Ram TRX Racers are Inching Towards the 9s

Billy Weber Ram 1500 TRX

Billy Weber, the same Ram 1500 TRX owner/driver who was the first to run in the 10-second range, ran a 10.33 this past weekend. That is the quickest quarter mile time by one of the factory-supercharged Ram trucks, but more importantly, this is the first TRX to run in the lower-10-second range. Weber’s truck isn’t …

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Inside the timely new Ram Clean Air System (also on Dodges, Jeeps, and Chryslers)

2022 Chrysler 300

The Ram Clean Air System, standard on the 2022 Ram 1500, filters 95% of air particulates, providing the “cleanest cabin air in a Ram Truck ever,” and separating out pollen, allergens, bacteria, smoke, and other pollutants. On the Chrysler 300, it’s not called the Ram Clean Air System, but it’s still there.  How does this …

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Ram 1500 TRX Runs a 10.75 Quarter Mile on the Bottle

Ram 1500 TRX 10.75

Earlier this week we brought you the news of Dillon Carter’s Ram 1500 TRX setting the blower-only record for the supercharged half-ton pickup. We specified blower-only, because we heard that there was a TRX that ran 10.70s with nitrous, but when a Google searched turned up nothing. Fortunately, some social media savvy friends found the …

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2022 ProMaster: a big leap ahead

2022 Ram ProMaster vans

The last major ProMaster upgrades involved a new front grille and some hefty durability-and-reliability upgrades. The next upgrades are aimed at catching up to the state of the art in safety, comfort, and convenience; and increasing efficiency with the old six-speed minivan automatic replaced by a TorqueFlite nine-speed automatic. There is also a new two-row …

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Ram TRX Blower-Only Quarter Mile Record Reset at MSHS HEMI’nsanity

Dillon Carter Ram 1500 TRX

The 2021 Modern Street Hemi Shootout ThiTek HEMI’nsanity event was held yesterday at Lapeer International Dragway, north of Detroit. It was a very hot, humid day, but that didn’t stop MSHS racers from setting personal bests. Among the competitors who ran their personal best times was Dillon Carter, who laid down a pair of runs …

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Ram replacing 212,373 airbags following one rupture

2016 Ram 1500 Tradesman

Ram will be replacing around a quarter of a million airbags, along with some replacement-part inflators, after a single airbag unexpectedly deployed (without injury to anyone). After word of the errant airbag reached the engineers, they conducted an investigation and found possible moisture contamination during manufacturing. The same supplier’s airbags have also been recalled by …

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