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Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 05-21-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By RalphP
It's either the ignition switch, or the wiring...

It's either the ignition switch, or the wiring between.

If you want to use the parts cannon, try the ignition switch.

Otherwise, use a meter and a friend. Have your friend turning the switch...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 05-21-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By RalphP
You mean "it doesn't turn over but it will if I...

You mean "it doesn't turn over but it will if I hold it for a bit" or "it turns over fine but won't catch"?

There's different things to look for depending on which definition of crank (the right...
Forum: Driveline 05-13-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,265
Posted By RalphP
Try following the steps here: ...

Try following the steps here:

http://www.hughesengines.com/Upload/productInstructions/DistRR.pdf

RwP
Forum: Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems & Questions 05-11-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By RalphP
Possibly; but radiators aren't THAT much, I'd opt...

Possibly; but radiators aren't THAT much, I'd opt for a new one instead.

If you don't grab Mopar, for a 2003 RAM 1500 with the 3.7, RockAuto has'em for about $81 or less. (Mopar is $174). I just...
Forum: Driveline 05-08-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,265
Posted By RalphP
The O2 doesn't need to be plugged in to start;...

The O2 doesn't need to be plugged in to start; it's not even in usage on a cold start!

So. Injector sync, injector fire, and possibly bad injectors. I see you get spark.

RwP
Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes 05-07-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By RalphP
Well, here's an easy method if you have a flat...

Well, here's an easy method if you have a flat highway and a friend.

Find about 3 miles of flat land with mile markers.

Do an indicated 60MPH.

When you get to the first one, have your friend...
Forum: Suspension - Lifting 05-06-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By RalphP
Take this S10 control arm set for air bags: ...

Take this S10 control arm set for air bags: https://www.airbagit.com/Control-arms-p/airarm-cv82xx-3.htm

Instead of going UP with the ball joints (which lowers the truck), go DOWN towards the ball...
Forum: Driveline 05-06-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,265
Posted By RalphP
You could use a pair of pliers and crimp them off...

You could use a pair of pliers and crimp them off and see if it slows the drop in pressure.

But six of the eight were drenched? Sounds like you may have sticking injectors. You've got one that's...
Forum: Driveline 05-05-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,265
Posted By RalphP
The 1 that just stays out has a connection...

The 1 that just stays out has a connection problem to the ECU, or the ECU has a problem.

The dropping fuel pressure can be the fuel pressure regulator also, or the pump; I'd worry about them...
Forum: Suspension - Lifting 05-05-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By RalphP
If you're making custom arms, why not just make...

If you're making custom arms, why not just make them with an offset to the spindle?

That is, instead of straight-ish out to the spindle, get past the strut and go down on both of them?

(Might...
Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes 05-05-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By RalphP
I've seen the individual counts ( 28, 29, 30, 31,...

I've seen the individual counts ( 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 etc.) available at places like LA Speedometer Gear (disclaimer: This store is in my neck of the woods, I've met Kevin, he's a cool guy. He isn't...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Body and Interior Problems & Questions 05-01-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By RalphP
Yes. RwP

Yes.

RwP
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 04-27-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By RalphP
Well, first question - do you mean "cranks but...

Well, first question - do you mean "cranks but doesn't start" when you say "not crank", or "doesn't spin over at all" when you say "not crank"? You'd be surprised how many people don't know that...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 04-20-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By RalphP
There's a spring loaded catch (hence the button...

There's a spring loaded catch (hence the button on the switch itself to release it) that can fail with age.

If you don't pull it back out again, I'd not worry about it.

If you DO, then it's...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 04-20-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By RalphP
How about rebuilding / repairing the sending...

How about rebuilding / repairing the sending unit? That's what I did for my 1988.

RwP
Forum: Driveline 04-17-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By RalphP
That will depend on the local transmission shop. ...

That will depend on the local transmission shop.

I'm lucky, I have three performance shops and a dozen good Pop'N'Son type shops in my town (PATC is about 3 miles up the road from me, IIRC ... 1...
Forum: 3.9L V6 Specific Topics 04-14-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By RalphP
Actually, yes, the carb is an electronic feedback...

Actually, yes, the carb is an electronic feedback carb in the 1987.

There's still a lot of mechanical, but still, it is a feedback unit.

(Think the worst you can get from a pure carb and the...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 04-11-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By RalphP
That's probably the time delay relay in the fuse...

That's probably the time delay relay in the fuse block shorted; for now, you can pull it.

They're listed as NLA; my parts list shows the part number as 2889565 , which I find some NOS on Ebay.
...
Forum: Dodge Dakota General Discussion 04-09-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By RalphP
If the fuel pump is good, you could disconnect...

If the fuel pump is good, you could disconnect the fuel line from the throttle body, and bypass the ASD relay to keep the pump running until it empties the tank.

This won't completely empty it;...
Forum: Driveline 04-09-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By RalphP
Weren't all the 4.7s HO by then? RwP

Weren't all the 4.7s HO by then?

RwP
Forum: 2.2L/2.5L I4 Specific Topics 04-01-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By RalphP
The idle is probably a vacuum leak or a binding...

The idle is probably a vacuum leak or a binding throttle blade; which would be a vacuum leak of sorts.

The temp ... where is the gauge sending unit? I'd check temps there also.

When you say...
Forum: 2.2L/2.5L I4 Specific Topics 04-01-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By RalphP
I'd carry a non-contact thermometer (I have seen...

I'd carry a non-contact thermometer (I have seen them for about $20 or thereabouts on Ebay and at Harbor Freight) and see how hot the thermostat housing is getting.

Also, how old are the hoses? ...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 03-28-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By RalphP
I dunno, how about an email to...

I dunno, how about an email to tech@bakerelectronix.com and ask them?

RwP
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 03-28-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By RalphP
There are tach adjusters / adapters out there. ...

There are tach adjusters / adapters out there.

Two I've kept my eyes on:

http://www.bakerelectronix.com/products_tsd/
...
Forum: Driveline 03-24-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By RalphP
Then I'd look for a 46RH; even if you go carbed,...

Then I'd look for a 46RH; even if you go carbed, you can drive the lockup and the OD with pressure switches, a vacuum switch, and some wiring.

Some will say a 727 because they can be just about...
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