Acroweld powerwagon build

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by SimonandSimonBeast » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:01 pm

Impressive. Looks familiar. You're truck's twin is here in PA minus the sweet bumper. Nice job. I lucked out with none of my bolts seized, but def know the challenge from prior rigs. BTW I was able to sneak in the new Thuren springs without a compressor. I had to pull my 3 ton jack out from under the center, use it to push up on one knuckle, install spring on opposite side and then vice versa. I did this with OE swaybar links removed. When you push up on one side you can get the other side to dip plenty further. This is exactly why these solid axle trucks are better at keeping the wheels on the ground, especially when the swaybar is disconnected.

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:14 pm

I drove around with no sway bar drop links for 2 months and it was so smooth. I had to put the links on for a highway trip this weekend.


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by PWJouster » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:08 am

3.0 kings and youll never need a sway bar again!
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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Oilbrnr » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:37 am

PWJouster wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:08 am
3.0 kings and youll never need a sway bar again!
Better (and much cheaper) yet, get Able Components (David) locker/swaybar bypass kit. Plug-n-play. :wink:
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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:23 pm

Long arms first then Deavers then Kings


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by PWJouster » Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:14 am

Oilbrnr wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:37 am
PWJouster wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:08 am
3.0 kings and youll never need a sway bar again!
Better (and much cheaper) yet, get Able Components (David) locker/swaybar bypass kit. Plug-n-play. :wink:
truth be told, understandable statement... i have an air release and while i typically switch it off for slow going anywhere, i need my factory sway bar for throwing the truck around on the road.

anyone can benefit from 3.0 kings though....they serve a different purpose(boogie-rated)
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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:29 am

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With all this time at home I finally finished my bumper. Added stiffeners and finished the wheel well corners along with drilling mounting holes. Still haven’t got pictures fully mounted. Tubing is in the garage for the rock sliders. California is under a stay at home order so I’ll be working on my truck quite a bit.


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Hbpwagon » Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:52 pm

Looking good.
I know what you mean about the spare time. I’m just about done with home projects then I can start on the truck stuff.
Enjoy shelter at home. 😀

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:26 am

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Little day trip with the family. Pozo summit, California


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Mule007 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:11 am

That bumper looks good 👍
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Additions: Frame mounted .188 DOM 3" steel rock rails low profile steps; 1.5” Skyjacker leveling kit; Bully Dog GT Platinum SRT-10 A-pillar pod mount programmable performance chip, monitor, tuner; Linex Platinum black armor bed & rock panel HD coating; matching Range Rider cab high fiberglass canopy; 2” Linex brush guard light bar w/ 4-KC Rally 400 Series 4” Halogen off road lights; S&B CAI; Flowmaster American Thunder cat back dual exhaust; Remote start; Hopkins Trailer Mate brake controller; Bearcat Pro 68XL CB radio; Mopar black accent fender flares; PW winch kit & remote control;
Tools: 60” Extreme High Lift; hand tools, tow straps, shackles, chains, cables, off road rigging, f&r tire chains, spare water & 2 rear wheel well NATO 20 L narrow gas cans.
Updates: New Jasper Reman. Standard Performance Engine; Open Range All Terrain 35 x 12.5 x 17 MP3 10 ply E tires; McQuay-Norris Extreme ball joints (upper & lower); new fuel pump; 1 ton HEMI transmission cooler; new OEM radiator; front & rear drive U-joints; 180 amp alternator, Interstate Mega-tron 850 CCA HD battery; new water pump & serpentine belt; new Bilstein 2 5100 shocks & steering damper.

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Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:41 am

Thanks mule
Synthetic line or steel cable? The cable that came on the truck needed to be replaced what are thoughts?


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:34 pm

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Rock sliders moving right along


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Mule007 » Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:01 pm

👍, looking good !
2005 Mineral Gray; #0666: Laramie, Leather, dual cab control zones, power & heated seats, Alpine 9 speaker surround sound, steering wheel cruise, music & volume controls, 6 CD player, AC; dark charcoal & silver interior.
Additions: Frame mounted .188 DOM 3" steel rock rails low profile steps; 1.5” Skyjacker leveling kit; Bully Dog GT Platinum SRT-10 A-pillar pod mount programmable performance chip, monitor, tuner; Linex Platinum black armor bed & rock panel HD coating; matching Range Rider cab high fiberglass canopy; 2” Linex brush guard light bar w/ 4-KC Rally 400 Series 4” Halogen off road lights; S&B CAI; Flowmaster American Thunder cat back dual exhaust; Remote start; Hopkins Trailer Mate brake controller; Bearcat Pro 68XL CB radio; Mopar black accent fender flares; PW winch kit & remote control;
Tools: 60” Extreme High Lift; hand tools, tow straps, shackles, chains, cables, off road rigging, f&r tire chains, spare water & 2 rear wheel well NATO 20 L narrow gas cans.
Updates: New Jasper Reman. Standard Performance Engine; Open Range All Terrain 35 x 12.5 x 17 MP3 10 ply E tires; McQuay-Norris Extreme ball joints (upper & lower); new fuel pump; 1 ton HEMI transmission cooler; new OEM radiator; front & rear drive U-joints; 180 amp alternator, Interstate Mega-tron 850 CCA HD battery; new water pump & serpentine belt; new Bilstein 2 5100 shocks & steering damper.

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Mule007 » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:54 pm

I sill have steel cable, but think quite a few have switched to synthetic but not certain of best synthetic brands, strength, etc. Believe main advantage is weight & possibly more length. Others can advise better
2005 Mineral Gray; #0666: Laramie, Leather, dual cab control zones, power & heated seats, Alpine 9 speaker surround sound, steering wheel cruise, music & volume controls, 6 CD player, AC; dark charcoal & silver interior.
Additions: Frame mounted .188 DOM 3" steel rock rails low profile steps; 1.5” Skyjacker leveling kit; Bully Dog GT Platinum SRT-10 A-pillar pod mount programmable performance chip, monitor, tuner; Linex Platinum black armor bed & rock panel HD coating; matching Range Rider cab high fiberglass canopy; 2” Linex brush guard light bar w/ 4-KC Rally 400 Series 4” Halogen off road lights; S&B CAI; Flowmaster American Thunder cat back dual exhaust; Remote start; Hopkins Trailer Mate brake controller; Bearcat Pro 68XL CB radio; Mopar black accent fender flares; PW winch kit & remote control;
Tools: 60” Extreme High Lift; hand tools, tow straps, shackles, chains, cables, off road rigging, f&r tire chains, spare water & 2 rear wheel well NATO 20 L narrow gas cans.
Updates: New Jasper Reman. Standard Performance Engine; Open Range All Terrain 35 x 12.5 x 17 MP3 10 ply E tires; McQuay-Norris Extreme ball joints (upper & lower); new fuel pump; 1 ton HEMI transmission cooler; new OEM radiator; front & rear drive U-joints; 180 amp alternator, Interstate Mega-tron 850 CCA HD battery; new water pump & serpentine belt; new Bilstein 2 5100 shocks & steering damper.

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Colibri » Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:55 am

Nice build you have going sir! I may have missed it, but what are you planning on using the winch for? On my truck and other vehicles I use for working I stay with wire rope because it’s more tolerant of abrasion and heavy use, on vehicles that are more off-road fun oriented I use synthetic because it’s light and strong and if I’m using it to get unstuck or to unstick someone else I’m more likely to be pulling in less than ideal conditions or angles etc. and synthetic is way less likely to kill or injure anyone if something goes sideways.
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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:00 am

I went with the cable. I use it for work and play. Thank you for the feedback.


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Osansux » Tue Apr 14, 2020 12:51 pm

Good looking truck. I actually grew up just north of Paso and went to high school there. Mine is due for tires. How do you like 37s? I was planning on 35s since I tow a camper.

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:04 pm

Threw in some Synergy HD ball joints apparently the owner before me got into some water so I changed the front diff fluid too. It pays to have a nice ball joint press. Those things were frozen in from the years in the snow. I’m glad to give her a nice life in California. While everything was apart I took a wire wheel to much of the parts and then prime and painted them.


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by SimonandSimonBeast » Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:10 am

Looks like this stuff...Image

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by olyelr » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:13 am

Pasopwagon wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:08 pm

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Holy frikin wheel weights.


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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by SimonandSimonBeast » Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:36 pm

Very clean. Love how everything is painted up. So many people just leave it all rusted up under there.

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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Pasopwagon » Wed May 27, 2020 8:24 pm

Synergy MFG long arms. These things are amazing. Correcting angles all over. The first picture is stock the rest are of the long arms. All photos are at full droop. The ride quality is better than stock. Image
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Re: Acroweld powerwagon build

Post by Dthomas87 » Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:34 am

Awesome build! Would love to see the finished sliders. Looks like you got them mounted in the long arm pic.
How do you like the fox shock/ thuren combo? I'm torn on the overlands vs fox

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