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Old 12-17-2011, 04:35 PM
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Do the 4th gen Ram's have any grease nipples? I have skimmed threw the owners manual a few times and haven't noticed anything on the topic and haven't had any reason to get underneath her.

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I didn't see any on my '12 Express 2WD while doing the homemade DIY additional air inlet mod to the airbox. While fastening the lower hose mount, I glanced over at the front suspension and didn't see a sign of any serviceable zerks. I didn't do an extensive search, but it didn't look any were visible anywhere.
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I'm pretty sure the only grease point you'll find on the 4th gen Rams (at least the 1500 & 2500 models) is the one that lubes the slip yoke on the 4WD front drive shaft. All the other usual grease points are sealed.

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Hardly any grease fittings on the stock components even on the hd trucks
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Gotta save those 25 cents per truck, drives me nuts. The kinda good news is, a few years down the road when the U-Joints, ball joints etc go bad you can replace them with heavy duty parts that have fittings..
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I hate it since they sealed them. It was always a great feeling driving down the road after a fresh oil change and greasing.
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I hope the 4th gens aren't like f150s where you have to replace the entire control arm to replace the ball joint. My buddy was looking at $1500 to fix his, the aftermarket do have replacable though.
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