1. 98 Ram 3500 V10 build

    North East
    So I picked up a 98 3500 with the V10 and a 5 speed in it. Unfortunately I came across cylinder 2 with a broken intake valve. What kind of cams, lifters, pistons, injectors etc. have people put in it as I use it to tow my 5th wheel camper and would definitely like to pull some more HP and torque...
  2. newb here with sctm questions

    Hi my name is Doug and I'm a alc...wait a min wrong place haha I live near bakersfield California . Buddy of mine made me a heck of a deal on a 99 ram 2500 with a v10 but the battery goes dead in 2 to 3 days. I ve done lots of research on this and I believe its the ctm. When I leave the...
  3. Fuel Additive

    V10 Specific Topics
    Tuning up the truck this weekend in preparation of a 2000 road trip towing a trailer. Any recommendations on a fuel treatment/system cleaner for the V10? She's got 265,000 miles on her. Thanks in advance!
  4. Ram v10 ok as a daily driver?

    Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum
    I am looking to buy my first truck. I want to use it to tow my boat for fishing and hunting, during season of course, to carry stuff around in the bed for my family and me, as well as some mudding with my friends. I was looking for a ram because i know a couple family members who have had good...
  5. Crower support

    V10 Specific Topics
    A couple of weeks ago the cam wiped out in my truck. The stupid lifter yoke broke a tab and allowed the lifter turn sideways on the cam. I chose to go with the crower stage 1 cam p/n 35417. It is not listed in their print catalog. You can get the specs online for it. DJ at Crower was a big help...
  6. v10 crank position sensor unavailable

    V10 Specific Topics
    I have a 1997 2500 v10 that needs a new crank position sensor. I have called over 2 dozen auto parts stores, 6 dealerships, and even several auto salvage yards in my area. No one has the part and none of the warehouses have the part to send to the stores. I tried the online stores too but the...
  7. 99 2500 backfiring through intake occasionally

    V10 Specific Topics
    Hey guys. Heres the situation. Truck has irregular backfiring that can be heard from exhaust and intake. First 1/4 of accelerator pedal travel is when its noticed. Past that first bit, the truck will take off with more than enough power to scoot on down the road and no backfiring what so ever...
  8. 7k+ Mile ROAD Trip.

    V10 Specific Topics
    So, if all goes well the plan is me and the girls are taking a road trip in the truck. Washington state to Massachusetts to Florida over to Texas, then back up to Washington. Truck is completely stock. 93k miles. Will be getting new tires by time of road trip. Just looking for any other MPG...
  9. Timing - Spark Plugs?!?

    V10 Specific Topics
    Just wondering what every1 is running as far as timing advance/retard and which plugs? Looking to see what's best out there as far as durability, power, and MPGs. How often do you change your plugs and wires. What type of problems if any. And what is your set up - build? Thanks, any additional...
  10. V10 sounds bad. Lots of knock:(

    V10 Specific Topics
    She doesn't sound good. 1500 to 2500 in neutral and or drive, it knocks a lot. Hoping it was the purge valve but not a chance. Exhaust leak at the manifold? Figure if it was rod or such it would make the noise throughout the power band? All other aspects of truck are great. Idles perfect...
  11. Cracked heads, Coolant in oil.. Need new heads!

    V10 Specific Topics
    Hey guys Im looking for replacement cylinder heads for my 8.0L V10.. The truck is a 99 2500, first i was suspect of the intake gasket. But now and after replacing the intake and head gaskets and not resolving the coolant in oil issue; and reading about all the cracking issues with pre 01 V10s...
  12. v8 to V10 swap

    okay so i am swapping a 8.l v10 out of a 97 2500 over into my 94 1500 that originally had a 5.9l. i understand i have to swap the whole drivetrain trans/transfercase/axles along with it but my question is do i have to swap the wiring harnesses, i have swapped the guauge clusters and computer...
  13. 99 V10 ground wire shorting please help!

    V10 Specific Topics
    Hey, i came home one day, turned my truck off then had to move it again. I went to start it back up and nothing was happening, wasnt turning over or anything. looked under the hood and the ground wire going from the back or the drivers side of the engine to the firewall was smoking and the...
  14. 99 V10 Shifting problems

    V10 Specific Topics
    Hey, been having problem after problem with my truck, onto my next problem. I was out for a drive, right after installing a CAI, then i parked at my buddies store, then revved it a couple times, he wanted to hear it. after that i went to leave and the truck would not go into overdrive and just...
  15. Tranny Issues.

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Ok forum time to pick ya'lls brains a bit, so I've got a Ram with the little engine, ya know the 488 V10 lol and it has an automatic transmission. So the truck runs perfect except for if I have to run it WOT for whatever reason it seems the tranny doesnt want to shift after I do that, and when...
  16. fuel pump troubles

    V10 Specific Topics
    i am trying to replace the fuel pump in my 98 2500 v10 but my old pump doesn't have a rollover valve or even a hole for one but all the replacement pumps i get all have either a hole or a rollover valve in them.not sure what to do about this situation,get one with a rollover valve and plug...
  17. 2002 Dodge Ram 5.9l vs ford v10

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    Hello All, I have a few questions about my truck! My grandfather has given me this beautiful truck for my 16th and i want to know the upgrades i should look into. This kid at school as a ford v10 and thinks hes all hot stuff :smiledown: I just want to know a few upgrades that may make it...
  18. best mileage or power chip

    Performance Mods - Engine - 8.0 Liter V10
    I just bought a 2001 v10 magnum, and now i am lookin for a chip to increase gas mileage and/or power. anyone have any suggestions?
  19. Donor Motor

    Donor Motor

  20. Donor Motor

    Donor Motor