Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by RustyPW » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:46 pm

Installed my Thuren drag link and new SmartBar.

I got my steering wheel almost dead centered with the Thuren drag link. From what I read. It would be close but not centered.

The SmartBar weights about 75 lbs. It's not light.
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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by RustyPW » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:49 pm

Took the new SmartBar apart to see how much grease is in it. It's not packed, but everything is coated.
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Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by RustyPW » Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:56 pm

Took the old SmartBar apart. From other posts, and pictures. I was expecting the housing to be filled with dirt and mud.

The 1st pic. Have some play in the housing. When I push up on the bar. It wiggles.

The other pic's. No mud, or dirt inside the housing. I thought there would be some. Everything is still coated with grease.
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Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

Russ
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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by RustyPW » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:01 pm

Inside of the plunger.
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Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by RustyPW » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:19 am

Retired BLM Rig wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:58 pm
:rockon:
Just in time for Rausch Creek!
Yep! I still have to install the bypass yet. This weekend I hope.

You still want a SmartBar to play with?
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Moab '10, '12, '14.
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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by Retired BLM Rig » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:12 am

RustyPW wrote:
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You still want a SmartBar to play with?
Yes I’m still interested, PM me when you decide on a price and shipping to 92673.

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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by RustyPW » Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:30 pm

Have the 250 amp DC Power Hi Output alternator and their cable kit installed. It was pretty much straight forward on the install. On the cable kit. They give you two positive cables and one negative cable and a fuse box that holds either a 250 or 300 amp fuse. I got the 250 amp fuse. The long positive cable goes from the alternator to the fuse box. Then the short positive cable goes from the fuse box to the lug on the main fuse box. You need to get another positive from the main fuse box lug to the battery. I'm trying to get a piece of cable from DC Power. But they take their time in answering e-mails. :roll: Have the negative cable going from the battery to another spot on the frame.

Go to go up load pictures and they are to big. :doh:
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Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by NovA ProspekT » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:00 pm

What was wrong with your smartbar?
2007 DODGE POWER WAGON: 5.7L Hemi V8/Auto, Quad Cab, Flame Red
- Spintech Super Pro Street 9000 Muffler, Electronic Exhaust Cutout, Transgo Shift-Kit
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2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE OVERLAND: 4.7L High Output PowerTech V8, Quadra-Drive, Inferno Red
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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by RustyPW » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:21 pm

NovA ProspekT wrote:
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What was wrong with your smartbar?
Think the circuit board went bad.
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Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

Russ
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Re: Rusty's Build - 2008 POWER WAGON RC

Post by RustyPW » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:01 pm

Pic's of the DC Power 270 amp alternator. I have the 250 amp fusible link up on the A/C fan shroud. The DC cable kit really it's worth it. you can get the 1/0 cables from BatteryCablesUSA. You can almost get any length you want.

https://www.batterycablesusa.com/0-gaug ... ds-1-0-awg
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PWOC #53
2008 POWER WAGON RC

My build thread. viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2826 :cash: :cash:

Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

Russ
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