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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 09-01-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,778
Posted By MERF-09
They are the same size.

They are the same size.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 02-28-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By MERF-09
In my opinion I would do a SCT tuner from...

In my opinion I would do a SCT tuner from Hemifever 1st it will net you the most gain for your dollar. He will reset the rev limiter & reprogram the transmission shift patterns which make the little...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-28-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By MERF-09
I have an 2001 first oil leak was the Vacuum...

I have an 2001 first oil leak was the Vacuum pump/power steering pump seal at the crank case it leaked pretty good but I couldn't tell if it was the crank case over flow bottle or the vacuum pump...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 10-23-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By MERF-09
Fuel system is bleeding down at the cracked elbow...

Fuel system is bleeding down at the cracked elbow replace it also if you haven't replaced the fuel filter in the last 15,000 miles replace it. Any air in the fuel system will cause it to run ruff &...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 09-24-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,778
Posted By MERF-09
Your Welcome! I made a fan shroud but you don't...

Your Welcome!
I made a fan shroud but you don't haft to do that you can use the thru radiator straps that they provide with the fans or you can get a single Flex a light 180 for about $320.00 it is...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 09-24-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,778
Posted By MERF-09
There are no ill affects from cutting raised...

There are no ill affects from cutting raised portion off of the throttle body. If you are looking for noticeable mileage gains look in to electric fans & a free flowing exhaust I managed to get 2 mpg...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 08-06-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,778
Posted By MERF-09
Cutting the edges off lets the engine get more...

Cutting the edges off lets the engine get more air & less restriction of the incoming air.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 07-10-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,631
Posted By MERF-09
Exhaust, Intake, EFI live & Gauges Rail Pressure,...

Exhaust, Intake, EFI live & Gauges Rail Pressure, EGT & Boost & Trans temp.
The folks at Relentless Diesel here in Texas have a EFI live tune that will get you in the 500 hp range that is safe for...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 06-12-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By MERF-09
Seen a few common rails with Performance Intake &...

Seen a few common rails with Performance Intake & 4" Exhaust & EFI Live tune with stock fuel system & turbo & stock injectors there making 500-525 reliable horsepower.
That about all the horsepower...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 06-11-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By MERF-09
No you don't need any head work unless you have a...

No you don't need any head work unless you have a blown head gasket just get some ARP head studs you will be fine.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 06-08-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By MERF-09
Smarty paired with 150 hp injectors & a Super B...

Smarty paired with 150 hp injectors & a Super B turbo will put you in the 400 Horsepower range. Also the Smarty can be stacked with other fueling boxes for more Horsepower. So Smarty is the way to go.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 05-25-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,778
Posted By MERF-09
No I'm still running the OEM the battery voltage...

No I'm still running the OEM the battery voltage does dip when idling with the air conditioning & the lights & the radio going with the head lights off it does just fine. I have researched a bigger...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 05-24-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,778
Posted By MERF-09
The first pic is the adjustable Hayden fan relay...

The first pic is the adjustable Hayden fan relay that triggers the Cole Hersee solenoid second pic is the Cole Hersee solenoid its hooked to the battery positive & negative & then back to the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 05-24-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,778
Posted By MERF-09
Thanks I ran a Lincoln fan till the low speed...

Thanks
I ran a Lincoln fan till the low speed went out I will take some pics of my current setup it is the same as the setup I used on the Lincoln fan I ran the low speed off the adjustable temp...
Forum: Towing 05-11-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,091
Posted By MERF-09
It will be fine. I tow a 5,000 tractor on a 1,500...

It will be fine. I tow a 5,000 tractor on a 1,500 lb trailer to the deer lease & back 90 miles round trip with overdrive off never had a problem.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 05-10-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,778
Posted By MERF-09
Second tank results are 16.89mpg I would say the...

Second tank results are 16.89mpg I would say the throttle body mod is well worth it.
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 04-27-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,291
Posted By MERF-09
pick up a oil pressure gauge & connect it to the...

pick up a oil pressure gauge & connect it to the 1/8" npt port were I have my Bypass filter line connected right next to the turbo oil feed line if it has oil pressure your gauge is bad on the dash...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 04-27-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By MERF-09
I started off with a junk yard air hat from a...

I started off with a junk yard air hat from a 1996 Dakota & have made several DIY cold air intakes from that air hat.
1. Air hat junk yard 3" gray electrical sweep 90 & 3" rubber coupling w/hose...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 04-27-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By MERF-09
http://www.hughesengines.com/Index/products.php?br...

http://www.hughesengines.com/Index/products.php?browse=category&level0=U21hbGwgQmxvY2sgTWFnbnVtICgzLjkvNS4yLzUuOSk=&searchmode=partnumber&page=14&partid=26112
Here's a proven top end kit. I don't...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-20-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,885
Posted By MERF-09
Thanks Ramvan I have done all the items on...

Thanks Ramvan
I have done all the items on your list & did the Transgo kit while I had the valve body out of the truck. The Trango was recommended by my buddy he's a transmission builder as well....
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-20-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,885
Posted By MERF-09
Yes I know you can change the shifts without a...

Yes I know you can change the shifts without a shift kit that was not my point all the things I do are to prolong the life of my equipment. The Transgo doesn't make the truck shift harsh it just...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 04-20-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,611
Posted By MERF-09
I would look at the Vacuum pump I have had to...

I would look at the Vacuum pump I have had to replace that sea.l The oil was running down the drivers side front if you look up from the bottom of the truck you will see oil all over the shaft...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 04-19-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By MERF-09
35psi fuel pressure is to high needs to be 17 to...

35psi fuel pressure is to high needs to be 17 to 20psi for your VP44 injection pump to live a long life. If you what a little more pep pick up a Diablo sport power puck it is the best bang for the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-19-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,885
Posted By MERF-09
If your going to to pull the valve body down &...

If your going to to pull the valve body down & clean it I would go ahead & do a Trans-Go shift kit & drain plug in the pan while you are there. I did mine when I serviced the transmission & it was...
Forum: V6 Specific Topics 04-19-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By MERF-09
I would test the coil for proper resistance also...

I would test the coil for proper resistance also check your fuel sync signal on the distributor. can't remember what the resistance should be but you can google it & I'll look the info tonight in my...
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