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Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-30-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By AlohaRam
Teeter-Tottering up till enough clearance to roll...

Teeter-Tottering up till enough clearance to roll chassis out from under...

http://i45.tinypic.com/2ahxis9.jpg

There's the 34" clearance I need...

http://i50.tinypic.com/sxdjsl.jpg

Full...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-28-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By AlohaRam
2-hours to remove fender-wells, radiator,...

2-hours to remove fender-wells, radiator, air-box, engine-harness... another 2 hours worth to do and the cab comes off :)
...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-28-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By AlohaRam
Thanks! :smileup: ... I don't have 4 friends...

Thanks! :smileup:

... I don't have 4 friends I can count on, LOL ... so that crane is my best friend and doesn't require beer.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-27-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By AlohaRam
Lifting Cab & Body off Chassis to Replace Rusted Exhaust System

My (Recently-Purchased) 2002 Ram 1500 4.7L 2WD...

http://i47.tinypic.com/t62bfa.jpg

Apparently, this truck was run through SALT, which caused corrosion damage to most metal of the under-hood...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-21-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,381
Posted By AlohaRam
Thanks for your reply and suggestions. I'm...

Thanks for your reply and suggestions.

I'm going to lift the cab & bed, and roll the chassis out so I can have unlimited access to all 16 exhaust manifold fasteners.

I thought the 2 on the ends...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-20-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By AlohaRam
Replaced 4.7L Oil Pan

I just replaced mine, 2002 Ram 4.7L 2WD.

It was probably the simplest oil pan job I have ever done.

The pan was so rusted that I could poke a screwdriver thru the bottom of it. I had to drill...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-20-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By AlohaRam
First task at hand was to remove front bumper so...

First task at hand was to remove front bumper so the behemoth will fit in my garage ...

http://i46.tinypic.com/358nkwo.jpg

Mission Accomplished.

http://i50.tinypic.com/21ak8w7.jpg
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-20-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By AlohaRam
Exhaust Manifold Studs Broken / Rusted

I recently acquired this Ram,,,

http://i47.tinypic.com/2sbpon8.jpg

which has a nasty leak from the exhaust manifold.

http://i49.tinypic.com/35l9t94.jpg

I don't know much history on this...
Forum: Exhaust 12-20-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By AlohaRam
Thanks GTyankee... Those would make the job...

Thanks GTyankee...

Those would make the job a cinch, If the studs don't twist apart ...
Forum: Exhaust 12-20-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By AlohaRam
Exhaust Manifold Fasteners

Did soak them in PB Blaster...

Problem is there is a strange corrosion problem going on, like the truck was nose-dived down a salt-water boat ramp, or followed a salt-sprayer...

All of the...
Forum: Exhaust 12-20-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By AlohaRam
Bringing this thread back from the dead... ...

Bringing this thread back from the dead...

But I'm curious bigjeff64, how'd it go?

I'm about to tackle the same job on my 2002.
Problem is ALL of the 8 studs (on each manifold) will need to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-20-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,381
Posted By AlohaRam
10.5 hours for a swap?

First off, great thread! :smiley_thumbs_up: ... I can't believe I was captivated for 16 pages... normally I am good for 2 or 3, LOL... However, this thread is very informative in many ways!

I have...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 12-20-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By AlohaRam
Aloha from Hawaii!

Couldn't resist joining up with this informative site! :smiley_thumbs_up:
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