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General Information

Year
1997
Make
Dodge
Model
Ram 1/2T 2WD Short Wheel Base
Color
Black
Packages
Stock 5.2L 318 with 46RE Power Windows, & Locks, Trakloc Rear
History
Bought truck not running 2 years ago for 600.00 Had not run in ten years, but dude was in air force just kept moving the truck around the country with him during all those years, always parking truck in a garage. Just a tick over 110,000 on the odometer. Was smashed like it swiped a pole right by the gas filler door. Trailered it home, fresh battery, quick check, did not hear the FUEL PUMP! had it running in 30minutes. Already had shorty headers, homemade duals, Power sunroof, roll pan, and deeper 3.92 gears all by previous owner.
1997 Dodge Ram 1/2T 2WD Short Wheel Base (Black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
318 pulled for rebuilt 360, aftermarket procomp iron heads ported & polished, 2.02 /1.60 SS Valves installed with larger valve guides, heads machined for 1.47 dual springs w/ titanium retainers 10deg locks chevy 1.6 Full alum roller rockers, custom comp cams roller cam w/ matching double roller timing set, adv dur 218/224 lift 0.563/0.569 & 110 lsa. Fed by Mopar Magnum MPI single plane intake with 24lb 4 hole injectors, custom fuel rails, & 1200cfm 4bbl throttle body. MSD streetfire wires & MSD 6A box with NGK plugs. Bottom end built back to stock, but with Silv-o-lite coated skirt Hyp pistons with chromoly coated rings Standard Bore. heads have 12pt studs along with Mopar Perf Head Gaskets
Transmission 46re has been heavily upgraded as well, just don't feel like typing all the parts involved. (who knew there could be so many parts in such a small area) Was Really intimidating after I pulled it all apart & looked over ALL of the pieces, scattered all over my shop floor. HOLY CRAP
Desktop Dyno estimates 415 hp and 305ft/b torque
Interior
New Headliner, Tinted Windows, Ditched Center Console. Looking upgrade to race style leather buckets soon! White Face Gauge Kit installed with LED backlight bulbs. Everything else in good shape (even the dash)
Exterior
Fixed smashed bedside, quick home paint job.
I sprayed the Bed liner in. Upgraded headlights to the Angel Eyes style also with the 6000K HID bulb Conversion.
Looking to change to the Sport Front Bumper soon as I can find one. Also going to add a Ram Air Type or Cowl Induction Style Hood.
Audio
Boss Model BV8963 DVD Player Single DIN install, but had double DIN style touchscreen face that hangs in front of ashtray. Backup Camera installed & has Bluetooth. Hifonics Zeus Mono 1500W Class D Amp powering 12" Kicker L7 Square Sub in sealed box that sits where the center console used to. Pioneer 3-way 6x9's in doors & Kicker 3-way 6-1/4" speakers installed factory location behind seats. Will upgrade head unit soon and possibly a 4ch amp for the 6x9 & 6-1/4's. When bed liner was sprayed in, had extra left over, so Seats & carpet we pulled out and whole interior was sprayed too for sound deadening.
Suspension
DJM Suspension components: 3" Drop Coil springs, I cut 1/2 a coil off each one. total of 4" drop in front. Installed Air bags inside the Coil springs along with "drop shocks" New wheel bearings & aftermarket performance type drilled & slotted brake rotors with ceramic pads . Energy suspension Polyurethane sway bar end links and bushings finish out front.
I also used DJM Suspension out back with their Axle Flip Kit. Dropped Back down 6" Total . "drop shocks" installed also. 2 2600lb air bags also installed. small compressor, tank, and valves all hidden underneath.
Need to replace leaf springs due to axle wrap, they are no longer u shaped. Leaf springs are now "m" shaped. Possible need caltracs or slapper bars.
Wheel and Tire
2012 Konig "High Road" Aluminum wheels Size 20 x 9.5 on all 4
Modified/Cut Factory Center Caps and made them work with new wheels

Fronts Tires are size 245/50R20 by Pirelli
Rear Tires are Size 275/55R20 also by Pirelli

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