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Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II Yesterday, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Mrama004
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Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 28th, 2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
Tony and 8.0, this is good stuff. I need to go...

Tony and 8.0, this is good stuff. I need to go back to step one to un-dumdum myself. CCV issues was brought up as a possible cause to the consumption problem. I had assumed that if that was the...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 28th, 2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Mrama004
I might be near the normal limit, but I hate that...

I might be near the normal limit, but I hate that is happening especially when I've had 19 good, consumption free years.

p.s. anyone got a part number on that CCV fixed orifice t-tube?
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 28th, 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
no oil smell

no oil smell
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 26th, 2020, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Mrama004
Car is at 53k miles. Between last oil change and...

Car is at 53k miles. Between last oil change and now i’ve added ~0.75 - 1 quart, over ~1200miles driving.
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 26th, 2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
Update. Good news , bad news. Good news is...

Update. Good news , bad news.

Good news is that the plugs look fine; no obvious oil fouling.

Bad news is that electrode connector separated from the insulator boot on the #4 and #5 wires, so...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 25th, 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
One additional possibly relevant note. I did have...

One additional possibly relevant note. I did have my valve covers powder coated last fall...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 25th, 2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
Checkin... pulled plug #1 and saw a little oil on...

Checkin... pulled plug #1 and saw a little oil on the threads and the fattest part of the plug body. Still have to go get the other 9. Posting this now to see if this looks like a cause for concern.
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 23rd, 2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
Sooooo what you are saying is the tube coming out...

Sooooo what you are saying is the tube coming out of the block near the thermostat isnt a valve, but the gray t shaped tube between the throttle bodies is responsible for metering excess crankcase...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 23rd, 2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
Hi all, I haven't pulled the plugs yet (waiting...

Hi all, I haven't pulled the plugs yet (waiting for new ones to come in the mail). Should be on the schedule for Saturday morning.

Out of curiosity on crankcase ventilation contributors, is there...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 22nd, 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
Sounds good. Its about time I change them anyway....

Sounds good. Its about time I change them anyway. Thanks for now, I'll resurrect this thread when I learn more.
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 22nd, 2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
checking after the car sits overnight. my...

checking after the car sits overnight.

my driving is less in the COVID world, but really not all that much. Driving situations have been mixed (short trips around town, highway drives ~50-60...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 21st, 2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
my bad. 2001 RT. For sure I thought my low...

my bad. 2001 RT.

For sure I thought my low res nearly blacked out avatar picture was good enough to ID my car >:D
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II September 21st, 2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 464
Posted By Mrama004
oil consumption

Alright, I'm noticing a drop in oil level. I changed oil ~5 months ago and had it right in the middle of the safe zone (i.e. between "A" and "F" in SAFE). I randomly checked the dipstick in August,...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 15th, 2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
I sincerely appreciate your support as it gave me...

I sincerely appreciate your support as it gave me clarity to keep hunting and get peace of mind. New tires are going on tomorrow with a fresh alignment. It will be a good chance to take more...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 15th, 2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
Dean, you've been my best friend over the last...

Dean, you've been my best friend over the last few days, please don't stop!

Update: Took a look as you suggested and everything visible is flat and square. No obvious damage anywhere. I couldn't...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 14th, 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
I think I found a major contributor (emphasis on...

I think I found a major contributor (emphasis on think as I've not yet put it all back together).

As I was taking off the rear shocks to start over, I found that my drivers side lower shock bolt...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 13th, 2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
Yeah agree on the jouncing. My process for...

Yeah agree on the jouncing. My process for measurement has been 1) adjust height, 2) drive ~1 mile, 3) then measure. I figure going over a few speed bumps and normal roads would settle things down...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 13th, 2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
That's right. The car is clean and I'm the...

That's right. The car is clean and I'm the original owner. Also, no apparent ride height differences with the previous Koni set up. Only noticed when I installed the BCs (of course that is also...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 13th, 2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
by diagonal do you mean, for example, adjust...

by diagonal do you mean, for example, adjust front left to modify right rear?

re: cups, I didnt count the threads during initial set up. Reason I did not do that is that I measured shock length...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 12th, 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
Update: I don’t get it... The car is now...

Update: I don’t get it...

The car is now riding at even height right to left. However, I had to adjust the drivers rear shock collar length (Defining as distance between ride height locking collar...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 11th, 2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
Well, it wasn't an issue with incorrect preload...

Well, it wasn't an issue with incorrect preload on the bushings as far as I could tell. I spent the afternoon unloading and retorquing the rear control arm bushings. Before retorquing I compressed...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 6th, 2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
Yeah I did something similar when torquing the...

Yeah I did something similar when torquing the shock bolts. I used the jack under the lower control arm and slow raised until just after the point the car lifted a bit from the nearest jack stand. ...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 6th, 2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
Have one, didn't consult it yet re bushing...

Have one, didn't consult it yet re bushing pre-load. I had new control arm bushings put on about 2 months ago and didn't notice any ride height differences (i.e. wheel gap differences), although I...
Forum: Viper Discussions - Gen I & II July 5th, 2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mrama004
Dean... I love knowing this... “ Dodge...

Dean... I love knowing this...

“ Dodge designs the slotted ears so that the center of the slot on each corner pair should give you very close to your +6F, +1R design settings (GEN 2)”
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