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Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 06-17-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By paintengr
So how's it going, did you go big or hop up a...

So how's it going, did you go big or hop up a 5.2? If ya thinkn 5.2 street motor things to think about, Quest heads cheaper and are iron flow better than stock, alinghone block and use toque plates...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 04-21-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 767
Posted By paintengr
Agree crank sensor

Agree crank sensor
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 04-14-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By paintengr
Look for new EQ heads 1.6 rockers and M1 intake...

Look for new EQ heads 1.6 rockers and M1 intake that will give you a good bump along with larger injectors.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 04-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By paintengr
ford pink injectors

Anyone using pink ford on their 5.2 ? and result's?
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-31-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By paintengr
Wow can of worms lol, a 3.90 is comin on tow...

Wow can of worms lol, a 3.90 is comin on tow packages I read, saying I should look at the id tag under the hood and also tag on axel thank guys I'm on the hunt plenty of bone yards here in metro...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-29-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By paintengr
ramvan 2 1500 Axel swap

Thinking I could get a 3.90 out of the bone yard on the cheep , will it fit ?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-19-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By paintengr
Thumbs up I've seen some info about EQ heads making good...

I've seen some info about EQ heads making good power and options after that info was at popular hot rodding a 500+ budget build running 11 to 1s that's the way I'm thinking.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-19-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 48,845
Posted By paintengr
Throttle spacer probably won't help as these are...

Throttle spacer probably won't help as these are long port manifolds made for torque, longer ports mean more torque.....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-19-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By paintengr
Replace fly wheel sensor it like your points, had...

Replace fly wheel sensor it like your points, had a prob simular and replaced it what a dif.....
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-19-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By paintengr
air box mod

FYI I removed the divider in my stock air box near the throuth and sanded the radius too seems to improve the butt dyno feel lol...sharp edges on the radius may have screwed with the flow almost like...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-17-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By paintengr
Thumbs up Plenum gasket story time.

I had the pleasure of redoing my plenum gasket again because it started to leak again, I have the Hughes plate and had to redo it as I replaced it I waited 1/2 hour for the final retoque of bolts and...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,150
Posted By paintengr
IMO skip the swiss chezzy mod, you'll suck...

IMO skip the swiss chezzy mod, you'll suck warm/hot air into you engine, plugs champion are what dodges like thermostat 195 is the way to go unless you live south of mason dixie line ;) cai if ya...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 02-27-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By paintengr
mpg/performance

I'll chime in, first mpgs think of all basic services air filter oil change according to your milage.GTX makes a great high milage oil use Mopar oil filters as flow back is better in OEM filters "...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-17-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By paintengr
Oil and idle.

What is your idle speed ?, I had same issue and raised my idle a touch and took care of it.Oil I am currently using high mileage gtx castrol because my engine is at 107+miles and using Mopar oil...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-09-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By paintengr
Wheel alignment, wheel bearings greased keep your...

Wheel alignment, wheel bearings greased keep your foot out of the gas.vacuum gauge.free flow muffer cherry bomb my fav. Lol
Forum: Body & Interior 06-26-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By paintengr
There is a little tang on the end of the track...

There is a little tang on the end of the track bend up
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 06-26-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By paintengr
A couple of things to think of ! Budget, intent...

A couple of things to think of ! Budget, intent as in work or play and time.blew engine ? What heads cracked block ? Rebuilding is the best option as you'll know what you have 5.2 , align hone block...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 06-22-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By paintengr
I'll second that on the crank sensor, also think...

I'll second that on the crank sensor, also think about changing the injectors with ford yellow tops from bone yard...I got a set for $40.00 smoothed out engine. And make sure your truck isn't up...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 06-22-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By paintengr
Sounds like the tranny was monked with, due...

Sounds like the tranny was monked with, due dillagnce reset shifter settings. Make'n sure park and drive are set correctly.Shifter linkages maybe the issue.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-15-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By paintengr
Try changing the crank sensor on the bell housing

I had several die and stall issues and no lights "CEL" it lit one time and I took it to Autozone for read, it was low voltage fault... Runs great now, remember it's
your points per se..
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 05-13-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By paintengr
factory says 40

I have 97 5.2 and the engine compartment sticker says .40
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 03-05-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By paintengr
I had the same issue, replaced IAC thought that...

I had the same issue, replaced IAC thought that would do, but no trolled forums and reread pintle adjust, it took me two time in readjustment but seems to be OK now. I hope that helps.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8 03-04-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,703
Posted By paintengr
Do stainless shortys, new y pipe from and cat...

Do stainless shortys, new y pipe from and cat from rock auto, duals from magnaflow . Keep the cats don't be a redneck the engine was made with the cat in place engineered that way. Don't screw mother...
Forum: Exhaust 03-04-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,333
Posted By paintengr
Just a thought, do ya really need to remove the...

Just a thought, do ya really need to remove the cat for a couple of ponies? Haven't' we screwed the environment enough yet? Build smarter... Are all the mechanical things done? Alignment, bearings...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 03-04-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By paintengr
Cool intro

Hello all, I'm checking in.I'm and old auto hand been in the auto manufacturing my whole life except for playing army for a couple of years. Started at Gm making Nova's and Dodge making the first 100...
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