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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-20-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By oldhp
Owned a 2012 Express, 5.7 HEMI/6speed, everything...

Owned a 2012 Express, 5.7 HEMI/6speed, everything good except headlights. Now have 2014 Express 3.6/8speed, knock on wood, zero problems so far on July 31, 2014@1:00P.M. Thursday built truck.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,557
Posted By oldhp
Wow!!! The dents in the LCA are coming from the...

Wow!!! The dents in the LCA are coming from the steel steering stop pictured. The backwards looking "C" thing. How hard did other owner, or you, been cranking on this thing???
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-17-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By oldhp
I find it interesting that there is a torque spec...

I find it interesting that there is a torque spec on the plastic oil filter cap. Torque a plastic piece??? Ummm... My 2012 Equinox 2.4 has a cap also and I marked the cap/aluminum housing with a...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-15-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By oldhp
How the mileage is figured by the EPA,...

How the mileage is figured by the EPA, interesting.
How the EPA Tests and Rates Fuel Economy

The EPA doesn't just drive the vehicle to determine how many miles per gallon it gets. Each new car...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-15-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,557
Posted By oldhp
Well while he's got'em on the phone.......ask'em...

Well while he's got'em on the phone.......ask'em if a 2012 STEEL LCA will bolt up in place of the aluminum one.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-14-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,557
Posted By oldhp
Would a 2012 steel LCA fit 2013/2014 RAMS??? How...

Would a 2012 steel LCA fit 2013/2014 RAMS??? How much weight was saved going to aluminum to make it worth the change? With the beating the LCA's take, I wonder just how much engineering/thought went...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-12-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,557
Posted By oldhp
"They all do that."

"They all do that."
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-11-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By oldhp
40 front....38 rear.

40 front....38 rear.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-11-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,131
Posted By oldhp
Full tank of fuel. Lifetime oil changes of...

Full tank of fuel. Lifetime oil changes of factory Mopar oil filter/Semi-synthetic oil every 5K.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-10-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By oldhp
If it was me.......I would put a NAPA Gold 7899...

If it was me.......I would put a NAPA Gold 7899 oil filter on with Pennzoil Platinum synthetic. Sounds like the anti-drain back valve is leaking in the oil filter. Just use the dealer oil change as a...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-10-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By oldhp
What brand of oil filter is on it? Are you sure...

What brand of oil filter is on it? Are you sure you have 5W20 oil in it?
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-08-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By oldhp
These are what I call 1/2qt filters, approx....

These are what I call 1/2qt filters, approx. 3.70" wide X 3.75" tall. Napa #7899...Napa #7899XP...Bosch #3410...Motorcraft #FL820S...Royal Purple #10-48.
The smaller ones would be under 3"...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-02-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By oldhp
A Kroger 1/2 gallon ice cream bucket sits...

A Kroger 1/2 gallon ice cream bucket sits perfectly on the R&P. Put some old rags/paper towels in it, loosen filter, let it drain, slowly set it in the bucket, set bucket on floor. Don't lick the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-02-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By oldhp
Pure unleaded gasoline has more BTU's than E10. ...

Pure unleaded gasoline has more BTU's than E10.
1.5 gallons of ethanol has the same energy content as 1.0 gallon of gasoline.
The energy content of 1.0 US gallon of ethanol is 76,100 BTU,...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-01-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By oldhp
Thanks for reposting!!! Helps out the next guy!!!...

Thanks for reposting!!! Helps out the next guy!!! Reps for that!!!
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-01-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By oldhp
It was the non-ethanol fuel that gave you better...

It was the non-ethanol fuel that gave you better mileage/performance. I wish I could buy E0 fuel. And you are right, engines designed to run on 87 octane gain nothing from higher octane fuel.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By oldhp
There are 3, 5/16 head screws that hold it in....

There are 3, 5/16 head screws that hold it in. Unplug wiring harness first, take screws out, blower is out. Now you can vacuum out all the pieces.
Forum: 3.6L (220 cu in) Pentastar V6 Specific Topics 11-30-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By oldhp
Mine runs around 194-199 this time of year with...

Mine runs around 194-199 this time of year with temps under 50'ish.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-30-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By oldhp
Thunderhorse, The shock bolts use crimp type...

Thunderhorse, The shock bolts use crimp type nuts. After they bottom out I go another 1/2 turn, almost can't tighten anymore after that. 13/16" socket and wrench.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-29-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By oldhp
+1 on noise from selector dial.

+1 on noise from selector dial.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-28-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,413
Posted By oldhp
That ^^^ doesn't blind oncoming drivers at...

That ^^^ doesn't blind oncoming drivers at night??? How???
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-27-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,413
Posted By oldhp
My 2012 Express with dual HL were pitiful. My...

My 2012 Express with dual HL were pitiful. My 2014 Express with the quad HL set up is pretty darn good. Have you tried having them re-aimed? From what I've read the factory has them aimed too low.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-26-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By oldhp
I just my alignment checked since I put on...

I just my alignment checked since I put on Michelin tires. The front end was out of spec.....but not enough for warranty. Tracked down the road fine but wheel off center to the right. Tech got truck...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-26-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By oldhp
Well after looking at the owners manual pages...

Well after looking at the owners manual pages 309-310 it says the OLM is reset by the steering buttons using the EVIC. Nothing about using the gas pedal. I guess RAM changed it.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-26-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By oldhp
I do the key on, engine off, push pedal to floor...

I do the key on, engine off, push pedal to floor and back 3 times within ten seconds, key off. Drive truck like you normally do. Its worked on every drive-by-wire vehicle I've owned.
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