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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-13-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,794
Posted By gwilburn
Trailer brakes absolutely suck. I can't tell you...

Trailer brakes absolutely suck. I can't tell you how many times I've had to replace pads that fall apart, adjusters that fall off into the drum, and the related expense that goes with it. ...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-13-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,794
Posted By gwilburn
In my humble experience... it's not the towing...

In my humble experience... it's not the towing that's the issue. Stopping IS the issue (i.e. controlling the load).

Also, the conditions in which you are towing play a huge role. Towing in a...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-11-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,627
Posted By gwilburn
I have 22,000 on my '14 4x4 Crew with 3.92 rear....

I have 22,000 on my '14 4x4 Crew with 3.92 rear. Probably at least half of those towing 4 place enclosed snowmobile trailer. Goes about 5500 lbs loaded and catches the wind like a sailboat (102" wide...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-23-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,761
Posted By gwilburn
I just had mine sprayed with grease... my 2005...

I just had mine sprayed with grease... my 2005 was rusted through by 2013. I washed underneath a lot. It looked great (perfect) until 2012 (so 7 years) when I saw the first bubble appear. It comes...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-20-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,989
Posted By gwilburn
Not to argue, but the states I got statistics...

Not to argue, but the states I got statistics from were Maine, Minnesota and the UP of Michigan... for the winter of 2012-13, the highest locale in Maine was somewhere around 12 tons per lane mile,...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-16-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,989
Posted By gwilburn
Dealer told me that the traditional rustproofing...

Dealer told me that the traditional rustproofing didn't work and made things worse in some cases - they were a rustproofing center as well and completely stopped doing it.

The guy who did mine...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,446
Posted By gwilburn
I really don't get why people are so hung up on...

I really don't get why people are so hung up on payload numbers... Every truck I've ever owned I have "overloaded" it at some point (according to the payload rating) and the truck was hardly...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-16-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,672
Posted By gwilburn
Had my 2014 for just over a year... mine cuts out...

Had my 2014 for just over a year... mine cuts out all the time - same places (clear view of the sky in all directions. Works better in my garage with the doors closed.
Updated the radio several...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,446
Posted By gwilburn
Correction... today, gas is $2.85 a gallon. ...

Correction... today, gas is $2.85 a gallon. Diesel is $3.75 if you use a card, $3.69 for cash. Pilot Travel Centers are crooks.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,989
Posted By gwilburn
Don't get me started... we have received over...

Don't get me started... we have received over 200" the last two years. They put more salt on the road here per lane mile than anywhere in the U.S. I know, I researched it. Almost every vehicle on...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,989
Posted By gwilburn
Just thought I'd update. Had my truck sprayed...

Just thought I'd update.
Had my truck sprayed with some sort of grease undercoating yesterday (then drove home in salt). He did the entire underneath of the truck chassis (axles, brake lines,...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-14-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,446
Posted By gwilburn
If you are talking about towing 6000 lbs, I would...

If you are talking about towing 6000 lbs, I would NOT get the V6 gas. If I were driving 20K per year with a lot of highway miles, I MIGHT consider the eco diesel. But where I live diesel is +60...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 10-26-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By gwilburn
Got it... this is what I was looking for. So...

Got it... this is what I was looking for. So what if I've NEVER reset this? Is that since I bought the truck or just the last 200 miles?

BTW - mine is reading just over 15 mpg right now. I...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 10-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By gwilburn
Yes... that's what I'm talking about. Never saw...

Yes... that's what I'm talking about. Never saw where you could update/change it. Definitely doesn't reset when I fill my tank.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 10-22-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By gwilburn
MPG displayed in lower right of evic

I'm referring to the MPG reading in the lower right of the screen when the speedo is displayed. Does anyone know what this represents? It seems to only show up on the Laramie (maybe the Sport)......
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 10-22-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By gwilburn
The 1500 did very well with the 5.7 hemi

The 1500 did very well with the 5.7 hemi
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 10-22-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 17,915
Posted By gwilburn
Not considering the extra cost of purchase or...

Not considering the extra cost of purchase or ownership, it would have to get considerably better mileage if you live where diesel is sometimes 40 cents (or more) a gallon more than gasoline. I also...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,327
Posted By gwilburn
I am pretty sure this does not disable MDS... tow...

I am pretty sure this does not disable MDS... tow haul does, but I've run my truck like this and can still hear/feel the MDS engage.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-23-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By gwilburn
Navigation Update

Does anyone know how long you are entitled to map updates? I took delivery of my truck a year ago tomorrow. I downloaded the Uconnect update - the tech support told me that I could do that...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-17-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By gwilburn
3.92 versus 3.21 - my observations

Dad and I drove my truck up to test drive a new truck they got in for him. My Crew Cab has a 3.92... the truck we test drove (and the one he is buying) is a Quad Cab with 3.21. Both 8 speed.

I...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-17-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,162
Posted By gwilburn
I've never used anything but 87... and I never...

I've never used anything but 87... and I never will. Never had any issues and I live at 3000'
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-08-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By gwilburn
I would lay money on that... all of mine were not...

I would lay money on that... all of mine were not seated. I reported it on here a few months ago
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-06-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,963
Posted By gwilburn
You can say whatever you want... there IS an...

You can say whatever you want... there IS an issue with this radio that has been acknowledged by Chrysler and my dealer. This does not occur in other satellite radios.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-06-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By gwilburn
I like your trailer!

I like your trailer!
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 05-06-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,963
Posted By gwilburn
According to my dealer, this is a known issue...

According to my dealer, this is a known issue with the 8.4 radio. It has nothing to do with how far north you are. I'm in Maryland and mine cuts out all the time (near work, when in town, etc.) ...
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