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Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-13-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By nanney1
O.K., that makes sense, engine to engine. But how...

O.K., that makes sense, engine to engine. But how about in a heavier model truck, say a QC 4X4. Does the 3.6 still have a quickness advantage?
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-13-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By nanney1
3.6 vs. 4.7?

I've read that the the 3.6 is considered more powerful than the older 4.7's. But, I'm guessing this is based on Horsepower ratings. But, even the older 4.7's put out more torque than the 3.6. So, is...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-13-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By nanney1
3.6 vs. 4.7?

I've read that the the 3.6 is considered more powerful than the older 4.7's. But, I'm guessing this is based on Horsepower ratings. But, even the older 4.7's put out more torque than the 3.6. So, is...
Forum: Kills and More Kills 09-13-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 16,735
Posted By nanney1
I've never actually raced either of my Ram's, and...

I've never actually raced either of my Ram's, and I haven't raced anyone lately, but that story reminded me of one time I did race.1985ish in an ugly 1973 Olds Omega 4 door. It might be a classic...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-12-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By nanney1
Toolbox on a longbed

Does anyone else have this same opinion??? I think that a regular cab, longbed truck "looks" better with a toolbox. It breaks up the visual length of the longer bed.

I've never owned a longbed...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-12-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By nanney1
I bought it from Carmax. So, I have 30 days from...

I bought it from Carmax. So, I have 30 days from date of purchase. Not sure if it's a big enough issue to take it in or not.
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-11-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By nanney1
Alarm chime - Key in ignition???

I noticed today that when I take the key out of the ignition and open the door to exit, I get a chiming alarm. The display reads key in ignition and shows a display with the driver's door open.
...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-10-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By nanney1
Thanks, I have the six speed since I have the...

Thanks, I have the six speed since I have the shifter on the steering column.

And WOW, that knob is kind of cool.
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-10-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By nanney1
How to tell? 8 or 6 speed tranny?

Just purchashed a 2014 Ram. I think all of the Hemi engines for that year come with MDS? Not positive though.

How can I tell if I have the 8 or 6 speed transmission?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-15-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By nanney1
Finished out a tank and the computer said 17.5....

Finished out a tank and the computer said 17.5. Hand calculated for the first time in a while. Came out to 16.1. Oh well. No matter what the computer reads, the actual is somewhere between 1/2 below...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-20-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By nanney1
You're right. Lots of good replies. Thanks...

You're right. Lots of good replies. Thanks everyone.
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-20-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By nanney1
Probably right. The reasons in choosing the...

Probably right. The reasons in choosing the Tacoma in that configuration was to: 1. Learn to drive the stick. 2. Not have so much room as to pile in everyone. 3. The stick prevents other friends from...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 09-19-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By nanney1
Most days I drive 50 miles to work and back. My...

Most days I drive 50 miles to work and back. My parents bought my soon to be driving son a 4 cyl. 4wd reg. cab Tacoma that gets around 21 mpg. He will drive 7.5 miles round trip to school.

At this...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-19-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By nanney1
Is this a no brainer?

Have an 06 QC 4.7. It was perfect two years ago as it was roomy enough to haul around me and the kids, and the dogs and the stuff, but....

Most of the time, it is just me driving to work and back....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 09-19-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By nanney1
I've had the truck for almost 2 years now....

I've had the truck for almost 2 years now. Routinely see 16.2 on the overhead computer. I no longer hand calculate as it is usually right around what the computer says or a half mpg below.

I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-02-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,017
Posted By nanney1
Maybe simple, maybe not. A couple of different...

Maybe simple, maybe not. A couple of different things going on here.

From what I've read here, lugging the truck at low rpms with O/D on may cause lower fuel mileage than running higher rpms with...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-16-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By nanney1
O.K. another report or two. I don't see any...

O.K. another report or two. I don't see any difference between the odomoter reading and the overhead computer. After doing the subtraction, the odomoter showed 368 miles since the last fill-up and...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-02-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,017
Posted By nanney1
O.K. a couple of questions about the O/D off. At...

O.K. a couple of questions about the O/D off. At what speeds are we talking about where it would help?

I do a good bit of driving on rural roads where the speed limit is 45 mph. Would this be an...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-18-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By nanney1
O.K. second fill-up. Overhead computer reads 16.2...

O.K. second fill-up. Overhead computer reads 16.2 mpg. Hand calculation says 15.25 mpg. So, a little better than the first tank. The main difference is that I drove with O/D off on my short trips and...
Forum: Body & Interior 10-13-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By nanney1
cup holder rattle - any ideas?

The cup holder on my 06 has an annoying rattle. When the compartment is closed shut, or open with no drinks or water bottles, there is no rattle. Put one drink cup or water bottle in one of the cup...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-08-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By nanney1
I've started driving with Overdrive off except on...

I've started driving with Overdrive off except on the highway above 55 mph. Noticeable differance in the feel of the truck. Higher RPM's and a better feel. Not lugging like I was previously driving...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-06-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By nanney1
I don't think mine is a flex fuel. Here's what it...

I don't think mine is a flex fuel. Here's what it notes on the build codes for my 4.7:

EVA 4.7L V8 MPI Engine


So, don't use cruise control? Why not?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 10-06-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,292
Posted By nanney1
fuel mileage - first calculation

06 Quad, 4.7, 2WD, 3.55. Everything stock except tires. Factory spec was 245 70R17 and when I bought it the previous owner had switched to a P265 70R 17. Not much difference but the tires are...
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-30-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By nanney1
No worries....you must have missed the last line...

No worries....you must have missed the last line of my previous message where I indicated that I already did that.:smileup:

I've already received the email from Dodge with everything I requested....
Forum: LD RAM - General Discussion 09-30-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By nanney1
Called Dodge and the customer service rep was...

Called Dodge and the customer service rep was very nice, but kind of clueless. Gave me some of the info I wanted but it took forever. I finally got tired of waiting for her to put me on hold and go...
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