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Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 05-04-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By Acheron
I had the same problem awhile back. The vacuum...

I had the same problem awhile back. The vacuum lines had come off their connector. no vacuum = no 4x4. I have a 1997 5.9L 4x4 and it uses a center axle disconnect (CAD) system to engage/disengage the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 05-03-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Acheron
update: I took it to my mechanic shop and they...

update: I took it to my mechanic shop and they flushed it out, dropped the pan to change the filter, and put all new fluid in it. Runs like it normally does now so everything seems fine! They said...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-27-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Acheron
I also checked the fluid levels initially and it...

I also checked the fluid levels initially and it seemed to be properly filled, but it had a whitish foam type stuff in it when it first overheated. Not really sure wat to do about this whole...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-27-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Acheron
Dead Tranny?

ok so i was off road recently and got my truck pretty stuck. Eventually got it out but started having problems. About an hour later I heard a slight whining type noise when giving it gas. Then 4wd...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-20-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By Acheron
leveling kit questions

ok so I just purchased a 3" front leveling kit and a 2" rear add a leaf for my 97 ram 1500 4x4. It hasn't arrived yet but I was wondering a few things I hope someone can answer.

1.) If I install...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-16-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By Acheron
i just replaced the ball joints on my 97 ram 1500...

i just replaced the ball joints on my 97 ram 1500 4x4 and i was told that the hub bearings would be destroyed when removing the assembly to get to the ball joints. they were not :) anyway i have the...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-12-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
ok so i bought and installed the new ball joints...

ok so i bought and installed the new ball joints today!! Replaced the uppers and the lowers with moog joints. I had a friend come over and it took roughly 3 hours from start to finish to get the job...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
ok thats what i was assuming. I gotta say thx...

ok thats what i was assuming. I gotta say thx again for the help guys. you have been invaluable. I'll keep ya posted with how things turn out. It's probably going to be a week until i can fix it but...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
ok so def shoot grease in there when i install...

ok so def shoot grease in there when i install the new ball joints. is there a certain type of grease to use or what? oh and as long as i stay on pavement until its fixed, do i gotta worry about it...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
oooh. yea i took that off with the cotter pin...

oooh. yea i took that off with the cotter pin during the same naive moment i had of a "quick" fix type of deal heh. there is in fact a nut and a cotter pin that i removed but put back after the pic....
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
yea i had taken the cotter pin out before the...

yea i had taken the cotter pin out before the photo. thought i could tighten it somehow heh. i put it back after the pic when i realized i couldnt. there is also a nut on top but it looks kinda...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
yea that was the first thing i bought after...

yea that was the first thing i bought after getting the truck! :)
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
ok great! I'm going to see if I know anyone who...

ok great! I'm going to see if I know anyone who has an impact wrench before I buy one, but if I have to get it I will. I really dont want to take it to the shop to get fixed, because I'd like to...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
ok so you are talking about the hub bearings when...

ok so you are talking about the hub bearings when you say to remove rust and coat it with antiseize before installation of new bearings...right?
...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
ok so then i was looking at buying these that I...

ok so then i was looking at buying these that I found.
https://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/p-418-astro-pneumatic-7865.aspx
https://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/p-2404-k-d-tools-2287.aspx...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
really? ok so any guess on how long it could take...

really? ok so any guess on how long it could take to do the whole removal/installation? and do the hub bearings have to come out to complete this project?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
Ok, so i'm assuming my local auto parts store...

Ok, so i'm assuming my local auto parts store should have all those tools u mentioned, except for the impact gun. by the way, is the impact gun required, as I don't have one. You are talking about...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
ok new ball joints. are they expensive? and is it...

ok new ball joints. are they expensive? and is it difficult to install them? Also, are there any special tools i might need to complete the install?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 03-28-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,452
Posted By Acheron
1997 4x4 front passenger hub rattle

Ok so I went off roading yesterday with a friend and today i noticed a slight rattle sound coming from the passenger front wheel area. If im driving on flat pavement its fine, but when i hit any...
Forum: Electrical 03-10-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Acheron
This website is pretty cool. I think I shall go...

This website is pretty cool. I think I shall go with the antennae and mount and get a basic cb from jcwhitney for around $45 to keep cost low. Also, GTyankee, those pics were great, nice looking job...
Forum: Electrical 03-08-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Acheron
CB Radio and Antennae

I wasn't sure where to post this question so it's here now heh. I'm looking to buy a CB Radio and the antennae kit to put in my 1997 Ram 1500. Now I know where I'm buying the kit from but my question...
Forum: Exhaust 03-08-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By Acheron
so custom job it is then. Thanks for the feedback...

so custom job it is then. Thanks for the feedback everyone. I will have to start doing a little research to figure out the most cost effective way to go about this!
Forum: Exhaust 03-06-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By Acheron
Exhaust Upgrade

I was wondering how hard it would be to install a true dual exhaust instead of just having a single with a y pipe. Anybody have any idea about that?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 02-15-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,282
Posted By Acheron
wow thats not bad at all....im definately going...

wow thats not bad at all....im definately going to check it out. thx for the advice! btw how do i see the pic of your truck up close? all i can see is the thumbnail when u post.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 02-14-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,282
Posted By Acheron
yea depending on how far they stick out i'll look...

yea depending on how far they stick out i'll look into the flares. I've decided that 33's are what i'm going for since i'm trying to do this on the cheap and I dont want the tires to rub at all, but...
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