3rd gen

  1. 3rd gen console swap

    Gen 2 Dodge Ram
    Hey guys, just installed a 3rd gen center console and wondering what some of you had done with the lower storage as it doesnt contact the floor, bout a inch and a half short. Console was relatively easy, didnt take pictures, but, if you pull the console cut 3/4” off the end of each bracket, then...
  2. 3rd Gen Tires

    Gen 5 Dodge Ram
    Hello all currently looking get some new tires by the end of summer. (03 Laramie 1500) I am currently running some toyo 275/60r20, 33s and want a bigger tire taller and wider but im not sure about clearance and how much performance will be hindered. Looking at the Goodyear Wrangler UltraTerrain...
  3. Security issue?

    Ok guys I'm new to this but....2004 ram 4x2 slt hemi. Went to put a new bulb in my instrument cluster and ac/heat controls. Removed bezel around stereo, unplugged passenger air bad, ac/ heat controls, cigarette lighter. Then drove around for a day with all that unplugged looking for the bulbs...
  4. 2004 to 2006 rear axle swap help

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hello, new to dodge ownership and this forum, however i am active on other forums and plan to be active on here as well. So I purchased my 04' 2wd ram and destroyed the open rear end being an idiot and towing far more weight then i should have been. Sheared off a pinion tooth and mangled the...
  5. 02 ram, backwards gas mileage readings?

    I have a 02 ram 1500, the upper console is reading backwards, for instance when I floor it, the gas Mileage goes up, and when I lay off the throttle it's goes down, when I press reset, it goes to 99.9 mpg average, Anyone else had this problem? And thoughts? Comments? Thanks...
  6. Bilsteins and 1.5" body lift?

    Hey guys, so, I'm thinking about leveling my 2006 1500 SLT with Bilsteins, and then putting on the 1.5" zone body lift. Does anyone have any experience with this? The only hesitation i have is that I'd have to cut the frame to allow for bumper relocation, and that just skeeves me out a bit. I...
  7. question on leveling

    i have a 2003 dodge ram 1500 4.7L 2wd and i want to raise the front of my truck to look "level". ive been looking all over and is see 5100 blistein are nice but i believe they are only 06+ i do not want to put spacers on the truck i wanna know what the best option would be for my year truck...
  8. 3rd gen front fender removal

    Body & Interior
    Recently wrecked my ram, long story short I need to replace the drivers front fender, and drivers doors. It seems simple enough, Im just looking for an illustration of where all the bolts are. Also, Ive heard the inner fender and outer are spot welded together? If so, drill the welds out to...
  9. FAIL! Bilstein shock install.

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I will have to resize the pictures before I post them on here but this was a NGHTMARE! I finally order a set of Bilstein 5100's so I could get a 2" lift up front and benefit from a little better ride quality. This was my little teaser for myself until I save up for a 6" lift. We rent a spring...
  10. Head unit installed...time for the Amp & Speakers

    Custom Modifications- Audio & Video
    Finally all coming together, after installing a Pioneer AVIC head unit in my truck I have to upgrade the speakers and add an amp. I have purchased... Infinity Kappa Four Amp 1200 watts Infinity Kappa 60.11cs 6.5" component speakers Infinity Kappa 50.11cs 5.25" component speakers Infinity...
  11. 3rd GEN double din installed

    Custom Modifications- Audio & Video
  12. 2006 White Ram finally get's it's stripes--Plasti Dip strikes again!

    Custom Modifications- Interior & Exterior Body
    Well folks, I finally started dipping the white Ram. I was actually sort of nervous, as Silver is my truck, so I know exactly what I wanted on him (here he is!) This is my mother's daily driver, her baby. White 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie Quad cab 4X4 with the 5.7L V8 Hemi He has yet to...
  13. Aftermarket Tail Light Wiring

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Just recently bought Spyder LED tail lights which are not plug and play. The two led rings have three wires each, a red a white and a blue. I understand the are brake light, parking lights, and ground. Going into the stock taillights is a board with 3 bulbs and 5 wires feeding into it. With many...
  14. On the road with Silver

    On the road with Silver

    Stopped to get some pics on a country road
  15. Silver


    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 4.7L V8 "Silver" Current progress on his aesthetic modding using Plasti-Dip
  16. 2005 Ram 1500 4.7L radiator replacement

    Heating & Cooling
    Backstory: I'm the second owner of my truck. In 2012 I was driving up to the mountains and overheated going up the "Saluda Grade". Got to the hotel and was low on coolant. Put water in it just to get me back home and took it into the dealership (I still had an extended warranty on it at the...
  17. 4" or 6" suspension lift

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I am sure this was answered before but couldn't find it in the threads. Have an 05 ram daytona and trying to put 305/70r18's on it. I cranked the torsion bars to get 2" lift but wasn't satisfied with the lift clearance so buying a 4" or 6" lift tomorrow. Does anyone know the actual difference in...
  18. Lifting Help Please!!

    Hello, Im pretty new to the forum and to the science of lifting your truck. Im very eager to do it but I want to make sure I buy the right stuff and make it work! Perhaps you could be of assistance? Ive posted before but I have new considerations as to what I want to do... advice is much...
  19. 3rd Gen? or 4th Gen?

    Dodge Ram Forum Polls!
    If you had the choice between a 3rd Gen and a 4th Gen,what would you choose? List reasons why. Personally I cannot stand the look of the 3rd Gen Headlight/Bumber. Rounded nasty looking things. Include reasons for mods too, whats easier to work with?
  20. Best/Most Economical Way to Add Few Inches??

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    What have all the 3rd gen owners out there done to lift their 4x4 rams a few inches for a decent price? Ive seen the kits with rear blocks and new torsoin keys for like 300$ but I just dont see them being any good. Any suggestions??