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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds Today, 12:59 AM
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Posted By brandonjansen
Now that the gears were changed the driveshaft is...

Now that the gears were changed the driveshaft is spinning that much faster at highway speed. The extra speed is what must be causing the vibration. It is a common thing for lower gears to give more...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum Yesterday, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By brandonjansen
They'll be better for highway mileage. Worse for...

They'll be better for highway mileage. Worse for towing and getting off the line quicker.
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 92
Posted By brandonjansen
According to THIS...

According to THIS (http://dodgeram.info/2003/load-tow/1500.html) link your information is:

GCVW: 13,000lbs
Curb Weight: 5292lbs
Max tow: 7550lbs
Forum: Suspension Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By brandonjansen
Leveled and Lifted 2wd Ram - Information and...

Leveled and Lifted 2wd Ram - Information and Picture Thread (http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=144261)
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 42,300
Posted By brandonjansen
More Lift: Well.... the Cummins is going...

More Lift:

Well.... the Cummins is going slightly higher... :SHOCKED:

When I installed the BDS lift it obviously removed quite a bit of the rake but still had about 7/8" of rake. At first it...
Forum: 6.4L (392 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By brandonjansen
All a CAI is going to do for your truck is pretty...

All a CAI is going to do for your truck is pretty up the engine compartment and maybe give you a bit more engine sound depending on the design. It's not going to do anything for performance or...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 506
Posted By brandonjansen
I didn't bother to read all the details of every...

I didn't bother to read all the details of every single post in this thread but I get the idea of what is being discussed.

A gear change does NOT affect the speedo or odometer in a 4th gen Ram....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By brandonjansen
4th Gen Rams have a speedo sensor on the rear...

4th Gen Rams have a speedo sensor on the rear differential that reads off a gear on the carrier. A gear change will not affect it at all as the carrier is still spinning at the same speed. So no,...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By brandonjansen
Exactly what these two gentlemen said ^^^ I...

Exactly what these two gentlemen said ^^^ I wouldn't even consider a 3.5" spacer unless you're going to a full lift kit.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By brandonjansen
The size of the wheels shouldn't have any effect...

The size of the wheels shouldn't have any effect on a driveline vibration... So even if they were swapped with 18's that issue would still be there. If it's something that's happening with only...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING Yesterday, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By brandonjansen
If you haven't recalibrated your speedo for the...

If you haven't recalibrated your speedo for the 35's your overhead doesn't mean anything. You need to hand calculate and take the changed tire size into account to get any kind of accurate number....
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum Yesterday, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By brandonjansen
If it's a SRW your only option is 3.42's.

If it's a SRW your only option is 3.42's.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 10-21-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By brandonjansen
I'd say 80% of guys only do the front Bilsteins...

I'd say 80% of guys only do the front Bilsteins and don't touch the rear at all. You'd be perfectly fine just running that setup. Whether or not you want to do the rears as well is dependant on you...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 10-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By brandonjansen
The front Bilsteins are adjustable as they are a...

The front Bilsteins are adjustable as they are a full strut assembly, not just a shock. They will use the top and bottom spring seats and springs from your stock struts.

As far as the rear goes...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 10-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 228
Posted By brandonjansen
Looks very good man! I love interior mods that...

Looks very good man! I love interior mods that fit in with the OEM stuff and actually look like they're supposed to be there; nice and clean.

:rep:
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 10-21-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By brandonjansen
My OEM ones were taken off my truck within about...

My OEM ones were taken off my truck within about 10 minutes of it being in my driveway. Not a fan of them at all.
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 10-21-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 26,025
Posted By brandonjansen
Bilsteins are a better way to level than spacers...

Bilsteins are a better way to level than spacers but since you already have the spacers on the truck there's no reason to swap them out unless you want the better ride quality or plan on offroading. ...
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 10-21-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By brandonjansen
They don't squat that much... Especially with...

They don't squat that much... Especially with only 7500 pounds. And definitely not that much if you have the weight distribution setup right. A 2.5" drop wasn't even enough for my 1500 at stock...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 10-21-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By brandonjansen
Very good point by Boosted above. The other thing...

Very good point by Boosted above. The other thing is that Bilsteins settle to about 2.6" once they're installed. That's already pushing the limit. The change in angle of the CV shafts and A-arms over...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 10-21-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By brandonjansen
S&B controls the prices that vendors can sell...

S&B controls the prices that vendors can sell them at and from what I've seen are pretty strict on what they allow. I doubt you'll find much variance in price. I know I didn't find any when I bought...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-21-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By brandonjansen
Yup I wouldn't expect anyone towing a trailer...

Yup I wouldn't expect anyone towing a trailer within their trucks weight limit to have a problem. Brakes are just one of those things that a lot of guys doing consider being a possible issue when...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 10-20-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By brandonjansen
I'm assuming he's referring to the fact that the...

I'm assuming he's referring to the fact that the 1500's have smaller brakes than the 2500/3500's. As you get into a heavier trailer the larger brakes are required to bring everything to a stop...
Forum: Suspension 10-20-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By brandonjansen
Guide to Leveling & Wheel and Tire Sizing for 06+...

Guide to Leveling & Wheel and Tire Sizing for 06+ 4wd Ram 1500's (http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=168422)
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LEVELING 10-19-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By brandonjansen
You're running stock wheels. Completely different...

You're running stock wheels. Completely different fitment than aftermarket with a more negative offset.
Forum: 2013 Dodge Ram Forum 10-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By brandonjansen
A 2.5" drop is definitely not enough for a 2500....

A 2.5" drop is definitely not enough for a 2500. Doesn't matter how cheap it is. etrailer has a lot of good setups for a similar cost and the correct drop. If you're going to buy something, buy the...
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