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Offline tkeyes87

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Would this work?
« on: June 24, 2013, 06:08:33 pm »
I have a 99 ram 1500 4x4 with the 5.9 and I'm burning oil like nobody's business.  I did some research and most people point to the plenum gasket as being the problem.  I'm ordering the hughes kit but I'm not the smartest man when it comes to mechanics.  I was reading over one of the links on the site, but it's been inactive for over 120 days so my question is;  Will this walk through work if I try and follow it on my 5.9?  If not, does anyone have some advice? 

http://www.dodgeownerforums.com/smf/index.php?topic=9504.0

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Re: Would this work?
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2013, 07:49:54 pm »
it's the exact same job for the 5.9 as the 5.2.

they use the same heads and intake.

to check if it's blown, take the air tube off and open the throttle body and using a flashlight to look down into the intake manifold. if there is a pool of oil, it's bad.

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Re: Would this work?
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2013, 09:30:20 pm »
Yeah I can see it.  Thanks for the quick and helpful response Sh0k0ta!

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Re: Would this work?
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2013, 01:08:13 am »
it's the exact same job for the 5.9 as the 5.2.

they use the same heads and intake.

to check if it's blown, take the air tube off and open the throttle body and using a flashlight to look down into the intake manifold. if there is a pool of oil, it's bad.

Well where was this info when I had my kota and wanted to do it :pout:
:fwin: <--- just says i all :D

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Re: Would this work?
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2013, 01:09:50 am »
it's the exact same job for the 5.9 as the 5.2.

they use the same heads and intake.

to check if it's blown, take the air tube off and open the throttle body and using a flashlight to look down into the intake manifold. if there is a pool of oil, it's bad.

Well where was this info when I had my kota and wanted to do it :pout:

the writeup has been on this forum for awhile

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Re: Would this work?
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2014, 02:46:43 am »
You tube everything u need is there

 

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