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Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 02-07-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,605
Posted By Pride0aries
Fuel pumps also fail intermittently, not...

Fuel pumps also fail intermittently, not necessarily gradually, things like a weak ground can cause the pump to not work at all but be at nearly full capacity otherwise, sputtering would be more like...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 02-07-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,749
Posted By Pride0aries
If you smell it, either the fresh air intake for...

If you smell it, either the fresh air intake for the cabin is picking it up from a leak (cap or hoses prime suspects) OR heater core/fittings loose or leaking. Given that kind of volume, you'd...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 02-07-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,647
Posted By Pride0aries
Smile RAM 1500 Rear Diff Cover/Fluid Change Pics

When I last did the rear fluid change on my 2003 RAM 1500 QC I took a lot of photos which a newbie tackling this for the first time might find helpful.

They're posted here and likely to be there a...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-15-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,838
Posted By Pride0aries
According to InsideLine's testing in early 2004: ...

According to InsideLine's testing in early 2004:

0-60 8.3
1/4 16.3

Note: they were using a loaded SLT QC, but also with the very heavy OEM 20" wheels. 17's are significantly lighter. They...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-15-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Pride0aries
When I bought mine in August 2003, the 5.7 was...

When I bought mine in August 2003, the 5.7 was officially described as an "option", lol. I didn't even think about any other motor, esp not after having driven a Dakota with the 4.7l. I think the...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-12-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,650
Posted By Pride0aries
Sweet! I LIKE IT!

Sweet! I LIKE IT!
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-12-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,650
Posted By Pride0aries
My 1500 also settles right down low with a full...

My 1500 also settles right down low with a full load on its leaf springs, but I've found for example loaded full with firewood, it drives much better on the hwy loaded vs. not.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-12-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,650
Posted By Pride0aries
Unsure of the exact weight, but 1st photo is...

Unsure of the exact weight, but 1st photo is close to full load of field stone moved up from my lower property to use in stone walls, easily over 1000 lbs. The stones were, gneiss, granite, and...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-02-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By Pride0aries
Mostly turns it into a white blob when I can find...

Mostly turns it into a white blob when I can find it...
...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 09-16-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,551
Posted By Pride0aries
Great advice on updating to latest, often skipped...

Great advice on updating to latest, often skipped step when you get a new tune. I've found that is really helpful.
Forum: Body & Interior 04-19-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Pride0aries
Thanks, 30 ft-lbs seems about right, that's...

Thanks, 30 ft-lbs seems about right, that's plenty tight. I left it overnight w/o fluid after tightening the bolts finger tight plus half a turn or so. Seems good.

Well, except for MY dumb move...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-19-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,739
Posted By Pride0aries
The Greenstuff pads front are working out really...

The Greenstuff pads front are working out really well, very happy with the choice a month later now. I did end up with the 7000's up front and 6000's rear. Good combo. They don't have that...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-18-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Pride0aries
Just look at the size of the OEM resonator on the...

Just look at the size of the OEM resonator on the stock exhaust system and imagine removing that and just leaving a cat + pipe - not only would it be loud, but it wouldn't sound good, either. ...
Forum: Body & Interior 04-18-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By Pride0aries
Maybe dumb question, but doing that because it's...

Maybe dumb question, but doing that because it's damaged, or because you're doing something else to it?
Forum: Body & Interior 04-18-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Pride0aries
Question Btw - rear diff cover bolts torque specs?

Also since the search turned up this thread for "rear diff cover", I believe the correct torque spec is 30 ft-lbs for the cover bolts - my manuals are not handy - can anyone confirm this?

Also...
Forum: Body & Interior 04-18-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Pride0aries
+1 ^ I like that a lot, have to track down the...

+1 ^ I like that a lot, have to track down the posts, time to search a bit. Nice setup.

3 boys under 5? LOL! I had just two under five, boy/girl and that was enough at the time :)
Forum: Body & Interior 04-18-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,751
Posted By Pride0aries
Any details on the lock you use? One of my...

Any details on the lock you use? One of my concerns running a cab on the truck that locks, etc. is the tailgate doesn't lock, so kind of pointless to have a locking top.
Forum: Body & Interior 04-18-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,751
Posted By Pride0aries
Half the time the bastards are just selling them...

Half the time the bastards are just selling them for cash, so the economics of cost don't apply. The other half are just chitheads too cheap to buy their own parts, bust a light, take two because...
Forum: Body & Interior 04-18-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By Pride0aries
Right on target. I had to do this in 2003 when it...

Right on target. I had to do this in 2003 when it was new to replace the crappy OEM speakers, it was a mystery at first. Then once you get the bits out of the way, the panels just lift off.

The...
Forum: Oil Change 04-18-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,211
Posted By Pride0aries
What about 2003+ gen? I've seen a few fittings...

What about 2003+ gen? I've seen a few fittings that look like they might take a needle tip grease fitting.

Hot or cold weather. ;)
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 03-15-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,739
Posted By Pride0aries
Wow. Other than the dimples and zinc coating,...

Wow. Other than the dimples and zinc coating, those EBC rotors are almost double the cost of my slotted-only Powerslots, which I have used on other vehicles with good results. Rotors alone would...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 03-15-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,739
Posted By Pride0aries
IDK how they work with CAN shipping, but...

IDK how they work with CAN shipping, but Autopartswarehouse.com ...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-15-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Pride0aries
...and you need another reason why?...

...and you need another reason why? :smiley_thumbs_up:
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-15-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Pride0aries
Looked at TA cover, can you explain a little how...

Looked at TA cover, can you explain a little how this works/benefits? Going to change my diff fluid and planning on pulling the cover, but don't know much about the stud girdle, etc. Was going to...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram - MOTM - Archives 01-21-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,936
Posted By Pride0aries
vote's in, nice rides all!

vote's in, nice rides all!
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