New plugs every 25K-50K miles will use less fuel. And I can only get 13 average at the best. After those upgrades I was getting 26mpg. The difference it makes is minimal except for the ability to change the transmission shift points. The mini-console provides convenient storage, but it eliminates floor space for the center front passenger, which in turn, limits the use of this seat to short-legged children, or adults on very short trips.
The newer Rams with the 5. Currently right now I am averaging 15-16. Eventually, the Hemi made it to the base 1500 line, with far more torque and horsepower than the 360 5. New wires from dealer and changed all 16 spark plugs stock champion. I have worked for a Sheriff's Office for ten years now and I have responded to numerous accidents. While not outright uncomfortable, the Ram rides quite firmly, avoiding the jouncing of the Silverado but providing a bit less cushioning as well. I have 11K miles as of April 2015.
A chrome crosshair grille with surround collar and new distinctive headlamps retain Dodge Ram's robust and chiseled front-end appearance. Mounting the shock absorber inside the coil spring enables four-wheel-drive models to benefit from the coil spring's added tuning characteristics. Cornering is amazingly good considering the bulk and height of the truck. Customers may experience fuel economy gains of up to 20 percent under certain driving conditions. The exterior was well maintained and is extra clean. I have a 203 dodge 1500 hemi 3inch exhaust put the tri fire plugs new cold air filter. Other than these two minor quibbles, the rest of the interior is very well-executed.
That unusual reaction - we have yet to experience it to the same degree while driving any other pickup - is a major benefit of the big-rig styling. Bozo02 answered 4 years ago I have a 05 Dodge Ram 1500 short bed 2 wheel drive with a 5. Lucas is a great thing used it in everything I've driven for the past 10 years it helps out a lot and driving habits RamRyder answered 3 years ago I have a 2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn 5. The new 2006 Dodge Ram 1500's Hotchkiss-design rear suspension utilizes leaf springs that are designed to reduce wheel hop and improve durability. The curb weight is 5,532 pounds. We prefer the ride; but it's a matter of taste either way. Power is excellent, no complaints.
Both the Dodge Ram Quad Cab and regular cab feature numerous front-seat storage areas and convenience features. Criterion Dodge Ram 1500 Chevy Silverado 1500 Ford F-150 Base engine power 215 200 202 Base engine torque 235 260 252 Middle engine power 240 270 4. The big, heavy Ram now stops faster than a Ford Police Interceptor, and in roughly the same distance as an Intrepid. Got that idea from this forum. I'll be running my stock muffler and resonator for a little while. While still hydroformed, the new architecture is stiffer--17 percent in bending, 5.
On the road, the muscular and athletic character of the previous Ram is carried over. Door controls are no longer illuminated, but can be discerned by touch; other controls are illuminated well at night, though shedding some light on the little storage nooks would also have been helpful. As for the air filter thing yes it does mess with the sensors but if you take your truck to a dodge dealer they can adjust for it and improve mpg. I drive 60-65 on interstate. The usual Chrysler unit with Infinity speakers, it provides excellent sound with a deep bass that can sometimes rattle the door panels; knobs control balance and fade, while sliders control bass and treble, which makes it easy to adjust quickly without distraction. Driver and passengers will experience an interior environment that is 20 percent quieter than the previous Dodge Ram 1500, thanks to laminated front-door glass and improved door seals. However if you do your own work can bring cost down and that is the route I am personally choosing.
The automatic transmission tones down the feel of the Hemi's raw power by absorbing sudden changes, but acceleration times are admirable, and trailer towing is eased by the high torque available throughout its range. I can't tell a big difference between the Economy and Performance settings except at the gas pump, because the performance setting requires 91 octane and also reduces gas mileage. Visibility is good in all directions. A removable cupholder sits in the center by the edge of the middle seat. The Ram 1500 is a big and impressive truck even without the Hemi.
A running vehicle when stopped is getting 0 miles per gallon. Fold-flat rear seat very usable. The engine offers a great deal of diesel character without feeling like a refugee from a farm equipment auction. I see that a lot of people are saying that they are doing the modifications, but no one is saying what they are doing to treat their fuel. The suspension could easily handle sudden applications of power in normal situations excluding the usual suicidal moves such as flooring the gas in the middle of a turn , though it was accompanied by some squealing and wheel hop. Ironically, the full-size pickup line with the best optional V8 and diesel is also the only one with a V6 - Ford and Chevy apparently stopped offering them with their full-size pickups.
The engine is functioning properly and has no issues. The interior was well maintained and is extra clean. Our model had an overhead console with a trip computer showing the usual gas mileage, compass heading, temperature, remaining fuel, distance to empty, and elapsed time. How in the world do I get 20- 24 mpg? The top-selling Ford F-150 was new for 2004, the same year the Nissan Titan debuted. With the tinted windows, fixed running boards, towing package, bedliner, and powerful 5.