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Forum: Oil Change 04-14-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By Gene K
All the ones Ive looked at appear to be built by...

All the ones Ive looked at appear to be built by Purolator and have a similar thread end bypass as the FL820S Motorcraft (That also fits our trucks). However they are not the same and dont even share...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 04-07-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Gene K
To the best of my knowledge all 3.92 rear axles...

To the best of my knowledge all 3.92 rear axles of that era were Anti-Spin.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-07-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,871
Posted By Gene K
Have seen a similar issue on a different engine...

Have seen a similar issue on a different engine that turned out to be a bad ECM. The one channel for that cylinder was the only thing effected. I dont know enough about the ECM in the 4.7L to say if...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-07-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By Gene K
Chambered Mufflers like the Flowmaster 40 have a...

Chambered Mufflers like the Flowmaster 40 have a great tone but they dont flow all that well. In some cases they have actually cost power over well designed factory mufflers on performance cars. (On...
Forum: Towing 03-31-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Gene K
Given the frontal area, length and weight I like...

Given the frontal area, length and weight I like the extra stability and stouter drivetrain components of the 2500.
Forum: Towing 03-31-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gene K
If its going to be a twice a year, short haul...

If its going to be a twice a year, short haul situation I would likely stay with what I had.

With that said ideally given the length, frontal area and weight I would prefer the stability of the...
Forum: Towing 03-31-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,988
Posted By Gene K
No problem.:smileup: All of us have gotten our...

No problem.:smileup: All of us have gotten our circuits crossed a time or two.:D
Forum: Towing 03-30-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,988
Posted By Gene K
CAT 3406B 400 (Circa 1980's) was 1400 ft lb. It...

CAT 3406B 400 (Circa 1980's) was 1400 ft lb. It would be very hard to build a 14-Liter Aftercooled Turbocharged Diesel that only made 600 ft lb. Starting torque (output at idle) was a good bit...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-28-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gene K
As far as I know the Cummins powered Ram is the...

As far as I know the Cummins powered Ram is the only manual trans available in a full size pick-up today.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-28-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Gene K
I find its hard to get much trade from a Dodge...

I find its hard to get much trade from a Dodge Dealer. When they have new 2012 Crew Cab 4x4 Hemis for $25,000 it puts a lot of pressure on the used truck prices.
Forum: Towing 03-28-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,988
Posted By Gene K
The typical 14-15 liter in most tractor-trailers...

The typical 14-15 liter in most tractor-trailers today make 1550-1650 ft-lb. Their are some smaller displacement light-weight engines that make a little less and some larger displacement engines that...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 03-27-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Gene K
ERS Mode (Manual) 1 = 3.00 2 = 1.67 3 =...

ERS Mode (Manual)

1 = 3.00
2 = 1.67
3 = 1.50
4 = 1.00
5 = 0.75

0.67 is not accessible when in ERS.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 03-27-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By Gene K
I wouldnt change trucks based on fuel mileage. My...

I wouldnt change trucks based on fuel mileage. My experience has shown all else being equal the Hemi is about 5% better on the highway (If you can keep it in MDS) but about 10% worse around town...
Forum: Towing 03-25-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,988
Posted By Gene K
If you mean just for a short distance at a slow...

If you mean just for a short distance at a slow speed and if its not uphill pretty much anything you are likely to need to pull.

Ive pulled 32,000 lb empty flatbeds out of a slick spots with both...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 03-22-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 36,868
Posted By Gene K
2010 Crew Cab ST 4x4 4.7L 3.55 "Showroom...

2010 Crew Cab ST 4x4
4.7L 3.55
"Showroom Stock"

19.2 mpg average over the last 2,555 miles.
Its on Fuelly as Casper.
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 03-22-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 23,261
Posted By Gene K
Daily Driver as its the smallest vehicle I own....

Daily Driver as its the smallest vehicle I own. Largest is 140,000 lb GCW.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 03-21-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 28,557
Posted By Gene K
This has been an ongoing problem with the 9.25....

This has been an ongoing problem with the 9.25. You would think after 40 years they would have figured it out but every few years it seems to reoccur.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-22-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By Gene K
To quote a well known radio personality thats an...

To quote a well known radio personality thats an SWI. Because Sharon Wants It.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-22-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Gene K
35 psi cold before the truck is moved in the...

35 psi cold before the truck is moved in the morning. I assume from the sticker you have the factory 20's as the 17's are 40 psi.

PS The factory tires are Nitrogen Filled. Thats the reason for the...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 12-22-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,926
Posted By Gene K
Ive lifted 2WD. They often start lower and get...

Ive lifted 2WD. They often start lower and get hung up when high centered even easier so they need lifted even worse than a 4WD.

Good tires, a lift and a locker on a 2WD sure cut down on long...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-22-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By Gene K
That kind of sounds like service checking and...

That kind of sounds like service checking and ordering a part then replacing it a couple of days later. My truck has similar entries from a couple of recalls done prior to delivery.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-22-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,929
Posted By Gene K
Factory 17's - 3.55 or 3.92 (Preferred) Factory...

Factory 17's - 3.55 or 3.92 (Preferred)
Factory 20's - 3.92
35's - 4.10 or 4.56 (Preferred)

Just my opinion. That and a buck will buy you a cup of cheap coffee.
Forum: Drag Racing Discussion 12-21-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,696
Posted By Gene K
Im thinking my stock Crew Cab 4x4 would go high...

Im thinking my stock Crew Cab 4x4 would go high 10's and 16's butt my butt dyno is likely out of calibration.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-21-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,246
Posted By Gene K
Ive never gotten less than 18.3 mpg in the year...

Ive never gotten less than 18.3 mpg in the year Ive owned my Crew Cab 4x4 with the 4.7L and 3.55 but Ive never gotten over 21.9 mpg either. I generally average about 19.5 mpg in mixed suburban...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 11-24-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,364
Posted By Gene K
Are you sure you dont have Heated Mirrors? Those...

Are you sure you dont have Heated Mirrors? Those were standard even on my ST Crew Cab.
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