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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by TwinStick » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:43 am

AWESOME JOB !!!!!!! I love it. Function and form. Lots of light, strong enough to take an animal strike & tucked in good around the edges. What more can you ask for ? Maybe some front coils down the road if she starts sagging too much.
In WNY State. 2008 Red QC PW G56. No lift yet, stock size tires. It pulls an 18' 2016 Starcraft AR One Extreme, 3500 lbs.
Load Pro 35 helper springs. 2015 A.R.E. MX Series custom cap. PCP front diff cover protector. Mag-Hytec 6 qt rear diff cover. K&N replacement air filter only. Dual grounded throttle body. Winch TPC bypass. Fab Four rear bumper. DURA BAK lined rocker protection. And a bunch of new front end stuff.

G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by nts007 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:31 pm

TwinStick wrote:
Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:43 am
AWESOME JOB !!!!!!! I love it. Function and form. Lots of light, strong enough to take an animal strike & tucked in good around the edges. What more can you ask for ? Maybe some front coils down the road if she starts sagging too much.
Thx twin!! I'll have to talk to thuren if I get sagging on his springs lol. I spent half a day chasing cows and the bumper did a excellent job at turning them round with some nudging. Some not so light bumps. Really happy with the beam pattern I was able to come up with. Low beam isn't obtrusive but high beam is a huge spread. Hard to get a good picture of it. But high beam mode gets me almost 150° width with a solid Center throw. And that's before the lightforce come on and the light bar. Now to see if it holds up to some mild off roading lol
08 ctd--mini max--thuren 3" coils and shackles--4.56 gears and lockers in pw axles--some lights--afe intake system--bd super b turbo--Banks w/m Injection--Dynatrac Balljoints--king 2.5"s--37" Hankook Dynapro MT--DOR Long arms--Custom emf track bar--Manual T-case swap--Full PW Under armor--PSC Hydro Assist

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by nts007 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:01 pm

Steering day. All new front end! Only one joint was really bad. As in it came out of its cup. And I hammered it back in. Drove the rest of the week. Replaced it with moog again. All under the lifetime warranty so it's costing me nothing. And I got 160-180k km out of the last set so no complaints. Can't justify the cost of anything else really.
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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by DamageWagon » Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:27 am

How far did you end up driving on just the hydro assist?

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by nts007 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:26 pm

DamageWagon wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:27 am
How far did you end up driving on just the hydro assist?
Little over 60miles. Little bit around the city then all the way home on the highway. I didn't realize it was completely disconnected until I got home. I thought it was just loose
08 ctd--mini max--thuren 3" coils and shackles--4.56 gears and lockers in pw axles--some lights--afe intake system--bd super b turbo--Banks w/m Injection--Dynatrac Balljoints--king 2.5"s--37" Hankook Dynapro MT--DOR Long arms--Custom emf track bar--Manual T-case swap--Full PW Under armor--PSC Hydro Assist

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by DamageWagon » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:30 pm

nts007 wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:26 pm
DamageWagon wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:27 am
How far did you end up driving on just the hydro assist?
Little over 60miles. Little bit around the city then all the way home on the highway. I didn't realize it was completely disconnected until I got home. I thought it was just loose
You caught a free upgrade to full hydro!

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by nts007 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:34 pm

DamageWagon wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:30 pm
nts007 wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:26 pm
DamageWagon wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:27 am
How far did you end up driving on just the hydro assist?
Little over 60miles. Little bit around the city then all the way home on the highway. I didn't realize it was completely disconnected until I got home. I thought it was just loose
You caught a free upgrade to full hydro!
Haha yea but not the way I expected to lol. It wandered a lot on the highway. Well slightly more than normal haha
08 ctd--mini max--thuren 3" coils and shackles--4.56 gears and lockers in pw axles--some lights--afe intake system--bd super b turbo--Banks w/m Injection--Dynatrac Balljoints--king 2.5"s--37" Hankook Dynapro MT--DOR Long arms--Custom emf track bar--Manual T-case swap--Full PW Under armor--PSC Hydro Assist

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by DamageWagon » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:40 pm

nts007 wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:34 pm
DamageWagon wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:30 pm
nts007 wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:26 pm


Little over 60miles. Little bit around the city then all the way home on the highway. I didn't realize it was completely disconnected until I got home. I thought it was just loose
You caught a free upgrade to full hydro!
Haha yea but not the way I expected to lol. It wandered a lot on the highway. Well slightly more than normal haha
Oh, oh dear, your dodge wandered on the highway! :rofl: :jawdrop: :rofl:

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by gun45boat » Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:23 pm

Oh, oh dear, your dodge wandered on the highway! :rofl: :jawdrop: :rofl:
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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by nts007 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:38 pm

First time it’s been washed since last July. Changed out the pw flares for a bushwhacker knock off. Also all that Bedliner rocker guard.....destroyed. It’s bad. Oh well. Time for a new idea
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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by TwinStick » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:07 pm

What kind did you use on the rockers ? Mine is still holding up great......but i dont drive on gravel all the time.

I used this shit: https://www.durabakcompany.com/?_vsrefd ... nt=Durabak

VERY happy 10 years later.
In WNY State. 2008 Red QC PW G56. No lift yet, stock size tires. It pulls an 18' 2016 Starcraft AR One Extreme, 3500 lbs.
Load Pro 35 helper springs. 2015 A.R.E. MX Series custom cap. PCP front diff cover protector. Mag-Hytec 6 qt rear diff cover. K&N replacement air filter only. Dual grounded throttle body. Winch TPC bypass. Fab Four rear bumper. DURA BAK lined rocker protection. And a bunch of new front end stuff.

G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by nts007 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:09 pm

TwinStick wrote:
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:07 pm
What kind did you use on the rockers ? Mine is still holding up great......but i dont drive on gravel all the time.

I used this shit: https://www.durabakcompany.com/?_vsrefd ... nt=Durabak

VERY happy 10 years later.
I used a DuPont kit. it's ok. I'm almost convinced I'm bedlining the whole truck soon. Going to find a company that would guarantee it. Running gravel at 70 mph and tires that pick up rocks fairly easily is just destructive. The whole underside gets a sand blasting daily
08 ctd--mini max--thuren 3" coils and shackles--4.56 gears and lockers in pw axles--some lights--afe intake system--bd super b turbo--Banks w/m Injection--Dynatrac Balljoints--king 2.5"s--37" Hankook Dynapro MT--DOR Long arms--Custom emf track bar--Manual T-case swap--Full PW Under armor--PSC Hydro Assist

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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by Colibri » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:26 pm

I wouldn’t do the whole body, it can hold moisture in and cause massive rusting. I’ve seen it before, absolutely destroyed a Jeep tub
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Re: Diesel PW Build Thread

Post by nts007 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:48 pm

Colibri wrote:
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I wouldn’t do the whole body, it can hold moisture in and cause massive rusting. I’ve seen it before, absolutely destroyed a Jeep tub
I've seen a few completely done. Mind you with the he way good bedliner is the whole body could deteriorate and the bedliner would bold the shape lol. But good to know thanks!
08 ctd--mini max--thuren 3" coils and shackles--4.56 gears and lockers in pw axles--some lights--afe intake system--bd super b turbo--Banks w/m Injection--Dynatrac Balljoints--king 2.5"s--37" Hankook Dynapro MT--DOR Long arms--Custom emf track bar--Manual T-case swap--Full PW Under armor--PSC Hydro Assist

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