Just removed the silencer ring - Dodge Diesel - Diesel Truck Resource Forums



3rd Gen High Performance and Accessories (5.9L Only) Talk about Dodge/Cummins aftermarket products for third generation trucks here. Can include high-performance mods, or general accessories. THIS IS FOR THE 5.9L ONLY!

Just removed the silencer ring

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-17-2006, 05:23 PM   #1  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
VikingDiesel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 1,183
Just removed the silencer ring

Pulling out the snap ring is INSANE. I gave up with the snap ring after 30 min and I started concentrating on the silencer ring itself. I took a BIG FLAT screwdriver and I worked around the silencer ring and started bending it towards me. I then took a pair of pliers and I pulled hard untill SUCCESS it started coming out from the snap ring and right off with the snap ring still in place. I dont see any harm with the snap ring in place b/c thats just impossible for me to take out.
Ill post some vid clips later:



VikingDiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 05:27 PM   #2  
Muted User
 
Dorkweed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: "The Peoples Republic of Illinois".....behind enemy lines
Posts: 323
Your turbo will never be the same now!!!
Dorkweed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 05:28 PM   #3  
Registered User
 
newguy2005's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 89
wow... um.. it only took me maybe 5 min with two screw drivers big and small to pry one part of the ring up and then slowly move your way around and presto! better luck next time i guess...

if you decide to take the baffles out of the intake tube post some pics i would like to see the outcome ( it's more time consuming then the snap ring)
newguy2005 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 05:31 PM   #4  
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
VikingDiesel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 1,183
Quote:
Originally Posted by newguy2005
if you decide to take the baffles out of the intake tube post some pics i would like to see the outcome ( it's more time consuming then the snap ring)
(flame suit on) What and where are the baffles?
VikingDiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 05:34 PM   #5  
Registered User
 
Ridiculous's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Plattsmouth, NE
Posts: 775
Quote:
Originally Posted by newguy2005
wow... um.. it only took me maybe 5 min with two screw drivers big and small to pry one part of the ring up and then slowly move your way around and presto! better luck next time i guess...

...Diddo! i had no probs.
Ridiculous is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 05:35 PM   #6  
Muted User
 
Dorkweed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: "The Peoples Republic of Illinois".....behind enemy lines
Posts: 323
Quote:
Originally Posted by VikingDiesel
(flame suit one) What and where are the baffles?


Buahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!
Dorkweed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 06:15 PM   #7  
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 82
This maybe a stupid question,but what is the advantage of taking out the silencer ring for?
rudy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 06:18 PM   #8  
Registered User
 
bauer500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Northern Utah
Posts: 110
This is why i don't buy used vehicles......
bauer500 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to bauer500 For This Useful Post:
m-o-p-a-r (11-15-2017)
Old 03-17-2006, 06:19 PM   #9  
Banned
 
PimpRohr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Lexington, KY
Posts: 141
That poor thing...I had mine out in like 30 seconds with a 90 degree pic and a small flathead.
PimpRohr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 06:21 PM   #10  
Registered User
 
Ridiculous's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Plattsmouth, NE
Posts: 775
Quote:
Originally Posted by rudy
This maybe a stupid question,but what is the advantage of taking out the silencer ring for?
from what i've learned there isn't one...the only thing it does is makes your turbo sing prettier songs to you. (in layman's terms it makes it whistle more). there are theories about it giving you higher boost numbers but like i said those are just theories, i haven't seen any proof from anyone. unfortunetly i can't tell you if it raises boost #s b/c i don't have a boost gauge but i can say that, that turbo sure does sing pretty now
Ridiculous is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 06:23 PM   #11  
Registered User
 
Ridiculous's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Plattsmouth, NE
Posts: 775
Quote:
Originally Posted by bauer500
This is why i don't buy used vehicles......
...man i soooo agree with you. how true is that?

oh "vikingdiesel" we're all sorry we're pickin on ya but thanks for the and you sure did funk up that silencer ring didn't you? i hope you never want to put it back in .
Ridiculous is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 06:25 PM   #12  
Registered User
 
oscaroc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: UT
Posts: 282


Thats the funniest thing I have seen all week. Thanks man.
oscaroc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 06:51 PM   #13  
Registered User
 
newguy2005's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 89
if you take off the intake tube ( tube going from turbo to air filter ) look in it! you see black plastic with tiny little holes in it! (bad) nothing in there clear tube ( good ) chisel and hammer work wonderfully! HAVE FUN ! but POST PICS WOULD LOVE TO SEE THAT!
newguy2005 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 08:17 PM   #14  
Registered User
 
rico334's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: San Angelo, Texas
Posts: 247
Definately take pics of the hysterectomy on the baffle tube ....... Can't wait for this !!
rico334 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2006, 08:35 PM   #15  
Banned
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Posts: 3,502
me thinks he's gonna cut himself up pretty bad, razor knoife to the palm..... side bet anyone??? toss the stock intake tube before ya end up in the medi center.... buy and afe torque tube from this sites deas section and slap in it there. get er dun !!!
mikmaze is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
just removed silencer, ring got a ? DodgeRamdiese01 24 Valve Engine and Drivetrain 5 09-07-2008 07:14 AM
Check Engine Light on after I removed turbo silencer ring kwpatton HELP! 5 07-17-2006 08:41 AM
removed silencer ring and intake baffle on my 05 today 05-6X6 3rd Gen High Performance and Accessories (5.9L Only) 3 02-14-2006 09:47 AM
Removed Silencer Ring - No Difference Mark Hodowanec 3rd Gen Engine and Drivetrain -> 2003-2007 11 09-13-2005 06:56 PM
Removed silencer ring... I SPEED 24 Valve Engine and Drivetrain 17 07-18-2004 04:00 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:09 PM.


Copyright 2017, DieselTruckResource.com
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.