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Forum: Dodge Ram R/T 08-20-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By txwooley
'12 with 4.10 and 6-speed, Vararam, mechanical...

'12 with 4.10 and 6-speed, Vararam, mechanical fan delete and Hemi Fever tune. I regularly drive about 8 hours on the freeway at 75 MPH and get 16.5 to 17.5 depending on the day (into the wind, vs...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 08-13-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,778
Posted By txwooley
For the flush, couldn't save a few dollars and...

For the flush, couldn't save a few dollars and just use water? Why add coolant if you are just going to run it long enough for the t-stat to open then drain it again?
Forum: Dodge Ram Parts and Accessories for Sale - Trade - Want To Buy! 07-02-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By txwooley
Still have the TB?

Still have the TB?
Forum: Body & Interior 07-02-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,424
Posted By txwooley
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-16-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By txwooley
I can't answer your question, but I am wondering...

I can't answer your question, but I am wondering about the condition of the pistons after slapping valves. If there are scars on the piston heads, those scars could create hot spots that may lead to...
Forum: Jokes/Humor 04-13-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By txwooley
Some Philosophical Questions

1. Can vegetarians eat animal crackers?

2. If man evolved from apes why do we still have apes?

3. I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman where the Self Help section was, she said if...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-10-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By txwooley
That's a pretty good explanation right there. ...

That's a pretty good explanation right there.

The catch-can is a separator that goes between the intake manifold and the PCV valve. It separates oil vapors from the air so that the inside of your...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-08-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,737
Posted By txwooley
Do you think that just because the clutch is...

Do you think that just because the clutch is disengaged that there is no drag on the engine? Go pop the hood on your truck and give the mech fan a spin and come tell us how many revolutions it made....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-07-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By txwooley
Yes. Pull both valve covers and visually...

Yes.

Pull both valve covers and visually examine for bent pushrods, broken springs and/or sludge. Wiggle each rocker by hand to see how tight. If you find an excessively loose one, find out why.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-07-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By txwooley
I wonder if the '14 PCM will work in the '15. ...

I wonder if the '14 PCM will work in the '15. What PCM is Diablo selling for $1000? Couldn't you go to the local boneyard and get a '12-'14 PCM and then tune it?
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-07-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By txwooley
Reddish/purple is a sign of overheating. Check...

Reddish/purple is a sign of overheating. Check that that caliper is not hanging up (not releasing or releasing slowly) and dragging on the rotor.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-06-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By txwooley
That's insane. I guess they don't expect to sell...

That's insane. I guess they don't expect to sell a lot of tuners for the '15.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-06-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By txwooley
I normally got from 16-18 MPG on the 8 hour...

I normally got from 16-18 MPG on the 8 hour monthly drive to SE Louisiana from East Texas. It went down quite a bit when they raised the speed limit to 75 MPH though and now is routinely mid-15 to...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-03-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By txwooley
CAI and catch-can can be done yourself. I would...

CAI and catch-can can be done yourself. I would do catch-can first (and I did on mine) because it is relatively inexpensive and will keep your engine happy later on. I haven't priced CAI in a few...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-03-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,930
Posted By txwooley
You cannot change on the fly. Change the tune...

You cannot change on the fly. Change the tune requires engine off and key in on position (cycled on and off a few times actually). There are no tunes for gasoline powered vehicles that can be...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-03-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,737
Posted By txwooley
It may be too late for this, but I had the same...

It may be too late for this, but I had the same problem (no air tools). I was able to pull the shroud (it is 2 pieces - top and bottom) and replace the elec fan with the mech fan still on the truck....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-03-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By txwooley
Valve clatter is not a symptom of a cracked head....

Valve clatter is not a symptom of a cracked head. Unless your head is cracked there is no need to replace it. Same is true for the block.

The valve clatter could be bent pushrods or collapsed...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 02-02-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By txwooley
'11-'14 should have the same trans so no problem...

'11-'14 should have the same trans so no problem there. The HF tune is a custom tune. That tune was built specifically for the PO vehicle and may or may not realize the true potential of your...
Forum: Exhaust 01-22-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By txwooley
Stop driving it until you figure out the...

Stop driving it until you figure out the problem!!! As stated above, you show classic symptoms of CO poisoning. You run the risk of becoming incapacitated and hurting someone else on the road or...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-22-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,103
Posted By txwooley
That's a very interesting question. Since the...

That's a very interesting question. Since the engine as a whole is around 180* you would think that underhood temps would be around 180*. But the way the engine stays at 180* is by flowing that hot...
Forum: Dodge Ram R/T 01-17-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By txwooley
You are absolutely right. But the new Diablo...

You are absolutely right. But the new Diablo does not leave any fingerprint. If you need to take your truck to the dealership for some reason, just reload the stock tune and leave your tuner at the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-15-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 47,447
Posted By txwooley
I hate to bump such an old thread, but I see...

I hate to bump such an old thread, but I see several guys having trouble removing the stock mechanical fan and I hope this might help others in the future. Instead of fighting with it and bending...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-15-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,103
Posted By txwooley
Temp gauge stays just a tick over the 1/4 mark...

Temp gauge stays just a tick over the 1/4 mark with the 180* t-stat where the 205* stock stayed just a tick below 1/2.

This isn't a mod for HP or MPG so much as it is for engine life. The guys...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-15-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,925
Posted By txwooley
It might be cheaper to buy a case of 104 Octane...

It might be cheaper to buy a case of 104 Octane Boost from your local parts house than to fill 1/4 tank @ $9/gal. Add the 104 Octane Boost to a tank of 91 and you should have well over the requisite...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-15-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By txwooley
Don't discount the discount stores. I had a...

Don't discount the discount stores. I had a friend that managed the Murphy gas station in the Wal-Mart parking lot. I asked him about the cheap gas and he told me that they have (or had at that...
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