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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 11-15-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 29,145
Posted By MF2000
I agree with Black Ram Hemi on the fan settings,...

I agree with Black Ram Hemi on the fan settings, but have to disagree on the rest. I live in FL and it gets pretty hot in the summer. I removed my clutch fan a couple years ago and have not...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 10-10-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By MF2000
The PCM was bad and covered under warranty.

The PCM was bad and covered under warranty.
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 10-06-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By MF2000
Just curious if that was covered under warranty...

Just curious if that was covered under warranty or did you have to purchase a new PCM?
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 09-07-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By MF2000
Oxygen sensor part numbers

Let me start by stating I was getting several codes, but I didn't write them down. I investigated and felt pretty confident it was a bad O2 sensor. Before I started replacing them this morning, I...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 05-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,695
Posted By MF2000
Good deal. That confirms my findings as well....

Good deal. That confirms my findings as well. Thank you for posting it:smileup:
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 05-10-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,695
Posted By MF2000
It's impossible to control any of the things you...

It's impossible to control any of the things you listed other than the city-vs-highway. Since my daily commute is exactly the same distance and speed-wise all my tests are as close to matching as I...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 04-21-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,299
Posted By MF2000
Ok, got it. That makes sense now. Mine is a 2009...

Ok, got it. That makes sense now. Mine is a 2009 and doesn't have that gauge.

That's outstanding mileage with that change.....nice work!
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 04-21-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,299
Posted By MF2000
It sounds like you are the perfect candidate to...

It sounds like you are the perfect candidate to try it then. For $30 in wire, you can't go wrong and you can prove or disprove it to yourself.:smileup:
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 04-20-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,695
Posted By MF2000
I agree. The 91 tune likely makes more power...

I agree. The 91 tune likely makes more power which translates to less pedal needed to get to the same speed.
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 04-20-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,299
Posted By MF2000
How can the EVIC be maxed out? It's nothing but...

How can the EVIC be maxed out? It's nothing but a generic program guesstimating readings.

Also, how do you know the hotter spark and more efficient ECU caused the increase?

I'm not trying to...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-20-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,040
Posted By MF2000
(Not mine)Copied from another site, but very good...

(Not mine)Copied from another site, but very good information:


I read several Ram sites and I keep reading about the rear end "wagging" after a drop and ways to fix it that are just wasting...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 04-20-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,299
Posted By MF2000
I noticed you live in IL, so we can rule out lots...

I noticed you live in IL, so we can rule out lots of hills. I grew up there as well and know it's flat.

There is a technique to achieving good mileage. No quick off the line starts. Look ahead as...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 04-19-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,299
Posted By MF2000
I have an update from today as well. Today I took...

I have an update from today as well. Today I took a short trip to Destin, FL. The previous time I took the trip (prior to the Big 4 mod), my EVIC showed 23.2 mpg while cruising between 45 and 60 mph...
Forum: Exhaust 04-19-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,168
Posted By MF2000
I ran that exact same muffler on my Dakota R/T...

I ran that exact same muffler on my Dakota R/T and loved it. I did a ton of research and bought it because it was the quietest of all the ones tested and made the most power in the midrange and was...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-04-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By MF2000
Have you tried some local junk yards? I have...

Have you tried some local junk yards?

I have used junkyarddog.com for parts many times.

What kind(brand) of lowering kit is on your truck?

I'm in the market for a lowering kit and mine is a...
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 04-04-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By MF2000
That looks really nice! Great job!

That looks really nice! Great job!
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-30-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By MF2000
I don't want to alarm you, but I simply wanted to...

I don't want to alarm you, but I simply wanted to pass along information that a very knowledgeable engine builder told me recently. He advised against relo kits. In not so many words, he said without...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 03-24-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,299
Posted By MF2000
Change of plans to above. I couldn't add anymore...

Change of plans to above. I couldn't add anymore wires to the - battery post, so on #4 above I changed it. The new #4 is frame to bolt on alternator (one that holds it in place).

Tomorrow night...
Forum: Dodge Ram MPG Zone 03-23-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,299
Posted By MF2000
I have all my wires made up, I'm only doing 4 of...

I have all my wires made up, I'm only doing 4 of them for now.

Here they are with lengths"

1) -battery to fender= 16"

2) + battery to fuse box =29"

3) + alternator to + battery = 36"
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 03-23-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,554
Posted By MF2000
Matt at Moe's is awesome to work with. Why not...

Matt at Moe's is awesome to work with. Why not call him directly?
Forum: Custom Chassis - Drive Line - Suspension - Wheels and Tires - LOWERING or STANDARD 03-20-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,968
Posted By MF2000
Very interesting....sub-d

Very interesting....sub-d
Forum: VARARAM - Dodge Ram Performance! 03-18-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,080
Posted By MF2000
No offense, but why would they do that since they...

No offense, but why would they do that since they already did a dyno and posted it? :4-dontknow:
Forum: Drag Racing Discussion 03-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,624
Posted By MF2000
That is outstanding....nicely done!:smileup:

That is outstanding....nicely done!:smileup:
Forum: Drag Racing Discussion 03-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,624
Posted By MF2000
Any mods or changes from OEM? Lower tire...

Any mods or changes from OEM?

Lower tire pressure, etc?
Forum: Oil Change 03-09-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,835
Posted By MF2000
It may or may not apply, but a very intelligent...

It may or may not apply, but a very intelligent engine and car builder recently told me to be very cautious of cheap oil filter relo kits. I don't remember his exact words, but basically what he was...
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