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Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 07-09-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I have an 08 and am in the midst of replacing ALL...

I have an 08 and am in the midst of replacing ALL of mine from my Bilstein level...or failure, I don't know which. The front end of the '09 forward body style has smaller control arms still so I can...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 07-06-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Oops, I wasn't being clear. I meant on the auto...

Oops, I wasn't being clear. I meant on the auto first was too high. I love the stump pulling angry power of the granny low first that the manual has.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 07-05-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
It might just be me, but I just feel like that...

It might just be me, but I just feel like that first gear coupled with the 3.42 axles is just too high of a ratio for the truck to feel "quick". I can tell exactly where the power is but I just...
Forum: Dodge Ram Pictures - Photos 07-05-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Talking Clean truck+Too Much Time=Uh OH!

So for the first time in a looong time I finally got my truck cleaned up. It's been so wet my truck hasn't got much of a cleaning since the end of April!

I took the opportunity to repaint my...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel 07-04-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Drove a 6.7 With a MANUAL Today

I got a call from a buddy of mine that down by his house a dealer had a tradesman with a manual. I decided since I'd be in the neighborhood that I'd go give it a go.

I was much happier with the...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 07-04-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
As big of a pain as changing the front shocks are...

As big of a pain as changing the front shocks are I don't wish it on ANYONE!
Forum: Suspension 06-29-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I have had 35.5" tires on my '08 with only a...

I have had 35.5" tires on my '08 with only a leveling kit, so you should definitely be good to go.

Why BFGs, I ask because my local shop has quit carrying them because they claim they just aren't...
Forum: Suspension 06-25-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
For anyone interested I also collected a few...

For anyone interested I also collected a few shock numbers for quick reference.


Rancho RS5000---------(front)RS5788 and (rear)RS5274
Bilstein HD--------------(front)BE5-E301-H0/24-186261...
Forum: Suspension 06-25-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Post '06-'08 1500 Non-Mega Cab Moog Suspension Part #'s

These are the parts numbers from Bumper to Bumper Auto Parts and should fit all 1500s except mega cabs.

Upper Ball Joint-------------------K100115
Lower Ball Joint-------------------K7411
...
Forum: Suspension 06-25-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I've been thinking, by 07 they should have had...

I've been thinking, by 07 they should have had standard, quad, and mega cabs. That said, I've noticed Amazon calls a mega cab an extended crew cab...but that makes it even more confusing.

The...
Forum: Suspension 06-25-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Not a problem! I'm about to post a Moog part...

Not a problem!

I'm about to post a Moog part numbers thread for guys needing the numbers for ball-joints, tie rod ends, and sway bar links. I've bought enough front shocks for my truck I can go...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 06-24-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,359
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
'08 Regular Cab/Bed Hemi Levelled ...

'08 Regular Cab/Bed

Hemi
Levelled
Magnaflow
K&N CAI
35x12.5R20
3.92 Gears

Around town 10-11mpg, Freeway appears to be 14-15mpg otherwise I couldn't get my combined mileage of 13-14mpg
Forum: Suspension 06-23-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Glad to hear it! Hope you like em.

Glad to hear it! Hope you like em.
Forum: Suspension 06-23-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I'll get it for you from my buddy at bumper to...

I'll get it for you from my buddy at bumper to bumper. As I've rebuilt my front end's suspension me ordered me all kinds of parts.

Actually, that gives me and idea. I'll make a list moog parts...
Forum: Suspension 06-23-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
They eventually wear out and lose their damping...

They eventually wear out and lose their damping ability as the valves wear out or the seals break down.

After 39K miles with factory shocks and springs and then 2-3 with months with 35s and...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 06-23-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Post I'm less than impressed with Bilsteins, HDs or...

I'm less than impressed with Bilsteins, HDs or 5100s. My HD on the passenger side blew out the seal about the 3 year mark, and the threads on the top of the rod of the 5100 on the driver's side...
Forum: Suspension 06-23-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Congrats on the deal. I will only say I hope you...

Congrats on the deal. I will only say I hope you had better luck with them than I did. I just replaced my pair because I needed one and everywhere seemed to be back ordered.
Forum: Body & Interior 06-22-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,869
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
For posterity's sake I figured I should add that...

For posterity's sake I figured I should add that if you wrap the post with electrical tape it'll go back in the clip and won't budge. That's what I did because I somehow never saw this thread.
Forum: Towing 06-22-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I remember looking for something and emailing my...

I remember looking for something and emailing my VIN to Chrysler and they emailed me back with a a monstrous options list which included the axle ratios.
Forum: Suspension 06-22-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
I pulled my uppers and took them to a local shop...

I pulled my uppers and took them to a local shop and they pressed them out and replaced them for $60 a piece with NAPA branded Moogs.

I'm doing lowers this weekend, but I can drive those out...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 06-21-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Thanks for the info! Update: I pulled the...

Thanks for the info!

Update: I pulled the load levelers and went with rancho RS5000s. They appear to be really nice shocks with a great blend of stiffness/control and ride. My off roading has...
Forum: Suspension 06-21-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Put the Rancho 5000s on the rear....it's pretty...

Put the Rancho 5000s on the rear....it's pretty amazing that they are as stiff as they are even though you can move the rod with your hand. I hate that I lost some of my towing/hauling capability,...
Forum: Suspension 06-19-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Thanks for the thought. Unfortunately I don't...

Thanks for the thought. Unfortunately I don't believe I would have any luck from Bilstein getting them to replace it because they could just claim I didn't tighten it or something arbitrary like...
Forum: Suspension 06-19-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Good GRIEF! That's awesome! I like them so...

Good GRIEF! That's awesome!

I like them so much Im considering pulling my load levelers for rear 5000s. I'm not thrilled that the 5000s for the rear don't have enough of a nitrogen cell ...
Forum: Suspension 06-18-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By Lil Black 4x4 Hemi
Post Shock Experience and overall Impression

So in 2010 I replaced my OEM shocks. The front has been replaced 3 times, and the rear once. Up front with Bilstein HDs, and the rear with Monroe Load Levelers. I wanted 5100s, but I needed shocks...
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