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Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 04-18-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By dtru1222
I know this reply is a couple years late lol, but...

I know this reply is a couple years late lol, but it was not the torque converter.

I installed an edge high stall torque converter and it still did it.

My fix? Bought a Challenger...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-17-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,053
Posted By dtru1222
Varys vehicle to vehicle. How much knock are you...

Varys vehicle to vehicle. How much knock are you seeing? 1-2 ST knock is acceptable. Anything higher and you are losing quite a bit of power.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 01-17-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,393
Posted By dtru1222
For some reason LMI is not that popular on the...

For some reason LMI is not that popular on the Ram forums, but they are the top choice over at the Challenger forums.

I dont know what versions he has available for the Ram but the S&B looks...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 12-27-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By dtru1222
Ramzaq hit the nail on the head. Fuel burns...

Ramzaq hit the nail on the head.

Fuel burns more efficiently at higher temps. Plus the conversion to winter gas as everyone suggested.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-27-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By dtru1222
There is a vvt "unlock" around 4-5k. Noticed it...

There is a vvt "unlock" around 4-5k. Noticed it in my 13 Ram 5.7 and my Challenger 5.7.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-27-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
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Views: 1,812
Posted By dtru1222
"around town" driving you will not notice a...

"around town" driving you will not notice a difference. MDS is most useful when driving long distances around 65mph (will vary). If you drive 80mph everywhere then turn it off you will probably not...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 12-26-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By dtru1222
Any update? If its turning over with ease...

Any update?

If its turning over with ease (not slow or delayed) then I would check the spark plugs next.

Which fuel cleaner did they recommend? There are very few that are actually...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 12-26-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By dtru1222
Dont know if you found your answer but I would...

Dont know if you found your answer but I would bet it was the change to winter gas.
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 03-27-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By dtru1222
How much to change TC on 4x4?

Anyone here have their torque converter changed? If so, how much did you pay? I just got a quote for $750.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-15-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,833
Posted By dtru1222
That is probably the best mod I have seen for...

That is probably the best mod I have seen for these trucks.

I would love to do this but the only thing I would question is the sound quality. I plan on putting a JL 10w6 setup. Is this...
Forum: Oil Change 01-29-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,554
Posted By dtru1222
Thanks for the info. This is also my second...

Thanks for the info.

This is also my second Hemi, my 09 did not have this sound. It seems to be more audible from under the engine. Could it still be the lifters? Its not a tick, its a knock. ...
Forum: Oil Change 01-27-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,554
Posted By dtru1222
I changed to Amsoil 0w 20 last week but the cold...

I changed to Amsoil 0w 20 last week but the cold start knock is still there. Its not as loud anymore but it still stays until it is fully warm. The engine does run a little smoother than it did on...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-27-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By dtru1222
After talking with two dealerships, I called...

After talking with two dealerships, I called Chrysler myself and the rep told me that if the mechanics say there is no problem then there is nothing they can do about it... I asked him if all...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-24-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,896
Posted By dtru1222
With the Diablo 93 tune I went from 7.4 to 7.2...

With the Diablo 93 tune I went from 7.4 to 7.2 0-60. It also INCREASED my Short Term Knock with a high of 6 or 7. With the Hemifever tune I went to a 6.5 and then a 6.2 0-60 after power braking it...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-19-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,607
Posted By dtru1222
Is there a list of all the changes? I wonder how...

Is there a list of all the changes? I wonder how this will effect my custom tune..
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-19-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,976
Posted By dtru1222
I know exactly what you are talking about. I...

I know exactly what you are talking about.

I also have a 2012, its a 5.7 CC 4x4. The 'surging' started off only happening between 30-50mph while going uphill. Kinda felt like the truck was being...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 01-09-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,336
Posted By dtru1222
OP, Have you tried putting it in "manual" mode...

OP,
Have you tried putting it in "manual" mode to turn of 4 cyl mode? Try running it in 5 or 6 and see if you have the same issue.

Mine feels like it is choking anywhere from 30-50mph when at...
Forum: Oil Change 01-06-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,554
Posted By dtru1222
I have MDS turned off so thats not a problem. ...

I have MDS turned off so thats not a problem.

So i have two different suggestions. Running higher weight and running lower weight.. :4-dontknow:
Forum: Oil Change 01-05-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,554
Posted By dtru1222
Curious about this cold start protection. Now...

Curious about this cold start protection. Now that its getting cold in Texas my truck has started to knock (well it sounds like knocking). Would a synthetic help out?
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-28-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 47,783
Posted By dtru1222
Just like when they told us they were working...

Just like when they told us they were working hard on the '12 before they had ever even pulled one into the bay?

For the MDS issue, all I have seen is people talking about the ECO light still...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-23-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,141
Posted By dtru1222
do you have the sport? or are you putting it in...

do you have the sport? or are you putting it in 4hi?
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-22-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 47,783
Posted By dtru1222
Got to say the hemifever tune spanks the diablo...

Got to say the hemifever tune spanks the diablo canned tune. I downloaded the tune within 15 minutes of it being out and took it on a test spin. Stock tune 0-60 was 7.08. 93 canned tune brought me to...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-21-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 47,783
Posted By dtru1222
Update your trinitys guys :) The 93 tune...

Update your trinitys guys :)

The 93 tune didn't make much of a difference so far but oh well time to get it custom tuned
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-18-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 47,783
Posted By dtru1222
Someone just posted a dyno sheet in ds forum...

Someone just posted a dyno sheet in ds forum showing a 50-60 hp and tq increase low in the powerband. Was this yours?
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-18-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 47,783
Posted By dtru1222
Isn't the mileage also readable? I...

Isn't the mileage also readable?

I remember one of the 11 guys saying the trinity was only off his actual 1/4 by 4 or 5 tenths.

Anyways I stated that its not accurate but it will gauge the...
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