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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 05-07-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By dirtsurferus
P-Pump?

I have heard a lot of stuff about this part...but what is it? is that the fuel pump? I am new to the cummins world and am getting ready to buy one. I am just doing some research trying to figure out...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 05-04-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By dirtsurferus
ok thank you this helped a lot! i just didn't...

ok thank you this helped a lot! i just didn't want to get scre#ed ya know?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 05-04-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By dirtsurferus
all right. thanks. one more question though...I...

all right. thanks. one more question though...I have found a lot of them that are running 35's. i know that on the gas trucks, they are hard on the front and rear ends...should i worry about it on...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 05-04-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,310
Posted By dirtsurferus
buying a cummins...need tech help asap!

I am getting ready to buy a cummins but i don't want to get ripped off. I am going to buy it used but the guy is saying that it has something that i have never heard of .... "not a 53 block cummins...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-19-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,730
Posted By dirtsurferus
um ... how are you getting that mpg? I've tried...

um ... how are you getting that mpg? I've tried for months to try to get over 15mpg with stock lift and it's not working. lol
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-02-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,988
Posted By dirtsurferus
i just hooked up one of my wire brush attachments...

i just hooked up one of my wire brush attachments to the end of my drill and ground off all of the gasket material cause it's impossible to get it off by hand that i know of. but i polished it up...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-02-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,151
Posted By dirtsurferus
i second that. i put platinums in it before i...

i second that. i put platinums in it before i knew anything about this truck and it ran terrible. then i read about how it can melt the heads and all that jazz and i yanked them out the next day and...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-02-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,210
Posted By dirtsurferus
yea no kidding. i'm only 19 and in college but i...

yea no kidding. i'm only 19 and in college but i work two jobs and am in the process of starting my own landscaping business over this coming summer. as well as i have been doing construction my...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-02-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,607
Posted By dirtsurferus
yea i found that all of the stuff for my truck...

yea i found that all of the stuff for my truck (98 1500) is interchangeable with even early model 2002's even though it doesn't say. just as long as it fits the 5.9L engine it will fit.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-02-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,988
Posted By dirtsurferus
yea i was going through about 4 and a half quarts...

yea i was going through about 4 and a half quarts in about 3 to four months. lol that and it a)had no power and b)no acceleration (even after programing with my superchips) and c)was blowing smoke at...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-01-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,210
Posted By dirtsurferus
i have a 180... it didn't effect what little bit...

i have a 180... it didn't effect what little bit of heat i had...(some of my vacuum lines are broken so the only thing that works is my defrost lol) but i have the hypertech 180* one. it was only...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-01-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,151
Posted By dirtsurferus
i stick with champion. they are pre-gapped too....

i stick with champion. they are pre-gapped too. but it's all just a matter of opinion. :)
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-01-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,988
Posted By dirtsurferus
so i finished it yesterday before i went to work...

so i finished it yesterday before i went to work at 6. i changed the spark plugs, oil, cleaned the air filter, replaced the throttle body, plenum, intake, and thermostat gaskets. the only thing that...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 03-01-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,988
Posted By dirtsurferus
yea i got new bolts. i got mopar ones from summit...

yea i got new bolts. i got mopar ones from summit for 12 bucks
Forum: Suspension 02-28-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,191
Posted By dirtsurferus
i'd rebuild it. with all of the headache that you...

i'd rebuild it. with all of the headache that you have had with this already it's just going to get worse the further down the road. you my as well get the $ back and redirect it to a breand new,...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-28-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,988
Posted By dirtsurferus
Acceleration and power loss solved! I think...

I'm pretty sure that i have fixed the problems that i have been having with my truck's lack of power and rough idle and what not. I started the process of changing the plenum gasket yesterday....got...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-26-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By dirtsurferus
yea take a flashlight and shine it down through...

yea take a flashlight and shine it down through the throttle body..you will be able to see whether or not there is oil splash settled into the bend where the air enters the intake.
Forum: Suspension 02-25-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,890
Posted By dirtsurferus
my advice..get royal purple gear oil. it comes...

my advice..get royal purple gear oil. it comes with the limited slip additive and the stuff is just amazing in general...expensive as hell..but worth it in my opinion. and i agree with replacing the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-25-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By dirtsurferus
^^ what he said. i am getting 16 max with cai,...

^^ what he said. i am getting 16 max with cai, new coil, cap, and rotor, plugs, and wires along with my superchips. I also have stock tire size too. but Deffidently check to make sure that you don't...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-25-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By dirtsurferus
here are some good ones. I have pace setter...

here are some good ones. I have pace setter shorty's on my truck and love them! the only thing that i don't like about them is that the paint burned off after like 10 min lol but i'm going to try to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-25-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,221
Posted By dirtsurferus
spend the money to get a good intake manifold....

spend the money to get a good intake manifold. the stock ones are notorious for blowing plenum gaskets..i actually have that on my agenda to fix on mine this weekend. another thing to look at as far...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 02-17-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,046
Posted By dirtsurferus
dang i wish i would have read sooner...i found a...

dang i wish i would have read sooner...i found a set for 125 from one of the local scrap yards here in virginia. they are rated A (less than 100K miles) they were on a 99 2500 5.9
Forum: Exhaust 02-13-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,147
Posted By dirtsurferus
yea mine has no mufflers just duals from the y...

yea mine has no mufflers just duals from the y pipe at the end of the headers. In have 3.5" tips too but it sounds better than other trucks that i have heard with performance mufflers. i'm getting...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-11-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By dirtsurferus
ok. thanks.

ok. thanks.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-11-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By dirtsurferus
broken intake manifold bolt

i broke one of the intake bolts (apparently the person who had it before me crossthreaded it ) and i was getting ready to pay for another set, but should i get some kind of anti-seize or something...
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