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  1. One key, two key...

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    :thk:hey Guys, let me try and draw upon your experiences... When I bought my 2009 - 1500 Ram used, it came with two keys and two fobs. :hah:The funny part was I did not immediately know or notice the fob was the actual ignition key, but I digress. The real problem is the remote on one...
  2. Need new engine - where to start?

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Yeah, it hurts... I need a new engine. :( I have a 07 Dodge Ram Quad Cab STL with a 5.7L V8 Hemi. Where do I start to look? What should I keep in mind when looking at engines? Any tips/pointers are appreciated.
  3. HELP, Replacing factory(dealer installed) Fold down DVD

    Custom Modifications- Audio & Video
    I have a 2005 Dodge Ram 3500 4x4 Quad Cab Laramie SLT SRW It has the Factory (possibly Dealer installed) Fold Down DVD player that integrates into the Factory radio system Via a FM modulator integrated into a "Factory Like" harnes " jumper The Part number on the player is 05166869AA But it...
  4. '05 HEMI Cranks But Won't Start (160,000mi)

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    My '05 1500 HEMI Ram will crank but it won't kick over. Got a bad EGR code (0404) on the reader so I replaced it. I have full battery power (stereo, internal/external lights, instrument panel, alarm, etc.). Starter clutch engages and cranks every time. Fuel pump hums and I get pressure on the...
  5. Bought 15" MT wheels for my 2002, they don't fit. What options do I have?

    Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires
    So i bought a full set of MT classic baja lock wheels, 15x10, and my dumb self didn't realize they wouldn't clear the brake calipers on the front nor rear axles. What are my options? Return freight is over 350$ for the tires, which obviously wont fit a larger wheel, and wheels. I spent all the...
  6. Electrical help 89 w150

    Electrical
    My truck ran fine until the other morning it just shut off idling. Checked all the fuses all are good. When you turn the key on nothing, fuel pump don't run and some stuff don't work like wipers radio. I put a new ignition starter switch on since this happened, if I turn the key on and the turn...
  7. HELP! Anyone else with welded nuts in rocker panel!?

    Body & Interior
    I bought Westin Pro Traxx 4 side steps for my 2015 Ram quad cab and the mounting hardware didnt work because I have welded in nuts where the hexagonal holes are supposed to be. I dont know what size the nuts are but I can't find anything about this anywhere. Called parts dep at my dealership and...
  8. Rough Idle, Dying and CEL

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys! Still doing what feels like chasing my tail here. Silver (2002 Dodge Ram 1500, 4.7L V8, 2WD ST, almost 176K miles) has been idling rough, revving himself and dying more often. Before, it was only when it was cold outside (below freezing, which was always because, hello winter). Now...
  9. HELP! Lift Advice needed

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I'm in a bit of a bind trying to figue out what company to go with, I've decided that I want a 6" kit for my '14 Bighorn QC and a set of 35's but I have a few problems. 1. The kit needs to ride as good or better than stock because of medical issues I have I cant be jounced around all day. 2...
  10. Horrible gas mileage need help!!

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi guys I have a 98 dodge ram 1500 5.2L V8 318ci and i'm getting getting on average 7 mpg I realize its a truck and it wont get great gas mileage but this isn't right i haven't done any engine upgrades other than an off brand of K&N but that's it no chip anything it is lifted 2.5 in and it has...
  11. 2in coil spacers

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Has anyone used Fat Bobs 2in coil spacers for 2014 1500? I just ordered mine and havent installed them, I had a guy tell me my ride quality would be terrible if i did. If anyone has this kit please let me know if your ride quality has suffered. If anyone knows of a better route also chime in.
  12. Hey! Anyone used these Bulbs?

    Electrical
    (a) Sylvania (9007) XV XtraVision Halogen Headlight Bulb ($16 for two) (b) Sylvania (9007) SU SilverStar Ultra Halogen Headlight Bulb ($30 for two) (c) Philips (9007) VisionPlus Headlight Bulb ($18-19 for two) Has anyone used them? They worth the dime? My stock bulbs are way too dim, but I...
  13. Bilstein at 2.8 now no MDS mode? Help

    Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    I have an 09 ram 1500 4x4 and I wanted to lift my truck so I got the bilsteins. First off I love the look although after I put them in at Max (2.8) my truck doesn't go into mds mode like it used to. Now when I installed the shocks I noticed that the sick spring is SUPER tight and I wonder if all...
  14. Heater not working!?

    Heating & Cooling
    I know lots of people have heating problems. But everyone is different. So my heater is not working. And the AC works but when I switched to the heater it just blows Ambient air. It started with some loud clicking behind the dash as if it were gears stripping. I took off both blend doors and...
  15. Oil pressure...

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Alright, started College again on Tuesday, so Silver decided to protest. :( I'm having oil pressure issues that I feel the best way to describe them is by telling the circumstances.. I was idling into a parking spot and lost oil pressure. It startled me, but since it didn't happen again, I...
  16. Bumper removal questions

    Body & Interior
    Okay, so It seemed like taking the bumper off, as well as the trimmings, would entail some work, but what I wasn't expecting was the mutant bolts that must have been put on by the hulk. I've tried metric, I've tried US sockets. Nothing fits. I did find some bolts that were 15mm and 10 mm, (the...
  17. Any hope?!

    Washing & Waxing
    Alright guys, this isn't a question for me, it's being posted for a friend. She has a 2002 Dodge Dakota in... Flame Red(?) that she got a handful of months ago. She's got some issues with the paint that she wanted me to look at and 'fix'. Didn't realize what it was till I saw it. She, like me...
  18. CEL on, help needed now..!

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Alright, I normally have much more background on my truck issues than this, but I was just called and told that our 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 has the check engine light on. Not overheating, but barely any coolant. Apparently it's 'yellow/orange'. Don't have a computer on hand to check the code, but I...
  19. Oil sludge and other Q's?

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Recently purchased 2002 that's sort of limping around, begging for some TLC. Poor Silver dropped his 8th cylinder rocker arm two times, and had a major coolant leak. But, I believe that I have those issues fixed. *knock on wood* I haven't had any issues there, and adding Seafoam motor treatment...
  20. Corsa , Magnaflow or Borla?

    Exhaust
    Hey lads, im looking for a Cat-back for my 1500 and have narrowed it down to three, Corsa Magnaflow and Borla. I am looking for people who have these and can give me their thoughts on them and help me narrow it down to one, I don't want to loud that it will give me or the GF headaches. HELP!
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