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Forum: South West 01-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Maddevill
Hi, I'm in Hayward. I heard about a meetup in...

Hi, I'm in Hayward. I heard about a meetup in Sacramento a couple of years ago, nothing since.
Forum: Photography/Videography 01-22-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By Maddevill
I live next to an old cemetary with graves from...

I live next to an old cemetary with graves from the 1880s. There is one big plot with an entire family, including 2 little 18 month olds, dated time of death is 1906. I think they may have died in...
Forum: Photography/Videography 01-22-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Maddevill
It seems that EVERYTIME my wife drives the truck,...

It seems that EVERYTIME my wife drives the truck, the check engine light comes on. I just got it running great, new TPS, new O2 sensors, drove it for 3 weeks, ran like a dream. She used it for ONE...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-19-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Maddevill
Another thing that Transengineer taught me was...

Another thing that Transengineer taught me was that an engine miss can mess with your tranny as well. Mine was cycling in and out of O/D randomly and the fix turned out to be my Throttle Position...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-16-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,164
Posted By Maddevill
I'm so sad he' s gone that I'm having a Fissy Hit.

I'm so sad he' s gone that I'm having a Fissy Hit.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-14-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,837
Posted By Maddevill
My wife loves the truck at least as much as I...

My wife loves the truck at least as much as I do. I think she was almost more upset than I when I stupidly sideswiped a concrete pole. Good thing we don't have any spare money or our truck would...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-13-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Maddevill
If you are sure it's the rear end and not tire...

If you are sure it's the rear end and not tire noise, and it is steady regardless whether you're on the gas or not, it could be the pinion bearing. If the sound changes when you let off the gas it is...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-09-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 240
Posted By Maddevill
Check all the wiring associated with the sensor....

Check all the wiring associated with the sensor. All the way to the PCM.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-09-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Maddevill
My 03 QC has a Salvage title due to damage that...

My 03 QC has a Salvage title due to damage that sounds like what happened to your truck. I am the 3rd owner so I never actually saw the damage and my mechanic can find no evidence of damage so I...
Forum: Electrical 12-30-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Maddevill
I had a misfire with a surging idle and it was...

I had a misfire with a surging idle and it was the TPS. Runs great now. 03 4.7
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-24-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By Maddevill
My 03 4.7 does almost the exact same thing. No...

My 03 4.7 does almost the exact same thing. No solutions found yet.
Forum: Electrical 12-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Maddevill
Assuming you don't have an actual mechanical...

Assuming you don't have an actual mechanical problem in the engine, a slow crank is almost always the starter or battery or the associated wiring. Since it didn't improve when you jumped it I'd say...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-22-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Maddevill
The o2 sensors can cause running problems. Also...

The o2 sensors can cause running problems. Also look up the plenum gasket thread.
Forum: Electrical 12-22-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By Maddevill
It's been said on here a thousand times, those...

It's been said on here a thousand times, those chips are junk. It's just a resistor you put in the IAT circuit that fools the PCM that the motor is always cold thereby richening the fueling. Get a...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-08-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Maddevill
You should have a shop check the 02 sensors. If...

You should have a shop check the 02 sensors. If they have failed you could end up buring out your cat, which can get expensive.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Maddevill
The 4.7 is notorious for blowing head gaskets...

The 4.7 is notorious for blowing head gaskets when it has been overheated. Mine blew both head gaskets 2 months after it overheated due to a leaky coolant reservior. I just put a reman long block in...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-08-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By Maddevill
I bought new tires at Firestone and paid for the...

I bought new tires at Firestone and paid for the Lifetime Alignment. First time I got it back it pulled hard left. Brought it back and had them check it. Got it back and it still pulled hard left....
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-02-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Maddevill
On my 03 4.7 the P0300 was caused by my upstream...

On my 03 4.7 the P0300 was caused by my upstream O2 sensors.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-13-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 820
Posted By Maddevill
I ride a motorcycle and am constantly astounded...

I ride a motorcycle and am constantly astounded at how bad most drivers are. It's one thing to cause a fender bender but to us, it's potentially fatal. I think we need to drastically improve our...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 11-05-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Maddevill
I have heard from a couple of guys on here that...

I have heard from a couple of guys on here that sometimes the Y pipe reduced backpressure enough to actually decrease low end torque. Others say the additional hp helped. Hopefully one of them will...
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 11-05-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By Maddevill
Well, it seems that you have no power from the...

Well, it seems that you have no power from the ignition switch to the starter solonoid. Could be a bad switch. I suppose you could run a switched wire from a power source to the solonoid thereby...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-04-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 736
Posted By Maddevill
Also, the intake manifold is plastic and can have...

Also, the intake manifold is plastic and can have cracks.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 11-04-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 736
Posted By Maddevill
If you are burning coolant your oil level...

If you are burning coolant your oil level wouldn't be affected. You'd have white smoke out the tail pipe that smells of coolant. If it isn't using coolant and doesn't overheat I'm going along with...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-04-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Maddevill
Complete long block with new pistons/ rings,...

Complete long block with new pistons/ rings, heads with upgraded/ improved tensioners and chains, ready to install for $2500 from S and J. On their web site you can watch videos of how they refurbish...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 11-04-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Maddevill
If the checklight is on go get that code read....

If the checklight is on go get that code read. The misfire is probably your TPS. It's like a $30 part and takes 2 bolts to change it so might as well try that. The 4.7 is very susceptible to head...
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