TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

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gears today

Post by adeluca73 » Fri May 13, 2016 7:33 am

Dropped her off at 0800... Let's hope this goes well... ;)
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by Colibri » Fri May 13, 2016 7:35 am

Fingers crossed, good luck man!

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4.88's complete

Post by adeluca73 » Fri May 13, 2016 9:44 pm

It's done---took a little bit longer than planned. Cleaned locker magnets & checked function after new gears were installed. Thanks to reloadederguy for digging up that nugget about purchasing a replacement inner axle seal, I called the installer yesterday & discussed it & gave him my Vin, he ordered one in case, & it was definitely required. He used all the sleeves, shims, rings, & bearings from both master install kits, & even did some custom machining to ease the fit of the special pinion conversion bearing required for the dodge 11.5's. He nailed the pattern & backlash 1st go. I drove the 70miles home from Columbus in 3 segments on back roads w/ 30-40min cool down between to break in properly. They are quieter than the OEM 4.10 gears, I could hear a lot more tire hum & exhaust drone than before. It will walk off in 1st & reverse w/o breaks, and it has a noticeable increase in pep. I averaged 17.3mpg home, but did notice higher RPM's--on the way there this morning on I-70 I was set at 72mph @ 2000RPM, tonight at 57mph I was at 2000RPM.

The one bad thing is the installer said the first joke of an outfit that tried to do the install stripped & rounded off the head on the 7/32 Allen head attaching the locker plug flange to the diff,which he said took over an hr w/ a drill, torch, & hammer to break free, they also broke off the red tab on the locker by-pass connector plug--MF'rs, never told me they did that when I picked it up last week, a-holes . Is it ok to just drive around w/o the tab locking the plug together?
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Completed Mods: Ram door sill guards, Front air deflector, WeatherTech slimline window deflectors, DiamondBack HD cover coated w/ Line-X, Mufflex MagnaFlow muffler & Resonator delete, Opti-Coat Pro 2.0, DeeZee tailgate strut, DeeZee ¼" fitted bed mat, Factor-55: FlatLink winch hook/Shorty Strap 3.0/Hitchlink 2.5, Warn Wireless Winch Remote, Locker by-pass, AEM dry filter, Truxedo LED bed lights wired into RamBox Connector, WhiteKnuckle sliders w/ full-length diamond plate coated in Line-X, Purple Cranium rear diff guard, AEV front/rear diff cover, AEV RAI w/ pre-filter, AEV ProCal (Bootleg'd), DOR Steering Box Brace, Phillips Hi intensity LEDs in cargo lamps & back-ups, triple anti-hop shocks, Truxx PW specific front 1.5" level, AAM 4.88's, custom black-out work, Line-X front/rear bumpers & wheel flares, 37" Nitto Ridge Grapplers, Plasti-dip PW wheels Black w/ Gunmetal metalizer, FilterMag kit, AMP Research BedStep
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by Stickman » Fri May 13, 2016 10:50 pm

It shouldn't, they still clip in, that's there just to prevent an accident if they do somehow come unplugged. I broke both of mine when I was installing my bypass kit, just put a little di-electric grease on them and popped them in. Haven't had any issues yet.
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by FirerescuePW » Sat May 14, 2016 7:07 am

Mine has been broken since about '08
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by Reloaderguy » Sat May 14, 2016 8:24 am

My bypass kit doesn't have the red clips.
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3x Power Hop Dampeners

Post by adeluca73 » Tue May 17, 2016 10:31 pm

MOD: Install 2 additional Bilstien power hop shocks on both sides of the single OEM installed shock.

MFGR: Bilstein, part # DAMPER-REAR AXLE - MOPAR (68187985AB)
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COST: $115/ea

PURPOSE: In conjunction with the design of the 5-link coil sprung read end, the center shock is designed to assist in the reduction of wheel-hop, and also to a lesser degree, the reduction of axle wrap, which is predominately eliminated kinematically by the design of the 5-link coil suspension. Under acceleration, the rear suspension compresses and the wheels travel upward. To keep the load on the wheels, the rear suspension power hop damper pushes back on the rear suspension to maintain traction at the wheels. It slows down axle flex, which assists in preventing damage to the rear driveshaft when the assembly, under extreme or sudden loading and unloading (wheel hop), tries to push over into a "nose down" angle that exceeds the limits of the U joints, especially when fully extended at full droop. It aids in keeping the driveshaft and rear pinion angle within an acceptable range throughout the full length of suspension travel, especially when there is a large suspension deflection.

INSTALL: Kind of a giant PIA actually. The location made it difficult to work on, especially in at night on your back, but it's doable. Since my truck is nearly 2yrs old now, the stock bolts were pretty hard stuck. PB Blaster and 15min wait made the removal of the stock bolts easier. The original shock expanded beyond the mounts, and had to be compressed to reinstall. I installed all three shocks at the frame mount bracket first. Had to purchase 2x : M14-2.0 pitch x180mm 10.9 hardness Hex Head bolts to replace the stock bolts, but you can reuse the stock nut plates. Coated the bolts in anti-seize, put large washers on the ends to replicate the effect of the bracket ends, and installed all three shocks on the frame mount and tightened ½ way.

The diff housing side was more challenging. There's far less access room, and the new shocks are belted and too short, and the original is free and too long. I tried to catch the first shock with the bolt through the bracket as I cut the retaining strap, but I missed, so it expanded beyond the bracket too. I used two ratchet straps to cinch down the front and center shocks, then placed the second bolt and washer through the eyes, and retried my hand at catching the third shock with the bolt as I cut its restraining strap. And wouldn't you know it, I did it by blind luck, since you can't really see the eyelet of that 3rd shock, I did it by feel, and managed to catch the eyelet with the bolt as I cut the strap. All that was left was to tighten down both bolts all the way, and coat in Fluid Film.
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by olyelr » Thu May 19, 2016 5:25 pm

Looking good. Now get the leveling kit on and report back!
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3x Power Hop Dampener

Post by adeluca73 » Thu May 19, 2016 9:40 pm

Copy, thanks. I'll get on it soon, when I get 3-4 hrs free time. If not, I'll take it to a local muffler /suspension shop near the house & they said they'll do it for $100. :cheers:
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Appearance Changes

Post by adeluca73 » Sun May 22, 2016 8:24 pm

The Black-Out has started...

Removed the bed & rear decals today. Heat gun,degreaser, & goo-gone + 2 Hrs.

Having a detail shop doing a complete (well near) black-out of the wagon after Memorial Day. They quoted between 2-3 weeks total. Pics will be coming when complete. Holding out on the doing the wheels, that was quoted at $2K to powder coat black & the center caps red. I can get the AEV wheels or Hutchinson Bead locks for $1K shipped. Saved $900+ doing the decal removal myself from what the shop quoted --7Hrs to remove & 2Hrs to machine polish :cash: :cash:
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by Stickman » Mon May 23, 2016 11:06 pm

So what all is getting blacked out?
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by 04Ram2500Hemi » Tue May 24, 2016 8:00 am

Stickman wrote:So what all is getting blacked out?
That's my question too.
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by 2011TXPowerWagon » Tue May 24, 2016 11:59 am

Been thinking about removing all decals but scared that the paint will be faded

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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by Will » Tue May 24, 2016 12:44 pm

2011TXPowerWagon wrote:Been thinking about removing all decals but scared that the paint will be faded

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Less chance on a silver truck, plus you can buy another decal, pick the cheapest and take a look underneath. However, the longer you wait, the bigger the chance!! :D
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by adeluca73 » Tue May 24, 2016 12:46 pm

2011TXPowerWagon wrote:Been thinking about removing all decals but scared that the paint will be faded

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Can't tell any faded areas on mine. However, if you hit the bed with optimum detailer and look from the side, you can slightly tell the difference where the Opticoat was applied compared to the area under the decals. Can't tell looking straight ahead 90deg, but you can tell a slight texture difference from an obtuse angle
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Completed Mods: Ram door sill guards, Front air deflector, WeatherTech slimline window deflectors, DiamondBack HD cover coated w/ Line-X, Mufflex MagnaFlow muffler & Resonator delete, Opti-Coat Pro 2.0, DeeZee tailgate strut, DeeZee ¼" fitted bed mat, Factor-55: FlatLink winch hook/Shorty Strap 3.0/Hitchlink 2.5, Warn Wireless Winch Remote, Locker by-pass, AEM dry filter, Truxedo LED bed lights wired into RamBox Connector, WhiteKnuckle sliders w/ full-length diamond plate coated in Line-X, Purple Cranium rear diff guard, AEV front/rear diff cover, AEV RAI w/ pre-filter, AEV ProCal (Bootleg'd), DOR Steering Box Brace, Phillips Hi intensity LEDs in cargo lamps & back-ups, triple anti-hop shocks, Truxx PW specific front 1.5" level, AAM 4.88's, custom black-out work, Line-X front/rear bumpers & wheel flares, 37" Nitto Ridge Grapplers, Plasti-dip PW wheels Black w/ Gunmetal metalizer, FilterMag kit, AMP Research BedStep
Next Mods: Thuren: {Coils, Track Bar, Boggie Bumps, King 2.5's shocks} , on-board air, HID low CANBUS replacement, LED HI, BD LED fogs

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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by adeluca73 » Tue May 24, 2016 12:56 pm

04Ram2500Hemi wrote:
Stickman wrote:So what all is getting blacked out?
That's my question too.
Removed all the splash decals and the rear PW splash decal, but I left the PW words along the F/R lower doors for now + blacking out bumpers (F/R) + grill + bug deflector in Line-x, blacking out all existing chrome badging/emblems, smoke marker lights, powder-coating the wheels (but may hold off for AEV's instead), adding the block Laramie PW emblem in black across the back, and adding some red flare to a few spots--the idea I'm going for is similar to the 2017 concept PW--aside from the hideous RAM on the grill and tailgate--I like that appearance a lot. It will look similar to the reverse of Stickman's Black/Red combo.

I think mixing my red 2014 grill w/ the 2017 black-out look + a few classy red flourishes will look great, reduce the maintenance effort required to satisfy my anal chrome polish fetish to remove all the bugs and junk from the chrome, and the Line-X will add some abrasion resistance, and tie in nice with my rock sliders & Diamond Back cover.
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by Stickman » Tue May 24, 2016 9:15 pm

Sweet! I always like Black/Red or inverted Red/Black combos. Looking forward to seeing what the finished truck looks like. If I was to build a red PW like yours, that's the exact route I would go.
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by olyelr » Tue May 24, 2016 10:18 pm

Well how are you liking the new gears? Any seat time with the new setup yet? Are the shift points all good?

I have a 1000 miles on my truck now ( :mrgreen: ) and from what I can tell it seems geared way too high. Its always in the 1500 RPM range or less it seems, at about any speed. I just seems like the truck would like it better with 4.56's, or maybe even lower yet.
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by adeluca73 » Tue May 24, 2016 10:32 pm

olyelr wrote:Well how are you liking the new gears? Any seat time with the new setup yet? Are the shift points all good?

I have a 1000 miles on my truck now ( :mrgreen: ) and from what I can tell it seems geared way too high. Its always in the 1500 RPM range or less it seems, at about any speed. I just seems like the truck would like it better with 4.56's, or maybe even lower yet.
Hey, well, sadly no, not much more seat time other than the break-in from the shop in Columbus back to Dayton. I did drive it to work one day last week (25+miles ea way) and didn't notice any shift problems at all. Nothing I can notice anyway. We'll see if that changes, other than the speedo, when I have to replace the tires.
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Completed Mods: Ram door sill guards, Front air deflector, WeatherTech slimline window deflectors, DiamondBack HD cover coated w/ Line-X, Mufflex MagnaFlow muffler & Resonator delete, Opti-Coat Pro 2.0, DeeZee tailgate strut, DeeZee ¼" fitted bed mat, Factor-55: FlatLink winch hook/Shorty Strap 3.0/Hitchlink 2.5, Warn Wireless Winch Remote, Locker by-pass, AEM dry filter, Truxedo LED bed lights wired into RamBox Connector, WhiteKnuckle sliders w/ full-length diamond plate coated in Line-X, Purple Cranium rear diff guard, AEV front/rear diff cover, AEV RAI w/ pre-filter, AEV ProCal (Bootleg'd), DOR Steering Box Brace, Phillips Hi intensity LEDs in cargo lamps & back-ups, triple anti-hop shocks, Truxx PW specific front 1.5" level, AAM 4.88's, custom black-out work, Line-X front/rear bumpers & wheel flares, 37" Nitto Ridge Grapplers, Plasti-dip PW wheels Black w/ Gunmetal metalizer, FilterMag kit, AMP Research BedStep
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by nts007 » Tue May 24, 2016 11:27 pm

The shift points are comp controlled based on speed of vehicle. So when you adjust the speedometer it will correct the shift points. It's the same way the 68rfe is controlled. Parameters based on speed and throttle input. It's all automatic
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by Reloaderguy » Fri May 27, 2016 8:54 am

nts007 wrote:The shift points are comp controlled based on speed of vehicle. So when you adjust the speedometer it will correct the shift points. It's the same way the 68rfe is controlled. Parameters based on speed and throttle input. It's all automatic
I don't believe that is true. Shift points are computer controlled but they are not necessarily related to speed. The 66RFE and 68RFE are "learning" transmissions and adjust transmission behavior over time based on many environmental factors. Speed may be a factor but it is not the primary factor in gear selection. When I put 37's on my truck initially the transmission was sluggish, within 25 miles it was back to the way it was prior to the larger tires.
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by olyelr » Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:04 am

Well hows the leveling kit look/ride!?
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by adeluca73 » Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:00 pm

olyelr wrote:Well hows the leveling kit look/ride!?
Installed the level kit, was a PIA. Didn't take any pics or post measurements yet. Now I'm waiting to get truck back from Don Boeke at his shop "the Egyptian" (nationally celebrated custom builder)-- having the bumpers/grill/fender flares Line-X & a few other tricks done. Should be done in a few days, been there 2 wks now.
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Completed Mods: Ram door sill guards, Front air deflector, WeatherTech slimline window deflectors, DiamondBack HD cover coated w/ Line-X, Mufflex MagnaFlow muffler & Resonator delete, Opti-Coat Pro 2.0, DeeZee tailgate strut, DeeZee ¼" fitted bed mat, Factor-55: FlatLink winch hook/Shorty Strap 3.0/Hitchlink 2.5, Warn Wireless Winch Remote, Locker by-pass, AEM dry filter, Truxedo LED bed lights wired into RamBox Connector, WhiteKnuckle sliders w/ full-length diamond plate coated in Line-X, Purple Cranium rear diff guard, AEV front/rear diff cover, AEV RAI w/ pre-filter, AEV ProCal (Bootleg'd), DOR Steering Box Brace, Phillips Hi intensity LEDs in cargo lamps & back-ups, triple anti-hop shocks, Truxx PW specific front 1.5" level, AAM 4.88's, custom black-out work, Line-X front/rear bumpers & wheel flares, 37" Nitto Ridge Grapplers, Plasti-dip PW wheels Black w/ Gunmetal metalizer, FilterMag kit, AMP Research BedStep
Next Mods: Thuren: {Coils, Track Bar, Boggie Bumps, King 2.5's shocks} , on-board air, HID low CANBUS replacement, LED HI, BD LED fogs

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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by olyelr » Tue Jun 21, 2016 4:36 am

adeluca73 wrote:
olyelr wrote:Well hows the leveling kit look/ride!?
Installed the level kit, was a PIA. Didn't take any pics or post measurements yet. Now I'm waiting to get truck back from Don Boeke at his shop "the Egyptian" (nationally celebrated custom builder)-- having the bumpers/grill/fender flares Line-X & a few other tricks done. Should be done in a few days, been there 2 wks now.

2 weeks??!?!? Jeeeeeesh whats he doing installing a hemi in that beast?!
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Re: TD's 2014 Red PW Build Thread

Post by Reloaderguy » Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:01 pm

adeluca73 wrote:
olyelr wrote:Well hows the leveling kit look/ride!?
Installed the level kit, was a PIA. Didn't take any pics or post measurements yet. Now I'm waiting to get truck back from Don Boeke at his shop "the Egyptian" (nationally celebrated custom builder)-- having the bumpers/grill/fender flares Line-X & a few other tricks done. Should be done in a few days, been there 2 wks now.
Does it look like it skipped leg-day with those 33's? :lol:
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