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  1. Heating & Cooling
    I have a 2000 1500 with the 5.9 magnum and have been experiencing a massive coolant leak (1 gallon every 250/300 miles) there is no visible leaks and I’ve check the oil for coolant and the coolant for oil and haven’t found anything. I believe the coolant is being burnt in the engine due to steam...
  2. Gen 2 Dodge Ram
    Hey guys, first time here so please don’t scold me lol. So as the title says I have quite a few issues and its been driving me crazy. I'm hoping that someone has had these issues and knows what’s going on. i will do my best to list all parts that have been replaced. I can’t find anything on...
  3. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    so wit in the last 3 months ive been chasing a issue im having with my truck its a 2000 dodge ram 1500 with the 5.9l magnum and i cant figure it out ill start with what is done them what the issue is then what i have tried so it has the Hughes intake manifold and big gulp throttle body on it and...
  4. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys! I'm kinda new here so i'm sorry if this post has been made already, feel free to point me in the right direction. Okay so here is my predicament that I would love help with and any guidance. I have a ram with the 5.9 v8 and 46RE auto trans that I am just now getting time to put...
  5. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi, this is my first post and I'm new to Ram Forum. Before I get into the flexplate issue I wanted ya'll to hear what I've been doing to the truck over the past year. You can skip that part and just look at the PROBLEM section if you choose to do so, unless you want to hear a good story...
  6. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    HI everyone, I have a 1998 ram 1500 sport with the 5.9 v8 and I am looking to put on a whole new exhaust system. I am looking at headers a new y pipe as well as hi flow cats and a new muffler. what performance gains should I expect as well as mpg, what am I looking at as far as price is...
  7. Body & Interior
    I decided to start dipping my truck again, I think the results are pretty good for temp and weather, it was like ten degrees outside and the garage wasn't much warmer. But to show where this baby started and how many times I dipped and took off and what not. BEFORE IT STARTED DIPPED...
  8. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    So, after recently purchasing my first Ram truck (2002 5.9 Magnum) and not doing a thorough job of checking things out (price was really great), I find an interesting issue. Only when backing up, usually backing up an incline, the truck belts out a substantial amount of WHITE smoke. Plus, there...
  9. Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    alright guys, so i just bought a donor ram thats in great cond minus ALL the body pieces... but it has a 360 (5.9l) & id like to build it up & stroke it out myself, but i really dont have the time. ive seen places online that u can send em ur engine & theyll stroke it out for you... but im not...
  10. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 99 Ram 1500 4x4 with 5.9 in it. When I first bought the truck I had to do an engine swap because the long block was bad. After changing the engine out for the junk yard engine I started it up and now this engine ticks from the top instead of bottom.So the owner of junk yard gave me a...
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