What is this sound?

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AustinH

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Thanks for all the responses guys. I am the 2nd owner, I have owned it since February of this year. When I bought the truck it had slightly higher idle hours than drive hours which is crazy to me and obviously horrible for your engine. I've only done 1 oil change so far using penzoil 5w 20 high mileage full synthetic. I will definitely try the Red Line 5w 30 high performance oil and RP filter though. Also I disconnected my injectors one at a time today to see if I could pinpoint a cylinder. The noise definitely got quieter when I disconnected cylinder 5. Now I'm excited to do an oil change even the I have 80% life left. Lol.
 

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Thanks for all the responses guys. I am the 2nd owner, I have owned it since February of this year. When I bought the truck it had slightly higher idle hours than drive hours which is crazy to me and obviously horrible for your engine. I've only done 1 oil change so far using penzoil 5w 20 high mileage full synthetic. I will definitely try the Red Line 5w 30 high performance oil and RP filter though. Also I disconnected my injectors one at a time today to see if I could pinpoint a cylinder. The noise definitely got quieter when I disconnected cylinder 5. Now I'm excited to do an oil change even the I have 80% life left. Lol.
You can get Redline oil and Royal Purple filters at Mopac on 16th ave in Calgary,JB's also carries it,but sometimes their selection of Royal Purple filters leaves a bit to be desired
 
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AustinH

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Thanks, I was just looking up where to purchase. The filter for my 2017 shows a different part number than the one you mention though?
 

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CanuckRam1313

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Thanks for all the responses guys. I am the 2nd owner, I have owned it since February of this year. When I bought the truck it had slightly higher idle hours than drive hours which is crazy to me and obviously horrible for your engine. I've only done 1 oil change so far using penzoil 5w 20 high mileage full synthetic. I will definitely try the Red Line 5w 30 high performance oil and RP filter though. Also I disconnected my injectors one at a time today to see if I could pinpoint a cylinder. The noise definitely got quieter when I disconnected cylinder 5. Now I'm excited to do an oil change even the I have 80% life left. Lol.
Don't be set on what the EVIC says regarding idle and drive hours.
Mine has changed several times since I purchased new in 19' ;)
This is a known issue with our trucks in that this logger is quite inaccurate.

Recommend you go with 5W30 Red Line High Performance synthetic oil and the Royal Purple 20-820 oil filter and change every 5000 miles (8,000Km's).

Perhaps request an oil sample collection kit from Blackstone and send in for a Used Oil Sample analysis & post up, too. This will net you inside observation on the internal health of your HEMI ;)

EDIT - the Royal Purple 20-820 oil filter is a tad larger and still fits the stock 5.7 HEMI application ;)
 

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Don't be set on what the EVIC says regarding idle and drive hours.
Mine has changed several times since I purchased new in 19' ;)
This is a known issue with our trucks in that this logger is quite inaccurate.

Recommend you go with 5W30 Red Line High Performance synthetic oil and the Royal Purple 20-820 oil filter and change every 5000 miles (8,000Km's).

Perhaps request an oil sample collection kit from Blackstone and send in for a Used Oil Sample analysis & post up, too. This will net you inside observation on the internal health of your HEMI ;)

EDIT - the Royal Purple 20-820 oil filter is a tad larger and still fits the stock 5.7 HEMI application ;)

Where in Ontario are you obtaining the RP filters?

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Tom Williams

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My truck is making the exact noise (82k). It’s getting traded in next week on a Cummins, I love the ram lineup but the hemi issues are not worth it.
 

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Check torque converter bolts to flex plate. I’ve seen them loose before. In many different vehicles. V6 mustangs had issues were they would get loose & cause noise , vibration. Some 80’s gm’s as well. It maybe be lifters or exhaust. As they have issues
 
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