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  1. Electrical oddity

    ASK A DODGE RAM TECH!
    Alright so check this out. I was driving my 2005 ram 1500 Hemi home from work and it was raining a little. I stopped at a light and all the sudden the battery gauge died, and the motor had no power. However, the motor was still running but I just had no throttle response. I quickly shut the...
  2. 05 Ram 1500 Quad Cab Rear Sway Bar??

    Suspension
    Recently I've been feeling a sway in the rear of my truck. Mostly when switching lanes on the highway or making turns I feel the rear sway a little after the turn. Almost feels slightly like I'm about to drift or fishtail but it's just the body/suspension that moves. Do 05 Rams have stock rear...
  3. Tire Clearance Question, please help!

    Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    I have a 2005 Ram 1500 slt 2wd that I am going to level out. I measured it and in order to get it level I need a 3 inch kit. I found one on eBay and ordered it with shock extenders so my ride quality won't drastically change. My question is will I be able to clear a 35x12.50 tire on my stock 17...
  4. 05 Power Wagon Aux Switch Question

    Electrical
    Hey guys, I just bought an 05 power wagon. I want to run a light bar and use the existing aux switches. Has anyone done this. They are the cluster that the sway bar disconnect switch is. Thank for the help!
  5. Rebuilding my 05 4.7 but since I'm in there

    Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8
    So I bought a 2005 Dodge Ram slt with a 4.7 magnum in it then 1 month 1 week after owning it it dropped a valve seat just to test my patience. Now that I have the heads torn off the motor I was looking at airram.com's rebuild kit with Pistons. I was wondering what kind of gains I would get out...
  6. Middle of 05 4.7 what do I do? Whatdoido??

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    So here's another likely story of my 05 Dodge Ram slt that dropped a valve seat on me only owning the truck for about 2 months. So far I got the heads off and everything else that comes befor that but now I ask what should I do with it? These heads I am at dismay with first of all. I plan on...
  7. Suddenly not starting

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Drove to work today just fine, go to leave 8 hours later and no dice... Turning over fine, no engine light, no errors on the on/off/on/off/on test. Starting fluid in the air filter will fire it up. Gas gauge reads 1/2 tank but added 2 gallons just in case. New plugs, wires, crankshaft...
  8. 05 5.7 4x4 Transmission Issue: No OD, P0700, and a couple of symptoms

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Short Version: Sudden downshift when coming home, going approx. 70mph, no OD, P0700 code, limp mode, cleared code w/hyperpac, code came back but did have normal shifting. This is my daily driver/kid hauler/has to be reliable. Longer Version: 175000, very clean truck, no mud or offroad duty...
  9. Back Glass Smashed

    Body & Interior
    I just smashed the back glass on my 2005 Ram last night and have found a used piece of back glass from a 2011. Is there any chance this one will fit in my 2005? Where would I look this up?
  10. Oxygen Sensor Wiring Readings/Help

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    OK Everyone, I'm hooking up an EFIE to our 2005 1500 4x4. My issue is this: I've checked all the wires on the O2 Sensors and have not found any wires that give me 12v. The readings I'm getting (even after driving it for 10-15 minutes to let it warm up to operating temp) is in this order of the...
  11. 2005 1500 AWD transfer case exploded view

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Anyone know where I can find an exploded view of a transfer case out of a 2005 dodge ram 1500 AWD?
  12. Differential blew up

    Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion
    So I found out today the 2005 dodge ram hemi has a peice of crap for a differential/transfer case. Had it out at silver lake sand dunes and it blew up on the exit ramp. Anyone know of a good way to upgrade the used front end I'm getting ready to put in it? If not, I'm trading it in and...
  13. Manual tranny?

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    I miss driving stick, is it possible to swap out to a manual tranny on my 2005 1500? Im not sure if this has been discussed before and i couldnt find anything so i figured id ask.
  14. 2003 Hemi / 2005 Hemi Motor Swap

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    New to the forum. So i blew the motor in my 2003 2500 5.7, with only 90k miles! And I got a good deal on a 2005 hemi motor with super low miles. I plan on doing the swap this weekend. Any body done this before? Any mounting / wiring / general issues? Any input would be helpful. Thanks
  15. How do I tell if my 05 Dodge Ram SLT has a Towing Package?

    Towing
    I'm trying to sell my 2005 Dodge Ram SLT a year after buying it at an auction. It has a ball hitch on the rear bumper with a wire harness near the hitch. I'm guessing it doesn't. If it doesn't, can a package be added and for how much?
  16. Don't Wait-Just Do It

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Decided it was time to get under the hood of the Hemi, change the oil and the spark plugs, I have been putting changing the plugs for the last 2 oil changes. After changing the oil, I began tearing into the engine, I pulled the air filter and the intake resonator gaining better access to the...
  17. 05 1500 4.7 2wd quad cab, coilovers?

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Does anybody have this truck or know if it has coilovers or not? It's a 2005 ram 1500 4.7 2wd quad cab shortbed...
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