1. Should I change all my fluids by now?

    2011 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hi All - I'm the original owner of a 2011 1500 Crew Cab 4x4 Sport with 56k miles. Though my mileage is low I use it 20% of the time to tow my enclosed car trailer. I've changed the oil when the computer chirps or if it hasn't after 9 mos and haven't had any problems. I called local Ram dealer...
  2. Slight whining noise in differential after repair

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hi there, I have a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 Bighorn. 3.6 liter V6. My first truck! Got it almost a year ago now. Been loving it for sure. So the other day, I noticed a leak coming from the pinion gear seal on the front end of my differential. I went ahead and bought a new seal, put it in, and...
  3. Bad Transmission, Differential, etc?

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hey guys, so this morning I jumped in my 09 5.7 and threw it into reverse like I always do. I backed out of my driveway about 10 ft when the truck suddenly slammed to halt, leaving tire marks on my driveway. I drove forward a bit backed up again, this time we're slowly, and the truck stopped a...
  4. Fluid capacity - rear differential

    2015 Dodge Ram Forum
    Does anyone know the exact fluid capacity for the rear differential? I've heard everything from 2 - 2.5 quarts. The other day I drained and replaced my fluid and I put ~2.5 quarts in, and that wasn't enough to make any drain out through the fill hole, and I was on level ground when I did this...
  5. "click click" in rear end upon moving

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    When I move from a stop in Drive or Reverse, there is a clicking noise coming from the rear end of the truck. Usually two clicks. Happens everytime I set off. Have seen some posts about this but havent really seen a clear answer. Just recently purchased this truck used with 80k miles. New to...
  6. Gear Ratio/Rebuild Information and Questions

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi, New to the forum. I have a 2001 1500 5.2 4x4 with a 3.55 gear ratio. Apparently, my front diff is shot (according to mechanic, who said it would cost me about $3,000 total for parts and labor to fix the front diff). This means I would need a rebuild.. but I don't know what I need for this...
  7. Diff and T-case fluids

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Alrighty gents, as promised here is my writeup from Saturday when I finally got around to changing the front and rear diff fluids and transfer case fluid. Sorry there's not more pics, but the wife was already upset that I chose this to spend our first Saturday afternoon back together despite the...
  8. 3.21 vs 3.55 mpg?

    2015 Dodge Ram Forum
    I am buying a 2015 RAM 1500 quad cab with a 3.6 liter v6 engine. What is the mileage difference between these axel sizes?
  9. 2005 Dodge ram 1500 CV problem

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 2005 Dodge ram 1500 4x4 5.7 Hemi. I had clunking noise in the front end awhile ago and found it I had a bad CV axle and Front stub drive shaft. Both of them were replaced - no problems after that. A few months down the road I start hearing noises again. Sounds like if you to take your...
  10. Rear Diff

    Rear Diff

    2014 Ram Rear Diff 3.92 LSD
  11. C205FD Front 8 Inch Ring gear Differential Custom locker.

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I know this has been covered and the vast majority of people say no there is no locker or lsd for the C205FD Front on a 4th generation ram 1500. My question is We are building a heavily modified pulling truck out of a 2010 with a 5.7 being equipped with a 410 stroker kit, ported and polished...
  12. Anyone installed a Posi-Lock? Need a hand

    Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion
    Well I finally got to drop kick that stupid unreliable vacuum actuator out of my garage the other day because I installed a Posi Lock kit.. (The one with the push button pull lever that manually pulls the fork back and forth shifting the collar on the intermediate shaft) So now that's all said...
  13. does limited slip gear oil additive truely fix the chatter problems?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I just bought my first dodge ram. It definately some TLC but I'm loving it! The previous owners never thought to change the rear diff gear oil, and when I purchased it a few months ago from them it had just turned 100K miles. First thing I noticed is a vibration or chatter only on slow tight...
  14. Front Differential Question

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    What model front differential is in the 4th generation Ram 1500s? I know it's an independent front axle but I don't know what model it is. I want to see if anyone makes a limited slip for it.
  15. A little new here.

    Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion
    As the title states, I am pretty new here, I've been just lurking around the forums, not posting or commenting for a few months now, just trying to get a feel for it. and I've noticed this is a rather nice community. Now, onto my questions!(I'll label them for easy answering) 1.) Lifting: I...
  16. 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Front Differential

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey all I have been looking for someone who has done work on the front differential. I have a leak on the passanger side at the joint to the differential, not by the tire. I have taken the rear apart on several trucks, but never the front. I am getting a vibration at speeds of 40 or above so...
  17. Limited slip diff conversion

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    I've recently purchased a 1995 Ram 1500 with an open differential. I'm not a huge fan open diffs and really want to get both tires spinning. I'm not looking for a full locking diff but just a limited slip and was wondering what the best way to make the switch over was. I've had a friend tell me...
  18. What gears work best??

    Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8
    I have a '12 Ram 1500 and am looking into changing the gears in the rear end based on advice from this forum it seems like this will help me with acceleration and overall low end torque. I currently have the 3.55 gears and want to know what gearing I should look into for my application? I dont...
  19. Anti-Spin Option on 4WD

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Evaluating 2 laramie 2013 trucks for purchase -- both 8 speed, both 4WD, one has anti-spin and the other does not. My question is, if you rarely drive in snow (but do sometimes drive on wet roads), is this an option that would matter? Of course the reason is not cost but I really like the...
  20. Switch to 4.10 gears?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    I have a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7L Hemi. I have Hedman LT Headers, flowmaster exahust(which i will be changing soon to something that helps performance, any thoughts on that will be helpful too), Trinity tuner, cold air, 125hp shot nitrous. Mickey thompson drag radials. I currently have 3.55...