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by Bill2014
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: New forest partol truks
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: New forest partol truks

So do 4th Gens & 5th Gens, that's why there are extreme duty ball joints avail for them all (5th Gen avail early 2018) ---nothing has changed there. If they were so much better, there would be no need for after market parts. As long as they use ball joints that are on different axis & u-joints in t...
by Bill2014
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: New forest partol truks
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: New forest partol truks

No one wants to buy a new vehicle and have to make warranty trips back to the stealership for issues. No one wants to have to go back for free recalls either. A manufacturers model reputation is everything. Gen 3 Ram trucks have had a bad reputation with shitty front end death wobbles. :doh:
by Bill2014
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Get Togethers (GTGs)
Topic: MOAB 2018 - Apr 30 - May 6
Replies: 60
Views: 1766

Re: MOAB 2018 - Apr 30 - May 6

WTF - none of the best year Power Wagons are represented... :duel:
by Bill2014
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Buffalo auto show.......
Replies: 36
Views: 311

Re: Buffalo auto show.......

For some reason I have a feeling everything you said to that guy went in one ear and right out the other. If it even made it in one ear. A call back???!!? :shock: :lol: Actually, FCA has contacted me several times for feedback and improvement ideas on the Power Wagon and Ram Trucks in general. I ha...
by Bill2014
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: 2012 New to Me!
Replies: 16
Views: 419

Re: 2012 New to Me!

Tell us more about the sound level when you are working the truck hard - like towing a camper etc. Most people have noted a substantial annoying increase in sound level in that situation.
by Bill2014
Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Power Wagon FB group
Replies: 18
Views: 259

Re: Power Wagon FB group

Surely there is more to this story...
by Bill2014
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Lifetime Power Train Warranty for 3G
Replies: 21
Views: 420

Re: Lifetime Power Train Warranty for 3G

Reloaderguy wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:52 am
3rd gens need a lifetime warranty.
:popcorn:
by Bill2014
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: D-tail Wagon Build
Replies: 8
Views: 153

Re: D-tail Wagon Build

Welcome to the group :cheers:
by Bill2014
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Lifetime Power Train Warranty for 3G
Replies: 21
Views: 420

Re: Lifetime Power Train Warranty for 3G

RustyPW - It's 10 years old - It's only a matter of time before you have a RustyPW. The salt is an eventual killer - any rust on the fenders or rockers yet? Better trade while they still make Power Wagons :poke: I guess that's why I opted not to get any type of lifetime warranty - I've never had a v...
by Bill2014
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Ford's 10 speed auto....
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: Ford's 10 speed auto....

To get what you really want - It would be great to have a 3-speed Transfer case. Swap out the BorgWarner 44-47 to get:

Low Range (what we currently have)
Creeper Gear Highway Range (new TwinStick range :poke: )
High Range (what we currently have)
by Bill2014
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Ford's 10 speed auto....
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: Ford's 10 speed auto....

So, here is my question: Do you think a 10 speed auto that was geared as follows: 1) 5.69:1 2) 4.69:1 3) 3.69:1 4) 3.0:1 5) 2.69:1 6) 2.0:1 7) 1.69:1 8) 1.0:1 9) 0.85:1 10) 0.67:1 Would get that much worse mpg than these ratio's ? http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2016/09/2017-ford-f-150-features-all-ne...
by Bill2014
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Cool hidden features
Replies: 38
Views: 1151

Re: Cool hidden features

Turn the key to RUN but don't start it - then follow the seatbelt steps. For the push button ignition, push the button twice without the brake pedal depressed - then follow the seatbelt steps...
by Bill2014
Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Balance beads ?
Replies: 13
Views: 244

Re: Balance beads ?

From an engineering perspective, the centramic balancer is only going to correct out of balance conditions in the rotational direction - much like the old time bubble balance machines. Although, it does have an advantage over the bubble balancers in that it can continue to adjust over time. If your ...
by Bill2014
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Kill-switch for electronic nannies
Replies: 267
Views: 9720

Re: Kill-switch for electronic nannies

Ok, I tried it with just the sensor on the passenger side. It still dosnt work. Oddly enough, though, I did find out that if I swing it into 4wd before the “check anti-lock braking system” light comes on right when the truck is started, the CAD will lock up. But if the light is on, then it wont loc...
by Bill2014
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: 2018 Power Wagon, White Rhino
Replies: 24
Views: 441

Re: 2018 Power Wagon, White Rhino

Welcome to the group :cheers:
by Bill2014
Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Need some math help here...........................
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: Need some math help here...........................

Increasing your drive pulley diameter by 1/2" will require a belt that's about 8/10th of an inch longer. So get one that's an inch longer and use the belt tensioning adjustment to take up the slack.
by Bill2014
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Need some math help here...........................
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: Need some math help here...........................

Circumference is Pi times diameter. So your belt speed is directly proportional to your drive pulley diameter. If your drive pulley goes from 2.5" diameter to 3.5" diameter, then your impeller speed will go from 1100 rpm to 1540 rpm. If your drive pulley goes from 3" diameter to 4" diameter, then yo...
by Bill2014
Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Kill-switch for electronic nannies
Replies: 267
Views: 9720

Re: Kill-switch for electronic nannies

As an experiment try unplugging one of your wheel speed sensors. It will set an ABS code and turn on the light. When the system knows that it’s not trustworthy due to missing sensor input it shuts itself off and turns on the dash light. Then see how it starts and drives. In theory if ABS is shutdow...
by Bill2014
Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Cool hidden features
Replies: 38
Views: 1151

Re: Cool hidden features

NickTF wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:25 pm
Is there a way to turn seatbelt chime off on a 2015 tradesman with few options?
Yes, Just turn the key to Accessory (don't start it) and then connect and disconnect the seatbelt 3 times in 10 seconds, and then turn the ignition back off. :wink:
by Bill2014
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Cool hidden features
Replies: 38
Views: 1151

Re: Cool hidden features

ramv wrote:
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:13 pm
How do you shutoff the seatbelt chime on a keyless ignition?
with vehicle off:
push start button without brake pedal pushed and then connect/disconnect seatbelt 3 times within 10 seconds and then push start button again.
by Bill2014
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: 2019 1500 Info Release
Replies: 34
Views: 701

Re: 2019 1500 Info Release

I doubt they'd do 4.88's and 37's, but it would be really cool if from the factory they setup the new suspension and truck knowing that people will put 35's or 37's on their truck. Mopar did this with the new JL. They know guys want bigger tires. So they made it that you could run 35's right out of...
by Bill2014
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: 2019 1500 Info Release
Replies: 34
Views: 701

Re: 2019 1500 Info Release

Factory 35's or 37's are going to require that they jump to a wider rim...
by Bill2014
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Gadgets, Gizmos and Gear
Topic: Pedal commander
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Pedal commander

Check this thread starting at post 305

http://forum.powerwagonregistry.org/vie ... &start=305
by Bill2014
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Rambox organization
Replies: 36
Views: 812

Re: Rambox organization

Just because you ordered the truck doesn't absolutely mean that you need to buy it - even if it is 100% what you ordered... Just saying

But then you may need to order another one from a different dealer. :secret:
by Bill2014
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Intial Impressions from a Noob
Replies: 36
Views: 1241

Re: Intial Impressions from a Noob

Funny, but who are we to talk? Our 3/4 ton trucks can’t legally carry 1500 pounds. Ha. My half ton ram, wifes yukon and old dodge grand caravan have higher payloads than my power wagon lol. And payload isn't a legal term... Exceeding Registered GVWR, exceeding axle weight rating, exceeding tire wei...