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Forum: Oil Change 01-14-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,280
Posted By pitch1
My oil life monitor does not seem to do any...

My oil life monitor does not seem to do any thing. It reduces oil life 10 % just about every thousand miles. Never varies winter, summer, towing ,or empty.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,453
Posted By pitch1
My only reservation is that I would need to keep...

My only reservation is that I would need to keep some kind of warranty in effect for as long as I owned the truck.
Paying for diesel repairs is a pretty steep climb. Injecters, turbine , fuel pump...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By pitch1
Although nominally the same your front and rear...

Although nominally the same your front and rear diffrentials are slightly different ratios,with the front being lower. This is done to make sure that the front is pulling while turning.
Without...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 01-14-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By pitch1
Heavy duty transmission cooling

What does Ram mean by this? I tow a 6000# travel trailer, salesman said I did not need an external cooler. I have seen tranny temps just under 200. What is too high? Do I need an additional cooler?...
Forum: Towing 10-14-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By pitch1
Much worry about about nothing. Ram did just...

Much worry about about nothing. Ram did just fine. Road is so curvy that it is mostly posted at 20 mph. Transmission hit 174 on the hill. Warmed it up another 10 degrees maneuvering on the soft...
Forum: Towing 10-11-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,001
Posted By pitch1
I thought synthetic would help with high oil...

I thought synthetic would help with high oil temps but no joy. Stays cooler longer but still gets up there.
Forum: Towing 10-11-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By pitch1
Towing up hill ?

Tomorrow I am towing my 6000# camper up a hill.
Hill is about 2 miles 7% narrow and twisting. Starting from a dead stop with no run up room. I don't imagine I will get out of 1rst gear. Best...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 06-29-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,928
Posted By pitch1
I tow a 5000# travel trailer. I had shut the...

I tow a 5000# travel trailer. I had shut the truck down to fuel up and forgot to turn it back on. I remembered after about ten miles and activated it. My transmission temp dropped 10 degrees in...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 06-29-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,144
Posted By pitch1
My daughter did not speak to me for about a...

My daughter did not speak to me for about a month. I picked her and a friend up. They climbed into the front seat of my week old truck and her friend promptly put her feet on the dash. I spoke rather...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 06-28-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By pitch1
One of the several reasons I kept the 17" from my...

One of the several reasons I kept the 17" from my 2012 and had them put on the 2013.
I think the chrome 20's look cheap tacky and just plain ghetto fabulous.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 06-09-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By pitch1
I tow a 24 ft tt with my 2013 1500 QC Express. My...

I tow a 24 ft tt with my 2013 1500 QC Express. My trailer is 5000# fully loaded. Tow rating 8700# Cargo capacity is any thing on or in the truck other than full fluids and a 150# DRIVER.
You will...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 06-03-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By pitch1
Pull it into 4hi at a reasonable speed.ease of...

Pull it into 4hi at a reasonable speed.ease of the pedal,(not lift off ease off!" make your shift.Resume speed. Do not use on dry roads, your front hubs need a tiny bit of slippage or they will bind....
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 06-02-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 855
Posted By pitch1
Driving with out your rear view mirror is a non...

Driving with out your rear view mirror is a non issue. Just something you learn without knowing you are learning it. I don't know that I ever look in mine.
Go out on a sparsely traveled...
Forum: Suspension 05-28-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By pitch1
I had a 2012 SLT and the TPMS drove me nuts. As...

I had a 2012 SLT and the TPMS drove me nuts. As little as 2 pounds difference would set it off. I traded for a 2013 Express and it is rock solid, and I kept the 17's that were on the 2012. Only...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 05-27-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By pitch1
I am in a foul mood today,so I don't care! Why...

I am in a foul mood today,so I don't care!
Why in Hell do you care enough to dis someone elses choice by spending extra for vanity plates? Especially a plate that 001% of the population will know...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 05-23-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By pitch1
I don't know how your snow is but we will have a...

I don't know how your snow is but we will have a mile of packed slick road followed by a couple of miles of dry windswept road.and back and forth. When in 4 lock those front tires need to slip a bit...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 05-23-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By pitch1
My QC express weighs 5300. Does NC have a way...

My QC express weighs 5300. Does NC have a way that you can register as a passenger vehicle?
In NY you can register as passenger if under 5500 pounds and the vehicle is never used for any commercial...
Forum: North East 05-22-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,379
Posted By pitch1
I'm in the Finger Lakes. What is upstate anyway?...

I'm in the Finger Lakes. What is upstate anyway? Don't mean to step on any toes, but IMHO if you are south of Sullivan, Dutchess, or Ulster, you are not upstate. What is your definition? I know some...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 05-22-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By pitch1
I do not like LSD on slippery roads. Just throw 5...

I do not like LSD on slippery roads. Just throw 5 or 6 tube sands in the back and she will be good to go. Don't just throw it in 4 lock and leave it there,teach her when it is needed and not. ...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 05-22-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By pitch1
Just remember, without mods you are not gonna be...

Just remember, without mods you are not gonna be out there 4 wheelin with the boys, especially with the stock tires. Off the self 4wd is good for getting to the food plot and getting across...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 05-22-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,083
Posted By pitch1
1400 miles, I see between 17 and 19. Will show...

1400 miles, I see between 17 and 19. Will show 20.x on the 18 mile drive to town at 65MPH with no stops. Around residential neighborhoods,(30mph or less, stop sign every block or so) I get 13 or 14....
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 05-14-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,907
Posted By pitch1
Do you have the aux input in your console? You...

Do you have the aux input in your console? You can transfer your CD,s to a stick and use that.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 05-10-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,410
Posted By pitch1
Got 2.01 for 36mos. at the dealer. He beat my...

Got 2.01 for 36mos. at the dealer. He beat my cu,s 2.9 Dealer can almost always beat banks or credit unions. Large dealers generate a lot of loans and banks will either pay an origination fee or...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 05-10-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By pitch1
Did the same thing two weeks ago. Traded a 2012...

Did the same thing two weeks ago. Traded a 2012 4.7 SLT on a 2013 5.7. Hemi gets the same or better mileage at 1041 miles as the 4.7 got at 30k.
At 875 miles I hooked up the 5000# camper, and towed...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 05-10-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By pitch1
I wanted a back seat for occasional passengers...

I wanted a back seat for occasional passengers and for road trip crap. The 6' box is long enough to do what I need
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