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Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-15-2016, 08:22 PM
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I can hardly feel my Ram 1500 going in and out of...

I can hardly feel my Ram 1500 going in and out of MDS. If you limit the transmission to 6th gear (I always do while towing) that prevents MDS from activating. While not towing it causes me no issue...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-14-2016, 07:21 AM
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Posted By jeffdawgfan
MDS=Multi Displacement system. Basically the...

MDS=Multi Displacement system. Basically the engine turns off 4 cylinders out of 8 to conserve fuel during low load conditions. The 5.7 Hemi has used this since 2006. GMC uses it quite a bit in...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-13-2016, 02:19 PM
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Posted By jeffdawgfan
No, because I understand the Hemi Engine and how...

No, because I understand the Hemi Engine and how the MDS works. 5W20 is recommended due to increased flow resistance through the lifters for the MDS to function. It may also increase your mileage a...
Forum: Towing, Tow Vehicles, Hitches & Toads 04-13-2016, 11:05 AM
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Posted By jeffdawgfan
2016 RAM Laramie 4x4 with Hemi. I changed to...

2016 RAM Laramie 4x4 with Hemi. I changed to Mobil1 and wix filter 5W30 at first oil change (5000miles). I have used mobil one since it first came out and have never had a single oil related issue....
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