I have been told its one of two things.. first incorrect back pressure on
the exhaust system,leaky cat, pipe and/or muffler.
The second was told to me todo t\with the oil level being a hair low, say
half a quart or type being used, not heavy enough.
Just things I was told, Id on't really go by them.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Terrible Tom" <SilverEightynine@aol.com>
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 7:14 PM
Subject: Re: DML: RE: Popping while Engine Braking
> Michael Maskalans wrote:
> > On Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Rick Barnes wrote:
> >>You have an exhaust leak..it is sucking cold air in during
> > cold air in the exhaust would cause popping?
> > I don't think I'm understanding what you're talking about. And I'm
> > curious since my RamCharger pops (I've always just assumed it was
> > backfiring from running too rich) severly on decel unless I hold the
> > throttle open a touch....
> > --
> > Mike Maskalans
> > SAS '98 Dak
> > Stock '84 RamCharger
> > sigless in PINE
> err - doub't cold air has anything to do with it. Now I don't know this
> for a fact, and its only based upon my assumptions and deductuve
> reasoning - so feel free to correct me if you think I'm wrong - but that
> popping seems to have something to do with the back pressures in the
> exhaust, specifically when deaccelerating. My Ram does it all the time
> - and by the way - I LOVE THAT POPPING! I've been known to downshift
> deliberatly to make that popping sound. Anyway - when under throttle -
> the engine is forcing exhaust out at greater speed and with more flow
> than when you are downshifting and have your foot off the gas. The
> engine is also effecting the trucks speed, increasing it. When
> downshifting - at closed throttle, the deacceleration dictates the
> engine speed and reduces it as the truck slows. I don't quite
> understand it really and I seem to be having difficulty putting it into
> words. But its something.... err - heck I dunno.. I'm pretty sure
> that this happens to any car or truck. The muffler is what quiets that
> popping down - so we don't notice it. Having no muffler - like I do -
> makes it much much more obvious heheh.
> hmm - think of sucking the exhaust out vs blowing it out - that make any
> Attention Infidels: I am your official DBDoMPfIWUMOT!
> Terrible Tom -- AIM & Yahoo Name: SilverEightynine
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