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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 06-09-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By oldhp
Sad To See Her Go...................

................BUT!!!!! Instead of my RAM..............There sitting in the driveway is a 2016 Challenger R/T Hemi 6-speed. White with 20x9 factory black wheels.:smileup:

Now I'll see how...
Forum: 2016 Dodge Ram Forum 06-04-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By oldhp
Take it back, get loaner truck. Tell them to call...

Take it back, get loaner truck. Tell them to call when it is for sure, without a doubt fixed. My trans shifted stupid when cold, took 2 valve banks, 14 qts fluid and many re-flash updates. Finally,...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 06-01-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,840
Posted By oldhp
Mine showed 27.3 on the screen today after work....

Mine showed 27.3 on the screen today after work. Really a solid 25 MPG though. Extremely happy with MPG and the truck as a whole.
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 05-29-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,717
Posted By oldhp
If you'll notice on the picture only 3/4's of the...

If you'll notice on the picture only 3/4's of the filter is actually "filtering". Because there's only that much area open to the filter. I found this out the last time I changed the filter. I blew...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 05-20-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,936
Posted By oldhp
Pop a coil pack off and pull a plug.

Pop a coil pack off and pull a plug.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 05-15-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,840
Posted By oldhp
Hemi HFE, I read the EPA test some time ago in, I...

Hemi HFE, I read the EPA test some time ago in, I think, Car&Driver. Was not trying to make broad or incorrect statements. As far as the FTP-75 testing read.....to me not real world testing. And then...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 05-07-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,840
Posted By oldhp
The EPA's MPG ratings are at 55 MPH, no AC, flat...

The EPA's MPG ratings are at 55 MPH, no AC, flat ground, no headwind. Unrealistic most of the time. My EVIC always reads 2+ more MPG than miles driven/gallons used. That being said I'm now back up to...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 04-16-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By oldhp
Won't hurt a thing to upgrade sparkplugs....

Won't hurt a thing to upgrade sparkplugs. Ignition coils don't know what kind of spark plugs are in the engine. I'd bet dealer would want to "upgrade" the plugs if you went there.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-28-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By oldhp
Open differential.

Open differential.
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 02-26-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By oldhp
It's the MDS switching back and forth from V8 to...

It's the MDS switching back and forth from V8 to V4. You can drive forever in manual 8th gear setting, you won't hurt a thing.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-25-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By oldhp
+1 Top Tier fuel. SeaFoam added to the fuel is...

+1 Top Tier fuel. SeaFoam added to the fuel is what I do. The water mist trick does work, even on newer stuff, just don't pour it down the TB or carb.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-13-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By oldhp
OEM or Wix for me.

OEM or Wix for me.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 02-13-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By oldhp
These gimmick plugs do not run hotter, produce...

These gimmick plugs do not run hotter, produce multiple sparks or super clean the combustion chamber/tops of pistons. Gimmick, "an ingenious or novel device, scheme, or stratagem, especially one...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-12-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By oldhp
Next time light comes on, take 5 gals gas with...

Next time light comes on, take 5 gals gas with you and go for a country ride. Let it stumble and now you know.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-10-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,228
Posted By oldhp
+1 reefer451, Just run Top Tier fuel, done. Valve...

+1 reefer451, Just run Top Tier fuel, done. Valve deposits??? B.S. The fuel injectors wash the valves by spraying on the backside of them. Stealership B.S.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-20-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By oldhp
1 new valve bank, and new fluid = perfect...

1 new valve bank, and new fluid = perfect shifting transmission. Did not reflash this time, just changed the VB. We'll see how long this lasts. Hopefully forever. Truck drives and shifts like it was...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-12-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By oldhp
"...dam things would launch yer azz right up into...

"...dam things would launch yer azz right up into the back window taking off." Yes....for 1.5 feet then nothing, and you couldn't power shift 2nd gear. But it was fun for alittle bit!!!
+1 on reset...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-07-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By oldhp
Had enough, went back and nicely complained about...

Had enough, went back and nicely complained about on going trans shifting problem. It didn't shift like it does now new or when the valve body was replaced. Long story short.....new VB ordered. If...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-30-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By oldhp
The bad part is when new the tranny shifted like...

The bad part is when new the tranny shifted like butter, NO surging, zooming, whirling etc. When they changed the valve bank it was butter again, now, again, its anybody's guess as to how it will...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-28-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By oldhp
Stuck in first gear???

Yep, another saga in the weird 8 speed trans world. Left daughter's house, rpm's going up......up....staying at 2100'ish....no shift. Hmmm. Stop sign, go again.....rpm's going up to 2100'ish, no...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-28-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By oldhp
You never know what bulk oil dealer is using....

You never know what bulk oil dealer is using. They buy the cheapest stuff that will fit warranty needs. One service guy said they use Pennzoil blend, one said Mobil blend(Dexos???), the last oil...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-27-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,099
Posted By oldhp
Have you tried taking the belt off and starting...

Have you tried taking the belt off and starting it up? My 2014 3.6/8speed was making a whine type noise, belt off, gone. Ended up being tensioner pulley assembly. These engines also have a water pump...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-15-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By oldhp
Thunderhorse, You can bet the 3.6 ain't gunna do...

Thunderhorse, You can bet the 3.6 ain't gunna do it. I'm just going to drive it shifting the way it does. My sincere hope is the clutches start to eat themselves as the trans does it's thing...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-13-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By oldhp
Mine still shifts krazy until warmed up past...

Mine still shifts krazy until warmed up past 120. It sometimes skips gears, 1-2-4 or 1-3-4, I know it does this because after it shifts I hit the -gear button and it shows what gear it's in. I...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 12-12-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By oldhp
I always change the dif fluid out at 1K miles on...

I always change the dif fluid out at 1K miles on new ones and then every 50K. Every used one gets every fluid changed so I know exactly what's in it.
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