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Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 11-13-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By dac1959
Mine started with a 3o3 and over time the tick...

Mine started with a 3o3 and over time the tick got louder and finally the lifters for cylinder 3 siezed up wiping out the cam along with it. If you are under 100k, powertrain warranty will cover, I...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 11-09-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,765
Posted By dac1959
if it sounds like a lifter tick when cold, most...

if it sounds like a lifter tick when cold, most likely you have a broken exhaust manifold bolt or stud.Mine did the exact same thing and over time got louder and louder when cold, would go away once...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-05-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,392
Posted By dac1959
Ran my stockers for 81k,all highway, and they...

Ran my stockers for 81k,all highway, and they still looked new and the gap was right on. Only changed them because I was feeling guilty and I thought I was pushing my luck.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-23-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By dac1959
Update>>>>>>>>>>>

So I picked the truck up yesterday and I must admit that the truck runs as good as the day I bought it new. After looking around under the hood, I was impressed with how neat the job was and if there...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-16-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By dac1959
100k report and it sucks

Let me start by saying I bought this truck new with 21 miles on it. I have babied this truck with the intentions of driving it for at least 200k miles.For the first 98,500 miles, it was the best...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By dac1959
Correct

Correct
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-07-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By dac1959
It started about 5 thousand miles ago.At first it...

It started about 5 thousand miles ago.At first it sounded like a lifter, so I let it go until it was obvious it was an exhaust leak. Just glad it was obvious before the warranty ran out.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-07-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By dac1959
powertrain warranty

Well I finally had to use the powertrain warranty @98,157 miles. 2 broken exhaust manifold studs on the on the drivers side. Took it to a local dealer, not where I bought the truck, and no...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-06-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,631
Posted By dac1959
Firestone Destination LE2's. They are smooth,...

Firestone Destination LE2's. They are smooth, excellent in the rain, and actually look good. I'm about 30k into a set and have about half tread left. 60k warranty.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-06-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By dac1959
Torque management.

Torque management.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-12-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,162
Posted By dac1959
I got 67K out of the originals. Mostly highway....

I got 67K out of the originals. Mostly highway. Probably could have gone another 10k, BUT they were so bad in the rain that I that I lost traction with my 12ft trailer behind me, went a little...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 12-01-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By dac1959
Factory stock NGK plugs.

Factory stock NGK plugs.
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-30-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By dac1959
Spark plugs are 2 weeks old.Low speed on the...

Spark plugs are 2 weeks old.Low speed on the ping[25-35mph] and no codes. The unusual thing is I have never noticed this ping until after the plugs were changed. Weird coincidence?
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-28-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By dac1959
Spark knock

Anybody experienced this? About a week ago I noticed at about 2500 rpm under a slight load, I thought I heard the dreaded engine ping. Sure enough I did. I have run 87 octane all of the trucks life...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By dac1959
I will say that the first 60,000 miles were 95%...

I will say that the first 60,000 miles were 95% highway miles, so I'm thinking that might have helped a little.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By dac1959
NGK's from the factory:smileup:

NGK's from the factory:smileup:
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By dac1959
I did not change the plugs myself and when I...

I did not change the plugs myself and when I picked up the truck I forgot to ask him to let me check the gap on the old plugs. Tomorrow I will be working right beside an O'Reilly's and I will check....
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-13-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By dac1959
plug change

Well after 81,000 miles I finally decided to change the plugs. The truck had no issues, but I was feeling guilty because of the mileage. Much to my surprise, this is how good they looked after...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 11-10-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,724
Posted By dac1959
Mine was built on a Thursday and zero issues. It...

Mine was built on a Thursday and zero issues. It now has 81000 miles and I was thinking it might be time for a set of plugs,just maybe:smileup:.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-21-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,992
Posted By dac1959
Who has the most miles?

As of yesterday, 75,874 on the clock. Bought it March 2012 with 21 miles on it. First year I put 64000 miles on it with my old job,90% interstate driving. Hope I don't jinx myself, but it has never...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-22-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By dac1959
New shoes for my baby

Replaced the o.e. Dudyears with a set of Firestone Destination LE2's and what a fricken difference! I thought the the truck rode good with the wranglers but now I feel like I'm riding on a cloud of...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-07-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By dac1959
Bought the truck March 16, 2012 with 21 miles....

Bought the truck March 16, 2012 with 21 miles. Earlier this week I turned over 66k. I used to drive 6k a month on the job but now that is down to 2k per month from here on out, thank goodness. Still...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 03-13-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By dac1959
RamTech is correct about the caster settings to...

RamTech is correct about the caster settings to eliminate the pull.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-28-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,892
Posted By dac1959
I really like the in channel look, but I have had...

I really like the in channel look, but I have had a problem lately with the front part of the drivers side deflector trying to pop out of the channel, therefore impeding the window from rolling up....
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 01-10-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By dac1959
These tires are NOT good in the rain, but I have...

These tires are NOT good in the rain, but I have 60k on the original tires and have probably 10-15 k left, safely. 90% highway driving, 40psi, and rotating the tires every oil change.
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