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Old 02-27-2016, 02:36 PM   #771
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Gave mine a bath

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Old 02-27-2016, 03:27 PM   #772
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I got the state inspection done on my 20 year old big block dually last Saturday. Today, I changed the oil in the rearend for the first time since I've owned the truck. I put full synthetic in there.

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Old 03-01-2016, 05:05 PM   #773
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Done the 60k transmission service, a bit early at 55k. Was glad to see the pan and magnet clean after 55k. Put in Mopar filters and Mopar synthetic ATF+4, same as factory fill.
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Old 03-01-2016, 05:22 PM   #774
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I drove mine to the dentist's office and back. Fun.


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Old 03-02-2016, 06:05 AM   #775
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Worked it hard yesterday. Pulled my TT from Quartzsite, AZ to Moab, UT, about 550 miles of up and down, mostly up. From 800' elevation, up and down a few times to 8000' elevation, then back down to 4000' elevation here at Moab. It was a 13 hour trip, including a half dozen rest stops.

Oil and transmission temps got much higher than normal, but still within acceptable limits. The highest tran temp I saw was around 190 degrees, oil around 230.

Truck pulled like a champ, although I let it slow down on the big rises, to keep the RPMs maxed at around 3000 RPM. Cruising RPMs hovered around 2200-2400.

Averaged 10.4 MPG for entire trip. Love my HEMI!
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Old 03-03-2016, 06:53 PM   #776
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Finally got around to putting a shorter radio antenna mast on. No more hitting the garage door going in and out!

Signal reception may be slightly degraded as the new mast is 10" shorter. I tested it out, and received all my normal stations pretty well. I rarely use the FM anyway since I got a year of XM when I bought my truck. It spoiled me, and so I will renew in May when my trial is up.

Only question is whether the new mast will whistle. The OEM mast had a coil going up it for aerodynamics to reduce wind noise. The new one is straight ... We will see...

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Old 03-03-2016, 07:39 PM   #777
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Installed my 2nd Bak-flip VP cover on the truck since the first one leaked and researched new tires for it. Looking at Michelin Defender LTX M/S in a LT265/60R20 size....... $196 ea.
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Old 03-03-2016, 07:55 PM   #778
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Made a ramp (2' wide x 7' long) using 1/4" thick plywood clamped to a folded 6' ladder resting on my truck's bumper. Now DW and I can roll our new Champion 3100 generator in and out of the truck bed.
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Old 03-03-2016, 08:57 PM   #779
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Changed out the wires and plugs, thank goodness for a young strong son to help me with the two plugs at the back of the engine!
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Old 03-04-2016, 06:50 AM   #780
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Oil change and check fluids for 5k interval.

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