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Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-31-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By snakepitt1
Water Temp switch replacement issue

My temp gage was non functioning. I replaced the broken temp sending switch with a new replacement switch Standard TS271. Now the gage functions but the needle goes all the way over into red zone...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-24-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By snakepitt1
I'll be installing a set of headers and a...

I'll be installing a set of headers and a replacement high flow cat converter to go along with the Flowmaster dual exhasut I just installed. I still need to replace the rear shocks and change out the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-23-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By snakepitt1
Here is the Volant CAI with the optional scoop...

Here is the Volant CAI with the optional scoop installed in my 97 Ram with the 5.9L
http://i49.tinypic.com/9sqvip.jpg
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-20-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By snakepitt1
Volant CAI

I took the plunge and installed the Volant CAI with the air scoop. Too early to tell what benefits performance or fuel efficiency wise it will provide
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-17-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By snakepitt1
Exhaust question

I am looking to upgrade the exhaust manifolds on my 1997 5.9L auto trans motor. Since I plan to keep the stock configuration for the cat converter, what would the best exhaust manifold or headers...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-19-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By snakepitt1
Auto trans cooler

I instaled a hayden auto trans cooler tonight. I saw a 40 degree initial drop from the inlet to the outlet of the cooler. Initially I am very pleased with ths. Now to see how this translates to...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 07-18-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By snakepitt1
Mileage Milestone reached

My 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 extended cab just reached the 150,ooo mile mark. Interior still looks great, everything pretty much still works. I'm thinkin that another 150K is in the cards. I do love this...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-11-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By snakepitt1
Single to dual exhaust

My 1997 Ram 1500 5.9L (gas) automatic has a hopeless 2 into one exhaust that needs replacing. What is the best catback exhaust that exits into duals? I don't want to have to cut and weld, just unbox...
Forum: Towing 07-06-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By snakepitt1
According to my VIN I have the 6001-7000 GWR...

According to my VIN I have the 6001-7000 GWR hydraulic brake system. So, towing a 4200lb car on a uhaul car trailer would work? I am having the rear drum brakes replaced on Sunday.
Forum: Towing 07-05-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By snakepitt1
Any recomendations on the aux trans cooler? I...

Any recomendations on the aux trans cooler? I also need to do a brake system check. Stopping this mess will be just as important as getting it moving.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-02-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,797
Posted By snakepitt1
If ya don't mind me asking, what would the type...

If ya don't mind me asking, what would the type of work you had done cost? I am looking at eBay for a Flowmaster system at 210 bucks shipped, but, often these are now as advertised, so I figured on...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 07-02-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,662
Posted By snakepitt1
Are you guys actually seeing any performance...

Are you guys actually seeing any performance increases from these replacement intakes? I was just going to add a K&N filter to the stock housing and be done with it.
Forum: Towing 07-02-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By snakepitt1
1997 Ram towing question

I have a 1997 Ram 1500 5.9L gas, automatic, 2WD. The hitch bolted to the frame has no markings on it at all and the tounge part is cold welded rusted into place. I even tried a torch to remove it...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 06-21-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By snakepitt1
Front row center seat belts needed

Does anyone know where I can get a set of grey, front row middle seat seat belts? Mine were missing when I bought this truck
Forum: Suspension 05-02-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By snakepitt1
I'm getting ready to change out my steering gear...

I'm getting ready to change out my steering gear box as well as nearly every steering component. So, I'll need an alignment for sure, but, even though you will be careful during your install, you...
Forum: Body & Interior 05-01-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,415
Posted By snakepitt1
Fixed to sliding rear window change out

I changed a fixed rear window out for a sliding style rear window on an old ford ranger truck many moons ago. Has any one done this conversion on a 1997 Ram 1500 extended cab? I was wondering how...
Forum: Suspension 04-30-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,525
Posted By snakepitt1
2WD front wheel bearing question

Okay, I ordered new front brake rotors for my 1997 Ram 1500 2WD Sport extended cab. The rotors have the wheel studs installed (lugnut studs) and it looks like there are spots for the old style inner...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-27-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By snakepitt1
Cap and rotor change help

I have a 1997 Ram 1500, 5.9L gas engine. How the heck do ya get back to remove the distributor cap and rotor? Once the air cleaner plastic is removed, I can just see where the cap is. BUT, getting to...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 04-27-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By snakepitt1
My first Dodge Truck

Okay, so I bought a used 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 extended cab truck with the 5.9L gas engine. The truck is "cosmetically challenged" and the steering wanders badly. But, I needed a second vehicle to...
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