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Forum: Dodge Magnum General Discussion 06-10-2013, 08:46 AM
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Posted By MadDad
For about $20 or so you can pick up one of the...

For about $20 or so you can pick up one of the headlight restoration kits, pretty simple and foolproof with reasonable results
Forum: Dodge Magnum Custom Chassis - Suspension 06-18-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,540
Posted By MadDad
Universal Air Suspension is what most folks who...

Universal Air Suspension is what most folks who run "bags" go with. Check with 3GCustomz, one of the vendors on the site, and you'll see what they have to offer.
Forum: Dodge Magnum Mechanical Problems and Questions 06-04-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,704
Posted By MadDad
The TSB was not a safety issue as far as I...

The TSB was not a safety issue as far as I remember. The problem occurred based on the internal design of the transfer case. They included some clutches or something of the sort that bound on other...
Forum: Dodge Magnum Mechanical Problems and Questions 06-03-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,704
Posted By MadDad
There is a TSB specific to the 2005 AWD dealing...

There is a TSB specific to the 2005 AWD dealing with "binding" in a sharp turn. It may be worth a trip to the dealer to have it verified, mine was repaired under warranty but if you are out of...
Forum: All Wheel Drive Magnum 06-02-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,953
Posted By MadDad
There is a TSB specific to the 05 AWD that...

There is a TSB specific to the 05 AWD that addresses this issue -- it may be worth taking it to a dealership to have checked out
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 05-31-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,334
Posted By MadDad
Eibach offers multiple "kits" -- springs only,...

Eibach offers multiple "kits" -- springs only, springs and sway bars, springs and shock/struts, etc, etc. If they installed the "upgraded" shock/struts as well as the lowering springs it should be...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 05-30-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,334
Posted By MadDad
I don't believe it is an "every" Magnum type of...

I don't believe it is an "every" Magnum type of issue. There were some issues in the first model year -- suspension issues being one of them. With the car being 7 years old and having 50K miles on...
Forum: Custom Dodge Magnum Interior Modifications & Audio / Video 05-21-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,431
Posted By MadDad
Thanks -- yes I used fabric paint on the...

Thanks -- yes I used fabric paint on the headliner, but like I said, I wasn't very happy with the result. Doing the headliner in suede is really the best option and it's not as difficult as you...
Forum: Custom Dodge Magnum Interior Modifications & Audio / Video 05-20-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,431
Posted By MadDad
I wouldn't paint the headliner -- it turned out...

I wouldn't paint the headliner -- it turned out terrible for me (spray lines and texture change to the material). I ended up covering it with faux seude for less than $50.
My interior has been...
Forum: Dodge Magnum General Discussion 05-13-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,392
Posted By MadDad
My '05 came with the hood struts, I just...

My '05 came with the hood struts, I just replaced the originals last year (after the hood kept slowly closing on it's own) with a set I got from Amazon, easy replacement.
Forum: Dodge Magnum General Discussion 03-10-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,521
Posted By MadDad
Auto Truck Toys has the MOPAR hitch --...

Auto Truck Toys has the MOPAR hitch -- http://www.autotrucktoys.com/dodge_magnum/Mopar-OEM-Dodge-Magnum-Out-Of-Sight-2-Hitch-Receiver-PRD9846.aspx

And don't forget to get the "L" tube adapter.
Forum: Custom Dodge Magnum Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 03-01-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,778
Posted By MadDad
Here you go -- hope it helps ...

Here you go -- hope it helps

http://i1208.photobucket.com/albums/cc377/TheBumbleMag/300hood.jpg
Forum: Custom Dodge Magnum Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-29-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,778
Posted By MadDad
General measurements are 49 3/4" Long by 61" wide...

General measurements are 49 3/4" Long by 61" wide (widest point). The Magnum and 300 hood have different "shapes" in the front (bumper/fascia) -- If you need specific measurements let me know, I...
Forum: Dodge Magnum General Discussion 02-16-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,967
Posted By MadDad
I usually pick a spot right by the light pole...

I usually pick a spot right by the light pole somewhere where no one else is parked, seems like most people don't like to be by the concrete base of the pole.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-04-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By MadDad
Hi Dave! Welcome!

Hi Dave! Welcome!
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 06-12-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,481
Posted By MadDad
Differences in the '08 versus 05-07 include the...

Differences in the '08 versus 05-07 include the front fascia (including grilles), headlights, hood, and interior. The '08 headlights are "embedded" in the fascia (ala Charger). The mechanical...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 06-11-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,481
Posted By MadDad
I don't know that you could say "later years"...

I don't know that you could say "later years" since it was only produced for 4 model years (MY05-08). The very few issues you may encounter should have been repaired long since -- the main issues in...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 06-11-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,459
Posted By MadDad
Ceiling height is approx. 29" -- my 90 lb. dog...

Ceiling height is approx. 29" -- my 90 lb. dog jumps right in and walks around comfortably. I've seen pictures of folks with Great Danes in the back (laying down of course).
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 06-11-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
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Views: 2,104
Posted By MadDad
If you don't live in a snow area and don't...

If you don't live in a snow area and don't anticipate using or needing an AWD vehicle I would buy an RWD version. The AWD is just as reliable as the others although with more "moving parts" you have...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 06-09-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,459
Posted By MadDad
Yeah with the Magnum the slope of the hatch is...

Yeah with the Magnum the slope of the hatch is the issue with the dogs being in the cargo area. Here's a couple of shots of Dooley sitting in the cargo are with the seat back up.
...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 06-09-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,459
Posted By MadDad
I have 2 dogs myself -- one 90lb Lab mix and one...

I have 2 dogs myself -- one 90lb Lab mix and one 50lb terrier mix and they love to ride in the Magnum but there's not enough room in the cargo area for them both to ride in comfort, you'll have to...
Forum: South East 06-08-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,224
Posted By MadDad
Johnson City SlamFest 2011

If you're still in the area after Gatty4.0 here's a nice local show for you.
18 Jun 2011, Appalachian Fairgrounds, Gray, TN. Kicks off Friday 17 Jun 11 with a cruise-in starting at 3pm
...
Forum: Dodge Magnum Mechanical Problems and Questions 06-01-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,316
Posted By MadDad
Yes I've had a similar problem with mine -- the...

Yes I've had a similar problem with mine -- the speed sensor malfunction will put the car into "limp mode". Get that speed sensor replaced and you'll be as good as new.
Forum: Dodge Magnum General Discussion 05-26-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,938
Posted By MadDad
From the link you posted the extra wires are...

From the link you posted the extra wires are likely for the "halo" rings and led bars in top.
I don't have those lights but you'll need to hook the extra wires into either the lighting circuit...
Forum: Prospective Buyers - Question and Answer Forum 05-09-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,925
Posted By MadDad
I bought my 2005 Magnum AWD R/T used with just...

I bought my 2005 Magnum AWD R/T used with just under 10K miles in January 07 so far I've had no major issues and the minor ones that I've had were covered under warranty.
Only issues were the...
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