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  1. Setting up diff gears

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hey guys im rebuilding the rear diff its a 9.25 trac loc with 3.92 gears. she broke a few clutches but the gears are fine. shes living on the bench awaiting parts. doing the bearings and seals because piece of mind. youkon gear clutches and timken bearings. Do you guys like keeping your lash to...
  2. 545rfe durability mods

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    I have a 2005 hemi ram that keeps blowing up transmissions after a year :smiledown:. Truck just has some bolt ons and a reasonable cam. Im rebuilding it for the 3rd time now all with good clutches and parts. I also have a bigger transmission cooler. Im wondering what else i can do to beef it up...
  3. 96 indy build

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    I bought an indy truck in which the motor and trans were pulled and the uy had bought another 360 to go back in it and he had some health stuff come up so I bought it off him. first im not sure if either engine or the trans are any good. im just trying to see where to start??????????? ive never...
  4. Rebuilding my 05 4.7 but since I'm in there

    Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8
    So I bought a 2005 Dodge Ram slt with a 4.7 magnum in it then 1 month 1 week after owning it it dropped a valve seat just to test my patience. Now that I have the heads torn off the motor I was looking at airram.com's rebuild kit with Pistons. I was wondering what kind of gains I would get out...
  5. Middle of 05 4.7 what do I do? Whatdoido??

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    So here's another likely story of my 05 Dodge Ram slt that dropped a valve seat on me only owning the truck for about 2 months. So far I got the heads off and everything else that comes befor that but now I ask what should I do with it? These heads I am at dismay with first of all. I plan on...
  6. Picking a Cam

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    Just thought I'd post while I waited on some help from CompCams.:wavey: Rebuilding 2000 Ram 1500 4x4 motor, Not looking to soup up just looking to build a good long lasting motor. (first timer here) Curious if anyone knows, - ONE - stock lift is .410? well I shouldn't need springs or...
  7. Waddup!? Noob needs help!?

    Newbie Checkin!
    Thought I'd drop a thread. I've had 3 different Rams in my life right now sittin on a 2000 5.9 360... Lookin to do my first rebuild on it or possible new motor. If anyone reads this could you help me out on pulling the motor??i have everything disconnected (bolts and all)just need to pull the...
  8. Needed: 5.2 Bare Block

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.2 Liter V8
    Hey guys, I've been trying to get my engine rebuilt for better performance but the block i have is cracked. All the rest of the parts that im keeping are still good, i just need the block. Its a 5.2 liter out of a 97 Ram. Does anyone have one or know of one that floating around? Trying not to...
  9. Needed: 5.2 Bare Block

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys, I've been trying to get my engine rebuilt for better performance but the block i have is cracked. All the rest of the parts that im keeping are still good, i just need the block. Its a 5.2 liter out of a 97 Ram. Does anyone have one or know of one that floating around? Trying not to...
  10. Stock engine rebuild?

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    I recently stripped off the heads on my 5.9 to repair a blown head gasket. I'm trying to decide if I should just go ahead and put new rings in it since I'm most of the way there now anyway. My questions are Has anyone tried to rebuild the lower end w/o removing from the truck? Any sources for...
  11. Newbie

    Newbie Checkin!
    Hey yall, i am currently a newbie on this site, and would start with that i am wanting to rebuild my 318 5.2l, i want to add more power and throttle response at the same time. any suggestions for good rebuild kits and ways to add power without emptying my pockets would be great!!
  12. 360 Rebuild: Startup Timimng Issue

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey fellas, I've got a 1986 D250 that was my grandpa's and has been in the family since it was new. After years of use on the farm and down the road, it leaked from every orifice possible, so we recently rebuilt it. The build went great and with minimal problems until the end; we are having a...
  13. 360 stroker build shop???

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    alright guys, so i just bought a donor ram thats in great cond minus ALL the body pieces... but it has a 360 (5.9l) & id like to build it up & stroke it out myself, but i really dont have the time. ive seen places online that u can send em ur engine & theyll stroke it out for you... but im not...
  14. 3.7 rebuild question

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Has anyone rebuilt a 3.7? Can you put 6.0 rods in it without replacing the crank?
  15. 1995 1500 rebuild

    Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds
    Im starting my build. I have a 95 1500 2wd with the 5.9 in it. My old man is the original owner. Some of you may remember it because you gave me some shlack about a thread up about it. it was titled this is what a 260k ram looks like. i meant milage and people assumed $$ when they read it. Well...
  16. 1995 transmission rebuild

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Im sure this topic is more worn out than a North Las Vegas hooker but i need help on my rebuild. I have a 1995 Ram auto. It doesnt shift to 4th/OD and the other gears seem to be slipping too. At the moment the truck is in the driveway. I know i need a rebuild, and to stay away from Mopar...
  17. Question about '03 Dodge 1500 rear end

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Since I got my truck back, the rear end is whining and I have not pulled the rear cover off for inspection yet but I am going to pull rear end apart and put new seals and bearings for a rebuild! My question is....How do you remove pinion gear?? Im not familiar with the Dodge rear ends verses...
  18. need a new 4.7 block. What brands the best in gas mileage,relibility and power?

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    I am probably gonna have to buy a new engine for my 2002 Ram 1500 Quad cab with the 4.7. What would be the best brand to get for reliability and gas mileage and power. I also don't want to change any electronic controls either, so I would need something to fit right in. What do my fellow...
  19. Couple of interesting books.

    Dodge Ram Detailing and General Maintenance Forum
    Ok people, given my upcoming 5.9 overhaul, I decided I'd best get some knowledge. I've stripped and rebuilt engines over the years but everyone is different and it's nice to know specifics from experienced people. I found these two books and thought I'd post the links here cause I'm sure others...
  20. A/C Compressor rebuild

    Heating & Cooling
    Hey guys and Gals I'm new to this Forum and would like to know if any of you have links or directions on how to rebuild an A/C compressor for an '01 Ram 1500. It will not hold coolant for over a summer. I am not afraid to undertake the task and if I [email protected]&#w it up oh well I nee a new one anyway...
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