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Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-03-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,778
Posted By westxsrt10
Still going to use the same oil? I'd switch to...

Still going to use the same oil? I'd switch to Mobil 1 or Motorcraft semi-syn 5-20.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-26-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By westxsrt10
Laser temp gun...about $20 ...

Laser temp gun...about $20
http://www.amazon.com/BAFX-Products-TM-Infrared-Thermometer/dp/B006V4WNYU/ref=pd_rhf_cr_s_cp_2_YEAD?ie=UTF8&refRID=0Z1BZEK9NFQ4J6AF2PGM

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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-25-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By westxsrt10
Slightly....headers have a unique sound. (no...

Slightly....headers have a unique sound. (no drone) Maybe a few decibels louder under WOT.
I believe the newer Hemi engines like headers with the oem exhaust. I've ran dual 3" od pipes out and...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-25-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By westxsrt10
Slightly....headers have a unique sound. (no...

Slightly....headers have a unique sound. (no drone) Maybe a few decibels louder under WOT.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-25-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By westxsrt10
$600 JBA- 1961S-2JS Throw away the supplied...

$600
JBA- 1961S-2JS
Throw away the supplied gasket and use a oem steel wafer gasket. (torque once + no leaks later down the road.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-25-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By westxsrt10
The OEM intake is a Cold Air Intake.......save...

The OEM intake is a Cold Air Intake.......save your money unless you like bling. I use a Airaid quality drop-in filter with the stock box.

(not K&N)
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-25-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By westxsrt10
Most of my remarks were focused on increasing...

Most of my remarks were focused on increasing MPGs.

If power is what you want there are more obtainable options like.....>

Handheld programmer via OBD port. +25hp, +25tq. 'Requires premium...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-24-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By westxsrt10
Mileage here is.......20 mpg max hwy, 11-14...

Mileage here is.......20 mpg max hwy, 11-14 average city

Pretend there is a raw egg behind the accelerator pedal.

Easy on the braking, use it only when needed.

Max. air pressure in...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 01-24-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By westxsrt10
Many if not most Autozones stopped reading codes....

Many if not most Autozones stopped reading codes. At least in Calif., and Idaho.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-24-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,778
Posted By westxsrt10
Toon...your transmission should be the same as...

Toon...your transmission should be the same as mine. I have a flat type push-in main filter held in by a bolt. The small internal spin-on filter (with an O ring) is just for the return line from...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 01-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By westxsrt10
The OEM batteries amps AH are bare...

The OEM batteries amps AH are bare minimum....always best to replace them with a better battery overall. (you may have done this)

Might be time to invest in a handheld code reader like an 'Acton'....
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-17-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,778
Posted By westxsrt10
Who did the service work? Still sounds like good...

Who did the service work? Still sounds like good news anyway.

These newer Hemi's w/ MDS love Mobil 1 5w20, you could also use 0W-20 in the colder weather.

The Amsoil XL oils are not the...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 01-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By westxsrt10
I have your same setup and have towed my trailer...

I have your same setup and have towed my trailer 5000mi with the $78 inside the spring bags. (in temps as low as 10 degrees)

Keep an eye on your rear end temps as that is the Rams weak link. Mine...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 01-17-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By westxsrt10
Agree a weak battery can cause all kinds of...

Agree a weak battery can cause all kinds of issues. It's almost time to replace the OEM battery with a better one.

The transmission downshifting issues in normal for these trucks.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-21-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,931
Posted By westxsrt10
Goodyear HP is the worst tire I have owed, I...

Goodyear HP is the worst tire I have owed, I removed them within a year and installed BFG AT KO's

The Goodyear A/TS is ok.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-20-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By westxsrt10
If it was me I'd have them order me a new truck...

If it was me I'd have them order me a new truck with the options I wanted.

Or... have them add the larger tank on their dime.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-11-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By westxsrt10
You can't accelerate with low Hp numbers. The 2...

You can't accelerate with low Hp numbers. The 2 other brands have figured this out. All your need is enough TQ to move the load, 1000 FT LB is not good without enough HP to pass a slow truck up a...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 12-10-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By westxsrt10
If tread wear is all you want then so be it. The...

If tread wear is all you want then so be it. The only brand truck tire I have had fail is Michelin. Fact.
Only tire I'll put on my Viper is Michelin.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-10-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By westxsrt10
4:10 if you want to tow or have 33"-35" tall...

4:10 if you want to tow or have 33"-35" tall tires. I've been considering the 6.4 but why only 410hp/429tq?
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 12-06-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By westxsrt10
The Firestones may wear better...I had them on a...

The Firestones may wear better...I had them on a past truck. I'm now sold on the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO - LT275/65R20/E 126S Great tough 3 ply sidewall tire, have them on both my trucks.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By westxsrt10
The backs are easy to remove and check the...

The backs are easy to remove and check the rebound, a visual test for leaking can be done while installed. The front shocks on these Gen4 are a bear to remove. I have 30K mi on mine so it's about...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By westxsrt10
My first guess would be a bad/ damaged...

My first guess would be a bad/ damaged tire...(did you watch them getting balanced) Maybe a shock...at 56k it's time for shocks.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 11-13-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By westxsrt10
Save the $1000 for new cats.....if you have sent...

Save the $1000 for new cats.....if you have sent that much oil through exhaust they are about to go out. Consider trading it in before any OBD smog testing comes along.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 10-11-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 30,863
Posted By westxsrt10
Your repair should last this time since the parts...

Your repair should last this time since the parts are now the correct size. (Not undersized like the past 3 years)

I had the retainer recall done yesterday so hopefully I won't have a problem...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 10-04-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 30,863
Posted By westxsrt10
I searched online and the pinion nut retainer can...

I searched online and the pinion nut retainer can now be bought online. $30 part. I went to my local dealer yesterday and they have them in stock and set an appt. to have the work done.

I had a...
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