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by verdesardog
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: 12V Troubleshooting
Topic: Opinions on light placement
Replies: 10
Views: 640

Re: Opinions on light placement

Ditch lights outside, pencil beam driving lights inner:
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by verdesardog
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: 12V Troubleshooting
Topic: Share your switches setup
Replies: 4
Views: 330

Re: Share your switches setup

with switches off:
by verdesardog
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: 12V Troubleshooting
Topic: Share your switches setup
Replies: 4
Views: 330

Re: Share your switches setup

Lighted safety switches for Fire truck air horn, driving lights, ditch lights, backup lights and front and rear strobes:
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by verdesardog
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: highway robbery
Replies: 34
Views: 1771

Re: highway robbery

I had the recall done on my truck.didn't make any difference how it steered. I finally did the whole front end on my truck. Carli level kit, springs, shocks and sway bar end links. Thuren control arms. Synergy steering kit, tie rod and drag link. I had already installed locking hubs, Carli ball join...
by verdesardog
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: HF Wireless remote ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1454

Re: HF Wireless remote ?

FirerescuePW wrote:
Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:47 am
I think VerdeSARdog has one, or one similar, on his hydraulic winch. Hopefully he jumps in to verify.
Old thread, I know!
Yep my cheap wireless is still working great!
The unlock button is power out, the lock button is winch in:
by verdesardog
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Hobby Shop
Topic: Funny Picture Thread
Replies: 435
Views: 82289

Re: Funny Picture Thread

ammo!, none of that MRE crap!
by verdesardog
Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: Geolandar 35's chalk test: what are you running your pressure at?
Replies: 7
Views: 819

Re: Geolandar 35's chalk test: what are you running your pressure at?

I tried the chalk test with nonsense results so I just go by the tire load chart.
Unloaded front 45psi, rear 35psi with 315-70-17's on a Cummins 2500.
by verdesardog
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: FAQ & Tech Write-Ups
Topic: Cable comes off drum
Replies: 8
Views: 577

Re: Cable comes off drum

Well of course! That little connection is just to get the rope started on the drum, when winching you need to keep at least 6 wraps on the drum!
by verdesardog
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: 12V Troubleshooting
Topic: KC Lights intermittent on while switch off
Replies: 8
Views: 748

Re: KC Lights intermittent on while switch off

could be a bad relay if you are using them for all circuits.
I had an intermittent light also. It was the relay, I opened up the relay and found a way small surface mount relay wired inside???wtf?? Was supposed to be a 30A relay .....
by verdesardog
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

I wonder if all that heat effected the springs? I would have just cut them all off with much less hassle....
by verdesardog
Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

of course!!!!!
by verdesardog
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

All done! I only had to cut one front lower bolt, I used a 6" cutoff wheel.
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by verdesardog
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

I am going to cut the lower control arms off and install the lower thuren's to match the uppers already installed.

Rusty, what kind of blade did you use in your sawsall? Aren't those hardened bolts and sleeves? I think i can get 5" wheels for my angle grinder which should make fast work of it.
by verdesardog
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

Well I did the complete front end and didn't die! I will just leave the lowers till they go bad. I'm tired of working on the blue beast.
by verdesardog
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

OK after more research I finding different info some say pos caster is forward leaning some say rear leaning. So confused. More research is needed! I remember now, the arms on this truck were not OEM, the Thurens are just a tad shorter so the axle did rotate back a degree or two. Just got back from ...
by verdesardog
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Classifieds & Want Ads
Topic: WTB - winch mount for my 2006 mega
Replies: 12
Views: 1699

Re: WTB - winch mount for my 2006 mega

That's kind of what I thought after posting the photos. A power wagon winch mount will not work on a CDT, the intercooler takes up all the space necessary for that. I got that specific mount because I did not want to get a massive new bumper just to mount a winch!
by verdesardog
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

Darn, you are correct,I was thinking positive caster was front lean but it is rear leaning of the suspension. I could only get 2* caster with the arms that were on the truck now it's probably close to zero :evil: Funny, I did a reference tilt measurement on the knuckle with one of those little magne...
by verdesardog
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds & Want Ads
Topic: WTB - winch mount for my 2006 mega
Replies: 12
Views: 1699

Re: WTB - winch mount for my 2006 mega

Here are a couple of photos ofo the mile marker extreme mounted on my CDT:
by verdesardog
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

Actually I left the lowers on, the upper urethane and sleeves looked very serviceable. If they ever do start to degrade then I'll have to cut them off. UPS delivered the last piece of this puzzle, a Borgesen lower steering shaft. I know I could have done the inexpensive fix using plastic tubing but ...
by verdesardog
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Classifieds & Want Ads
Topic: WTB - winch mount for my 2006 mega
Replies: 12
Views: 1699

Re: WTB - winch mount for my 2006 mega

Try Mile Marker, that's what I installed on my 06 CTD. Mile Marker Extreme. I also have the 10.5t hydraulic winch installed in that mount.
by verdesardog
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

how did you get a sawsall behind the cams?
by verdesardog
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

Well how did anyone get the bolts out of the front lower control arms??????
I had to cut the passenger side rear upper to get it out, was rusted to the sleeve.
by verdesardog
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

Well, I blasted the front driveline bolts with penetrating oil, may be should hit those arm bolts too. I"m waiting on a long t40 bit for the driveline bolts. Thuren did provide new bolts for the rear of the upper arms.
This is an Arizona truck so hopefully there won't be too much rust.
by verdesardog
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

There is a level kit on the truck now. I think that's what giving me grief so everything should just bolt right up and be the same. Possibly a bit lower in the front than now which would be ok with me.
by verdesardog
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: New rims and tires
Replies: 40
Views: 2548

Re: New rims and tires

Let the fun begin! :rockon:
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