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Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 07-02-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,579
Posted By battlerattle
I try not to, I will even park in the back of the...

I try not to, I will even park in the back of the lot if people park tight. Sometimes though I have too. There are a few shopping areas near me that only have compact style spots, if I am dead center...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 07-02-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By battlerattle
That 16.5 can drain both of those batteries on a...

That 16.5 can drain both of those batteries on a long pull, even with the truck running. Just throwing in a deep cycle isnt going to address the issue which includes the charging system.
You need...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-02-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 196
Posted By battlerattle
As for the painting cost....that is sadly about...

As for the painting cost....that is sadly about right (at least for my area). To make it unnoticable he will have to sand and paint the entire pannel and blend into the adjoining pannels. If you dont...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 06-25-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By battlerattle
I voted for the BullyDog. While I am sure the...

I voted for the BullyDog. While I am sure the Diablo is the absolute best, some of us are never going to re cam our engine or dyno tune for max power. If you simply want to get the most out of what...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 06-25-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,456
Posted By battlerattle
Lets put aside the hand or computer calculated...

Lets put aside the hand or computer calculated for a second. You were runing 23.5mpg and lost 15% which still means your running 20-21mpg in a hemi. First thats great mpg! Secondly, have you acounted...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 06-23-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By battlerattle
Not really necassary. The whole reason for...

Not really necassary. The whole reason for periodically engaging the 4x4 is to move the front ring and pinion and slosh the oil around. With unit bearings your front axle is turning anyways as the...
Forum: Dodge Ram Aftermarket Brakes 06-23-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,239
Posted By battlerattle
The experts will chime in shortly, but I can put...

The experts will chime in shortly, but I can put you in the right direction.

The bennefits of hydroboost are much greater line pressure which increases clamping pressure at the calipers. This...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-23-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By battlerattle
I have had just a hair over 13k lbs behind mine...

I have had just a hair over 13k lbs behind mine with spacers. You can do aluminum, just make sure its forged.....but I would highly recomend steel.
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 06-23-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By battlerattle
Well that was unexpected. While it happens, I am...

Well that was unexpected. While it happens, I am quite surprised it was both!
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-23-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By battlerattle
I have 3" flares on my 2011, and in the looks...

I have 3" flares on my 2011, and in the looks department you will definitely want spacers. While I cant speak directly to Motosport Techs spacers, I echo that you want a quality forged or steel...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 06-23-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By battlerattle
If your still getting the reading after having...

If your still getting the reading after having charged the batteries you may have simply killed the batteries. Most automotive batteries are not meant to be deep cycled like that, it tends to kill...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 06-22-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By battlerattle
They are expensive but worth every penny. Not...

They are expensive but worth every penny. Not only are they stronger, its less wear and tear on compnents and greatly improves steering.

...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 06-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By battlerattle
Keep in mind that a winch under hard use can draw...

Keep in mind that a winch under hard use can draw your batteries down much faster than your alternator can can replenish. As GT said above, throw them on a charger for a few hours. Next time winch...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 06-22-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 149
Posted By battlerattle
I have the Fox 2.0 IPF on my Power Wagon and love...

I have the Fox 2.0 IPF on my Power Wagon and love them. They are on the firm side, but still ride well and have really got the unsprung weight under control!
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 06-22-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By battlerattle
I got my first update for free in 2012, after...

I got my first update for free in 2012, after that is is $149. I havent done it since but will be doing it this year as its now been 3 years. I am lucky enough to have the Garmin Nav in mine and...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-22-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By battlerattle
Keep in mind a couple of things. As mentioned the...

Keep in mind a couple of things. As mentioned the tire pressure will very with temp, it will also very if one side of your vehicle is in the sun for a time and the other isnt. If you still cant keep...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-22-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By battlerattle
IF yours is anything like mine it the actual...

IF yours is anything like mine it the actual blower motor under the dash on the passenger side. Not to worry, they are all loud. I had one replaced under factory warranty and replaced two more just...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 06-17-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By battlerattle
The rotors can rust on there pretty well. There...

The rotors can rust on there pretty well. There are a few things you can try. Penetrating oil which you said you already tried. You can also use a little heat and some parfin wax (the wax will wick...
Forum: Dodge Power Wagon 04-16-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By battlerattle
The problem with the sway bar on the PW is the...

The problem with the sway bar on the PW is the same issue on Jeeps with the smart bar. Extensions are fine, but some of the long arm lift increase travel and the smart bar only has a certain amount...
Forum: Dodge Power Wagon 04-15-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By battlerattle
Should have told them you would take it if they...

Should have told them you would take it if they flip the bill to have the whole thing Line-X sprayed. They look great when coated!
Forum: Dodge Power Wagon 04-14-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By battlerattle
No regrets, its a great truck.

No regrets, its a great truck.
Forum: Dodge Power Wagon 04-10-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By battlerattle
Lucky you! Mine is a 2011 and there were no...

Lucky you! Mine is a 2011 and there were no Laramies made. I am on my way to fixing that! Katzkin Leather interior is inbound!
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 03-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By battlerattle
Fell free to PM me. Its been a few years, but I...

Fell free to PM me. Its been a few years, but I have built more than one axle.
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 03-25-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By battlerattle
I re-read, your swapping the whole axle. So yes...

I re-read, your swapping the whole axle. So yes there will be some differences, but not anything that should prevent you from doing the swap. You need to make sure your transfer has a 2H setting and...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 03-25-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By battlerattle
You may need to change the stub shaft on the...

You may need to change the stub shaft on the axles to fit the hubs if the ones you are swapping are coming from a unit bearing set-up. Its not horribly difficult and you can use it as an excuse to...
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