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Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 06-14-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
If it's the original controller, it let's you...

If it's the original controller, it let's you brake the trailer manually by pinching the two sliders together.
Also, if installed right, you should have an additional display on the dashboard...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 05-17-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,110
Posted By DirtRider
We just got a 24 foot Toy Hauler. Pulled it for...

We just got a 24 foot Toy Hauler. Pulled it for about 600 miles already - no problem
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Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-16-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 44,969
Posted By DirtRider
I disabled mine a few days after I bought it. I...

I disabled mine a few days after I bought it. I don't think I Will ever re-enable it.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
I installed the "replacement module" - not a kit...

I installed the "replacement module" - not a kit and it works fine. My dealer even flashed the computer for free so I could see the brake activity on the display.
BJ
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 11-12-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By DirtRider
Around the city, if I take it easy (which is not...

Around the city, if I take it easy (which is not easy) I get around 16.5 mpg. Normal driving gets me around 15mpg.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 09-26-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By DirtRider
You will not get any brake output on your 7 pin...

You will not get any brake output on your 7 pin connector unless you install brake controller - this can be either aftermarket one or original mopar that will allow you full integration with display....
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 09-26-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,348
Posted By DirtRider
Those look very good. What do you think about the...

Those look very good. What do you think about the quality of these liners?
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 09-14-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By DirtRider
Air leak from one tire

One of my tires is leaking air - slow about 4-5psi per week.
The truck is brand new. I checked for any punctures or nails and found nothing, the valve is not leaking and no other signs of damage.
...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-27-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,860
Posted By DirtRider
If you just added the controller to a truck that...

If you just added the controller to a truck that orignally came without it, you will also have the dealer flash the computer so it will recognize it.
I added the controller myself - very quick and...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-23-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
Quic update, While doing the first oil change,...

Quic update,
While doing the first oil change, I had the computer flashed to make sure I can see the Brake controller option in EVIC.
The flash was done by the local dealer - NO CHARGE!!!
Can't...
Forum: Oil Change 08-13-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,416
Posted By DirtRider
I don't think dust or dirt has anything to do...

I don't think dust or dirt has anything to do with your diff oil - the differential is completely sealed off from the external world.
What does make a difference is how much work / stress you put on...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-11-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,458
Posted By DirtRider
Nice write up guys, I'm in Southern California,...

Nice write up guys,
I'm in Southern California, so it's unlikely that it will rain here before Thanksgiving. But this is something to keep in mind.
In mean time, I may take the light fixture off to...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-10-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
Thanks Hotfingrs, I guess I'm ready to test it...

Thanks Hotfingrs,
I guess I'm ready to test it with a real thing now.
BJ
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-09-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
That's what they told me too. Apparently there...

That's what they told me too. Apparently there was some (out of control ???!) mix-up with harnesses for this model. And some trucks left the factory without the two required connectors needed to...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-09-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,543
Posted By DirtRider
Congratulations, squid929 I too was pleasantly...

Congratulations, squid929
I too was pleasantly surprised with it. Especially that it is my first truck. I bought it mainly to tow a toy hauler and didn't expect such a nice performance and comfort
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-09-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
Thanks, wobly I did check for connectors - both...

Thanks, wobly
I did check for connectors - both were there, so I shopped around and found a local parts store that had both controller and bezel in stock.
I got it and installed it yesterday. ...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-06-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
Wobly, Thanks for motivating me. I will call...

Wobly,
Thanks for motivating me. I will call the dealer and order the controller and the plastic trim, what the heck...
In worst case, if I can't find a dealer to flash the truck it should work...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 08-05-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
Well, it's August now and I still can't find a...

Well, it's August now and I still can't find a dealer that will install the integraded brakes on my 2010 Ram - they all refuse to do this.
BJ
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 07-29-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By DirtRider
Mine was built 4/2010, I got it on July 5th, so...

Mine was built 4/2010, I got it on July 5th, so hopefully the dealer has updated it all, but I'll check on the next visit.
BJ
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 07-23-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By DirtRider
Mine is new, original, never flashed and does the...

Mine is new, original, never flashed and does the same thing ever since I bought it.
BJ
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 07-21-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By DirtRider
Can EVIC be enabled to work with aftermarket Brake controller?

I've seen enough of the new integrated brake controller, but I can't wait until the "early Fall" for the upgrade kit - as dealers tell me.
Just wonder if EVIC can be enabled to work with any...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 07-21-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By DirtRider
That is exactly the answer I got from a local...

That is exactly the answer I got from a local dealer when I was trying to get the integrated brake controller.
They couldn't tell me however what exactly is going on with the controller and what...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 07-16-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
Thanks, I like the way it is integrated and...

Thanks,
I like the way it is integrated and price is about the same as aftermarket one.
I just need to find a dealer in my area that will do it. I just bought the truck 2 weeks ago. I think it was...
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 07-15-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 933
Posted By DirtRider
Can you tell me which dealership did it and how...

Can you tell me which dealership did it and how much did it cost?
I'm assuming they also flashed your software to enable console display.
Thanks,
BJ
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 07-15-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 72,425
Posted By DirtRider
Just wonder if your braking system work well and...

Just wonder if your braking system work well and if you had a chance to tow anything heavy after all these mods.
There are some voices that it may cause brakes locking up. Do you have any update on...
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