But the new Crew Cab model with a 5-foot, 7-inch bed is the biggest news. The big V8 now delivers 407 lb. Jan 29, 2011 There is no torque specs,this nut has to be tightened back like it was ,the best thing to do,was,to late now,is to use a torque wrench to remove the nut,and remember the torque,and when replacing it,torque it back to that spec,the reason being,there is a crush sleeve between the front pion bearing ,and the rear pinion bearing,and it has to be crushed to a certain amount,to aquire deepness into the ring gear,anyway just give it about 25 lbs torque,any more the crush sleeve will crush even more and the deepness of the pinion will be too much. Mitsubishi owners will be notified by their company. The 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 earns an acceptable score for its performance, and falls at the bottom of the rankings for its class.
Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. It accelerates quickly onto freeways and has no trouble powering up grades. Discovering the 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 horsepower is a good start to figuring out the real power hiding under the hood of the vehicle. The recall began for Chrylser on June 8, 2015. The 2009 Ram was noticeably more stable than its leaf-sprung competitors. Chrysler's number for this recall is S43. However, three other engine choices are optional: a 4.
The new suspension maintains payload and tow ratings a maximum of 9,100 pounds while shedding 40 pounds of rear suspension weight. Failure to follow procedure may result in premature axle assembly or component failure. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Mitsubishi owners will be notified by their company. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2nd and 3rd Generation 1994-2008. If rotating torque is low, tighten pinion nut in small increments until proper rotating torque is obtained. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V817 in its entirety.
The Drive So does Dodge's new suspension really break new ground? Cummins made a displacement change in 2007. On or about February 27, 2014, Chrysler ceased its recall remedy program due to parts quality concerns, and then re-initiated it on or about April 14, 2014. Some reviewers point out that loading the beds can be difficult, thanks to a high tailgate. There are a variety of choices available in both cold air intakes and traditional round filters that fit the Ram. But compared with other big trucks, Ram Mega Cab steers and corners with confidence and without drama. The ride improves on the highway. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge.
Haul-testing with a thousand pounds of horse-chow in the beds, the Hemi helped the Ram crest the rolling hills easier than the V-8-equipped F-150 and Tundra. The intake tube features fittings for the factory inlet air temperature sensor and crankcase vent hose. Ultimately, reviewers see the 5. The big V8 now delivers 407 lb. Install oil seal using appropriate seal installer. However, three other engine choices are optional: a 4. Dodge has created the smoothest riding full size pickup yet.
To be at ease with it, you need to be handy at wheeling around a vehicle that weighs as much as two 's and sticks out into the traffic aisle when parked in almost any lot or garage. Similar to changing rocker arm ratios, a new camshaft will vary the lift and duration of the valves. And in case the 390 horsepower Hemi isn't enough, 6. Chrysler will notify owners of the new recall options in a letter expected to be mailed on August 31, 2015. Conversely, many truck enthusiasts have opted to install a traditional round filter and filter hat, and forget any type of airbox assembly.
Well, our drive on back-to-back loops over rural two-laners revealed handling improvements. In the case of the second generation Ram 1500, there are a variety of bolt-on engine modifications that can improve performance and driveability without breaking the bank. The only maintenance is a service you can do yourself in no time at all. Further, the 2010 Heavy Duty 2500 and 3500 models will adopt the 1500's styling and amenities. However, it conveys a wealth of useful information, including engine-operation hours. The newest Mega Cab sits on the same frame and suspension as the larger three-quarter-ton. Repeat until desired torque is reached.
Although the Ram offers impressive power, its large dimensions and truck-like ride are not for everyone. Remedy Chrysler will notify the affected Chrysler and Dodge owners and Mitsubishi will notify the affected Raider owners. Despite the torrent of bad news lately, most of the major automotive players are still bringing a respectable - and in some cases, significant - amount of sheetmetal to the annual bonanza of aftermarket… Quick Stats: Adam West ActorDaily driver: 2007 Chrysler 300C Adam's rating for this car: 9 on a scale of 1 to 10 Other cars in his collection: 2008 Chrysler Aspen Rating: 10 2006 Dodge Ram Rating: 6 2005 Toyota Tundra Rating: 8 Favorite road trip: Oregon CoastCar he learned to drive in: 1937 Ford truckFirst car bought: Used 1950 Pontiac CoupeAs the original… It's January and that means that its time for the annual three day extravaganza of world premieres that is the Detroit Auto Show. The Hemi exhales though a free flowing, slightly louder exhaust. One thing is for certain; an improved exhaust note accompanies upgrades to the exhaust system. This special off-road trim comes with multiple skid plates, front and rear heavy-duty shock absorbers and a front stabilizer bar.