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Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-02-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By dac1959
I replaced mine with the philips crystal vision...

I replaced mine with the philips crystal vision and raised the aim myself. The aim was way too low from the factory. 100% better and will cost you about 35 bucks for both. :smileup:
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-25-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By dac1959
Broken manifold studs questions

Has anybody a) removed the heat shields and replaced the broken studs with regular bolts since in the 4 different times I have have had breakage, it's always been studs or b) just replaced the...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-19-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By dac1959
Only warning you will get is the lightning bolt...

Only warning you will get is the lightning bolt idiot light, when the alternator fails. 13.6v to 15.1v is the normal range. As to where your gauge sits, mine's the same, always has been. My battery...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 01-14-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,455
Posted By dac1959
The cam is cheap and the mds lifters are...

The cam is cheap and the mds lifters are outrageous,130 each and there are 16 of them. You have to remove the heads on this particular engine in order to change. I have 25k on mine since the repair...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 01-14-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,455
Posted By dac1959
I think it is a lifter issue period, mds or no...

I think it is a lifter issue period, mds or no mds. I have always driven mine in manual mode since brand new and at 101000, lifter seized and of course wiped out the cam, and you are right on the...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-01-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By dac1959
You can reach the heat shields through the...

You can reach the heat shields through the fenderwells.Try to move it on each end. If it moves around freely, you have at least one broken stud. Mine have broken twice and were fixed under warranty....
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 12-19-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By dac1959
I put the Philips in in 2012 right after I bought...

I put the Philips in in 2012 right after I bought it, aimed the headlights a little higher, and I've been good to go ever since:smileup:
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-02-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By dac1959
Same here, been using interstate for years and...

Same here, been using interstate for years and years:smileup:
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 11-17-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By dac1959
same here,also,500rpm in drive and smooth as...

same here,also,500rpm in drive and smooth as glass.
goes up to 650 with a/c on
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 10-17-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By dac1959
Same thing happened to me on cyl 3. Lifter seized...

Same thing happened to me on cyl 3. Lifter seized and wiped out the cam. Lifters 100 ea and cam about 80 bucks plus your gaskets and your labor.:smiledown:
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 06-07-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By dac1959
I have the ones I took off my 2012 when it was...

I have the ones I took off my 2012 when it was new. I like the way the stacked looks on the 13's and up, but I didn't like the way the 12,s took up half the door. If you are interested in mine, let...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 06-07-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By dac1959
Well lets see,2012 express 112,000 mi.Bought...

Well lets see,2012 express 112,000 mi.Bought brand new with 21 miles on it. Best vehicle I have ever owned until 97000 when it started falling apart. Left side exhaust manifold studs replace under...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 05-29-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By dac1959
Yes, those are the drain and fill plugs. It's...

Yes, those are the drain and fill plugs. It's normal for some fluid to run out when removing the top plug to check the level. Make sure if you have limited slip that you put the limited slip additive...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 03-12-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By dac1959
That is the way mine started out, high rpm...

That is the way mine started out, high rpm misfire. If I drove it normal, you would never know anything was wrong. I read the codes and "CYL 3 MISFIRE"was stored. I drove the truck probably 20k miles...
Forum: 2009 Dodge Ram Forum 03-05-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By dac1959
Bad lifter cyl 5. Mine did the same thing on cyl...

Bad lifter cyl 5. Mine did the same thing on cyl 3. Took out the cam when the lifter seized.
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 02-25-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By dac1959
on my 2012 @ 101800 miles, cyl 3 lifter seized,...

on my 2012 @ 101800 miles, cyl 3 lifter seized, took out the cam. 2400 to fix @ the dealer. they did not replace all the lifters, only 4. this wasn't realized by me until I went to pick the truck up...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 11-13-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,776
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: 4,380
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: 3,419
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, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,164
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, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,164
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, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By dac1959
Correct

Correct
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-07-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
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, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
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, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,818
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.
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