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  1. Air Conditioner Stops flowing through Cabin Vents on Highway

    Heating & Cooling
    I have a 2003 RAM 2500 5.9L Cummins It starts out blowing great, but after a while the air flow stops. You can still hear the blower and if you put your hand close to the vent you can still feel the cold air, but none comes out of the vent. This usually happens when driving on the highway at...
  2. 1997 and 1998 Engine Wiring Harness the same?

    Electrical
    I am having to replace my engine wiring harness due to fire. Junk yard has harness but for 1997 and mine is a 1998 Dodge RAM 1500 Quad Cab 4X4. The first 8 Vin numbers are the same. The only difference is the 10th digit which is the year. The tag on my wiring harness is 18 years old and...
  3. Driveshaft sheared off

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hello, need some advise. I just bought a 2001 Ram from a fellow for an incredible price. There is a problem tho. He was hauling ass (120mph) and completely sheared the driveshaft. He bought a used driveshaft and was going to replace it but he couldn't get the yoke out of the end of the...
  4. 5.9L V8 losing power but idles fine... ???

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys, first post here. I couple months ago I got a 1998 Ram 1500 with the 5.9 V8. It has pretty low miles for such an old vehicle, only about 55k (which tells me it's done a lot of sitting). When I first got it it was leaking coolant pretty bad so I tore it apart and replaced the water pump...
  5. Advice on 2006 Mega Cab

    Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum
    Looking at buying 2006 Dodge 3500 Laramie Megacab with 5.9L Cummins. Has 241,000 miles but only 60,000 on new engine. Automatic Transmission with what looks to be all the bells and whistles (Nav, moonroof, DVD). Price is just above $20,000. Is there anything I should be concerned about and/or...
  6. Why its my 98 1500 losing oil pressure at hard stop, or really tight turn?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Lately, in my 98 1500 quad cab 5.9 sport, I'll brake hard, and today even semi hard (maybe I'm paranoid lol), as I'm coming to a stop, and at like 8mph the oil pressure kicks completely to zero, on the stock oil pressure gauge. The light saying check gauges comes on. This started only about a...
  7. 1999 dodge ram sport problem???

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Hi i need some help. i have a 99 dodge 1500 sport 4x4 5.9l is making a noking noise under the car when i am driving when turning it dosent do it also when i use the 4x4 it dosent do the noise, after this happen the light form the abs and brakes also engine light come out, and the...
  8. '98 ram 1500 5.9L high idle problem

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    replaced my fuel injectors, broke my tps, got other tps from junk yard, started her up, idle was fine. then turned off the engine. put my cold air intake back on, started her up again, then high idle, starts off at 1500rpm then goes up to just about 2000rpm and stays there....any ideas???:shy2:
  9. 318 to 360 swap gas pedal problems, sputters when revved with the pedal but revs fine at TB

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I did the 318 to 360 swap on my 2001 dodge ram, I changed the torque converter and everything else but my problem is the gas pedal is almost to the floor, and it sputters real bad when you try to rev the motor with the pedal and will slowly rev up to about 3200 rpm, but when you rev it at the...
  10. Programmer?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Where would be a good place to find a used prgrammer for my '99?
  11. Sucking sound after running

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I am in need of some advice. My truck runs rough and is sucking massive amount of air through the IAC. It always starts and idles fine but after a few minutes it starts to run rough and sounds like there is a major vacuum leak, which goes away after another minute or two. I have changed the IAC...
  12. 5.9 throttle body

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    Does anybody know if there is any difference between the 5.9 throttle body and the 5.2? if there is would there be any advantage to running a 5.9tb on a 5.2? i want to try this cheap mod that everyone is talking about and was thinking if the 5.9 one has bigger bores then i would start with one...
  13. Acceleration and power loss solved! I think...

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    I'm pretty sure that i have fixed the problems that i have been having with my truck's lack of power and rough idle and what not. I started the process of changing the plenum gasket yesterday....got it off and the first thing that i noticed was that i only had half of a throttle body gasket...
  14. Truck shaking when gas is depressed

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    i had this happen a couple weeks ago. when you drive it it shakes really badly when you are accelerating. i got a cylinder 7 misfire at first so i pulled the plug and made sure that it was firing..and it was...and it really wasn't that fouled out. so i changed the fuel injector and it worked for...
  15. 93 octane mess up ECU or engine?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I have the 3815 superchips flashpaq. 5.9L. I have it programmed to the 91 performance tune right now with a tank full of 93 octane gas. I want to program it to the mileage xs tune but idk if it is going to mess anything up being that it is running 93 octane. Can/should i run 89 with the mileage...
  16. Now what? cam or crankshaft?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    I am trying to figure out what to do next with my truck for next year :) lol i want to start now so that saving lol eventually i want to convert my 360 into a 408 stroker. I was looking into the crankshafts to do this and they are the same as a good high perf camshaft. I was just curious....what...
  17. Warning!!

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    i finally figured out what made my abs and brake light come on and my speedo not work....why my computer needs reflashed and why my stereo keeps shorting out. Warning to everyone. go to advanced or some place like that that does free alternator testing. My alternator was putting out 17-18V not...
  18. Superchips 3715 vs 3865

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    I found a 3715 on ebay for $125. I was wondering if there was that much of a difference between the 3715 and the 3865 that i should pay an extra hundred or so dollars to get the 3865. I do know that for my truck, 98 1500 4X4 5.9L, the 3715 add says that you are not able to optimize shift points...
  19. WOW! go new coil!

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    I can;t believe the difference in the power my truck has not that i put that accel high perf coil on it! I just put it on last night and there was an instant change in the way my truck idled. (it used to start idleing rough if you let it sit for a couple min) When i started to drive it this...
  20. Brass or aluminum contacts?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    i was looking at distributor cap and rotor kits and was just curious which one is best aluminum contacts or brass contacts. The mopar cap and rotor kit has aluminum contacts but the summit racing ones have brass. Does it matter that much?
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