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Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-12-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
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AAR fiberglass in Florida makes the sport hood,...

AAR fiberglass in Florida makes the sport hood, made of an original sport hood! Picker.
Forum: Other Vehicle Discussion 10-23-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By picker
GM over rate HP? Naa............ They have been...

GM over rate HP? Naa............ They have been doing it for years.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By picker
Mamba, Nice Truck! I to have been in the service...

Mamba, Nice Truck! I to have been in the service end of the industry for over 40 years (still working) Your article is great You need to read it. If you think the smaller 4:10 pinion isn't spinning...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-21-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By picker
Black Ram, Your idea sounds good on paper,...

Black Ram, Your idea sounds good on paper, but......Your computer doesn't know if you changed tire diameter or gears. And as you said one revolution is one revolution except now it's happening more...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-20-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By picker
Speedo is reading "faster" with lower gears....

Speedo is reading "faster" with lower gears. Example truck was built to read input witth 3:55 and as you noted same speed is more RPM. For every mile you cover your speedo is actually recording...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-17-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,472
Posted By picker
Paint issues?????? All of our trucks 05 up are...

Paint issues?????? All of our trucks 05 up are Titanium grey except one black 3500, wash the grey's twice a year (after love bug season) paint still looks Great. Might look into your Dealer "prep"...
Forum: Dodge Ram Forum Polls! 10-17-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,442
Posted By picker
Anybody that looks underneath the Ram products...

Anybody that looks underneath the Ram products versus the other offerings will buy the Dodge. Drivetrain.......! Nuff said.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-15-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By picker
If you have a stuck ring it will smoke ALL the...

If you have a stuck ring it will smoke ALL the time. While idling take your oil cap off and watch opening steady puffing is sign of worn rings (blow by) Using a gas engine as a "brake"(downshifting)...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By picker
Try a late model salvage yard, If they don't have...

Try a late model salvage yard, If they don't have one they can locate one for you. Don't hesitate to ask for a color, They are around, Picker
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 10-14-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,995
Posted By picker
We run Nittos, 620 treadwear!, American made gets...

We run Nittos, 620 treadwear!, American made gets Americans paid. Good part is they are round! Low amount of weight to balance usually less than 1.5oz. I know you can "balance" a stop sign but it...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 10-09-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By picker
Use the factory plugs, run them 100K, No problem.

Use the factory plugs, run them 100K, No problem.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 10-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By picker
Don't quote me, but was told by one of the R&D...

Don't quote me, but was told by one of the R&D guy's at Daytona couple years back 6.4 uses same heads and cam as six-speed non MDS 5.7's (Challengers) Not sure about lower compression MDS engines....
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-06-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,518
Posted By picker
And the answer is............? What was it?

And the answer is............? What was it?
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 10-06-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,570
Posted By picker
Keep your old plugs, You can put them back in and...

Keep your old plugs, You can put them back in and run them up to 100K when your Fram/Autolites fade away.....
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-06-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By picker
318 or 360 bell housing is a must. Next check...

318 or 360 bell housing is a must. Next check length of input shaft on 6-cyl version of your trans if memory serves me correct 6-cyl input is longer than v-8's. Call a local salvage yard and have...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 10-01-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By picker
Don't be swayed by price. I used to be in Auto...

Don't be swayed by price. I used to be in Auto salvage business, here's how it works. The bigger late model yards buy Insurance wrecks, Hence better "salvage" They buy their inventory by being High...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-29-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By picker
Use the Mufflex, It fits, won't fall off, Tail...

Use the Mufflex, It fits, won't fall off, Tail pipes line up correctly, looks like it belongs there. That's the reason it costs more.
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 09-26-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By picker
Hunter, I'm sure you won't believe this, but we...

Hunter, I'm sure you won't believe this, but we change the OEM belt at 200K on our trucks, no signs of cracks or "stiffening", wear indicator on tensioner still way within limits. Probably our mild...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 09-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,518
Posted By picker
Stick with the Mopar filter, (if you look inside...

Stick with the Mopar filter, (if you look inside through main feed hole you can see relief valve spring). And... might try Castrol GTX 5w 20w if you put a couple drops between finger and thumb you...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By picker
4.7 chains(s) 3 total. Lots of fun..........Good...

4.7 chains(s) 3 total. Lots of fun..........Good or bad most 4.7's don't last long enough to wear out chain, Good idea to replace tensioners when doing eventual head work.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By picker
Most OHC engines were belt driven, obvious...

Most OHC engines were belt driven, obvious eventual mechanical problems. Hemi is a "roller" chain set. (cam in block) Should never need replacement.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By picker
Sold my neighbor my 17" take off's back in 05 he...

Sold my neighbor my 17" take off's back in 05 he put them on a 96, stud hole is slightly bigger as newer trucks use a 9/16 lug stud. Yours will have 1/2" studs. Use a ford lug nut (outside diameter...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-11-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,765
Posted By picker
Well............Keep in mind GM's track record...

Well............Keep in mind GM's track record (quality and re-sale, recalls????) a two year old luxury car is not on anybodys "want list" . A two year old HEMI on the other hand.....see where this...
Forum: Brakes 09-11-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By picker
Swagger is right, heat is the culprit, get cast...

Swagger is right, heat is the culprit, get cast iron HOT then toss ice water on it (puddles in your case) Todays metallurgy is better than when disc's first came out. When we lived up north, in the...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-11-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By picker
Agree, rather than rack up daily storage fees at...

Agree, rather than rack up daily storage fees at transport lots they usually do a drop at a "company" facility. Especially if it is a fleet/lease order of mixed vehicles. Stage in one place - load -...
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