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Forum: Electrical 05-12-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,502
Posted By nightshifter
ABS and Brake light coming on

[2006 1500 Sport 4x4 5.7L]

Last week, I had to brake somewhat hard (didn't lock anything or even engage the abs) and shortly after the abs and brake lights came on. Stopped and checked the...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 08-07-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,897
Posted By nightshifter
Wow, another of them dealer only deals. Bet they...

Wow, another of them dealer only deals. Bet they love that. My local dealer is real good at running up the prices too.
Forum: Heating & Cooling 08-07-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,897
Posted By nightshifter
Coolant/Antifreeze for 2006 5.7L?

Is there a cheaper solution than buying from the stealership? What brand should I be looking for? How much should I buy to fill a 5.7L Hemi in a 4x4?

Didn't know coolant technology had come so far...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 08-06-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By nightshifter
Overheating, looking for input, suggestions, ideas

This is driving me nuts. So after a week of fiddling and searching through three different forums I decided I might as well make a post and see if someone else has been in the same boat.

In ...
Forum: MDS 07-26-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
No kidding. Looks like the only way around it is...

No kidding. Looks like the only way around it is to replace the rear end with an aftermarket one. They say in 05 they beefed 'em up but that it still happens. Thanks for the recommendation to check...
Forum: MDS 07-26-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
seems the c-clips in the rear ends can fail,...

seems the c-clips in the rear ends can fail, leading to catastrophic rear end failure, of the dragging the driveshaft kind.
Forum: MDS 07-26-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
I think I found it, was hoping for one with...

I think I found it, was hoping for one with pictures though. lol

While I was there I read about the c-clip in the lsd issue, that doesn't sound like something fun to have happen at 75mph
Forum: MDS 07-26-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
If you go to Autozone the champions are waaaay at...

If you go to Autozone the champions are waaaay at the bottom at 2.99, I was looking at the Iridium prices. lol

Still looking for a write-up/how to, if anyone has one bookmarked, post the link...
Forum: MDS 07-25-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
I still have to get a labor quote from them. They...

I still have to get a labor quote from them. They seemed kind of busy when I called. I know parts are going to be about $100 and I'm expecting at least 3 hours labor @ $60 an hour, anything more and...
Forum: MDS 07-20-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
I just got my exhaust done yesterday. I can't...

I just got my exhaust done yesterday. I can't hear the little backfire anymore. lol

I still have it scheduled for sparkplug replacement though. Going to try to get them to disable mds and turn on...
Forum: Body & Interior 07-13-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By nightshifter
#@!!^%#$ Broken power seat trim.

My jeans caught my driver's seat trim, where the switch is to adjust the seat. I think the part # is 1DH031D5AB, not many junkyards in my area, and so far the places online have not turned up...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 07-10-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By nightshifter
thanks, I was searching using a-pillar with the...

thanks, I was searching using a-pillar with the hyphen and getting nothing.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 07-09-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By nightshifter
Have a link? I've searched like 5 times and just...

Have a link? I've searched like 5 times and just get exterior chrome door handles.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 07-09-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By nightshifter
Entry assist handle reinforcement/replacement?

All I've found is http://www.imcoproductsinc.com/page/dodgeramaccesories and on top of the $70 they charge $20 to ship. Doesn't anyone know of anything else out there?

Afraid I'm going screw up...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 07-06-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By nightshifter
Best plugs and wires to use?

Like the title says I want to put in what has the best reputation (and longest life, so platinum probably). Also, is there anything I should do to the coil packs? Not too familiar with these...
Forum: MDS 07-03-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
Looks like a trip to the mechanic is in order...

Looks like a trip to the mechanic is in order then. Thanks everyone. I used to be able to do this stuff myself but on these newer cars and trucks I'm never sure what I might be getting into.
Forum: MDS 07-03-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
I bought it with 75k on it. I'm looking for the...

I bought it with 75k on it. I'm looking for the service records they gave me right now to see if they have been changed or not.
Forum: MDS 07-03-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
76k on the truck, probably the same on the plugs.

76k on the truck, probably the same on the plugs.
Forum: MDS 07-03-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
Yup, sometimes seems to happen occasionally in...

Yup, sometimes seems to happen occasionally in town, like if I'm making a turn and trying to keep my speed even.
Forum: MDS 07-03-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,324
Posted By nightshifter
Backfire/cough at highway cruising speeds from MDS?

So while driving steady (not sure if it happens while using cruise or not) between 55 and 65 I'll hear what sounds like a small backfire now and then. Could this be from the MDS? I'll also hear it at...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 06-23-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,212
Posted By nightshifter
Finally made it back, old computer died. Thank...

Finally made it back, old computer died. Thank goodness for back ups. I got the K&N installed, and shockingly, my MPG dropped. I ran almost an entire tank, almost entirely highway miles and got 13.8...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 06-10-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,212
Posted By nightshifter
It has 75k on it. Tires are the stock size that...

It has 75k on it. Tires are the stock size that came on the 20s. Air pressure is within 2-3psi. I usually drive highway miles, and very little in town, the average trip is 20 miles with a mile in...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 06-09-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,212
Posted By nightshifter
I've considered the rollpan, but around here too...

I've considered the rollpan, but around here too many people want to get right up your rear at the lights and in the parking lots. I've already had a couple dolts see how far they can put the nose of...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 06-09-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,212
Posted By nightshifter
Everything seems stock, except for this sticker...

Everything seems stock, except for this sticker under the hood about a computer change, which I mean to get pics of and research to see what it means.

I have the Night Runner package with the 20"...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 06-08-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,212
Posted By nightshifter
Must obtain more MPG!

I'm happy with my new beast, but fuel costs are already eating me alive. I have exhaust parts on the way and as soon as those clear the bank, an intake as well.

What else can I do to get more...
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