coming out of the tailpipe.
It was running fine when I first started it and all of a sudden it started it.
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