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Old 12-07-2013, 10:52 PM   #61
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You are well qualified and and good Man Justin.
Well that should put u on the in laws nice list then!.... ho ho ho. (sounds like a lot of work)
How many times did u have to run home for tools?

Right now I got the block heater plugged into my dodge Heep (i'm sorry did I really say block heater) as it sat for the last 6 days and now has ice building up on the inside of the windshield drivers side. Will start the Jeep up, dry off the inside of the windshield with some heat and paper towels, and see if the carpets are wet or something to indicate why I got moisture now on the inside freezing up.
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i dont know about well qualified, but i have worked on it enough though that i would never want to buy one. alot of things are similar like the rear was just like the gm ones, i think they are all made by AAM in buffalo (american axle) but other things like the cv'* you wish they were the same. on a gm fullsize there is a flange thats bolted together, takes maybe 10minutes to change a cv, on the dodge you have to take control arms loose to gain room to get it out.

as far as on their list, he helps me quite a bit, he was the only one here for any significant amount of time when i did my roof for example so its ok

for your car i would try putting some open baking soda boxes
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had to work on the inlaws ram today, every time i work on that thing its something else them something else, digging deeper and deeper. what started as a " i hear a noise" turned into a two day four corner brake, axle seals, gashed cv, seized brake hardware, etc.
Seems like a good reason we keep sticking with GMs! I can't imagine buying a Dodge anything, although the Challenger is a very sharp looking ride.
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i love looks and the engines, of the cars and the trucks but the reliability and cost for maintenance is way more important
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Broke it. PCM died today witch was replaced under warranty . Also apparently transmission lines aren't covered in the warranty. The dealer wanted 500 bucks to replace it. For a truck that has under 50k I told them they shouldn't be leaking yet. I told them off now I have to replace the trans line, but whatever I don't care.

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So I didn't exactly do this today, but this was my "major" build for the year.

Ported Gen3, TB spacer, 3.4" zzp modular pulley system, coolant passage mods to the lower intake along with some light port and polish work and a custom tune. Unfortunately we did some testing on my transmission while I had it in the shop and it'* looking like I'll be doing a transmission build in the near future.
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I had a few issues with my GTP. Wasn't idling so good. After a pretty in depth tune up it'* running really nice again.

Look at the crap that came out of the fuel filter.
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After getting it back on the road and washing it up. There is snow on the ground now, and I am probably done with this car till spring.
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Broke it. PCM died today witch was replaced under warranty . Also apparently transmission lines aren't covered in the warranty. The dealer wanted 500 bucks to replace it. For a truck that has under 50k I told them they shouldn't be leaking yet. I told them off now I have to replace the trans line, but whatever I don't care.
is the line rusted or leaking out of a fitting? 6l80?
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is the line rusted or leaking out of a fitting? 6l80?
It was leaking out of one of the compression fittings. Not due to rust.
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