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Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-07-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Nck
Thanks. Tommorow I'm gonna drive about 35 miles...

Thanks. Tommorow I'm gonna drive about 35 miles round trip, so i'll see if it does anything.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Nck
O2 sensors are both new and fuel pressure and...

O2 sensors are both new and fuel pressure and everything is steady and not a single code from motor or tranny. I put the NEW ecm in today. So far it runs really really good, and starts up fantastic,...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-04-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Nck
Well the main reason i'm replacing the ecm is...

Well the main reason i'm replacing the ecm is because it is causing my engine to lean out to much and stall.
But I'm hoping it will fix the shifting issue. Everything with the tranny is good, fluid...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-03-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Nck
It doesn't shift normally most of the time. Taken...

It doesn't shift normally most of the time. Taken it to my trans guy who rebuilt it, and they tell me there's nothing wrong with it. It goes into 4th gear way to early and I lose all my momentum....
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-02-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By Nck
New ECM benefits.

My newly re manufactured ECM for my truck got delivered today, it's already programmed. But what differences can I expect from it? I've had tuning installed in the past on the old one, and my...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-28-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Nck
Gibson or Hooker, always go for the best when...

Gibson or Hooker, always go for the best when getting headers. BUT... if you want my advice, stay away from headers and stick with stock manifolds. Headers get really really hot, glowing red...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-28-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Nck
It's the check valve near the top of the engine...

It's the check valve near the top of the engine in the back, and on the passenger side. I'll try and get some pictures.
And I don't have the new ECM yet, it's supposed to get here on Wednesday, via...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-23-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Nck
So it turns out the check valve (i think it's...

So it turns out the check valve (i think it's called) anyway the vacuum would drop with the air on, and also when given some throttle. So I removed the valve and i could blow threw it both ways which...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-18-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Nck
VERY bad vacuum leak.

So my 98 5.9 is a gutless wonder lately, and it usually runs rough and just stalls out during idle. My 4x4 won't engage either, the light don't even come on. And it's bassically running like crap.
I...
Forum: Towing 11-09-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Nck
Just depends on your truck. What kind of gearing...

Just depends on your truck. What kind of gearing it has, auto or manual, ect... and for something like that, I don't know that a stock suspension on the 1500 can even handle that. My 98 5.9 with...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-30-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Nck
Not bad. Does the BigHorn come with the built in...

Not bad. Does the BigHorn come with the built in tow package, like the brake controller in the cab? The laramie had that and I haul a 7500 pound trailer through the mountains a few times every...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-29-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Nck
Joining the 2012 club!

I have a 98 at the moment, but in about 2-3 month's I'm finally getting my 2012 1500. I've done a sh*t ton of research on these trucks. But I can't decide between the 1500 SLT BigHorn, or the Laramie...
Forum: Electrical 10-29-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Nck
Before you spend all that doe... I did this...

Before you spend all that doe...
I did this about two years ago with a simple $10 kit from harbor freight. They still look great to this day, and work perfect.
The kit came with 5 lights, which are...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Nck
Seriously?? Man I wish I knew that, I let them...

Seriously?? Man I wish I knew that, I let them take it and throw it away.
And thanks for the points. :smileup:
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Nck
Fixed her up! Running better than before. The...

Fixed her up! Running better than before. The cause of my problem was my upstream 02 sensor. It was causing my engine to run extremely rich, which caused the catalyst in my cat to literally melt from...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-02-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Nck
Turns out my brand new cat is bad. Replaced the...

Turns out my brand new cat is bad. Replaced the fuel pump for nothing I guess. I had to unhook my exhaust from the manifolds and run it with open manifolds to be sure there was a blockage.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-31-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By Nck
The tune up on these 5.9's is pretty straight...

The tune up on these 5.9's is pretty straight forward. Just make sure you gap the plugs, .040
And on my truck, the distributor is in the very back of the engine and is a pain to get to, so take off...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-31-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Nck
Yeah, I'm thinking the cat is defective. But also...

Yeah, I'm thinking the cat is defective. But also my fuel pressure is extremely low, which could contribute to my truck being a total dog. Since my fuel pump is from the stone age, I elected to...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-30-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Nck
Compression is ok, and i did gap my plugs .040 ...

Compression is ok, and i did gap my plugs .040
Today I lost just about all power, broke down on the side of the highway and had to have it towed because I could hardly move. And I now believe it...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 07-29-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Nck
Gutless Wonder...Lately.

So Lately my truck is a total and complete GUTLESS wonder, you could whoop me on a bicycle in a race. I recently did a muffler delete after my emissions and also replaced my cat with a MagnaFlow Cat....
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 05-12-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By Nck
So here is the gameplan. I currently owe $3200 on...

So here is the gameplan. I currently owe $3200 on a current loan. I'm going to throw all my money at that and also get a seond part time job. After I accomplish both of these I'm going to do an auto...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 05-12-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Nck
Exactly, there is no noise anywhere, and it only...

Exactly, there is no noise anywhere, and it only started doing it after the rebuild. And only in first gear, but recently I found out it doesn't do it if I shift manually. Either way I can't wait to...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 05-11-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Nck
Thanks I'll try that, but yeah I don't see how...

Thanks I'll try that, but yeah I don't see how it's possible either. Im so completely lost of what's going on. Even the first mechanic I took it to is stumped.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 05-11-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By Nck
Driveshaft Slip?

So here it is, I'm planning on buying myself a 2010 or newer Ram in July possibly, maybe later. But before I do, my current 98 has an issue I can't figure out.
The trans was rebuilt not long ago and...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 05-07-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By Nck
Trade In

I've been thinking about trading my truck in for the down payment on say a 2010-2014 Dodge Ram. Mine has about 157k on it, but the trans is newly rebuilt. Lots of stuff redone on it, the whole front...
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