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Forum: Suspension 09-12-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By JeffreyCH
Oookaay...Guess no one around here knows the...

Oookaay...Guess no one around here knows the answer to my questions so I'll answer them myself. I measured the coil spring spacer in the front and it's 3" tall, so my best guess is a 3" lift. I...
Forum: Suspension 09-12-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By JeffreyCH
I just did my upper and lower drivers side, and...

I just did my upper and lower drivers side, and had to take the hub, wheel bearing and stub shaft out in order to get the ball joint press in there. As for the king nut, I took grinder with a heavy...
Forum: Electrical 09-08-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By JeffreyCH
Sounds like an open ground or bare signal wire...

Sounds like an open ground or bare signal wire grounding out on your trailer. Does everything work normal when not plugged into the trailer? Had the same problem kind of (just dim brake light) on my...
Forum: Suspension 09-07-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By JeffreyCH
Thanks Ramsport, the problem with that method is...

Thanks Ramsport, the problem with that method is the condition of my current shocks. They are rusted bad, this means to get them off I'm going to use my trusty grinder with cut off wheel. This is my...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 09-05-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By JeffreyCH
Since they worked before the air filter change I...

Since they worked before the air filter change I would go with your initial diagnosis, a vacuum line off someplace. It would be a hell of a coincidence if your brake booster decided to go out at that...
Forum: Suspension 09-05-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By JeffreyCH
Determining lift size/type and length of shocks

I bought my '96 already lifted, it looks to be about 3". How do I determine the amount of lift? What's the difference between a lift kit and a leveling kit? I can see some coil spacers in the front,...
Forum: Electrical 09-05-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By JeffreyCH
Be sure to check the function of the door switch....

Be sure to check the function of the door switch. I had an old Chevy that did that after I replaced the door bushings, when the door raised back up it didn't contact the plunger all the way. Most...
Forum: Body & Interior 09-05-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,297
Posted By JeffreyCH
Looking great so far....how many friends it cost...

Looking great so far....how many friends it cost ya so far :)
Forum: Body & Interior 09-05-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,545
Posted By JeffreyCH
Motor oil?? :4-dontknow: Who knew :smileup:

Motor oil?? :4-dontknow: Who knew :smileup:
Forum: Body & Interior 09-05-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,239
Posted By JeffreyCH
I have the same thing going on, so please let us...

I have the same thing going on, so please let us know how it went and what results ya got.
Forum: Body & Interior 08-23-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,545
Posted By JeffreyCH
Thanks a bunch for the tips. I think after I swap...

Thanks a bunch for the tips. I think after I swap boxes I'm going to perform an autopsy on the dead one and see if I can figure out exactly where the gunk gets in there.
Forum: Body & Interior 08-23-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,545
Posted By JeffreyCH
Sorry I wasn't more specific, yes I'm talking...

Sorry I wasn't more specific, yes I'm talking about the spots above the rear wheel wells. Tinman, how much of that stuff did you use to coat both of the rear wheel wells? Did you use the extension...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-21-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By JeffreyCH
What shape is your trans in? In a different...

What shape is your trans in? In a different thread ramvan was talking about adjusting the first gear band to tighten up the response when taking off. If your first gear is slipping you will loose a...
Forum: Body & Interior 08-21-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,545
Posted By JeffreyCH
What causes the 2 rust spots on this generation of Rams?

I see a lot of these trucks with the exact same spots. Does anyone know what causes this? Is it from moisture/dirt getting between the inner and outer panel? Is there any way to prevent this?

I...
Forum: Body & Interior 08-21-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,297
Posted By JeffreyCH
Good thread :) I'll be watching this one, I have...

Good thread :) I'll be watching this one, I have to do the drivers side rocker on my '96. Mines not near as bad as that, but the process should be similar.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-21-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By JeffreyCH
The more I think about it, I'm going to go with a...

The more I think about it, I'm going to go with a single cat back 3" and use the $$ I save on new shocks and stabilizer.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-19-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,456
Posted By JeffreyCH
I've never used RTV on the couple I've done. You...

I've never used RTV on the couple I've done. You will need a torque wrench, the specs, and sequence to install/torque the bolts. I have the service manual on pdf. I think I downloaded it from a link...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-17-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By JeffreyCH
Thanks ramvan, great info

Thanks ramvan, great info
Forum: Body & Interior 08-17-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,927
Posted By JeffreyCH
Hmm, never thought about going to a fabric store,...

Hmm, never thought about going to a fabric store, I might go check that out. I have to go there anyway, need to get some vinyl for the speaker mounts in my ski boat.

This is the kit I was...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-17-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By JeffreyCH
Thanks for the replies guys, gave me a few things...

Thanks for the replies guys, gave me a few things I hadn't really thought of. It's kind of funny you mentioned the spare tire falling off, I had that happen on my Dakota a couple years ago. Thank god...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-16-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By JeffreyCH
shorty headers and true duels for more power

The manifolds on my truck are rusty (on the outside anyway) and the exhaust pipe is...well...just isn't lol. I'm basically running out of the 2 into 1 cat thing, with a rusty pipe hanging on the end...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-16-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By JeffreyCH
My buddy's 99 does that with reverse, kind of...

My buddy's 99 does that with reverse, kind of slips till it's warmed up. We were thinking the trans pump might be getting weak. Dodges do have a trans hydraulic pump right? (I know GM 's much better...
Forum: Body & Interior 08-16-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,927
Posted By JeffreyCH
DIY headliner repair

Anyone ever do this? Reading the instructions it seems pretty straight forward, but then so do a lot of things ;) I was just wondering if there are any tricks or tips to get a good result. When it...
Forum: Other Vehicle Discussion 08-15-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,592
Posted By JeffreyCH
Water flush the motor....hmmmm....think I'll try...

Water flush the motor....hmmmm....think I'll try that on my brothers Explorer, I hate wrenching on that damn thing ;)
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-15-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 904
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Posted By JeffreyCH
Here's a couple shots of my ugly mug lol. First...

Here's a couple shots of my ugly mug lol. First one was taken on top of A-Basin this past spring, the other is me chilling at the lake a few weeks ago
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