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Forum: Brakes 10-12-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By SawdustJ
2010 Ram 1500 Front Brake Caliper Replacement

Hey gang,

I just did the brakes on the truck. Pads and rotors were pretty straight forward, but I ran into a snag with the right front caliper. Both pistons in the caliper were split/cracked. I...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 04-08-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By SawdustJ
It was $1.38 in Parry Sound earlier today. $1.36...

It was $1.38 in Parry Sound earlier today. $1.36 in Toronto when I got back...

I had a $127 fill up a week and a half ago, just a hair under 93 liters...
Forum: BSM Exhaust Works - Dodge Ram Performance! 04-08-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,241
Posted By SawdustJ
I sent Jason an email Thursday night....

I sent Jason an email Thursday night. Surprisingly he got back to me right away on the eve of Easter weekend and all. The news is he still hasn't got confirmation on fitment yet and he's not willing...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-08-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,355
Posted By SawdustJ
You could leave the TB spacer as is and plug in...

You could leave the TB spacer as is and plug in the laughing gas....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-08-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,145
Posted By SawdustJ
...really like the skull badge on the grill....

...really like the skull badge on the grill....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-05-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,145
Posted By SawdustJ
BRH - thanks for sharing the install experience. ...

BRH - thanks for sharing the install experience.

As soon as i figure out how to send rep points, I'll do it.... :4-dontknow:
Forum: 2010 Dodge Ram Forum 04-04-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,907
Posted By SawdustJ
I had a 2012 rental last week (and the week...

I had a 2012 rental last week (and the week before) while my truck was in the shop. While getting out of the truck one day when it was quite windy, the cup holder kinda just popped out and for the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 04-04-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,145
Posted By SawdustJ
Hey BlackRamHemi, how long did it take you to...

Hey BlackRamHemi, how long did it take you to install the shorties? Any knuckle saving tips you can offer?

Thanks.

JJ
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 03-28-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By SawdustJ
That DTE calculation seems to be a bit of an...

That DTE calculation seems to be a bit of an oddity. While my 2010 was in the shop this past week, I had a 2012 rental to use. Since I didn't know when I was getting my truck back I was reluctant to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-28-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,833
Posted By SawdustJ
If I'm not mistaken the BBK's will only fit 2WD...

If I'm not mistaken the BBK's will only fit 2WD models, at least that's what it states on their website. Does someone know differently?

I was talking to a local performance shop guy last week. He...
Forum: Electrical 03-28-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,956
Posted By SawdustJ
I got my truck back at 6:00pm today. Everything...

I got my truck back at 6:00pm today. Everything appears to be working correctly. The fob seems like it's quite a bit more responsive than it was before. Sometimes I would stand right beside the truck...
Forum: Electrical 03-27-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,956
Posted By SawdustJ
Tip Start Stopped Working

Last Thursday afternoon I had taken my daughter to the doctor. Upon leaving my truck wouldn't start. All systems would energize with the key in the on position, but it wouldn't start when the key was...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-20-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,318
Posted By SawdustJ
From Fastman's website, it says his turn around...

From Fastman's website, it says his turn around time is just a couple days. I'm sure if you called him and said you were sending him yours, he would turn it around in one day to minimize your...
Forum: Brakes 03-19-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By SawdustJ
You're probably looking ~$125 - $150 per rotor...

You're probably looking ~$125 - $150 per rotor for vented/drilled/dimpled/slotted rotors or any combination thereof.

Ceramic pads are typically the best in terms of performance, but they're hard...
Forum: Brakes 03-19-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,694
Posted By SawdustJ
Moparornocar72 - thanks for the rep points. Much...

Moparornocar72 - thanks for the rep points. Much appreciated.

My truck has just shy of 70,000 km on it or a little over 43,000 miles.

When I last brought the truck into the dealership for...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-19-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,318
Posted By SawdustJ
Fastman Throttle Body

I was looking more into the Fastman 80mm T-body upgrade for my 2010. Pricing seems very reasonable at ~$325 ($150 for new core + $150 for the machining + shipping). I emailed Dan at Fastman asking...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 03-19-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By SawdustJ
Ya, I've had a few of those 400 km runs from a...

Ya, I've had a few of those 400 km runs from a full tank when I've done strictly around town driving. It sucks....

My best run yet, mostly highway, has been about 675 km.
Forum: Brakes 03-19-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,694
Posted By SawdustJ
Just Did the Front Brakes On My 2010

I finally got the new brakes installed on my 2010. It was a nice day yesterday afternoon, so I dusted off the tools and went at it. I did both pads and rotors. I opted for the Hawk LTS pads and Hawk...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-17-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By SawdustJ
Thanks for posting your dyno numbers. I have a...

Thanks for posting your dyno numbers. I have a 2010 as well and was curious to know what the stock baseline would be. I have a CAI and planning to do some exhaust work. If I can find someone around...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 03-16-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By SawdustJ
Love My Hemi, But Hate This...

Gotta do it about every 5 - 6 days....

For those of you in the US, 93.057 liters = 24.62 US Gallons
The price of gas was $1.31/liter or $4.27/gal

Right now the US and Canadian dollars are...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-14-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By SawdustJ
Interesting comments about the shorty headers....

Interesting comments about the shorty headers. You're the first I've read here on the forum with negative input. Why do you say they don't do anything? Very curious...

JJ
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-12-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By SawdustJ
Hey gang, Thanks for the replies. Like my...

Hey gang,

Thanks for the replies. Like my original post stated, I'm only replacing the Y pipe, muffler and manifolds. The rest will remain as is. As far as sound goes, the less obnoxious it is,...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-09-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 858
Posted By SawdustJ
Planned Exhaust Mods

Hey gang,

I recently installed the Volant CAI on my 2010 and now I'm looking to do the exhaust side. I'm planning to do shorty headers, Y pipe, and Magnaflow muffler. What kind of performance...
Forum: BSM Exhaust Works - Dodge Ram Performance! 03-09-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,241
Posted By SawdustJ
As long as it fits my 2010, I don't care about...

As long as it fits my 2010, I don't care about the rest... :smiley_thumbs_up:

My credit card is awaiting your phone call....
Forum: Exhaust 03-08-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 25,891
Posted By SawdustJ
The Y pipe is right near the cross member. Just...

The Y pipe is right near the cross member. Just look under your truck and you'll see it - passenger side. If you're still not sure, just follow the down pipes off the exhaust manifolds to where they...
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