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Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 03-03-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By bobhorn
Poor mileage

Poor Mileage on my 2011 ram express. 10 around town and 14 highway
Has 391 rear gears reg cab short bed 2wdrive. Thinking about upgrading to a 2014 Hemi 8 spd with 323 gears. Anyone have one with...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-14-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By bobhorn
I know there is no Kit per say, but if any one...

I know there is no Kit per say, but if any one can do it its American Powertrain.
They only need to sell or install one! But As I drive my Ram hard, it just Cuts the throttle any time any loss of...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-13-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By bobhorn
Hi Sean, yea American PowertrainSpecialty...

Hi Sean, yea American PowertrainSpecialty Performance Parts, 5 and 6 speed Transmission Conversions and Accessories (http://www.americanpowertrain.com/)
I'm really considering the changeover again...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-13-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By bobhorn
Been looking at the Tremac site. They do make...

Been looking at the Tremac site.
They do make or have everything to do the swap!
I'm wondering if the stock 392 posi rear would hold up.
And whenever the tuner stuff gets worked out maybe in...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-10-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,827
Posted By bobhorn
Until I swap out the orig seats in my express for...

Until I swap out the orig seats in my express for some Recaro's, or others out there,
I use a couch pillow the size of the seat bottom.
works great!
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-10-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,566
Posted By bobhorn
Along with the Tuner that isn't here yet, Whats...

Along with the Tuner that isn't here yet, Whats he got planned for the Lame Trans,
and Rear end?
We all know they won't hold up to a Turbo Hemi!
I have a Red one just like Dragon Wagon! I will be...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-09-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By bobhorn
Trans Swap to Manual Oh you know it man! ...

Trans Swap to Manual

Oh you know it man!
If you could see me Flying over the Upper deck of the
Queens Borough NYC bridge late night Racing the Cabs and Limos,
and the occational Beemer!...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-08-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By bobhorn
Thanks for all the feedback guys, I do back off...

Thanks for all the feedback guys,
I do back off the throttle to force an up shift, but thats
not letting me accelarate any more than maybe 1"
of pedal, using none or the low rpm torque.Wasting...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 12-06-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,620
Posted By bobhorn
Cool how to stop trans from downshifting

I havn't seen this issue addressed.
My 011 hemi Express revs too high in all the lower
gears under normal stoplight driving.
I'm sure its designed to go to 2500-3,000 RPM
But Why can't I short...
Forum: Drag Racing Discussion 11-04-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,226
Posted By bobhorn
I had an X-Runner before my Ram, Totaled it! ...

I
had an X-Runner before my Ram, Totaled it!
It did handle like a Vette, except if you hit a bump
mid corner! Be in the next lane! Had the Bfg kdw's
on it! I never lost a holeshot with any other...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-04-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,739
Posted By bobhorn
Cool Guess I will call a drag drivetrain specialist...

Guess I will call a drag drivetrain
specialist and crunch some #s
specially as I plan on changing
5th and 6th gear ratios to some
Real deep over drives!
Figure 1200 RPM at 68 Mph should
be good...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-03-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,739
Posted By bobhorn
Trans swap

So far I have not read about anyone makng the bold move
swaping in a Manual 6 speed trans!
Any other place I can find ou?
Forum: MDS 11-03-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,111
Posted By bobhorn
I also have an Express,love it! My queston how to...

I also have an Express,love it! My queston how to put
power locks and windows on it without breaking the Bank!
It's a far stretch across the seat, I need the $ to mod the
heck out of it!
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 11-03-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,889
Posted By bobhorn
Cool Winter tires

If you go with 17's the Firestone Winterforce UV are cheap
and great! I'm just getting 2 with new 17" alumin Rims
for my 2 wheel
drive Express. The firestones last also. Blizzaks and Michelins...
Forum: 5.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-30-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By bobhorn
Cool Why not just look at getting a deal on the new...

Why not just look at getting a deal on the new all
Aluminum 426 Hemi 540 hp w/o a blower!
List is 13k+ but I remember seeing it somewhere
for just under 11k
If I were doing it to my 011 Express ...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 10-22-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,790
Posted By bobhorn
Adjustable height?

What Im interested in is not only lowering my express
to make it handle and stable at Illegal speeds, but I would
like to raise it back up for Snow Season!
Any Ideas?
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 10-18-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,794
Posted By bobhorn
Hey Speedfreek on the Adco sway bars, did you...

Hey Speedfreek
on the Adco sway bars, did you drop and level it first?
Trying to see how I can get my 011 Express to handle!
Mine Feels very unstable at over 90 mph
I loved those Bfg Kdw's on...
Forum: Total Load Control - Dodge Ram Air Suspension 10-18-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,112
Posted By bobhorn
Hi John, I am interested in an Air system for...

Hi John,
I am interested in an Air system for my 011 Ram express
shortbed. I want to lower and level my truck to make it
handle and be more stable at high speeds! But I also need
to get back to...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 10-14-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By bobhorn
I also am going to buy a winter set of 17's rims...

I also am going to buy a winter set of 17's rims along
with 4 Firestone 265x65 snows. The rims polished
Alum from tire rack weigh 24 lbs each and look great
truck should be quicker with lighter...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 10-14-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,856
Posted By bobhorn
With all the complaints of week Trans issues,Why...

With all the complaints of week Trans issues,Why has no one that I can find, made the convertion to Stick shift?
from a wrecked Challenger r/t or SRT!
Eventually I might once I start working my...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 10-01-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,739
Posted By bobhorn
Maybe a new thread? I was wondering if anyone...

Maybe a new thread?
I was wondering if anyone has converted
a Gen 4 or an 011 Ram to a 6 Speed Manual
from say a donner Challenger that got wrecked?
That would solve all the auto trans blues and...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-29-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,227
Posted By bobhorn
Hey I know it's still young,just hit 1,100 miles ...

Hey I know it's still young,just hit 1,100 miles but my lightweight
2wheel drive express 392 grs and 20's bearly gets 12 mpg
local and on a trip upstate all highway 70-75 14.5 mpg
I'm driving...
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-28-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,075
Posted By bobhorn
On the Air springs, I love the stock height for...

On the Air springs, I love the stock height for the snow
rear drive only snows 3 months only.
Will air bags allow me to drop it 3" so I can get it to handle?
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-28-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By bobhorn
Red face Tailgate down

Well I had an 05 Toyot Tacoma X-Runner
and I found a solid 1Mpg increase while commuting at 75-80
not at 55 like the myth busters there was a very noticable drag
observed
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 09-26-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By bobhorn
I sure hope so! I have only 700 miles on mine...

I sure hope so! I have only 700 miles on mine felt fast early
on now sluggish, I have yet to get more than 12 mpg driving
both hard and real easy mine is rwd and 392 posi
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