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  1. Manual swap help

    Powertrain
    ok so i have a bit of a problem right now. I'm finishing up my manual swap on my 96 5.2 ram with the nv3500. I've got it almost completely done now, but at the moment I'm getting a crank but no start with no spark to the coil or the distributor cap. Now for starters I went through every forum I...
  2. No start help, 1991 RAM EFI 318

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I could use a little help here. I have a 1991 RAM 1500 with the "EFI" 318. The engine cranks fine but I have no spark whatsoever. I wired up a new coil as the old one was leaking a little oil but I have no fire from the coil. It seems I don't have fuel either as the throttle body does not...
  3. 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...
  4. Need of help, swapped out engine in 1997 1500 5.2

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Looking for some help! Swapped out my blown 1997 5.2 engine with a used (tested) engine from a local supplier. The engine came from a 1995 5.2 Dodge Ram. Once everything was installed the engine idles very rough and throws a code for crankshaft position sensor. The sensor was swapped out twice...
  5. Speedometer Calibration Help

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    :wavey: Hey all, just picked myself up a 1998 Ram 1500 and it came with 285/75/16's on it. As I was driving it home I noticed the Speedo and GPS were 6mph off, as in the truck was showing 6mph slower than reality. From my research, 1998 is a tough year because late models needed them to be...
  6. 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...
  7. Throttle bodys

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I wasn't sure where to post this so I just started a new thread. In early March I bought a 250k '96 ram with the 5.2. Today I switched to full synthetic and changed the three year old cheap filter to a K&N drop in. In the process I noticed the TB was holley branded, is that a factory thing or...
  8. Header install - Questions

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    So I just got my 95 with a 5.2 about a week ago. And I'm thinking about getting headers. The ones that i'm looking at are the Summit racing short headers found here http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-g9044/overview/make/dodge/year/1995/model/ram-1500 From what i've read they are really...
  9. For Sale 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 Only 55K Miles!!

    Dodge Ram For Sale - Used Dodge Trucks
    Hey guys, this is pretty much a copy of the ad I placed on my local Craigslist. If you're interested please reply here or send me a PM. I am in Eugene, Oregon which is about 100 miles south of Portland, Oregon. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For sale is my awesome 2000 Dodge Ram...
  10. Engine swap?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok so I have a 95 2500 and it has the 5.9, but it's on its last legs and I've been looking for a new motor. I'm having trouble finding one I like but then I thought maybe a 5.2 would work? Has anyone done this and is it going to castrate my truck? Also I have a manual transmission and I was...
  11. 1999 ram 5.2 5speed stalling neutral and rattling and backfiring under load at highway speed

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey there, I have a 1999 dodge ram 5.2 liter, All stock. It has a 5 speed Standard trans. My firsts prob started when I would put the truck in neutral and cost to a stop sign and it would die.. After a few weeks of this off and on it ha started to do it all the time. Every time it's not in gear...
  12. Will this fix my Plenum Gasket?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    http://www.hughesengines.com/Index/products.php?browse=category&level0=U21hbGwgQmxvY2sgRG9kZ2UgTWFnbnVtICgzLjkvNS4yLzUuOSk=&partid=27091 how easy is this to install? Does it work better than the original?
  13. Gears.

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    I am wanting to regear my truck to help compensate for my tires and to get more low end power. My biggest fit is going down the highway to school even smaller hills I have to kick it and it will run to 2500-3000 rpm to even Matain speed. Other cars, trucks I drive will not do this. I currently...
  14. '98 5.2 to a '99 5.9 swap?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    I'm lookin to swap the 5.2 liter out of my 98 ram 1500 with the 5.9 liter out of my 99 Durango. I'm relatively new to this and would appreciate any help and advice available
  15. My Truck  :)

    My Truck :)

    Just purchased on 01/15/2013 1996 5.2 V8 Magnum
  16. Antifreeze leak

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    5.2 Okay so I have a coolant leak, ill drive it about 1000 miles then I have what I think is a high pressure leak the first time it happened it blew antifreeze everywhere all under the truck on inside of the tires aswell I put a pressure tester on it and nothing no leaks changed the lower...
  17. Opinions on Performance upgrade

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    I'm looking to put a hughes engine Airgap kit on my 98 ram 5.2 along with pacesetter long tubes, cold air intake, a flowmaster super 40, then would it be worth it to be to put a fastman 52mm TB, and top it off with a Superchips tuner. I'm open to all criticisim and comments on these performance...
  18. Lifting it the right way

    Suspension
    I am looking to lift my truck possibly about 2 or 3 inches, just for the lifted look and some bigger tires on the occasional offroad use, as well as not have to worry about blowing a differential and all kinds of other headaches with the drivetrain and I want to do it right, and for cheap, I...
  19. 2001 dodge ram 1500 build

    Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds
    Hey this is my build since i got the truck little over 6 months ago. Picked up the truck at a auction for $2100 its a 2001 dodge ram 1500 5.2 little rust decent paint ran perfected 120k miles. Im 17 so this be a slow build after i post everything up till now. My iPhone went though the washer so...
  20. fuel pump problems?

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    i have a 1999 ram 1500 with the 5.2, and ive been having a little trouble with it for the past few weeks. ive noticed it taking a few extra cranks to fire. it does it randomly. a lot of times it starts normally. i havent had any problems with it shutting off or bogging........ until today:doh: i...
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