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02-09-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By LightningStrong

Engine is at ~168,000. It makes a clicking noise...

Engine is at ~168,000. It makes a clicking noise when it runs. I will look for a manual oil pressure gauge. I have driven it a couple times since it was diagnosed unfortunately.
01-30-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By LightningStrong

New engine? WHAT?!

Went to the mechanic a while ago because the oil light on my truck is acting goofy. It's a 1995 Ram 1500 4x4.

Once the engine is warm and I am at a stop light in "drive" the oil light will come...
09-06-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By LightningStrong

I took it to my mechanic (not a Dodge dealer)....

I took it to my mechanic (not a Dodge dealer). There was a bad gasket and it wasn't just trans fluid, there was a small oil leak and a small coolant leak. $2800 in repairs. :(

This should last me...
08-14-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By LightningStrong

Possible trans leak?

Hello, been a while since I've been on the forums. I just picked up a '95 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 5.9L gas engine.

I noticed after I run the truck for a while, a small puddle of fluid ended up on...
01-22-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: What should I do with the truck?

i think ima sell my truck for whatever it's worth and get the car (/truck) that I have actually wanted for a LONG time:

An El Camino.

We'll see though. I need to get another job.

...
01-19-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: What should I do with the truck?

Alright cool.


idk man. part of the problem is I am not exactly mechanically inclined and I need a daily driver. =/
01-19-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: What should I do with the truck?

How much you think I could get total for parts and scrap?

I found a few good deals on other trucks/ SUVs/ Cars already haha.
01-18-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: What should I do with the truck?

I'm gonna drive it around a little more til I save up some more money for a new vehicle.
01-18-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: What should I do with the truck?

yeah I got a spotlight.

I'm screwed because I don't have collision insurance.
01-18-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By LightningStrong

What should I do with the truck?

I got in an accident and ****ed up my truck. It is still driveable, but the passenger side door does not open, there is no 4wd and the guy at the auto body shop said I'd be paying more to have it...
12-02-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: Alright guys, I think I REALLY screwed up.

Ok, now I can switch between 4LO and 2WD. 4HI does not work. If I am in neutral and try to switch to 4HI (in both 2HI and 4LO), both 4wd buttons flash and it stays in the gear it was in. If I am...
12-01-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: Alright guys, I think I REALLY screwed up.

I gotta check visually tomorrow morning, too dark to see anything.

Thanks very much for the response.
12-01-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By LightningStrong

Alright guys, I think I REALLY screwed up.

Today was the first snow of the year and me, being an irresponsible teenager, wanted to do donuts in an unplowed parking lot. So I stuck my 96 k1500 into 4hi (electronic transfer case) and proceeded...
09-24-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: YES!!! Finally got a truck!

Nah, shaking hasn't happened anymore.

-LS
09-23-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: A couple problems...

Thanks for the tip man.

-LS
09-22-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: A couple problems...

Yeah I drove around a little more today and the guage is at 3/4 now. Thanks for the comfort guys lol.

-LS
09-22-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: A couple problems...

Alright, thank you kind sirs.

-LS
09-22-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: A couple problems...

How many total miles did you get out of a full tank before you had to refill?

-LS
09-22-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By LightningStrong

A couple problems...

ok, just got the truck a '96 k1500 as I stated before. I have driven 90 miles and the gas guage is reading as full. I did 'overfill' it, because it was between E and 1/4 (premium gas) and I filled...
09-22-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: YES!!! Finally got a truck!

So when I was shooting the video, I was at a park nearby and revved the engine really loud. Well I go home (bout a 30 second drive) and about 5 minutes later a cop car goes onto my street, goes to...
09-22-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: YES!!! Finally got a truck!

Here she is:

http://img511.imageshack.us/img511/4158/p9220001ex7.th.jpg (http://img511.imageshack.us/my.php?image=p9220001ex7.jpg)

http://img230.imageshack.us/img230/7193/p9220002wp1.th.jpg...
09-22-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: YES!!! Finally got a truck!

lol so I went out to take pics of the truck. And guess what? The check engine light is now off! LOL. And the tachometer started to work again ROFL. I love this thing already. I'll post pics up a...
09-22-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: YES!!! Finally got a truck!

It did it while sitting still. I don't know what you mean by engine miss vs. drive train, but the engine did have a little trouble catching.

-LS
09-21-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By LightningStrong

RE: YES!!! Finally got a truck!

Ok, so the ignition is fixed, they changed out a rear brake light, they changed the air filter, and also did something to the oil filter i think? (Yeah, I'll have to look).

Well low and behold,...
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