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Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   03-06-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 23,014
Posted By Hog Wrench
On my 2010, I went from 12 mpg to 17, then 19...

On my 2010, I went from 12 mpg to 17, then 19 after the Spyntec hub conversion. 13 mpg with a 10,000 lb trailer
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   08-29-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By Hog Wrench
I've done enough trailer and car wheel bearings...

I've done enough trailer and car wheel bearings in my lifetime to know that the open area in the hub needs to be packed with grease. SpynTec seems to assume the installing mechanic already knows...
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   08-28-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By Hog Wrench
The SpynTec instructions left out details about...

The SpynTec instructions left out details about which way to face the seals when installing them. Also left out the part about packing the hubs in the space between bearings with grease. Maybe that's...
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   08-26-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By Hog Wrench
So, has anyone with an "09 or newer truck...

So, has anyone with an "09 or newer truck installed these hub kits? Any comments or advice? My intent for this thread was aimed towards '09 and up, because it seems no one with a newer truck has...
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   08-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By Hog Wrench
So far I'm happy with SpynTec customer service...

So far I'm happy with SpynTec customer service and the visible quality of the product. I'm not knocking them at all, I would chose this kit again, and believe me, I looked at the others long and hard...
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   08-25-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By Hog Wrench
'09 and newer free spin hub conversion

All the how-to's on here for a free spin hub installation seem to be for trucks older than 2008. With a Spyntec kit, there are important differences. Their printed instructions that come with the...
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   08-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Hog Wrench
Thanks, Mopar, I wanted to get started on...

Thanks, Mopar, I wanted to get started on replacing the hubs this weekend, and not have to wait till after I could call SpynTec on Monday.
Forum: 3rd Gen. Powertrain   08-16-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Hog Wrench
I have the same problem, just got my SpynTec kit...

I have the same problem, just got my SpynTec kit by FedEx today, and no idea which axle I have. My truck is a 2010 SRW 2500. They should really put that info in their instructions
Forum: 2010-2012 General Discussion   08-09-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,072
Posted By Hog Wrench
I'm a motorcycle mechanic, most of the shops I...

I'm a motorcycle mechanic, most of the shops I know of, use Dyna Beads to balance the bike tires. It's cheap and effective. There is more than one brand of beads out there, but I'm not aware of the...
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   08-09-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Hog Wrench
Best place to get u-joints?

Anyone have a good no-nonsense parts source online where I can buy u-joints? Maybe part numbers too? I'm looking at installing a Spyntec kit since my passenger side unit bearing hub failed last...
Forum: 4th Gen Non-Powertrain   04-14-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By Hog Wrench
I'm having steering wander issues with the truck...

I'm having steering wander issues with the truck in the signature below, and it won't hold alignment. It's bad enough it got the tire treads choppy, I have to rotate them every 5k miles. It did not...
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   01-03-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,960
Posted By Hog Wrench
Nobody seems to have mentioned that the main...

Nobody seems to have mentioned that the main reason to install a spin free hub kit is not the fuel mileage..... It's to replace the crappy unit bearing assemblies that came stock in the truck. They...
Forum: 2010-2012 General Discussion   06-09-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By Hog Wrench
AutoZone & Advanced part numbers are wrong

Went to buy a brake caliper at Advanced Auto Parts, for the truck in my signature below. As usual, not in stock, order it overnight from warehouse. :thumbsdown: So I yank the wheel off the next day,...
Forum: 4th Gen Performance Parts Discussion   04-30-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,835
Posted By Hog Wrench
why can't you call Peter at South Bend Clutch? ...

why can't you call Peter at South Bend Clutch? If you have any issues, I'm sure he and his employees can talk you through it, or fix or replace whatever is wrong.... they have excellent customer...
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   04-30-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,457
Posted By Hog Wrench
Towing my 2012 Work and Play 27' Ultra Toy...

Towing my 2012 Work and Play 27' Ultra Toy Hauler(about 8500lbs loaded) this past weekend, I saw the temp climb up to 195 !! In stop and go traffic.... not happy about it. I see it up around...
Forum: 2010-2012 General Discussion   04-30-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,379
Posted By Hog Wrench
I'm very happy with my Mickey Thompsons. I've...

I'm very happy with my Mickey Thompsons. I've run many different brands over the years, and the ride quality and tread wear of these tires is equal to or better than most. I have 20,000 miles on...
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   04-30-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Hog Wrench
Wy2500, that's hilarious! Yep they squeal, like...

Wy2500, that's hilarious! Yep they squeal, like a pig !
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   04-08-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,297
Posted By Hog Wrench
BlowinBlack, us bikers got a saying..... "Chrome...

BlowinBlack, us bikers got a saying..... "Chrome won't get you home, but black will get you back", LOL Great looking truck, great idea. You've got all of us wanting to try it now on our own trucks....
Forum: 4th Gen Cab & Chassis   04-04-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By Hog Wrench
service manager friend of mine said there is a...

service manager friend of mine said there is a flash available to 'fix" that....also told me if the flash didn't work, there had been a couple instances where they replaced the module itself. Mine...
Forum: 4th Gen Performance Parts Discussion   04-01-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,970
Posted By Hog Wrench
Call Peter at South Bend. He backs his products....

Call Peter at South Bend. He backs his products. You might get a big discount on a dual disc, or a complete replacement with a single that works. No need to switch brands. Unless the manufacturer no...
Forum: 4th Gen Non-Powertrain   02-19-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,843
Posted By Hog Wrench
Stonr, they look great. Very cool you could fab...

Stonr, they look great. Very cool you could fab them up for your truck. I don't think they need to be any lower, they're already lower than most flaps on most trucks I see.
Forum: 4th Gen Powertrain   02-02-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,697
Posted By Hog Wrench
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Forum: 4th Gen Performance Parts Discussion   01-28-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Hog Wrench
Without head studs? No other mods except for EGR...

Without head studs? No other mods except for EGR and DPF deletes? The guys that all posted were referring to "stock" trucks, which is why I asked. I'd like to make a couple runs at the track myself...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   01-28-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,237
Posted By Hog Wrench
I've owned a 12 valve with manual, a 24 valve 5.9...

I've owned a 12 valve with manual, a 24 valve 5.9 with manual, another 24 valve with auto, and now a 6.7 with auto. The engines in all may have a minor glitch or two, like the Killer Dowel Pin issue...
Forum: 4th Gen Performance Parts Discussion   01-28-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,922
Posted By Hog Wrench
What power settings on the tuner are ya guys...

What power settings on the tuner are ya guys using to get those 14 sec times?
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