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  Specifications

3.9L V6
4.7L V8     5.2L V8    5.9L V8
8.0L V10

 Repair/Adjustment

Cam timing / Fuel sync adjustment = Instruction sheet - at BionicDodge.com
Fuel Injector Replacement - photos/details for the 94-01 Ram
Fuel Pump / Regulator / Gauge         - DR truck fuel system info
Fuel Pump / Regulator / Gauge         - BR/BE truck fuel system info
Idle speed adjustment = Instruction sheet - at BionicDodge.com
Timing Adjustment = Advance/retard engine timing. - at BionicDodge.com
Thermostat = Replacement photos and instructions - at PavementSucks.com
V6, V8 Thermostat Install = Replacement instructions - at BionicDodge.com
Viscous Fan Drive Service - R&R instructions in TSB 07-09-98
Fan Clutch = Replacement photos and instructions - at PavementSucks.com
V8 Timing Chain/Water Pump = Replacement photos and instructions - at PavementSucks.com
Intake Manifold = Replacement instruction sheet - at BionicDodge.com
Exhaust Manifold = Replacement photos and instructions - at PavementSucks.com
Valve Cover - Replacement photos and instructions
Rear Main Oil Seal/oil pump = Replacement photos and instructions - at PavementSucks.com
Engine Miss Diagnosis = tips from the DiRT list - at dodgeram.org
Tuning With A Vacuum Gauge = Good general information - at www.centuryperformance.com
Engine Ping Elimination = tips from the DiRT list - at dodgeram.org
O2 Sensor tests = Diagnosing oxygen sensor problems - at dodgeram.org
5.7L V8 EGR Valve - Replacement instructions in TSB 18-021-04

  Troubleshooting

OBDI PCM Fault Codes (DTC)
OBDII PCM Fault Codes (DTC) = pdf file on Dodgetrucks.org site
OBD-Codes.com - code information, troubleshooting tips, possible resolutions, and more
Detonation and Pre-ignition = article at GermanMotorCars.com

  Spark Plug Information

Spark Plug FAQ's - Collected wisdom from the mail lists and handbooks
All About Spark Plugs = Good general information - at www.centuryperformance.com
Reading Spark Plugs = What your plugs are trying to tell you - at www.centuryperformance.com
1999 Champion Spark Plug Handbook - Selecting and reading plugs
Selecting Champion Spark Plugs = shell and tip design, cross reference chart, plug construction - at www.edelbrock.com
Bosch Platinum+4 = search for plug numbers for your application and links for all Bosch plug types - at www.boschusa.com
Selecting Plugs - Recommendations from the DiRT list
Spark Plugs for Magnum Engines - an archive from the DiRT list
Plug Indexing - What is it, what does it accomplish?
How To Decode Spark Plug Part Numbers = NGK pdf file - at ngksparkplugs.com
NGK Spark Plug Information = tips for installing, reading, gapping &indexing plugs, how plugs work, FAQ's - at www.ngksparkplugs.com
AC Delco Spark Plug Information = Plug identification, selection, and construction details - at www.acdelco.com

 Modifications

Evap. canister relocation - protect the 94-01 Ram emissions canister from trail damage
Intake Manifold = Replacement instruction sheet - at BionicDodge.com
K&N Gen II Intake = Installation photos and instructions - at PavementSucks.com
Hand Throttle = Installation photos and instructions  - at PavementSucks.com uses bike shift lever
Hand Throttle = uses bike shift lever - at fromthegroundupoff-road.com
Jacobs Ultra Team Ignition = Installation photos and instructions - at PavementSucks.com
MSD 6A/Blaster Coil = Installation photos and instructions - at PavementSucks.com
Tips and Tricksl = Useful Speed Tweak instructions - at BionicDodge.com

 


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