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Old 05-14-2013, 06:41 PM
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Well 1500 miles ago my rear differential had its crosspin bolt shear, and grenade the gears. Soooooooo it was beefed it up with a new truetrac that has no crosspin to fail!!! I have to say the difference is drastic. The original unit was a one wheel peel, and the new one is traction 24-7 all day long. Even in the rain its hard to spin at full throttle. Hugs corners, makes zero noise, and feels good off the line. I would highly recommend this for anyone needing a replacement. The shop that did the work only charged $200 more than a quote from another shop to have a rebuilt old junkyard rearend installed.

Now for today. I just finished putting in new Raybestos Greaseable steering parts. The truck steers a 'lot smoother while ridding of its old clunky factory trash. Couldn't be happier. (Note: used pitman arm puller to remove upper tie rod)
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Also installed today was some hell bent steel 2" leveling spacers. They installed with no problems with the help of my brother.

I plan on scuffing, and painting the front end soon, along with some new Bilstein shocks. I'll post reviews.

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Brother helpin out (gott to give credit where due)



Put a new engine in too....
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Old 05-14-2013, 07:22 PM
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Now that is one clean looking Ram. I like the engine.
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Now that is one clean looking Ram. I like the engine.
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Maybe one day a supercharged viper engine will go in... Ill be sure to post reviews!
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Here is a pic of my True Trac I put in the front of my 2500. Great product!
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That is a nice pic! That makes the thread complete now! I don't have a picture of the tru-trac in my truck because I had an offroad shop install mine. I did see it in a box before it was installed. What were some of the differences you noticed putting the true trac in your front? I always like personal reviews to help me decide if its something I should do down the line.

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Great looking truck....Thanks for sharing the pics.....
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That is a nice pic! That makes the thread complete now! I don't have a picture of the tru-trac in my truck because I had an offroad shop install mine. I did see it in a box before it was installed. What were some of the differences you noticed putting the true trac in your front? I always like personal reviews to help me decide if its something I should do down the line.
You really cannot tell any diff. while driving normal everyday roads. U can tell the diff. when U put it in 4X4, meaning that both front wheels will lock up and spin and U gain traction, but it still has the same feeling as an open diff. when U steer. Really great product, it friggin' works! The Detroit LSD in the rear axle (larger one in the pic) doesn't lock up near as much as I would like, especially in reverse. I wouldn't buy that one again but the Truetrac is awesome.
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You really cannot tell any diff. while driving normal everyday roads. U can tell the diff. when U put it in 4X4, meaning that both front wheels will lock up and spin and U gain traction, but it still has the same feeling as an open diff. when U steer. Really great product, it friggin' works! The Detroit LSD in the rear axle (larger one in the pic) doesn't lock up near as much as I would like, especially in reverse. I wouldn't buy that one again but the Truetrac is awesome.
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