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Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 06-18-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By Ramsail
I will often manually downshift it before the...

I will often manually downshift it before the grade. It holds the speed just fine and it had to shift anyway, so I'm just shifting it before the load is on hard. Probably not much real difference,...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 05-15-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By Ramsail
I totally agree. I was hit by an F150 doing 40...

I totally agree. I was hit by an F150 doing 40 and the truck not only kept me safe, but I was able to drive it home 1200 miles towing a trailer to get it fixed locally. It was a bummer to mess up the...
Forum: Towing 05-03-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By Ramsail
Busted!

Well, I got stopped by motor carrier enforcement in Indiana on Tuesday. Because the company name is on the trailer, I must comply with a pile of commercial requirements when pulling my cargo trailer....
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 04-29-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By Ramsail
Very cool, I got my ram at boucher in janesville....

Very cool, I got my ram at boucher in janesville. It has been through some misadventures since i got it 5 months ago, but has never treated me wrong.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 04-28-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By Ramsail
Where are you in Wisconsin? I am in East Troy.

Where are you in Wisconsin? I am in East Troy.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 04-28-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By Ramsail
I put in phillips extremes instead of silverstars...

I put in phillips extremes instead of silverstars after reading about bad longevity problems with silverstars. I love the phillips bulbs.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-25-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,323
Posted By Ramsail
before the trip to the dealer, hit your brake...

before the trip to the dealer, hit your brake pedal from the side. Mine squeaks like crazy and when I hit bumps, it makes noise. If I hit it sideways with my foot, it duplicates the sound. I haven't...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-20-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Ramsail
I just put airlifts in my truck I'm running WI to...

I just put airlifts in my truck I'm running WI to NJ tomorrow with a 7x18 enclosed trailer that will have 5 boats inside. I'll report back, but I anticipate that it will work perfectly. My old...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-20-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,764
Posted By Ramsail
Well, my Dee Zee just arrived and I installed it....

Well, my Dee Zee just arrived and I installed it. It does go about as slow as the one on the video earlier in the thread, but it is about 39 degrees here today, and I anticipate that it will break in...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-19-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,764
Posted By Ramsail
My Dee Zee arrives tomorrow before my next road...

My Dee Zee arrives tomorrow before my next road trip where kids will be dropping my tailgate. I'll report back once it is installed.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-12-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By Ramsail
One reason for the 7 round connector without a...

One reason for the 7 round connector without a brake controller is that many boat trailers have a 5 way connector and need the fifth pin to lock out the surge brakes in reverse. Secondly, you can...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-09-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,727
Posted By Ramsail
They replace the box behind the dash that the key...

They replace the box behind the dash that the key goes into to install one with an antenna and receiver for the signal, add a switch to the hood latch so you can't start by bumping your key while...
Forum: Towing 04-09-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,402
Posted By Ramsail
My old explorer with a 4.0 v6 pulled 4000 and a...

My old explorer with a 4.0 v6 pulled 4000 and a lot of windage pounds and still got 7mpg. You won't be at 5 except in the mountains. I bet you will get 8-9mpg.
Forum: Towing 04-09-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By Ramsail
Are you testing from the 7 way connector or on...

Are you testing from the 7 way connector or on the trailer side of the 4 way adaptor? Start with the 7 way, sometimes the 4 way adaptors go bad. Always try connecting to the ground pin and the ground...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-09-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,727
Posted By Ramsail
When I was shopping, I looked at an ST without...

When I was shopping, I looked at an ST without remote keyless entry. That dealer said that if I added the factory remote start kit, it included the remote keyless entry. I ended up getting an express...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-09-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,679
Posted By Ramsail
Search some of the other threads. If you don't...

Search some of the other threads. If you don't have EVIC, I seem to recall that it will work with the one plug and the other was to communicate with the EVIC. I also recall some people saying you...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 03-16-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Ramsail
Yes, I have evic on my express and I ran it down...

Yes, I have evic on my express and I ran it down to 3 miles to empty. It only took 26.5 gallons.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-16-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ramsail
Thanks, given that this is insured through the...

Thanks, given that this is insured through the company plan, we are inquiring about adding this for the future. We certainly have times of year when we absolutely need every truck running and this...
Forum: Oil Change 03-16-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By Ramsail
Mine turned on at 3500 miles on the dot. I now...

Mine turned on at 3500 miles on the dot. I now have 7200 and it has not asked for another change.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-16-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ramsail
And yes, she is in serious hot water....

And yes, she is in serious hot water. Unfortunately, the fines for the citations decrease what cash she may have to pay for the damage.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-16-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ramsail
I just got the quote. It will cost just under $9k...

I just got the quote. It will cost just under $9k and take 22 days! I don't care about the $$$ because the insurance will pay, but 22 days seriously hits at my livelihood. This is going to suck more...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-15-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ramsail
And yes, I certainly am having my insurance fix...

And yes, I certainly am having my insurance fix it now! They will go after her in civil court and if they recover anything, I'll see my deductible back. In the end, a working vehicle is worth a lot...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-15-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ramsail
Yes, it is all properly insured. I sell small...

Yes, it is all properly insured. I sell small sailboats and coach the kids who race them. Fortunately, I don't have another trip until the end of April, so there is plenty of time to get it fixed...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-15-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ramsail
They are a load distributing hitch. I pull a ton...

They are a load distributing hitch. I pull a ton of different trailers in my business so it isn't very practical to add the bars to every trailer and it is impossible on customers' trailers. If I...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 03-15-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Ramsail
Unhappy I just have bad luck...

Well, I just did a 3500 mile road trip with 4 small sailboats on the truck and a powerboat in tow. ...
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