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by Colibri
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Communications, Gadgets, Gizmos, and Electronics
Topic: GPS
Replies: 19
Views: 563

Re: GPS

I’ve been a fan of the lowrance units for many years, having a dedicated unit hardwired into the vehicle and having an external antenna mounted just makes me feel all warm and fuzzy in the backcountry. Baja series is bulletproof. App based navigation can be great, I’ve dabbled with Gaia and it seems...
by Colibri
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: New direction for this forum
Replies: 36
Views: 1366

Re: New direction for this forum

Till be the first to make a donation aceman! Thanks for all your hard work!
by Colibri
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have
Replies: 156
Views: 6912

Re: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have

Mine is a third gen. It’s the 5.28” backspace model. Not sure what would be optimal for a radius arm truck just off the top of my head though. Really great wheels.
by Colibri
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have
Replies: 156
Views: 6912

Re: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have

Tire size to gear ratio calculators are very useful tools, BUT, they fail to take weight into consideration. My tire/wheel combo comes in at about 140-150 pounds with 37x13.50r17 toyo mt’s and Hutchinson’s. I have 5.13’s a high stall converter and a built transmission, I still sometimes wish I’d gon...
by Colibri
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have
Replies: 156
Views: 6912

Re: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have

If you’re going 40’s you’d be far better served by 5.38’s
by Colibri
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Recovery Gear, Tools, Accessories Etc
Topic: Overkill? (Snatch Block)
Replies: 39
Views: 794

Re: Overkill? (Snatch Block)

Just picked up 2 of them for the deuce and a half, thanks again for posting this!

Edit- I only got one, the last one apparently. They’re now sold out.
by Colibri
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Recovery Gear, Tools, Accessories Etc
Topic: Overkill? (Snatch Block)
Replies: 39
Views: 794

Re: Overkill? (Snatch Block)

I won’t be carrying one in my wagon, but I think I might buy a couple for the m35a2, so thanks for posting this. Interesting that this and the arb 9000 are both rated 10 ton wll. Pretty sure I know which is stronger lol. Well, one of them is rated for lifting. That’s the thing, legit towing/rigging...
by Colibri
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Recovery Gear, Tools, Accessories Etc
Topic: Overkill? (Snatch Block)
Replies: 39
Views: 794

Re: Overkill? (Snatch Block)

I won’t be carrying one in my wagon, but I think I might buy a couple for the m35a2, so thanks for posting this.

Interesting that this and the arb 9000 are both rated 10 ton wll. Pretty sure I know which is stronger lol.
by Colibri
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Recovery Gear, Tools, Accessories Etc
Topic: Overkill? (Snatch Block)
Replies: 39
Views: 794

Re: Overkill? (Snatch Block)

Do it, that’s a great price for American made recovery gear. 20k pounds is easy to reach with a double line pull, that’s not overkill
by Colibri
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Suspension & Lifts
Topic: Factory front coil spring bow
Replies: 9
Views: 585

Re: Factory front coil spring bow

Track bar
by Colibri
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Suspension & Lifts
Topic: Wheel Bearing/Hub Recommendation
Replies: 16
Views: 578

Re: Wheel Bearing/Hub Recommendation

I used to run drive flanges instead of lockout hubs. It gave superior strength and ease of maintenance like the regular free spin kit but the ease of shift on the fly like stock. If you ever do break a shaft it’s just a few recessed Allen head bolts on the hub to pull the drive flange and go free sp...
by Colibri
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: A Tale of Diagnostic Woe
Replies: 100
Views: 3635

Re: A Tale of Diagnostic Woe

Holy shit I’d want blood
by Colibri
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: The Hobby Shop
Topic: Power Wagon Picture Thread
Replies: 3075
Views: 317947

Re: Power Wagon Picture Thread

Horrible
by Colibri
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Coming out of gear?
Replies: 13
Views: 396

Re: Coming out of gear?

I’m late to the party, but with the same advice lol.
by Colibri
Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have
Replies: 156
Views: 6912

Re: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have

He's not the only one. I think Lee blew up a set of Nitro 9.25. I believe Lee was towing someone out of mud, in reverse. Operator error. Chris S in Moab knew what he was doing on the original install and the culprit came down to the ring gear hardware supplied by Nitro being too short. The bolts al...
by Colibri
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have
Replies: 156
Views: 6912

Re: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have

I think he meant gear pattern? Also, reverse in 4lo loaded up isn’t necessarily a problem, shock loading is what will cause catastrophic failure. Easy enough in 4hi as well, but not tremendously more so than stock gears. It’s a bad idea on a high pinion front period. When Lee broke his front end he ...
by Colibri
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Brakes, Tires & Wheels
Topic: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have
Replies: 156
Views: 6912

Re: 37" tires with 4.10 for those who do have

Do it reloaderguy. You don’t need a tremendous amount of equipment to do an A+ job. A harbor freight hydraulic press would be a luxury item but you can definitely work around. On YouTube Carl Jantz has some gear pattern information that makes it extremely easy to get a good pattern quickly. The AAM ...
by Colibri
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Suspension & Lifts
Topic: Thuren Track Bar
Replies: 33
Views: 1342

Re: Thuren Track Bar

Is it really that hard to buy a $15 crow's foot on Amazon to go on the end of your torque wrench? Not if you have a torque wrench that reads 200+ ftlbs already and a bench vice to hold the bar in place. Most guys probably don’t though. And if you’re using a crows foot on a torque wrench use it at 9...
by Colibri
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Suspension & Lifts
Topic: Thuren Track Bar
Replies: 33
Views: 1342

Re: Thuren Track Bar

For the average guy, there’s no practical way to actually torque that to spec. But, it’s damn near impossible to over torque it, so go to town with a 2 foot crescent wrench or whatever behemoth you’ve got on hand, and give it your all lol. And yes, do as Marcus says and check it in a few days/few hu...
by Colibri
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: Trans to hot message
Replies: 9
Views: 560

Re: Trans to hot message

^^^^^what Marcus said. The rfe transmissions shift and work normally up to about 240* Fahrenheit. Past that and there can be serious consequences, but 170* is totally fine.
by Colibri
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: The Hobby Shop
Topic: Power Wagon paid off!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 525

Re: Power Wagon paid off!!!

Congratulations sir, it’s a great feeling indeed!
by Colibri
Thu May 31, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Suspension & Lifts
Topic: Thuren Rear Sway Bar Link Clearance Issue W/ Diff Guard
Replies: 33
Views: 1086

Re: Thuren Rear Sway Bar Link Clearance Issue W/ Diff Guard

I think he just means to stop them squeaking?
by Colibri
Wed May 30, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Suspension & Lifts
Topic: 2.5s versus 3" Kings
Replies: 21
Views: 747

Re: 2.5s versus 3" Kings

2.5’s are a great option. A 2.5 can ride just as plush as a 3.0, and a 2.5 can have just as much bottoming resistance as a 3.0, it just can’t do both at the same time as well as the bigger shock. A 3.0 can ride plush but still have more bottoming resistance than a smaller shock that is tuned to ride...
by Colibri
Wed May 30, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Suspension & Lifts
Topic: 2.5s versus 3" Kings
Replies: 21
Views: 747

Re: 2.5s versus 3" Kings

RPS1030 wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 7:32 am
I hate you guys


Correction, my credit card hates you guys.


Ordered

:excited: :drool: :jawdrop: :rockon:
Hell yes!!! You won’t be sorry sir.
by Colibri
Tue May 29, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Suspension & Lifts
Topic: 2.5s versus 3" Kings
Replies: 21
Views: 747

Re: 2.5s versus 3" Kings

Sadly, it’s all true. 3,0’s are the bees knees