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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 06-23-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,246
Posted By 79ta
I had the j35 recall and that was pre-deletes, no...

I had the j35 recall and that was pre-deletes, no other issues with the truck (except a bad battery, I replaced both originals with optimas). I recently changed to a 5" turbo back, mufflerless...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 06-15-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,246
Posted By 79ta
I did a dpf delete, unplugged the egr(per the...

I did a dpf delete, unplugged the egr(per the instructions with the smarty jr programmer) installed an amsoil by-pass filter system along with changing over to amsoil 15w40 diesel oil about 7 months...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 03-22-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,698
Posted By 79ta
2009 cummins here, 4x4 auto, qcsb, dpf deleted,...

2009 cummins here, 4x4 auto, qcsb, dpf deleted, egr unplugged with smarty jr programmer, 4" turbo back straight exhaust, great truck. Didn't know if anyone else heard this but some 2009 and 2010's...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 03-11-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,402
Posted By 79ta
When you guys calculate mileage, be sure and do...

When you guys calculate mileage, be sure and do it by hand as the computer is said to be off quite a bit. You should get around 15mpg stock. My 2009 2500 got 16.5mpg city with just a cai installed.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 03-01-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,704
Posted By 79ta
I too noticed a big difference after installing...

I too noticed a big difference after installing my airaid cai. Then a dpf delete and tuner, that really woke up my 2009, love the truck and with the 4" straight exhaust, it sounds great.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-25-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,137
Posted By 79ta
Deleting was a personal preference for me and...

Deleting was a personal preference for me and isn't for everyone. I did it to increase the trucks longevity as I will keep this truck for 15+ years and didn't want to spend any time at the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-25-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,137
Posted By 79ta
I only deleted the dpf and cat but left the egr...

I only deleted the dpf and cat but left the egr system intact, just unplugged. I can return the truck to stock in about 90 minutes so its not too bad. The best I could get was 16.5 mpg with the stock...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-24-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,137
Posted By 79ta
You wont regret doing the deletes and I too...

You wont regret doing the deletes and I too waited a while before taking the plunge, just in case something were to happen. After the j35 update and 1500+ miles, I decided to go ahead with my plans...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-23-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,137
Posted By 79ta
I agree 100%. I've done it and get 20+ mpg with...

I agree 100%. I've done it and get 20+ mpg with unbelievable power. Don't forget, you will need a tuner with the dpf delete.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-22-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,137
Posted By 79ta
I would opt for the 3:73's , I have those in my...

I would opt for the 3:73's , I have those in my 09 and they are an all around good gear when pulling your trailers or on the highway.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-15-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,217
Posted By 79ta
This month of diesel power mag has an article on...

This month of diesel power mag has an article on the cummins flaws and the 53 block is discussed as is the killer dowel pin issue. It shows you where to look and what to look for with the 53 block...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-10-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By 79ta
I have a 2009 that I did a dpf delete, unplugged...

I have a 2009 that I did a dpf delete, unplugged the egr and added a smarty jr tuner. What a difference, the power is unreal and I always run the 100hp tune unless I'm towing. I get around 19mpg city...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-07-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By 79ta
I had a bad cell in one of the two batteries in...

I had a bad cell in one of the two batteries in my 2009 at 9 months old. Went to interstate and had them checked, returned with 2 optimas, Also had a power seat button stuck (it didnt make any noise)...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-07-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By 79ta
Again, its all in what you want. I really didn't...

Again, its all in what you want. I really didn't think my truck needed it as I am dpf deleted and egr unplugged with a smarty but my by-pass was free and I thought I might as well put it on. Amsoil...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-06-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By 79ta
I think all of the by-pass systems will benefit...

I think all of the by-pass systems will benefit these diesels and are worth adding. Having any additional oil filtration with the engine oil filter is more than enough as these engines have gone...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 02-05-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,821
Posted By 79ta
I would think anything from 100 hp on down would...

I would think anything from 100 hp on down would be safe for the trans unless you are really hard on your truck while giving you a good increase in mpg. Just remember to return to near stock before...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 01-31-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,821
Posted By 79ta
I have the smarty jr and so far its performed...

I have the smarty jr and so far its performed perfectly. I run the 100hp tune unless I tow and get 19+mpg city driving. This should increase as the cummins breaks in. I only have 3200 miles on my...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 01-26-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,868
Posted By 79ta
The weak link will be the transmission for any...

The weak link will be the transmission for any tune over 100hp if its an automatic. I have heard of guys running a 170hp tune without issue and guys running a 100hp tune and had trans trouble. Your...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 01-26-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,868
Posted By 79ta
You shouldnt unless you start upgrading turbos...

You shouldnt unless you start upgrading turbos with higher boost levels. Anytime you add a programmer, you take a chance. I have the smarty jr and they claim the hp increase is "safe" for our trucks.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 01-26-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,555
Posted By 79ta
I have the smarty jr and yes torque increases as...

I have the smarty jr and yes torque increases as well. Generally you should see a 1.5 lb ft of torque per horsepower increase. With that said, this is what I can expect from the 3 settings on the jr...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 01-25-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By 79ta
My uncle is an amsoil dealer and he gave the unit...

My uncle is an amsoil dealer and he gave the unit to me. I have about 100 bucks in the fittings and lines. I didnt research any by-pass system for our trucks but I have other family members that have...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 01-22-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By 79ta
I have an Airaid cai and its a pretty nice piece....

I have an Airaid cai and its a pretty nice piece. about 300 bucks and a 15 to 20 hp gain. All diesels should get a cai as their first mod. A great addition to the cummins.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 01-22-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By 79ta
I have an amsoil by-pass unit I just installed...

I have an amsoil by-pass unit I just installed but I'm not fimiliar with the 2500. I read on another forum that the kits are vehicle specific and are a bolt on deal. What I didnt like was it bolted...
Forum: Electrical 01-14-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,111
Posted By 79ta
Well my issue has been fixed. The problem was one...

Well my issue has been fixed. The problem was one of the three switches (the rear most) on the drivers side was pinned under the cover holding it in the down position. Freed the switch, re-installed...
Forum: Electrical 01-14-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,111
Posted By 79ta
I will look at the diagram as well because I'm...

I will look at the diagram as well because I'm having an problem with fuse 27 in my 2009 2500 4x4 cummins. Owners manual says it feeds power seat(s) and it continues to drain my batteries when...
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