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Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-29-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By SilverFire
I have thought of a mud tire, though I think I...

I have thought of a mud tire, though I think I will try out the All-Terrain TA/KO tires. They did amazingly on my 05 Ram 1500. It was RWD without a locker, and could still out-drive my cousin's 4x4...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-28-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By SilverFire
I can't eliminate the emissions equipment here in...

I can't eliminate the emissions equipment here in Australia, and the cost for importing an older model is prohibitive when compared to a new truck because of the emissions regulations.

The snorkel...
Forum: Electrical 10-28-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By SilverFire
I would first check your ECU out, look for cracks...

I would first check your ECU out, look for cracks in the casing, or if there's any spots where it's not sealed properly.

If you're experienced with electronics, you can check the internals and see...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-28-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By SilverFire
What tests have you done? Have you checked...

What tests have you done?

Have you checked the coils (or distributor and rotor button), the wires, and the plugs?

Are the plugs clean, or are they fouled out? Is your gap right? Are there any...
Forum: Electrical 10-28-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By SilverFire
It could possible be the dimmer switch itself. Is...

It could possible be the dimmer switch itself. Is it a dial (rotary potentiometer) or digital (up down DPDT)?
Forum: Electrical 10-28-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By SilverFire
What does the light look like?

What does the light look like?
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 10-28-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By SilverFire
Outfitting for work

Hey everyone!

Long time no see. I've move all the way to Australia, and am setting up a contract with the rail company (the people that have reviewed it so far like it).

Basically, I will be...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By SilverFire
It slowly oozes into gear. And...a five...

It slowly oozes into gear.

And...a five speed? gah, they need to update the gauges then. I'm used to D,2,1 being a three speed tranny. Shows you how old the stuff I normally work on is.

No...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By SilverFire
Why not do it yourself? get some good oil,...

Why not do it yourself?

get some good oil, not too expensive, but a detergent oil, heat it on stove. Use a candy thermometer to keep the temp below 230. Have the truck drained and ready, with a...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By SilverFire
I'm voting sensor as well, that's more likely...

I'm voting sensor as well, that's more likely than a gauge going bad.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,704
Posted By SilverFire
I would do a pressure check. If you're...

I would do a pressure check. If you're overheating on load, that makes me want to lean towards warped head/blown gasket.

Pressure test first, then hoses and thermostat, after a good flush and...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-12-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By SilverFire
An Express huh? I can't wait to see some pics...

An Express huh? I can't wait to see some pics when you get it in!

Welcome aboard, I hope you enjoy this forum as much as I do!
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-12-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By SilverFire
Welcome aboard! That is a beautiful truck. I'm...

Welcome aboard! That is a beautiful truck. I'm normally not a fan of lowering, but yours looks pretty good.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-12-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By SilverFire
Welcome aboard, beautiful truck! I love the...

Welcome aboard, beautiful truck!

I love the decal on the rear quarter, did it come with that, or did you put that on yourself?

If you put it on, where did you get it?
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-12-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By SilverFire
a 12 huh? I'm jealous. Let's see some pics...

a 12 huh? I'm jealous.

Let's see some pics of your new beauty, show us what you've got!
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-12-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 357
Posted By SilverFire
Welcome aboard shipmate! I'm always glad to...

Welcome aboard shipmate!

I'm always glad to see more Navy people on here. Former Master at Arms here!

I agree with brad12kx, HID's on your truck can be a nightmare unless it's done right the...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-12-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By SilverFire
The best way is to compare rims against each...

The best way is to compare rims against each other, if you can.

Trucks are more forgiving as far as offset and the position of the tire. You could go to a local tire shop, they might be able to...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By SilverFire
You will see these problems, depending on how...

You will see these problems, depending on how severe it is:

Overheating

Foamy yellow oil

Loading

Hard time cranking
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By SilverFire
I would double check your water pump. I've gotten...

I would double check your water pump. I've gotten one before on an old Crown Vic that bolted right up....but spun in the wrong direction.

You should also check your heater core to make sure it's...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By SilverFire
Welcome aboard, got some pics? We love pics...

Welcome aboard, got some pics? We love pics around here.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-12-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By SilverFire
Transmission Problems, time to make a decision and possible rear end

Okay, my truck has a very odd problem that has come up.

Sometimes, when I crank it up to go somewhere, it doesn't want to go in reverse. I can shift it into gear, but I have to tap the throttle...
Forum: Jokes/Humor 07-15-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By SilverFire
Maybe it's got the all-powerful 300ci straight...

Maybe it's got the all-powerful 300ci straight six upgrade? I hear those engines are the best for making a high performance Mustang.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 04-06-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,715
Posted By SilverFire
Even with the decreased MPG (which can be...

Even with the decreased MPG (which can be accounted for in tuning), I would still be seeing a lower cost per mile for my fuel.

Currently I'm getting about 24-26 city, and 30-32 highway with my...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 04-06-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,715
Posted By SilverFire
It doesn't have the tagging on the gas cap, or...

It doesn't have the tagging on the gas cap, or body badging, which is why I am curious to find out exactly what I'll need to do.

If it's not going to cost a lot to get it E85 ready, then I will...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 04-06-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By SilverFire
For the temperature gauge, I would look at the...

For the temperature gauge, I would look at the sensor (should be right beside the thermostat, or close to it), and the wiring from it. Sounds like either a bad thermostat, or one of the wires is torn...
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