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Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-24-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By ramvan2500
To rebuild it doesn't require anything special....

To rebuild it doesn't require anything special. You could rebuild what is in the bell housing with lock ring pliers, snap ring pliers, standard socket wrench set, torque wrench, transmission jack and...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-24-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By ramvan2500
I feel like what I have to say just falls on deaf...

I feel like what I have to say just falls on deaf ears. Rebuild the damn thing, you are past solenoids. How old is this truck? A rebuild takes an experienced person no more than 2 days to complete,...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-12-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By ramvan2500
So it ONLY whines when in park and neutral? Does...

So it ONLY whines when in park and neutral? Does it whine under load? Does it whine in manual 1st or manual 2nd?
Does it whine in reverse?

The computer diagnostics are useless for whine,...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-12-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By ramvan2500
My only question would be. If a brand new bone...

My only question would be. If a brand new bone stock truck could travel a hill, what reasons would cause that same truck X years later to have a hard time going up a hill? There hasn't been any real...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-09-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By ramvan2500
http://boxwrench.net/specs/schrys_A.htm

http://boxwrench.net/specs/schrys_A.htm
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By ramvan2500
Oh, I forgot to mention. When or if you do the...

Oh, I forgot to mention. When or if you do the timing set you are going to want a snap on mt2500 so you can set the fuel sync on the engine. You basically just connect the tool to the ECM and rotate...
Forum: Dodge Ram Vans 10-08-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,229
Posted By ramvan2500
This is a tricky. I would drop the valve body and...

This is a tricky. I would drop the valve body and check the shift valves one by one (to assume you do not mix them on accident). Check to make sure they move freely, check for scoring. Only two...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-08-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By ramvan2500
You are very welcome.

You are very welcome.
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-08-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By ramvan2500
Wow. I have a full sized van, which has terrible...

Wow. I have a full sized van, which has terrible aerodynamics, and I get about 18 on the hwy and 16 in the city. When I used to tow I would get 15MPG with a 30ft travel trailer. I'm running 3.55...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-07-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By ramvan2500
Yea, pretty much. Oh the plenum kit I do...

Yea, pretty much. Oh the plenum kit I do recommend. Not for performance but to stop that damn oil seepage issue! I recommend getting it back to spec. Honestly, it's a pretty efficient engine...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By ramvan2500
Well getting a professional diagnostics tool...

Well getting a professional diagnostics tool connected will be able to narrow that down. Having actual sensor readings and a diagnostics software can be a godsend. I am not going to disregard that...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-07-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By ramvan2500
Replace torque converter, this is a common...

Replace torque converter, this is a common problem. It will only happen under load, which is why you throw it into neutral and it goes away. If you go to Advance Auto you can pickup a converter for...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-07-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By ramvan2500
It is possible you have a bad fuel pump, or...

It is possible you have a bad fuel pump, or installed it incorrectly (no pun). Check the pressure (43.5PSI +/- 3.5PSI) Next check the volume, make sure you have a good flow rate. If all that checks...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-07-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By ramvan2500
Check the throttle valve cable, it is probably...

Check the throttle valve cable, it is probably stretched or someone messed around with it. The shift points aren't set electronically on these like everyone thinks. TV cable takes precedence. You...
Forum: V10 Specific Topics 10-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By ramvan2500
Oh this is easy, you cannot. Hesitation before...

Oh this is easy, you cannot. Hesitation before starting can be the result of many issues. Low fuel pressure, dieing starter motor, bad spark plugs, bag ignition coil... The timing is set by the...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 10-06-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By ramvan2500
In my experience rebuilding these...I would first...

In my experience rebuilding these...I would first take out the valve body and check the solenoid to make sure that it is properly seated, and then I would remove it to check to see if there is any...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 10-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By ramvan2500
Don't waste your money. Honestly I have tried and...

Don't waste your money. Honestly I have tried and many others have tried to get more power, and though it is possible it does not come cheaply! Besides, today's day and age you should be more...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 09-05-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By ramvan2500
being off by a tooth or two is not going to give...

being off by a tooth or two is not going to give you a rough idle. the computer would detect and attenuate.

everything is crucial in the timing. you mess it up you can completely destroy the...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 09-05-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By ramvan2500
Just rebuild it. You guys have the ability and...

Just rebuild it. You guys have the ability and all tools, so just save yourself the headache and rebuild it. Get the parts from makcotransmissionparts.com and PM me your email address and I will send...
Forum: Suspension 09-05-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By ramvan2500
It is not weird that it occurs cold, because...

It is not weird that it occurs cold, because thermal expansion... It sounds like the contact pattern between the pinion gear and ring gear aren't correct. Mine does the same thing after I have...
Forum: 5.2L V8 Specific Topics 08-31-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By ramvan2500
Sent. If you have questions I am always happy to...

Sent. If you have questions I am always happy to help.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By ramvan2500
It would not help. I just misunderstood what you...

It would not help. I just misunderstood what you were asking. I saw you say something about vin locking and I thought you were having issues getting everything to work because the vin numbers did not...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-22-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By ramvan2500
you could vin lock it with a snap-on mt2500 or...

you could vin lock it with a snap-on mt2500 or newer unit.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By ramvan2500
Oh that was it, not bad then.

Oh that was it, not bad then.
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 08-20-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By ramvan2500
That's way more money spent than what is needed....

That's way more money spent than what is needed. You could as a temporary fix or even as a permanent one, go to lowes or home depot and get a grade 8 bolt and washer of the same length and thread....
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