1. Gen 3 Dodge Ram
    New to this but looking to see if anyone knows where you can get a smaller grill. For these trucks that fit like the second gen hoods that are right flush with the headlights. Put a 4g bumper on and had to trim the hood to get it to close
    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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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!
  6. 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's rebuild kit with Pistons. I was wondering what kind of gains I would get out...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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?
  11. 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...
  12. 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?
  13. 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...
  14. 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.
  15. 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
  16. 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?
  17. 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...
  18. 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...