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Forum: Body & Interior 10-11-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,304
Posted By Brad750
I know this is very old but I Finally got time to...

I know this is very old but I Finally got time to work on the truck and it was in fact the lower plenum gasket along with the fact that it allowed so much oil in the rear two cylinders that it oil...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 05-14-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Brad750
Well I may have found the smoking gun. I took the...

Well I may have found the smoking gun. I took the intake off this weekend and there was a lot of oil in it and I could clearly see 2 spots where the plenum gasket was blown out. I also found 3...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-26-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Brad750
Thanks for the clarification Warlock. I will...

Thanks for the clarification Warlock. I will definitely check that also.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-26-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Brad750
I'm not sure when any ignition components were...

I'm not sure when any ignition components were changed last. I got this truck for nearly nothing because of this problem. I have had it for about a year now and just now getting around to starting on...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 04-25-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Brad750
Multiple missfire help

I have a 97 1500 4x4 with the 360. I am having constant missfire on several cylinders. I scanned it and it is cylinders 2 4 7 and 8. I have cleared the codes and as soon as the truck runs for what...
Forum: Body & Interior 02-15-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Brad750
Dash cap pic request

I have the typical cracked dash and considered buying one of those caps that you glue on that is meant to look OEM. Does anyone have an installed pic of one of these? Can you tell they overlap? ...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-05-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Brad750
I would like to know if this is possible also. I...

I would like to know if this is possible also. I would like to tow with my Ram and she has the 46. Maybe there is a way to upgrade the internals to 47 standards? Anyone know the differences...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 01-05-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,747
Posted By Brad750
Ive got a generic 16" the previous owner bought...

Ive got a generic 16" the previous owner bought at autozone and it works just fine even in the summer. I haven't towed with the truck yet but he claimed to have towed another ram that was a pulling...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-18-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,520
Posted By Brad750
2kram, did yours shake only when there was a...

2kram, did yours shake only when there was a load on the motor? Mine will cruise at 50 mph with no vibration if it's not in OD or under load ie climbing a hill. If that is the same symptoms you had...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-14-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,520
Posted By Brad750
here is a link to another post where someone has...

here is a link to another post where someone has the same problem with a 5.2

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=64234
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-14-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,520
Posted By Brad750
Mine has the same problem. It doesn't completely...

Mine has the same problem. It doesn't completely go away with the OD off. If there is a load on the motor ie climbing a hill while cruising without downshifting it lugs down to around 1500rpm and...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 12-14-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,395
Posted By Brad750
I guess in theory you would get lower rpms with...

I guess in theory you would get lower rpms with higher gears which should give you better mpgs but you might end up getting out of the motors "sweet spot" and that would cause the transmission to...
Forum: Body & Interior 10-25-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,304
Posted By Brad750
Ok everyone. I have been doing some research and...

Ok everyone. I have been doing some research and found this pdf posted online from some mechanics forum. Here is the link CLICK ME. (http://milttheinstructor.com/Case_history.pdf) Very...
Forum: Body & Interior 10-22-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,353
Posted By Brad750
Did you get it swapped out? Was this part an OE...

Did you get it swapped out? Was this part an OE replacement or one of those covers? My 97 is looking very similar to yours.
Forum: Body & Interior 10-20-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,304
Posted By Brad750
Did you solve this problem yet? My 97 with the...

Did you solve this problem yet? My 97 with the 5.9 does this exact same thing. I thought the torque converter was locking and unlocking rapidly. Please update this thread.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8 10-11-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Brad750
I sure hope someone has some advise for ya...

I sure hope someone has some advise for ya because I have the same problem.

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Forum: Body & Interior 10-02-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By Brad750
I think it's funny that all the kits at orielys...

I think it's funny that all the kits at orielys here were opened. They did the same thing I did. Buy kit. Take home. Open kit. Knock old pin out of door. Proceed to cuss orielys then return kit taped...
Forum: Body & Interior 10-01-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By Brad750
I just had the same problem tonight. The kit ALL...

I just had the same problem tonight. The kit ALL of the parts stores have is what you describe and does not fit. I haven't found a solution yet so if you figure it out please post something here. I'm...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-14-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,777
Posted By Brad750
Very thorough response. Thank you. I guess I...

Very thorough response. Thank you. I guess I should have clarified that it does this at around 40mph and above. But you covered that senario also. I think I will try the speed sensor next week...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-13-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,777
Posted By Brad750
Vibration in overdrive

I have a 97 4x4 with the 5.9, auto trans. When it shifts into OD it shudders and shakes like a standard would do if you took off in too high a gear. My question is, since this is my first Ram, is...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 08-12-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Brad750
Well thank you all for such a warm welcome. I...

Well thank you all for such a warm welcome. I love this truck. I need to do some general maintenance to it and some repairs then I'll start modding it. The best part is it is not a daily driver so I...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 08-12-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Brad750
My first Ram

Hi all,

I live in southern Indiana and I bought my first Ram about a month ago. Its a 97 with the 5.9 211 k miles 4x4. It has a small lift and aside from a few minor issues that I will be...
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