1. Need help finding 1990 W150 ECM

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I need some help finding a replacement computer for my 1990 W150. Dodge part number is 04429546. Mother MOPAR, in its infinite wisdom, discontinued it three years ago. Any suggestions on a source?
  2. Air cleaner temperature sensor on aftermarket air cleaner

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I recently replaced the stock air cleaner with a 14x3 aftermarket air cleaner. I notice that the stock cleaner had a part in the bottom pan that I believe I've identified as a temperature sensor. Is this necessary to replace in the aftermarket cleaner? I just want to be sure I don't hurt the...
  3. Manual transmissions

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi. I am going to be rebuilding my truck soon and need to know what possible manual transmissions I should look into. It is a 1983 d150 with a 318 that I'm not sure just how big and bad I'm going to build yet, and an automatic transmission right now. I've been looking at the np435 but it seems...
  4. power steering pump and bracket

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I just bought an old sweptline and it has a later model 318 transplanted. The guy said it came from an 89-91 150 but could not remember. I need to find/buy the power steering pump and bracket so I can add power steering but do not know if they are the same for those years or where I can find...
  5. New to mopar looking at a 88 d150 2wd wih 318 manny tranny need some insight

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Theres an old dodge pickup with running engine and clean title in my area for 500 obo. I really like the older dodges even though this one is lwb but the tranny is out in this one so id like to know a few things before i buy and commit to rebuilding. Id like to know if new process has come out...
  6. Choke Heater Wiring

    I recently bought an '88 150 with a 318. The truck in very rough shape, but runs great. However it takes an age for the high idle to calm down. After digging around I found that the wiring for my choke heater isn't attached to anything. I jumped it to the battery to see if it works and it warmed...
  7. Cheap 318 mods?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    Hey, I just got a 1982 Dodge D150 with a 318 in it and was wondering what cheap ways I can get more horsepower out of it. As far as I know, it's all stock. The only things that have been changed is that it was lifted 3", the 318 has been rebuilt, but it still looks stock. Also, glass packs have...
  8. Performance Heads, Intake, and Transmission?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    I just recently did a V6-318 swap, which was a nightmare by the way, on my 98 1500. Much better than the V6. I had the 318 completly rebuilt with a bigger computer friendly cam and also balanced. But I'm kinda greedy and want more power! Been thinking lately of putting on some performance heads...
  9. What is it??

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    So, my '85 D150, with the 318 5.2L motor dies once it has warmed up. I assumed it was the O2 sensor, so I went looking in the exhaust manifold. No O2 sensor?? There are only three intrusions into the manifold or pipes. The first two are ports for the Air Injection System. The third is on the...
  10. 318 magnum into 1987 Dodge Ram

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Basically, I needed to know if the magnum engines (318, 360) will swap into a 1987 Dodge Ram W150 that has a 318? And if so, what should I expect in the way of new parts and other things to make it work? Thanks in advance for replies.
  11. What all goes into an engine swap?

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    So I was thinking earlier. (that's always a bad thing) My engine still isn't fixed, let alone knowing what the actual problem is, would it be Cheaper to stick a new engine in? Plus this way I could get a 360 instead of my 318. So, what all goes into an engine swap? Will a 360 plug into where...
  12. Carb issue? Idk

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Truck starts pretty good, idles fine but when i give it hard gas (at idle) itll backfire through the carb or if i slowly give it gas till 4500-5000 rpm and let off the gas quickly itll try to die. Doesnt seem to really be a problem because i just give it more gas. I was thinking accl pump...
  13. Tuning and Carb Adjustments

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I just typed about 1,000 words describing the background. During the typing, I took a phone call and when I came back this forum had logged me out and I lost my post. I do not have the heart to do that again. I'm sorry. I have a 1985 D150 Royal SE with a 318 and a Holley 2bbl 2280. I have...
  14. 360 to 318 engine swap

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I have recently swapped out a blown 360 in my 95 dodge ram 2500 for a 318 in good working order. The 318 is out of a 97 1500. It ran well at first, but now it is having idle problems. I am running the 318 off the old ECU from the 360. Is that causing the problem? I am getting a loud...
  15. 1984 318 smog equipment removal help please!!!

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    im wanting to start building my truck little by little. im wanting to do an intake (weiand stealth) headers exhaust lift etc.. but i wanna clean out the engine bay removal of the smog pump, charcoal canister, windshield washer pump, all unnecessary vacuum lines. i havent bought the intake or...
  16. Mopar 318 Help Needed

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey this is my first post here. So i got a 81 dodge d150 with the 318 in it. it runs pretty good but there is a wierd knock coming from the bottom end of the engine. it almost sounds like its coming from the very front. i highly doubt this noise is coming from the inside of the crank case...
  17. true dual kit

    thinking about this kit for my 1988 w100 5.2 318 automatic anyone have experience with this kit? anygood?
  18. '88 318 Exhaust

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I got a 1988 w100 318 automatic i got a flow tech raptor muffler on it and a silverline tip 2 1/2 in 3 1/2 out 22 in looks kind odd just the one pipe sticking out the back but duals are 2 loud for my taste. but i still dont got the tone rite tone i want. what i was thinking off doing...
  19. 318 engine swap question?

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi I apologize if this topic has been covered. Does anyone know if it's possible to swap a 318 with or without the tranny out of a 1996 ram b3500 cargo van into a Dakota or ram 1500 pickup? I know anything is possible but wondering if it can be done with little or no modifictions? Any info...
  20. unbelievable gas mileage

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    Ok i have a `99 ram 1500 sport, the only mod i have done to it is the TB mod and im burning through gas at an alarming rate. i set the trip last time i filled up and i have gone about 20 miles n burned through about 1/4 tank of gas! when i go to my average fuel economy it shows 6.7 MPG!! can...