1. Check this first: hemi tick

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    Hemi tick: Check the manifold first! Exhaust manifold leaks can sound almost exactly like a lifter noise. My chevy 2500 had a similar leak, but sounded much less *clicky* than this. Link to the video is at the bottom When I heard this noise a week ago, I swore it was excessive bleed down from...
  2. Elgin Lifters

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    Has anyone used Elgin lifters instead of mopar when replacing the cam and lifters in their truck?
  3. Mds/nonmds cam

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    Hello, So I am doing the MDS delete on my truck because I have suffered the cam/lifter failure. Is it true that I have to use a non mds cam or can I use the OEM mds cam with non mds lifters and use a tuner to turn off mds on the PCM?
  4. THIS IS NOT A HEMI TICK QUESTION --- Rap on startup

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 2014 Ram 1500 Express with the 5.7 in it. Every now and then, when first started, it will rap loudly for just a second or two. It seems to happen more often when the outside air temps are hotter, which leads me to believe it's the oil in the hydraulic lifters bleeding back out of them...
  5. 4.7 on a 09 1500 SLT knocking..

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    I just bought the truck in November, it now has 99,100 miles on it. I've tried different oil, Valvoline Syntech, Royal Purple with a Wix filter. It dry starts every time if its sat longer than 20-30 minutes if that and then the constant tick and on really cold nights it will have loud lower...
  6. p2v clearance problem

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    Hi. I have a little problem with my build... I'm checking piston to valve clearance and it doesn't work... I checked with the hydrolic lifter i will be using, and there is no problem, about 0.250 clearance on the intake.... But every body tell me to check this with a solid lifter..... so i make...
  7. 55 mph vibration please help

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    i have a 2006 dodge ram 1500 laramie 2x4 :shy: , i have a vibration(shimmy) at first 30 to 35 it shacks a bit or hesitation if press gas goes away .and start at 47 to 56 after shifting to last gear(OD) the vibration tart again and some kind of rattle metal noise under i have check for...