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Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 09-19-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,371
Posted By HoustonHemi
My Dad is a 'hard-boiled' Chevy Truck guy,,, He...

My Dad is a 'hard-boiled' Chevy Truck guy,,, He finally admitted the RAM looks better!!
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 09-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 23,819
Posted By HoustonHemi
I pulled a 2,300# load (850# in bed and another...

I pulled a 2,300# load (850# in bed and another 1,450# 2 wheeled trailer) about 2000 miles around 70 mph and varied between 13-15,,, but as always, slow down a bit and it gets a little better.

I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 09-19-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 23,819
Posted By HoustonHemi
I'm a RCSB kinda guy. 09 Hemi w/ 3.90 now, but...

I'm a RCSB kinda guy. 09 Hemi w/ 3.90 now, but I've been thinkin about the Penta w/8 for quite a while.

Trouble is,,, Other than fuel economy,,, I don't really have any ~non-positive thoughts~...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-03-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,717
Posted By HoustonHemi
Natural gas is plentiful here in Houston. Install...

Natural gas is plentiful here in Houston. Install a tank w/the kit, and one can also ~rent~ a home filling station to refuel overnight. My house uses CNG so this would be ~easy~ to set up.
Some...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-19-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,717
Posted By HoustonHemi
IMHO, gas or diesel, a V-6 sounds like a V-6. ...

IMHO, gas or diesel, a V-6 sounds like a V-6.

All we need is Bubba to slap some flowmasters on his 3.0 and,,,, (eh,,, doesn't matter, he'll still think it sounds good!)

So, if we must have the...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-18-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,717
Posted By HoustonHemi
As its a V-6,,, most won't be thrilled with the...

As its a V-6,,, most won't be thrilled with the exhaust tone,,,

Doubtful anyone who mods there HEMI exhaust would ever be happy with a modded V-6 exhaust,,,

Kinda have to agree,,, It won't be...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 02-18-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By HoustonHemi
Cannot comment on snow. That factor alone may...

Cannot comment on snow. That factor alone may change your situation.

Without the 'snow factor' you might as well use the "good-for-a-year's" until they wear out or cup bad enough to be noisy.
...
Forum: Automotive Industry News and Dodge Press Releases 02-18-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,273
Posted By HoustonHemi
Gotta give credit where credit is due, but it...

Gotta give credit where credit is due, but it won't be as you would assume.

The V-6 eclipses the 4bt in design technology. Almost like a Formula 1 engine compared to a Freightliner.

Smaller...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-15-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By HoustonHemi
Hint of MPG improvement w/8 spd on HEMI

Well,

If we can take the Jeep Grand Cherokee as an example, Dodge has already tipped their hand,,,

http://www.jeep.com/en/2014/grand_cherokee/#model=summit&color=deep_cherry_red

Scroll down...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-15-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,717
Posted By HoustonHemi
DPF, oxi-cat, and SCR w/urea injection are all on...

DPF, oxi-cat, and SCR w/urea injection are all on the JGC.

Doubt the RAM version will be any different.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-15-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,717
Posted By HoustonHemi
For some folks, it will be worth the premium...

For some folks, it will be worth the premium price, for others, perhaps not. I believe pricing will be key to it's success.

I have not independently verified the pricing of this mill in the JGC,...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 02-13-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By HoustonHemi
Looks like 2 pipes to me,,,

Looks like 2 pipes to me,,,
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 02-13-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,011
Posted By HoustonHemi
Hard to find anyone with a PentaRam right now,,,...

Hard to find anyone with a PentaRam right now,,, (I know of only 1 here in the '3.6 engine' forum)
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 02-13-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,733
Posted By HoustonHemi
YEP!!!! Keeps most your stuff in the bed out of...

YEP!!!! Keeps most your stuff in the bed out of the weather/dry. Works great for luggage, etc,,,

If you only want to improve your mileage, you will never see a big enough return on your investment...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 02-13-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 78,909
Posted By HoustonHemi
I agree 100% ...

I agree 100%

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=59741

:LOL:
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 02-13-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,832
Posted By HoustonHemi
I've been eyeing the Thermal Control system and...

I've been eyeing the Thermal Control system and looking at my 09,,,

Unlike my prior GM's, the tranny cooler is not 'inside' the radiator, but a seperate item outside/in front of the Rad,,,

The...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 02-13-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,832
Posted By HoustonHemi
There's more to the 8 speed than just starting...

There's more to the 8 speed than just starting out in lower gears and better spacing between the gear ratio's,,, (better as in smaller steps between ratios, and those steps are all more...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 02-13-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By HoustonHemi
Friend has a F-150 'King Ranch". His tailgate was...

Friend has a F-150 'King Ranch". His tailgate was stolen. About 3k to replace (Insurance)
Common item to 'walk off' here in H-town.

My 09 SLT came w/tailgate lock. Had an aftermarket lock on my...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 02-13-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,315
Posted By HoustonHemi
When I purchased my 09 Ram, the 'fuel saver'...

When I purchased my 09 Ram, the 'fuel saver' light was directly linked to the 'fuel saver technology', aka MDS system.

Fuel saver light would come on and go out in 100% synch with MDS.

Later,...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 3.6 Liter Pentastar V6 02-13-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,315
Posted By HoustonHemi
The Pentastar is designed so that MDS could be...

The Pentastar is designed so that MDS could be utilized at a later date. Currently, no Pentastars have MDS, and the latest news is that they may never get MDS.
Forum: Suspension 07-30-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,674
Posted By HoustonHemi
Google those numbers and you get 'bolt' and 'nut'...

Google those numbers and you get 'bolt' and 'nut'

Parts 2, 3 and 5 came with my link (4)

Helwig supplied 1, 8, and 7. I bought (4) of 6

As indicated, (2) of one part number (link...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 07-20-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 78,450
Posted By HoustonHemi
I sold it last fall, and I can't say I noticed /...

I sold it last fall, and I can't say I noticed / remembered any smaller pipe inlet ID in the Airaid than the OEM. At the airbox, the inside diameter of the OEM pipe and the hump hose used with the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 07-19-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 78,450
Posted By HoustonHemi
That seems to make sense,,, I can't complain...

That seems to make sense,,,

I can't complain much about the Airaid I had. (yep, sold it, back to OEM now)

It was OK, but nothing that seemed to make much difference other than noise. (That, and...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 07-19-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By HoustonHemi
Not as lot of places around here experience the...

Not as lot of places around here experience the amount of heat that you do. Might be best to 'ask the natives' what the average battery lifespan is.

I just replaced the OEM bat in my 09. I do a...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 07-19-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 78,450
Posted By HoustonHemi
More pics of the 'filter' and 'tube' sides of the...

More pics of the 'filter' and 'tube' sides of the airbox.

Can't really tell how big it is,,,

I'm basically just comparing the doughnut diameters in my last post,,,

Large doughnut on TB and...
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