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Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 07-29-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ramvan2500
Quite honestly, stiffen up suspension... Get...

Quite honestly, stiffen up suspension... Get stiffer springs and a rear anti-sway bar. That is really all you need! Oh yea, and very very good monotube shocks, but if you replace springs make sure...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 07-29-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By ramvan2500
They last a little bit longer, yup that is true....

They last a little bit longer, yup that is true. Body roll, let's see... This is a pickup truck right? We all have to remember that these "trucks" were engineered for a purpose. Quite honestly I...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-27-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By ramvan2500
The canister with the solenoid is the EVAP...

The canister with the solenoid is the EVAP canister. This EVAP canister contains active charcoal which absorbs evaporate fuel out of the gas tank, when the vehicle is driving it periodically sends...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-27-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By ramvan2500
It is certainly vacuum related. I would start off...

It is certainly vacuum related. I would start off by checking vacuum lines for any leaks, including rubber connectors. If all that checks out I would look into the vacuum reservoir, as it might be...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-27-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By ramvan2500
Yea these intakes are a pain. I rebuilt my engine...

Yea these intakes are a pain. I rebuilt my engine during X-Mas break and it pulled a little oil. But it's normal with these engines. I didn't bother changing out the belly plate to aluminum, but I...
Forum: Body & Interior 07-25-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By ramvan2500
Probably a while.

Probably a while.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-25-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By ramvan2500
Well the front band has nothing to do with 1st...

Well the front band has nothing to do with 1st gear engagement. 1st is completely clutch based. Quite honestly you probably just need to replace all of the seals and rebuild/adjust the valve body....
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By ramvan2500
I just love it when I'm right :D :P LOL Anyways,...

I just love it when I'm right :D :P LOL Anyways, just me being a _____. Glad to hear the truck is all fixed up now. Keep the service manual handy for the future.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By ramvan2500
Yea, I found your email on my page and sent you...

Yea, I found your email on my page and sent you the service manual. Oh, what's going on with the OD unit now? Another leak?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-24-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By ramvan2500
I just remembered that I removed the CAT, so that...

I just remembered that I removed the CAT, so that is what attributes to my satisfaction when sound is concerned. That probably is not a viable option for you, assuming you're in an inspection state.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-23-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By ramvan2500
i have a thrush turbo, it does have a nice muscle...

i have a thrush turbo, it does have a nice muscle car sound... of course i advanced the timing which aided in intensifying the sound. thrush is a cheap muffler 25 bucks, air flow is sufficient for...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-23-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By ramvan2500
well since it is a 1994 the transmission is not...

well since it is a 1994 the transmission is not electronic except for 4th gear and the torque converter lockup clutch. sounds like you might want to pull the transmission and rebuild it. be sure to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 07-23-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By ramvan2500
The edelbrocks I think are better, but you are...

The edelbrocks I think are better, but you are going to want to raise compression or run hotter plugs or a hotter thermostat because those heads are aluminum.

As for the transmission, you should...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-20-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By ramvan2500
Yup Torque Converters crack, the HAZ usually...

Yup Torque Converters crack, the HAZ usually develops a crack. Luckily converters are cheap. Yes you have to drop the transmission to remove the converter. You are going to want to be sure that the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By ramvan2500
Good idea. You don't want to have any fires start.

Good idea. You don't want to have any fires start.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-20-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By ramvan2500
Well if not a fusible link then there ya go. Had...

Well if not a fusible link then there ya go. Had to do with the connections obviously. Rev the engine up to about 3000RPM and the voltage should peak. Voltage is only half of it, the current is more...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-20-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By ramvan2500
If you found snap ring then you are going to need...

If you found snap ring then you are going to need to rebuild the overdrive assembly.

Like I said 1800 is not bad, I see allot of clowns charging 2500. Quite honestly most transmissions only need...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-19-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By ramvan2500
If the fluid level is at normal level and that is...

If the fluid level is at normal level and that is with the engine at normal operating temperature, then it won't come from the vent. Solenoids wouldn't cause it to leak externally. Where was it...
Forum: V10 Specific Topics 07-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Posted By ramvan2500
I'm sure they have one for a 10... It would be...

I'm sure they have one for a 10... It would be stupid to make instruments and not one for V10's.... But the stupid is possible. Check ebay too.
Forum: Body & Interior 07-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By ramvan2500
Ebay, Chrysler, Junk Yard. Read the...

Ebay, Chrysler, Junk Yard.

Read the instructions for the dash cover
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 07-19-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By ramvan2500
I just used the stock rubber, it works fine. Just...

I just used the stock rubber, it works fine. Just replace them every couple of years to keep smooth ride.
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 07-19-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By ramvan2500
Well here is a list of reasons for poor fuel...

Well here is a list of reasons for poor fuel economy.
1. Lifted Truck (Poor aerodynamics = drag)
2. Larger tires (larger rolling resistance = drag)
3. 4WD (parasitic drag)
4. An exhaust leak...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By ramvan2500
Clean the throttle body and IAC. Check the...

Clean the throttle body and IAC.
Check the ignition coil.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By ramvan2500
Well check the voltage coming out of the...

Well check the voltage coming out of the generator. Then check at the battery to see if it is the same. Likely you have a burnt our fusible link someplace.
Forum: Body & Interior 07-19-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By ramvan2500
Use a slim jim to unlock the passenger door if...

Use a slim jim to unlock the passenger door if the key doesn't work. Likely the lock internals are shot (much like one of mine).
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