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Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-22-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By pankster
Trade in my 2006?

Hey all,

So I've had my 06 for a couple of years now and I'm seriously considering trading it in for a 2011 model. Some good deals now going on and I'm really getting frustrated with my...
Forum: Suspension 09-21-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By pankster
Dude, everything up here in Canada is more...

Dude, everything up here in Canada is more expensive!!! :) Vehicles, tire balancing, it sucks but a reality. That's why I'm on the fence, if I'm gonna spend more money on ball joints and things...
Forum: Suspension 09-20-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By pankster
I do have factory rims, I found a shop that does...

I do have factory rims, I found a shop that does a road force balance, and I'm wavering on whether I should do it. $50 a corner and I've already spent $1500 on shocks, new steering rack, outer tie...
Forum: Suspension 09-20-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By pankster
Driveline Balance or Road Force Balance

So I've searched and searched the forum and many people have had driveline balances and road force balances on their truck. Seems like either one of these would fix the problem. I've got my stock...
Forum: Exhaust 09-11-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,958
Posted By pankster
Sounds great man! I'm guessing the sounds differ...

Sounds great man! I'm guessing the sounds differ with each setup, I'm looking for a single exhaust Dynomax setup for my 06, they seem to be one of the most affordable ones around.
Forum: Suspension 09-09-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By pankster
Just closing this thread out. So I've let my...

Just closing this thread out. So I've let my suspension break in and the bounce/vibration has lessened. The ride feels stiffer with the new struts/shocks but overall, I'm back in love with the...
Forum: Suspension 08-18-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By pankster
Ok, I'm convinced it is ball joints, gonna see if...

Ok, I'm convinced it is ball joints, gonna see if they are "loose" by putting a pry bar in between them and seeing if there is play. I was researching all over the internet, lots of videos of bad...
Forum: Suspension 08-17-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By pankster
To AndyXplorer: Wow, sounds like exactly...

To AndyXplorer:

Wow, sounds like exactly what I'm going through on my 06 Dodge. So far I've replaced front struts, and rear shocks, rack and pinion, outer tie rod ends, new tires and the front...
Forum: Suspension 08-17-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By pankster
OK, some latest attempts to resolve this bounce. ...

OK, some latest attempts to resolve this bounce.
1. Installed new rear shocks, ride is stiffer, didn't solve "bounce" issue.
2. Lowered tire pressure on all 4 tires to 30psi. Didn't solve issue -...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 08-13-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,543
Posted By pankster
Having the same issue on my truck, mechanic says...

Having the same issue on my truck, mechanic says I have to take everything apart to get the axle out. Any driveway mechanics do this for some insight?
Forum: Suspension 08-12-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,259
Posted By pankster
I did this too just a few weeks ago, we ended up...

I did this too just a few weeks ago, we ended up grinding a flat spot on the steel so we could get some vice grips on it, then used penetrating oil and a torch to free the bolt. Wrecked 3 pairs of...
Forum: Suspension 08-12-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By pankster
Wow, some great posts here, I have been driving...

Wow, some great posts here, I have been driving the truck for a little while and I can describe the problem better. It's almost like the first inch of travel is not being compensated. I think it...
Forum: Suspension 08-03-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By pankster
I've read about the road force balance... but my...

I've read about the road force balance... but my bouncing happens at all speeds, 5 miles/hour, 50miles/hour. In the previous post I noted that I got new tires, new front shocks, new rack and pinion...
Forum: Suspension 08-03-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By pankster
Bounce, but not drive shaft balance...

Here is my original post, I thought I would start a new one instead of highjacking the original post.

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=86296

Can't be a drive shaft balance for me as I...
Forum: Suspension 08-03-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,066
Posted By pankster
some pics of my install: ...

some pics of my install:

http://www.ramforumz.com/PHOTOPOST/data/2/medium/IMG-20110730-00084.jpg (http://www.ramforumz.com/PHOTOPOST/showphoto.php/photo/7559)
Getting ready to pull the upper ball...
Forum: Suspension 08-03-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,066
Posted By pankster
Wow, maybe I should have read this forum before I...

Wow, maybe I should have read this forum before I bought these Monroe front struts.... They were supposed to be "premium" ones but the bounce is still noticable. My right front strut was leaking but...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 02-14-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,700
Posted By pankster
To: RootBeer I'm just trying to justify the...

To: RootBeer

I'm just trying to justify the purchase of the filter! :)
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 02-13-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,700
Posted By pankster
I was just looking to post something like this. ...

I was just looking to post something like this. A few days ago I dropped in a K&N drop in air filter and took a drive to the mountains for skiing, total of around 1000kms and my trip computer...
Forum: Electrical 02-08-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,700
Posted By pankster
I actually did try one of those generic ODBII...

I actually did try one of those generic ODBII scanners and you're right, it doesn't do the specific manufacturer codes. I'm just glad that I didn't have to dish out the $$$ to the dealer to get this...
Forum: Electrical 02-08-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,700
Posted By pankster
For anyone who is interested, my suspicions were...

For anyone who is interested, my suspicions were correct, I checked last night and under the carpet on the passenger side, very close to the factory jack, there is a hole in the carpet. Tucked behind...
Forum: Electrical 02-07-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,700
Posted By pankster
To RamTech: :) I think you suggested this...

To RamTech:

:) I think you suggested this previously to my other thread, I may just have to bite the bullet and pay to have the code scanned. I don't know of any free service to do this.... the...
Forum: Electrical 02-07-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,700
Posted By pankster
Airbag light - seat connector

Hey all,

So I posted my audio install a little while ago and noted that afterwards, my airbag light stayed on. I just looked under the passenger seat the other day and noticed that there was a...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 12-07-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,804
Posted By pankster
To Bleepo: Yup, i got the Canbus interface,...

To Bleepo:
Yup, i got the Canbus interface, Metra one I believe. I don't even think the truck will start without. I guess i have to find the error code to figure out this airbag light.... ill have...
Forum: Electrical 12-01-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,197
Posted By pankster
Airbag light stays on.... yellow connector?

Hey all, here is a thread I posted for my new car audio system, but the result was the airbag light is constantly on now.

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=67394

In the thread, I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 12-01-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,804
Posted By pankster
I got them from onfair.com. They are OK, the...

I got them from onfair.com. They are OK, the resolution on them are not great, but there are several versions with better resolution. $176USD when I purchased 1 month ago. They screwed up some of...
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