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Forum: Towing 08-23-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,275
Posted By kristopgun
Looks like these Jayco White Hawks are gettin a bit common lol

Heres a pic of my rig, just got back from a trip up to Michigan, probably did about 800 miles in total towing. Towed great no problems with an EVIC gas mileage average of 8.8. I did a little...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 08-15-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 334,041
Posted By kristopgun
I have -24 offset with no spacers and although i...

I have -24 offset with no spacers and although i have no rubbing issues the clearance on the front wheels on full lock is minimal. I would have had problems with 37's for sure. Hope that helps.
Forum: Towing 05-07-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,275
Posted By kristopgun
My TT is 5400lbs dry weight with a max of 7500lbs...

My TT is 5400lbs dry weight with a max of 7500lbs max. I reckon with all our stuff in it weighs about 6000lbs to tow right now. I havent towed with full tanks etc which would get you up to your max...
Forum: Towing 05-06-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,275
Posted By kristopgun
My pennies worth..

...makes a bit of difference what type of cab you have (regular/quad etc) but not much. According to the official Ram website here: http://www.ramtrucks.com/en/towing_guide/?section=light you should...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-21-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 334,041
Posted By kristopgun
2010 Ram 1500 Sport

Before and after RCX 6" Suspension Lift with Kicker bars and 20x10 Fuel Throttle with 35x12.5x20 Toyo Open Country M/T tires, plus a few other bits & bobs :smileup:
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-21-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By kristopgun
good write up and kudos for gettin your hands...

good write up and kudos for gettin your hands dirty!!! Any b4 and after pics of ur truck?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-20-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By kristopgun
Yeah like i said, it didnt turn out to be a big...

Yeah like i said, it didnt turn out to be a big deal, it was a relatively simple matter of fabbing up an extension for the harness which my installer very kindly took care of. Regarding the levelling...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-20-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By kristopgun
nope, no body lift not even bilsteins...just the...

nope, no body lift not even bilsteins...just the RCX 6" Suspension Lift kit with kicker bars. I hadn't heard of this issue either which is why it came as a bit of a shock and i figured i would post...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-20-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By kristopgun
all good!

TPMS didn't need re-calibrating, just pops up on EVIC as 50psi all round with no warnings....happy days :smileup:
Forum: Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 04-19-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,489
Posted By kristopgun
Just an update...

...received my replacement fog lights and proceeded to tint using nightshades WITHOUT wetsanding and got a perfect result this time!
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-18-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By kristopgun
Just to confirm...

...i popped down to check out this issue at the shop and sure enough we had the wire harness pulled straight so there was nothing left to give and we were still well short of the diff. We contacted...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-18-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By kristopgun
I was under the impression that they were set to...

I was under the impression that they were set to a certain pressure range so that the TPMS knew when to alert an inflation pressure issue? So if you scroll thru ur EVIC to Tire pressures, it just...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-17-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By kristopgun
Thanks bud....

...interesting thread, dunno how i missed that when i was searching?? Never thought of contacting the manufacturer (doh), just spoke to Toyo and for my truck running the 35 x 12.5 x 20 Open Country...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-17-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By kristopgun
Wiring harness to front diff too short with RCX 6" lift kit?

My 2010 ram 1500 sport has been in the shop the last coupla days having the RCX (Rough Country) 6" suspension lift kit fitted and I've just been told by the shop fitting it that they cannot get the...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-15-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By kristopgun
Thanks, appreciate the feedback are you running...

Thanks, appreciate the feedback are you running your stock TPMS sensors with those wheels? If so do they work ok?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-12-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By kristopgun
TPMS & pressures on 35's

Hi all, my truck is being fitted with 35's this wknd and right now they are inflated to 65psi with the max according to the sidewall being 80psi (Toyo Open Country MT's 35x12.5x20). What sort of tire...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LIFTING - Dodge Ram 4x4, 2x4 04-06-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By kristopgun
Average labour cost suspension lift and wheels?

I know this has a few variables but i'm just wondering what prices people have paid to have there suspension lift kits and wheels fitted. I'm not talkin about parts costs i'm talking how much the...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 04-06-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By kristopgun
Thanks bud...

...appreciate your input, just gotta do my shopping around now to source the best price on all the bits and pieces!
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 04-04-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By kristopgun
will they fit ok?

...i am getting an RCX 6" suspension lift and my stock rims are 20x9 with a +19mm offset. I was originally going for a 20x10 with a -12 offset and 5.0 B.S but i would like to move to the -24 offset...
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 04-04-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By kristopgun
thanks!!

I thought so but my brain was gettin fried tryin to work it out!! Appreciate your help.
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 04-04-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By kristopgun
Question Backspacing vs Offset

I am looking to buy a set of 20x10 rims and the rim i like comes in either -24 offset with a 4.5 backspace OR -12 offset with a 5.0 backspace. What is the difference here if any? Which one would...
Forum: Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 03-30-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,489
Posted By kristopgun
for what its worth...

... i tried the exact technique described by the OP on my fog lights and it completely destroyed them to the point i have had to buy new ones. The wet sanding process completely altered the way the...
Forum: Towing 03-14-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,071
Posted By kristopgun
drum roll please lol....

....well my 2011 Ram 2500HD tow mirrors turned up and guess what...
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...they only work perfectly :smileup:, mounting is exactly the same, wiring is exactly the same and all the features...
Forum: Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 03-14-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,338
Posted By kristopgun
hmmmm...

...well the photos were supposed to accompany each relevant instruction but they've all just ended up at the bottom, they are still in order but i don't know how to correct this.
Forum: Dodge Ram Knowledge Base 03-14-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,338
Posted By kristopgun
Removing and replacing door mirrors on a Gen 4 Ram 1500

I just removed the stock door mirrors from my 2010 Ram 1500 Sport and replaced them with a pair of tow mirrors from a 2011 Ram 2500HD. The mirrors fitted perfectly and I retained the electrical...
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