1. Ring and Pinion swap

    Looking at changing my ratio to a 4.27. I found a calculation to use when choosing, which is: Current Tire Size x Current Ratio __________________________ = New Gear Ratio Stock Tire Size Has anyone used this calculation before to choose new gearing? Mine came out to needing...
  2. Pinion Nut Recall

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi all, My 2005 ram 1500 just went in for the pinion nut recall. It ran beautifully prior to its visit. I'm aware I need a brake job soon, but not immediately. When I got the truck back the notes on my invoice were that I needed brake work, including new ebrake shoes. I drove the truck...
  3. New Ring and Pinion Whining - Setup is Correct Though

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT I recently took the cover off my differential where I found the clips to the limited slip clutches had broken off and needed replaced, luckily I found this when I did or it could have been a much bigger problem. There were no symptoms that the differential needed...
  4. Power Steering Question

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Okay so recently I was going through the woods (mud, water, ruts, etc.) I had to go pull my buddy out. I had my truck in 4wd to pull my buddy out and got him out no problem. Ever since then though its been hard to turn my truck. It started out as kind of stiff when turning and now its gotten to...
  5. Rear differential leaking

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok so i need sone help. I have a 2001 ram 1500 that just srarted leaking in the rear. I know i need to replace the pinion seal and get a new crush sleeve. My question is what is the torque value for the crush sleeve and ahould i change the axle seals at the same time. I have changed gears in...