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Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 06-07-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
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: 377
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: 181
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: 834
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, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
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, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
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, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
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, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,310
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, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,866
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: 1,825
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: 1,825
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: 556
Posted By dac1959
Correct

Correct
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 08-07-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
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: 556
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: 5,149
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.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 07-06-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By dac1959
Torque management.

Torque management.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 01-12-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,266
Posted By dac1959
I got 67K out of the originals. Mostly highway....

I got 67K out of the originals. Mostly highway. Probably could have gone another 10k, BUT they were so bad in the rain that I that I lost traction with my 12ft trailer behind me, went a little...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 12-01-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By dac1959
Factory stock NGK plugs.

Factory stock NGK plugs.
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-30-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By dac1959
Spark plugs are 2 weeks old.Low speed on the...

Spark plugs are 2 weeks old.Low speed on the ping[25-35mph] and no codes. The unusual thing is I have never noticed this ping until after the plugs were changed. Weird coincidence?
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-28-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By dac1959
Spark knock

Anybody experienced this? About a week ago I noticed at about 2500 rpm under a slight load, I thought I heard the dreaded engine ping. Sure enough I did. I have run 87 octane all of the trucks life...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By dac1959
I will say that the first 60,000 miles were 95%...

I will say that the first 60,000 miles were 95% highway miles, so I'm thinking that might have helped a little.
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By dac1959
NGK's from the factory:smileup:

NGK's from the factory:smileup:
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By dac1959
I did not change the plugs myself and when I...

I did not change the plugs myself and when I picked up the truck I forgot to ask him to let me check the gap on the old plugs. Tomorrow I will be working right beside an O'Reilly's and I will check....
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-13-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By dac1959
plug change

Well after 81,000 miles I finally decided to change the plugs. The truck had no issues, but I was feeling guilty because of the mileage. Much to my surprise, this is how good they looked after...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 11-10-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,957
Posted By dac1959
Mine was built on a Thursday and zero issues. It...

Mine was built on a Thursday and zero issues. It now has 81000 miles and I was thinking it might be time for a set of plugs,just maybe:smileup:.
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