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Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-01-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By sapper7
By the way, since I can’t post of the classified,...

By the way, since I can’t post of the classified, I have the original 5 bolt wheels (4), intake, Holley 2BB carb, mirrors, smog pump, exhaust manifold, bed liner FREE FREE FREE for anyone who wants...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-01-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By sapper7
Running Like A Ram

Here are a few updates from last post. New Edelbrock intake (non-EGR), 600 cfm electric choke 4BB carb, Hooker Headers, and straight 3” pipes with cherry bombs. No cats, EGR, or pumps-VERY LOUD. Also...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 04-11-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,407
Posted By sapper7
$3.65/gal in Atlanta GA.

$3.65/gal in Atlanta GA.
Forum: Electrical 04-04-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By sapper7
OK… In the oil pressure sending unit picture, to...

OK… In the oil pressure sending unit picture, to the left of the ignition coil (as viewing from the picture) toward to fire wall and attached to the BLOCK is where I installed the new sending unit....
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 04-01-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,582
Posted By sapper7
Oil pan gasket is easy to change however, I’d...

Oil pan gasket is easy to change however, I’d clean the undercarriage and re-inspect where the leak is coming from before replacing the pan gasket. Could be leak-down from another source.
Forum: Electrical 03-31-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By sapper7
Only needed for electric choke. Also you won't...

Only needed for electric choke. Also you won't need a tee and extension. The new sending unit can install directly to the block. The hole should be 1/4" so you shouldn't need any adapter. Only need...
Forum: Electrical 03-29-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By sapper7
By the way, when you install the wires for...

By the way, when you install the wires for illumination, I used the orange 16-18 gauge wire from the stereo wire harness; easy to find and easy to splice. Also under your dash beside the steering...
Forum: Electrical 03-29-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By sapper7
Locations

The coolant sending unit is hiding under the A/C pump and ONLY has one wire, mine was red/yellow shown in the earlier post. The oil pressure sending unit is located towards the back of the engine to...
Forum: Electrical 03-29-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By sapper7
Arrow I have a few posted, mostly overviews, but if you...

I have a few posted, mostly overviews, but if you need any pics of anything particular just let me know. :mail:
Forum: Electrical 03-29-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By sapper7
pressure and temp (1986 D-150)

Awesome truck!!! Just installed a water temp and oil pressure in mine. The water temp is to the left front on top of intake manifold and the oil pressure is in the back to the left of the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-28-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By sapper7
Upgrade.

Old Saint Jegs and his favorite reindeer FedEx dropped off some presents. Said the Easter Bunny was bringing the Hookers!!!!:gy:
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-27-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By sapper7
Hope this helps.

Rebuilding an engine can be quite exciting, provided you have experience (and tools) of such under your belt. My first recommendation is RESEARCH, RESEARCH, and more RESEARCH. Make sure you are...
Forum: Electrical 03-08-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By sapper7
The best I can think of is Summit racing has...

The best I can think of is Summit racing has universal wiring harness but they can be costly. Also check E-bay, a lot of parts and sometimes wiring harness being parted out.
...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-08-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,791
Posted By sapper7
Air in the fuel line

Something that might be worth checking is the fuel line from the tank to the pump. If there is a hole, even a tiny pin sized the fuel line will get air in it. Saying this because when your adding...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-05-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,858
Posted By sapper7
Don't do the spacer. It's a waste of money. Be...

Don't do the spacer. It's a waste of money. Be better off modifying the air intake to compensate for the mod exhaust. You get more bang for the buck.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-05-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By sapper7
Yes sir, sounds like a blown head gasket. Good...

Yes sir, sounds like a blown head gasket. Good news is, it's not technically a blown engine. Once you get the heads pulled and honed flush the engine a few times and you should be good. From the...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-04-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By sapper7
Just a shot in the dark but try checking the...

Just a shot in the dark but try checking the grounds.. Sometimes after working in and around the area they become loose or disconnected. Also check and see if there’s any connections for the seat...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 03-03-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,531
Posted By sapper7
Something I’ve done in the past is request that...

Something I’ve done in the past is request that the old parts that are being replaced be saved so that I can inspect them. This serves as a validation that the parts were indeed replaced and what was...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-03-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,407
Posted By sapper7
$3.34/GAL in Atlanta Ga.

$3.34/GAL in Atlanta Ga.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-03-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,338
Posted By sapper7
Unhappy Perhaps I’m asking the wring question… Does...

Perhaps I’m asking the wring question… Does anyone know where there is a port in the block that I could use to put the oil pressure sending unit?:shy:
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-02-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,338
Posted By sapper7
Unhappy New oil pressure sending unit help

Need some advice please. I purchased some gauges (water temp and oil pressure) and fabricated a cradle for them on the dash. I successfully connected the temp gauge (works great) but am at a cross...
Forum: South East 03-01-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,115
Posted By sapper7
Used to be stationed at Ft Stewart. Had an 87'...

Used to be stationed at Ft Stewart. Had an 87' D-150. Now living west of the ATL (Temple, GA).
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-01-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By sapper7
Thumbs up 1st Gen Ugly Duck

Hello everyone,
Just traded my 2000 S-10 for an old beat up 1986 Ram D-150 and an $800 gift card from Auto Zone (buyer of the S-10). Why, with gas prices at a record high? NO MORE...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 02-23-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By sapper7
I have an 86’ and removed the canister also. I...

I have an 86’ and removed the canister also. I did the same thing and routed the upper side to the lower front vacuum and didn’t have any problems. There is a third line however (at least on mine)...
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