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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-09-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
We started it agian right after and it was...

We started it agian right after and it was shooting coolant out of the exhaust. Tons and tons of white smoke. I let it run for a while and it was only getting worse.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-09-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
Just started it up today, ran good for about 25...

Just started it up today, ran good for about 25 seconds and then started shooting coolant agian, white smoke the whole 9.

Must be a b, something I couldent see from above. I'll upload the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-09-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Nick Boudin
YES! :D Thank you!

YES! :D Thank you!
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-09-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Nick Boudin
The intake manifold, yes, sorry I wasnt very...

The intake manifold, yes, sorry I wasnt very clear.


Also, if anyone knows the bolt size/thread pattern for the thermostat housing that'd be cool, since I lost both of mine.. haha
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-08-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Nick Boudin
Pics arent much help, unfortunetaly. These lines...

Pics arent much help, unfortunetaly. These lines are on the intakes left and right sides at the middle bottom. If that makes sense.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-08-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Nick Boudin
In need of an intake photo!

On the right side of the 5.2, 1994, there's 3 fittings for vac lines. 2 small ones and 1 that goes to the master cylinder, and 1 smaller one that connects to other vac lines on the other side of the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-05-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
Got everything except the fluids today and...

Got everything except the fluids today and batteries for the cammera.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-05-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
Also, a breif reminder of why I am doing SO much...

Also, a breif reminder of why I am doing SO much work to my truck.

http://i36.tinypic.com/121tjd0.jpg

:wow: :i_rolleyes:
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-05-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
Got a bunch of little things today. Spent around...

Got a bunch of little things today. Spent around 75 bucks. I got intake to water pump hose, vacuum line hose, 5/8 heater hose, preformed intake to radiator hose. The radiator hose mount to the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-04-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,489
Posted By Nick Boudin
You may need a 1/4 inch spacer for the front if...

You may need a 1/4 inch spacer for the front if your truck is 2wd. For some reason the 20s I have couldent reach the back of the spindle. 1/4" spacer worked perfectly. I got mine at pepboys.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-03-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
Its a 94 but it only has 91k on it for miles. It...

Its a 94 but it only has 91k on it for miles. It shouldent have that much carbon it probabaly does due to the amount of gasket problems it had. Thanks agian everyone ill get better pictures for the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-03-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
Thanks guys. I drained the block after I took...

Thanks guys. I drained the block after I took those pictures a few days ago. Nice and milkshake-y.

The polishing dosent look too bad you think? Scariest part was doing that haha. I tried not to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-03-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
http://i36.tinypic.com/k3qdd4.jpg Next to come...

http://i36.tinypic.com/k3qdd4.jpg
Next to come off was all the valve covers and the heads. I had to obviously disconnect my headers from the heads first. It was a huge pain in the ass to try and get...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 11-03-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,012
Posted By Nick Boudin
318 top end teardown and rebuild

Alright so as some of you may know from another thread I blew my head gasket/ cracked my block/ warped or cracked my heads. Well, one way for me to really find out was to tear the motor down to the...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 11-01-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
Or should I just have them determine if it's...

Or should I just have them determine if it's warped/cracked or not and then be on my way and have my dad hot tank them?
Forum: Heating & Cooling 11-01-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
That'll be my first step. Should I clean them...

That'll be my first step. Should I clean them myself? Or just let them do it?
Forum: Heating & Cooling 11-01-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
Are there any good guides on rebuilding/cleaning...

Are there any good guides on rebuilding/cleaning heads? I'd like to send them out to be done, but really they dont NEED to be ported or polished.
Forum: Heating & Cooling 11-01-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
As far as I can tell it was a head gasket failure...

As far as I can tell it was a head gasket failure along with a poor intake gasket and a blown plenum gasket. The blown plenum causing me to burn oil then with my engine being hot because of no oil...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 11-01-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
The tear down wasnt too bad. The head bolts were...

The tear down wasnt too bad. The head bolts were the hardest to remove. Without any air tools, I used a 2' 1/2" ratchet. Got the job done. So even if the head bolts are in great shape, I should not...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 10-31-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
The motor is torn down to the block. None of the...

The motor is torn down to the block. None of the gaskets looked to be in good shape, the plenum was shot. Basically looked like it originaly was adheared good around all the bolt holes, but the 2'...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 10-29-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
Already tore some of it out today. I got...

Already tore some of it out today. I got impatient and took the time before work to tear down. Got the throttle body, alternator, ac compressor, and the mount that holds the 2 on, off. tomorrow I'll...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 10-28-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
Covered in green coolant. Haha. I will let you...

Covered in green coolant. Haha. I will let you all know!
Forum: Heating & Cooling 10-28-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
I'm wondering if it's possible if this could just...

I'm wondering if it's possible if this could just be an intake leak? Also, if I find there's an intake leak do I stop the tear down? or do I keep going to the heads?
Forum: Heating & Cooling 10-28-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
I have an engine hoist, but I dont think I'm...

I have an engine hoist, but I dont think I'm going to pull the engine. I'll start with the fan shroud and fan that way I can get in there, then I'll take off the throttle body and then the intake,...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 10-28-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,681
Posted By Nick Boudin
I will keep you all updated because this is...

I will keep you all updated because this is getting done within the month. I'm not buying a beater, I'm just going to tear it down this weekend and see what I'm working with, and then order whatever...
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