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by KevinABQ
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Frustrated with 2012 PW design flaws and repeated fixes
Replies: 21
Views: 759

Re: Frustrated with 2012 PW design flaws and repeated fixes

Unless you like doing transmission repair and similar heavy work in your garage and have another reliable vehicle there comes a time when most people say “enough!”. When that is depends on the person.
by KevinABQ
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: What came with your 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 516

Re: What came with your 2018

Mine came with 2 keys remotes. The remote and the hook were in the passenger side floor box, the winch cable still had the factory ties on it, it was a pain to remove to put in the synthetic line. The sliders, the diff covers and the bed cover were installed.
by KevinABQ
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Mojave edition.
Replies: 34
Views: 1827

Re: Mojave edition.

Nice.
by KevinABQ
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Communications, Gadgets, Gizmos, and Electronics
Topic: Pedal commander
Replies: 18
Views: 1209

Re: Pedal commander

Who had the block of 2x4 labeled 'pedal commander' at last PWIM?
by KevinABQ
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Correct Recovery?
Replies: 14
Views: 410

Re: Correct Recovery?

I prefer the Columbus McKinnon or Crosby shackles over “off-road” hardware. Iirc, the 12.5 ton alloy shackle will break at >50 tons. The off-road stuff is usually specified at 50% of breaking strength. And shock loading starts at 200% of the load. The soft shackles are also a possibly. Not much chea...
by KevinABQ
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: Added 37” BFG KO2s to my 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 896

Re: Added 37” BFG KO2s to my 2018

The biggest consideration of 35s vs 37s is where are you gonna put the 37 spare as it won't fit in stock location. I've thought about that. I'd love to do a vertical mount on the bed cover, one one each edge next to the Ram boxes. I think if I elevated the tire about 2" off the bad the doors wold b...
by KevinABQ
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Hobby Shop
Topic: Is Ford coming after the Power Wagon
Replies: 11
Views: 575

Re: Is Ford coming after the Power Wagon

Competition is good.
by KevinABQ
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Sliders
Replies: 77
Views: 3255

Re: Sliders

If you take the diy approach, just be careful if you decide to weld the sliders to the frame. Apparently the hydroformed steel is sensitive to welding and requires a specific approach. I can’t think where I dug it up last exactly, but ram has released literature detailing their preferred methods to...
by KevinABQ
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Front Diff Blow Up
Replies: 71
Views: 3516

Re: Front Diff Blow Up

I live at ~6000 feet, middle of Albuquerque is like 5500. When I turn on a dive computer set for compressed air in my living room it issues low partial pressure 02 alarm.
by KevinABQ
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Sliders
Replies: 77
Views: 3255

Re: Sliders

BoldAdventure wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:55 pm
If you want WK sliders hold tight, they're going to be one of our title sponsors for PWIM and we're working out a discount. Should finalize this week. :cheers:
I don't suppose any suspension sponsors might do that too?
by KevinABQ
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Front Diff Blow Up
Replies: 71
Views: 3516

Re: Front Diff Blow Up

cb1987 wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:11 pm
i heard the dash light may be turned off from the factory and thats why i havent noticed it
It was off on mine until I turned it on via the control panel. It pretty much only goes on when I’m coasting.
by KevinABQ
Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Events, Social Gatherings, & Get Togethers
Topic: Power Wagons in Moab 2019 - Monday, April 29th – Friday, May 3rd
Replies: 21
Views: 2432

Re: Power Wagons in Moab 2019 - Monday, April 29th – Friday, May 3rd

EasyDoesIt wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:23 pm
Have fun guys and don't forget your spare tires.
Have fun

And if you are still driving stock tires, I found there were no replacement duratrashes in Moab last year after I destroyed one. Or even anything close that would fit on a stock wheel.
by KevinABQ
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Sliders
Replies: 77
Views: 3255

Re: Sliders

Aluminess sliders are steel. The problem with them is that they mount to the body just like step bars. Maybe OK for incidental bump protection, but not OK for hard hits and intentional use. The body mount can be strong enough. There is the hardcore Jeep trick where you cut away the rocker panels an...
by KevinABQ
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Events, Social Gatherings, & Get Togethers
Topic: Power Wagons in Moab 2019 - Monday, April 29th – Friday, May 3rd
Replies: 21
Views: 2432

Re: Power Wagons in Moab 2019 - Monday, April 29th – Friday, May 3rd

BoldAdventure wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:23 pm
Partners are helping us by covering the BLM per person per day per trail fee that the government thinks is acceptable.
“One million dollars.”
by KevinABQ
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Should I buy
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: Should I buy

Nah, it's an outdoor truck. :D
by KevinABQ
Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: 2013-2018 Change Dealer Settings Yourself: TPMS, LED, HID, Tire Size etc With AlfaOBD!
Replies: 55
Views: 2768

Re: 2013-2018 Change Dealer Settings Yourself: TPMS, LED, HID, Tire Size etc With AlphaOBD!

This is sounding very interesting. I don't think the Ram 2500 is listed in the list of supported vehicles, but I assume it's wrong.
by KevinABQ
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: 37's Not Balancing
Replies: 39
Views: 1772

Re: 37's Not Balancing

So when are they replacing the stud?
by KevinABQ
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Krown...Rust Check.... Fluid Film
Replies: 98
Views: 5484

Re: Krown...Rust Check.... Fluid Film

Bill2014 wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:48 am
Have you pumped any of that "special" fluid into your tail pipe? :rofl:
That's how you keep your engine from rusting, right? :wink:
by KevinABQ
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 2018 PW Newbee
Replies: 17
Views: 731

Re: 2018 PW Newbee

It doesn’t always lock up like that, though it should. Don’t wait until you are trying to climb the obstacle and need them to turn on the lockers. Do it when you still have some short distance before you need them.
by KevinABQ
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Events, Social Gatherings, & Get Togethers
Topic: Power Wagons in Moab 2019 - Monday, April 29th – Friday, May 3rd
Replies: 21
Views: 2432

Re: Power Wagons in Moab 2019 - Monday, April 29th – Friday, May 3rd

Man, I would love to do this! Not sure I have the stomach to put my truck through this just yet though... Do y’all just camp out in the park all week? I made a few of the trails with a new 2018. It was fun, no major damage other than a couple of duratrashes trashed. I just crashed in the back seat ...
by KevinABQ
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: KM3
Replies: 17
Views: 1275

Re: KM3

DamageWagon wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:19 am
If you’re a calm driver and go with a light or mid weight 37 you will probably see consistent or even improved mpg over stock.
So what’s a light or mid-weight 37?
by KevinABQ
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: Cooper or Maxxis?
Replies: 41
Views: 1755

Re: Cooper or Maxxis?

Or the antennas for GPS and sat radio. I'm pretty sure they would get crushed.
by KevinABQ
Thu Nov 01, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: The Hobby Shop
Topic: ZR2 diesel test drive & test tow
Replies: 141
Views: 6113

Re: ZR2 diesel test drive & test tow

interesting. I’ve seen criticism of the zr2 diesel that is was a little too small. Obviously you disagree.