'90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby dazedandconfused » Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:28 pm

ellis93 wrote:Not if you have someone in the back. Hell man,I use to have issues getting in and out of them.....I know for a fact it can't be all that easy for you :lol:
probably wouldn't be able to sit behind me. I'm not a giant
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby ellis93 » Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:39 pm

dazedandconfused wrote:
ellis93 wrote:Not if you have someone in the back. Hell man,I use to have issues getting in and out of them.....I know for a fact it can't be all that easy for you :lol:
probably wouldn't be able to sit behind me. I'm not a giant

You damn sure ain't small either papa bear :lol:
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby Tacoclaw » Tue Dec 01, 2015 6:29 am

You say "Why Ramcharger service truck?"

I say "Why not?"

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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby CumminsPower59 » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:06 pm

Right on!
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby Tacoclaw » Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:18 pm

Ended up being a total sthi show, the hand primer on the IP went bad and kept letting air into the injectors.

I drove clear home and stole the primer off dad's 4020 so I could get it moved. :lol:
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby DMan1198 » Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:02 am

Well that's better than the one kenworth at work. I don't know why it's losing prime, but whenever I work on it (did an airbag, shock mount and shock when the shock mount broke, and water pump shortly thereafter) but it always starts for me which is nice. The western star that won't shut off without turning the headlights off though I'm stumped on. I played with it the one day, and had it working just like it's supposed to. I shut it off 5 times with the headlights on, and now it's back to needing the headlights off to kill the engine. Could be a relay. Haven't played with it more than that one day aside from changing the stuffing boxes, and plungers on its triplex
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby Tacoclaw » Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:35 am

Everybody knows if it's an electrical problem that can't be explained, it's a ground. :lol:
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby PToombs » Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:48 pm

Tacoclaw wrote:Everybody knows if it's an electrical problem that can't be explained, it's a ground. :lol:


No no no, the saying is, "If it can't be fixed with a hammer, it's an electrical problem." And I have fixed a few electrical problems with a hammer too. ;)
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby DMan1198 » Mon Dec 14, 2015 7:29 pm

From what some of those guys have said western star did it on purpose to stop people leaving the lights on. I'm just not sure why it worked fine for me that day then went back to what it was doing before
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby Tacoclaw » Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:38 am

Finally found one. :)

Ex Tejas truck, she's patch and bondo free, got a little rust on the rear quarter skin. I'm taking it straight to the body shop after I strip it, gonna have them rustproof the underside, fix the rust, and rhinoline the interior. Probably gonna line the firewall with something to kill some sound.

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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby dazedandconfused » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:19 am

Glad to see you get that one. I tagged you soon as I saw it on FB that day but didn't know if you ever saw it.
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby Tacoclaw » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:45 am

Dude's got a whole yard full of Ramchargers, at least 7 of them. Then other old dodges stashed here and there around his road. Dunno if I want to turn the whole 1stgen world loose on him or not, he's more of a gasser guy and seems to already have his own little network of buyers and sellers.

He may just snap like Mark if we get ahold of him. :lol:
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby PToombs » Tue Feb 09, 2016 6:22 pm

Tacoclaw wrote:He may just snap like Mark if we get ahold of him. :lol:


That was fun, let's go for it! :mrgreen:
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby matthewh » Tue Feb 09, 2016 6:53 pm

Is it a later model ramcharger with a different grille? Headlights look weird in the buckets.
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Re: '90 W250--'89/91/92 Ramcharger

Postby Tacoclaw » Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:34 pm

Title says 86, the headlights do look funny but they may be adjusted weird or something. Temps have been in the 20's and snow on the ground since I brought it home, I haven't even gotten it off the trailer yet. :?


I think it may have been a drag truck of some sort, possibly being built into one. The battery is in the back, it's got dual, 2.5" exhaust and mufflers, and a nice electric fuel pump on the passenger framerail.


Maybe they're adjusted down to hit the road during wheelies? :mrgreen:
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