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Old 06-16-2012, 11:12 AM
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The little device in question near the battery with the small vacuum lines on it is the EVAP canister purge solenoid.

If you run into a problem with the belt slipping on the crankshaft, you may be able to reroute the belt so the drivers side off the crack goes to the water pump, then to the PS pump then up to the A/C compressor. This would reduce the contact at the A/C compressor and PS pump a bit, but would give a real good wrap on the CS and maintain the good contact on the water pump. Not sure if you have full clearance for the belt in that route without seeing the path from the PS pump to the A/C comp.

I have to say that you did awesome time wise considering the modifications required to get everything to fit. Projects like this require a lot of resourcefulness to over come the obstacles that present themselves along the way.

I hope to be able to see this beast in person this summer.
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Nice work and Rep for taking the time to document so well for us!
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Well done and being able to provide your build and journey in detail is great.
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Nice work Kurtis! We have to meet up this summer so I can see this newly modded beast again!
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Great work man! Makes me wish I would have kept my 6.1L intake for later on down the road. Oh well! I'm guessing your getting a tune for your new cam?
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I do have a tune already built by Johan and we will be fine tuning it over the next month, then I'll get a nitrous tune and the fun really begins.
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great write up, an pictures.

I'm installing a 6.1 based 426 in my ram, and your info has answered many of my questions. I'm even going to use the same NOS plate.

If you have any more picks, please post..

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You RAM is coming along great man! I really likey...keep up the good work so "the masses" will be pleased LOL
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If you are dropping a 6.1 based 426 then I'd try and get all the 6.1L accessories as well so you don't need to use the bracket. But if you do go with the same accessories and the nitrous plate you will need to make the same modifications to the timing cover and the bracket.
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