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Forum: Body & Interior 08-12-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By lbartee
Ok I fixed it. Seems you have to reteach the...

Ok I fixed it. Seems you have to reteach the position of the sunroof.I followed this procedure and it closes all the now.

Sunroof not closing flush with the roof?


If you notice that when...
Forum: Body & Interior 08-12-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By lbartee
Sun Roof Issue

I have an Issue with my sunroof not closing flush with the roof. It opens and closes fine. It does not seem to be broken. Is there an adjustment to be made? is there any fix to this problem short of...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 08-12-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,858
Posted By lbartee
Had the same problem. Couldnt get a thinwall...

Had the same problem. Couldnt get a thinwall socket to work either. Had to take socket and grind the od with a Drimmel tool. Worked great after that.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 07-29-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By lbartee
Got any idea where you heard it from? I did...

Got any idea where you heard it from? I did manage to clean it with some Simple Green and Dawn Dish soap. Cleaned really well. Added a little machine oil at the Throttle Plate pivet points. I could...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-24-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By lbartee
You could also have a bad Battery.You should have...

You could also have a bad Battery.You should have at least 12 volts across the battery. If you have a voltage Meter put it across the terminals and have some one try and start it. If the voltage...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-24-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By lbartee
Could be a vacuum leak. You can check by...

Could be a vacuum leak. You can check by spraying WD40 0r carb cleaner around on the hoses when it is cold. If it changes idle you have found a leak.
It could be a gummy IAC valve. It also could...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-24-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By lbartee
Thanks If you here of anything else please let...

Thanks
If you here of anything else please let me know. I am going to clean it first. It has 104,000 miles.
Forum: Product Reviews 06-23-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,798
Posted By lbartee
Royal Purple Oil

Just recently started using Royal Purple oil. Have had good luck so far. It actually increased my mileage by 1.5 mpg. My son started using it as well and had the same results. He has 06 3.7 Ram. I...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 06-23-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By lbartee
Throttle Response

Is there a way to make an electronic Throttle Body more responsive without a programer? Voltage adjustment, cleaning, ect. Have a 2008 4.7. Throttle seems to be lagging.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-24-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,700
Posted By lbartee
OEM part # Upper plugs Bosch FR8TE2 Copper core...

OEM part # Upper plugs Bosch FR8TE2 Copper core around 5.00 ea. Lower plugs Bosch FR8t1332 Iridium Core around 10.00 ea. Oreilly's and Dodge can order them. Hope this helps.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-20-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,700
Posted By lbartee
I had the same problem. of course this happened...

I had the same problem. of course this happened on a Sunday and my only choices were Autozone and Oreillys. Autozone did not have any rubber boots. They didnt even show a dual coil pack for my truck....
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 11-12-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,715
Posted By lbartee
Thank you very much for the info. I am not having...

Thank you very much for the info. I am not having any problems as of now. Just doing routine maint. on my truck. Had an idea it was in the tank but not sure. Is there a regular change interval or...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 11-12-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,861
Posted By lbartee
Thank you for the quick reply. I have heard of...

Thank you for the quick reply. I have heard of cabin filters being put in the vehicles today and was just curiuos if we had one. There probably should be one.
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 11-12-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,715
Posted By lbartee
Fuel Filter

Question: Where is the fuel filter located on a 08 Dodge Ram?
Forum: Heating & Cooling 11-12-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,861
Posted By lbartee
Cabin Filter

Question: Is there a cabin filter on the 08 Dodge trucks? If so, where would it be located. nothing in the manual on this.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-05-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,767
Posted By lbartee
Good question. I am not sure what the benifit...

Good question. I am not sure what the benifit will be.You can go to the Bosch website and get the specs on the plugs. I am looking into E3 for the next change. Have heard good things so far. And they...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-05-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By lbartee
I don't know about the 09 but have replaced the...

I don't know about the 09 but have replaced the plugs in my 08. Upper plugs Bosch FR8TE2 Copper core around 5.00 ea. Lower plugs Bosch FR8t1332 Iridium Core around 10.00 ea. Oreilly's and Dodge can...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-31-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,767
Posted By lbartee
Also, either plug will work in either spot. I...

Also, either plug will work in either spot. I have no idea why they put two different plugs on this engine. Maybe because we couldn't afford the Iridium plugs all at the same time. 10.00 per plug.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-31-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,767
Posted By lbartee
Top ones every 30k bottom ones every 120k. This...

Top ones every 30k bottom ones every 120k. This is from Dodge.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-30-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,767
Posted By lbartee
Have recently changed the upper plugs on my 08...

Have recently changed the upper plugs on my 08 4.7. Had a problem finding the plugs at parts stores. Autozone only shows the single plug per cylinder 4.7s. Not available through them. Napa does not...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-30-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 77,817
Posted By lbartee
I like my 08 4.7. I get 17 to 18 mpg in the city...

I like my 08 4.7. I get 17 to 18 mpg in the city and 20 to 22 mpg on the hwy. The only mods is a K&N filter and increased tire pressure to 40 pounds. I hvae pulled a 5500 pound 54 Chrysler New yorker...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 10-09-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By lbartee
Checkin In!!!

Hey Guy,s
I'm back.Have been very busy for a few weeks.
Just finished changing eight of the sxteen sparkplugs in my truck. Evidently the ones on the top have to be changed every 30,000 miles. I...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 09-18-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By lbartee
Thanks all for the warm welcome! Glad to know...

Thanks all for the warm welcome! Glad to know there are lots of dodge fans in the world.
will have pictures posted soon as I get back to my other computer.
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 09-17-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By lbartee
New Guy

Hello everybody
Just sayin hello.
Have been a Dodge nut for a long time. My entire family drive Dodge. Also have a 1954 Chrysler New Yorker I am in the process of restoring.
I own a 2008 Dodge...
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