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Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 10-26-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By darowden
I had mine done on monday. Didn't need the...

I had mine done on monday.

Didn't need the new PCM board (no check engine lights) but they did reflash (reprogram) it.

The main difference I notice is the shifting is much smoother, as no...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-08-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By darowden
YEah I tried it. Same price as E10 and fuel...

YEah I tried it.

Same price as E10 and fuel economy is MUCH worse.

It's a government boondoggle, nothing more, in my opinion.
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-24-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By darowden
OK, I bought some "V8 Titan" Emblems from the...

OK, I bought some "V8 Titan" Emblems from the local Nissan dealership that look like the same style lettering, I am going to put the "V8" part where the "Hemi" emblem is on the 5.7L trucks.

I'll...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 02-06-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By darowden
Still looking, but will probably come from a...

Still looking, but will probably come from a non-chrysler vehicle since they don't make any apparently...
Forum: Electrical 01-20-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,051
Posted By darowden
I may try the Sylvania Xtravision H13 lights....

I may try the Sylvania Xtravision H13 lights. They are cheap, and claim 35% more light. They get decent if not glowing reviews. Bulb longeivity is an issue with the silverstars and ultra, I don't...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-20-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,898
Posted By darowden
It just seems like in standard mode there is a...

It just seems like in standard mode there is a slight lag between first and second gear.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-18-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,800
Posted By darowden
I have a 2011 Crew with the 4.7 and 3.55 diff. ...

I have a 2011 Crew with the 4.7 and 3.55 diff.

I have to say I only find it "adequate" at best and often find myself putting it in tow/haul mode to get the pep I need in city traffic.

It's...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-17-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By darowden
I know which ones you are talking about, and...

I know which ones you are talking about, and those are not the ones that were missing. Yes, there are several empty holes for the optional fender flares on the 1500, but mine was missing the ones...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior and Exterior Lighting 01-17-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,406
Posted By darowden
I think think the old D-cell garrity flashlight I...

I think think the old D-cell garrity flashlight I keep on top of my fridge has a brighter beam than the headlights on my new Ram.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-17-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By darowden
Seriously Dodge?

So I bought a new 2011 (manufactured in 2011)Ram Crew Cab less than 30 days ago, and was down on the ground bolting on some Westin Stainless nerf bars, and I noticed something.


Half the trim...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-16-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By darowden
Mine has 1800 miles, has the same whine. It's had...

Mine has 1800 miles, has the same whine. It's had it since I drove it home from the dealer, I don't know why I didn't notice it during the test drive.

It's irritating to me even though my...
Forum: Electrical 01-15-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,051
Posted By darowden
I have the same issue on my new 2011 Crew Cab. At...

I have the same issue on my new 2011 Crew Cab. At first I thought I was going blind...couldn't see squat driving at night. Then my wife said she though they were dim and low too.

Shame on Dodge...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-15-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,898
Posted By darowden
Yeah, I figure it just change the ratio since the...

Yeah, I figure it just change the ratio since the RPMs seem about 200 RPM higher on the tach accross the board.
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-15-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By darowden
Lol yeah saw those. Just looking for a...

Lol yeah saw those.

Just looking for a plain "4.7" in the same style as the "RAM 1500".

I'll let you guys know if I find one.
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-14-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,898
Posted By darowden
Any harm in running in tow/haul mode when not towing or hauling?

Sometimes my 4.7 seems a bit sluggish in busy traffic and tow/haul mode really perks it up. My understanding is basically I am bumping up my gear ratio by punching the button, and I will burn more...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-13-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By darowden
4.7L Emblem

Anybody found a source for one?

My front fenders feel naked.
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-13-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By darowden
I checked the power steering fluid level, it's...

I checked the power steering fluid level, it's between the min and max fill lines, clear amber fluid appearance. Also listened with the hood open while engine rpms up to 2000 rpm, no whine coming...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-11-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By darowden
2011 1500 ST Crew here. Mine does the same...

2011 1500 ST Crew here.

Mine does the same thing. I found jiggling the shift lever a bit helps to release the key.
Forum: South West 01-10-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By darowden
Guess I'll stick with Huffines in Lewisville.

Guess I'll stick with Huffines in Lewisville.
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-10-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By darowden
Not sure about with the hood open, have not tried...

Not sure about with the hood open, have not tried that yet, but I will.

However I did listen with the truck idling in park, and the whine is there. Idling in park, when I rev the engine, the...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-10-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By darowden
Very nice! I just got in my Westin PLatinum nerf...

Very nice! I just got in my Westin PLatinum nerf bars for my 2011 Crew.
Can't wait for the rain to stop to put them on.
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-10-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By darowden
It changes with engine speed, the pitch changes...

It changes with engine speed, the pitch changes at shift as you described.

Is pump whine normal? It does have the heavy duty cooling as an option.

It just sounds like an electric car plus...
Forum: South West 01-09-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By darowden
Can anyone recommend a dealer for service in the North Dallas Area?

I'm in McKinney. I have had bad experiences with McKinney Dodge (Dodge city) on Central expressway, looking for a good dealer service department.

Need it for service on my 2011 Ram and 2008...
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-08-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By darowden
How many miles did you go before they had to...

How many miles did you go before they had to replace it and what was the criteria, just the noise?

Thanks
Forum: 4.7L (287 cu in) PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 01-06-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By darowden
Question for 2011 4.7L 6 spd auto trans owners

Guys i just bought a new 2011 1500 ST crew cab with the 4.7L and auto 6 spd transmission. The build sheet says I have a 3.55 rear end, and it is the ST but has all the option trailer towing package...
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