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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by nhfd21348 » Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:09 pm

Mike,
Any word or updates on that kinzer front bumper? AEV snorkel looks bad a$$, I don't think I have the balls to make a hole like that in the fender.
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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by BoldAdventure » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:35 pm

nhfd21348 wrote:Mike,
Any word or updates on that kinzer front bumper? AEV snorkel looks bad a$$, I don't think I have the balls to make a hole like that in the fender.
Still waiting for it to arrive. Just shipped out today. :popcorn:

How it looks and how I feel will determine whether or not it's on the truck for Moab or sitting in the garage. That's all I have to comment about it right now. Waiting to see it. :popcorn:
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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by rkgzx9leftcoast » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:11 am

Thanks for the info !! Intake looks awesome on your truck!!
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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by BoldAdventure » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:53 am

Thanks. :cheers: I'll post LOTS of photos and my thoughts when it does show up.
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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by yellowranger1 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:30 pm

Love the new intake on there! Looking forward to the bumper, I put some scrapes in mine on a trail in Big Bear the other weekend. Oh well... Too many things on the wish list!

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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by gun45boat » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:47 am

Nice Color,,,, But black inSouth Florida?? 8-) 8-) 8-) Where in South Florida are you? I'm just East of Orlando (about 30 mins) in Sorrento/Deland Area.

37" will bring that truck together :rockon: :rockon:

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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by Low_Sky » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:53 am

Every time I see the title of this thread, I just think about whale tails.
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by BoldAdventure » Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:20 am

Clearwater & Idaho here. Of course, white is a non-issue. :p
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by olyelr » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:54 pm

I vote no stickers on the shocks.
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by PWJouster » Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:12 am

olyelr wrote:
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I vote no stickers on the shocks.
you just made even me feel naked.

im thinking a blue sticker on the reservoir alone.
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by olyelr » Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:03 pm

I think I read on another forum (that I am not signed up for) that you installed a Pedal Commander and highly recommend it. Is that the case and can you elaborate? If it really makes a big difference then I would like to spend the money for one, but if not then I dont want to even waste my time with it (it can be returned for a refund).
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by PWJouster » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:19 am

olyelr wrote:
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I think I read on another forum (that I am not signed up for) that you installed a Pedal Commander and highly recommend it. Is that the case and can you elaborate? If it really makes a big difference then I would like to spend the money for one, but if not then I dont want to even waste my time with it (it can be returned for a refund).
if you have ever felt disconnected from the engine, waiting for even a grunt, kick or gallop from the tires, longing for the stomach churning response of a hemi....you need it.

they work. have had them on turbos, supercharged, and NA vehicles, I6, V6, V8S, V8TT

it doesnt give you more power or make you faster(track proven it can improve times on certain vehicles with terrible transmissions), but makes your truck actually believe you when you say go.

Throttle mapping application can be thought of linear although its multi dimensional. 0-100%
these throttle amplifiers make 10-50% actually read 100$ to the truck. meaning the pedal will be more responsive in regards to being ready to kick down a gear.

with stock throttle mapping on our trucks, if you want to go pedal-to-the-metal and get the truck to kick down a gear, or fully gallop, you have to get lucky to be in the right RPM range in the Right gear at the right speed.....these pedal commanders convince the truck to kick down and get boogieing more so then factory tuning.

its not throttle mapping, and its not a tune but it helps a driver have more control over his transmission interacting with his engine in response to his input. its turns a tortoise into a jackrabbit
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by BoldAdventure » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:45 am

Honestly, don't think Peddle Commander is worth the $300 to adjust throttle mapping. 100% throttle is still 100%, it just changes 25% to 30%. So it feels faster. If it was priced around $130, maybe. But consider this, you get more out of the AEV Procal for $170. I think a better use is to put the $300 towards a real tune because you can adjust throttle mapping and more. Another thing to note, is do not run peddle commander while in 4LO. The ECM has different throttle mapping for 4LO and some people using it on the FB group have reported issues.
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by PWJouster » Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:30 am

MikeKey wrote:
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:45 am
Honestly, don't think Peddle Commander is worth the $300 to adjust throttle mapping. 100% throttle is still 100%, it just changes 25% to 30%. So it feels faster. If it was priced around $130, maybe. But consider this, you get more out of the AEV Procal for $170. I think a better use is to put the $300 towards a real tune because you can adjust throttle mapping and more. Another thing to note, is do not run peddle commander while in 4LO. The ECM has different throttle mapping for 4LO and some people using it on the FB group have reported issues.
i would turn off pedal commander for offroad purposes as bumping and tossing around can create hazardous throttle application... ask how i know...(hellcat charger with sticky drag radials)

max setting and rolling over a speed bump or pot hole is not a good combo to be honest.. i run middle of the road.

2018 here...no AEV, no Tune

AEV does not address the terrible transmission characteristics.

if your happy with your truck dont worry about the product..if your looking for any improvements or alternatives to the factory crapjob throttle, then this can help you. its not the answer...tuning the trans +PCM is the answer.
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by olyelr » Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:04 pm

Well hell, the odd trans shifting and shoddy throttle response is basically my only major complaint with the truck thus far. I just might try the dang thing then. If it makes the truck much more enjoyable to drive then that is a win in my book, regardless if it does not technically give the truck more power. I do not feel like I need more power at all, I would just like to be able to apply it more efficiently.

Thanks for your thoughts on the product, PWJouster!
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by PWJouster » Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:47 am

olyelr wrote:
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:04 pm
Well hell, the odd trans shifting and shoddy throttle response is basically my only major complaint with the truck thus far. I just might try the dang thing then. If it makes the truck much more enjoyable to drive then that is a win in my book, regardless if it does not technically give the truck more power. I do not feel like I need more power at all, I would just like to be able to apply it more efficiently.

Thanks for your thoughts on the product, PWJouster!
you got it!

a trans tune and aftermarket torque converter is all these hemis need to really make them the perfect truck.

transmission is my only gripe as well...and i dont want to break up what may have been a party, but it wont make you love the trans overnight. it still sucks lol but i turn it off all the time to see if it really makes it better....the answer is its at least necessary but i still want a real tune.
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by Rodeoflyer » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:39 pm

I called mid-april! I like the black ano.

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Re: Low_Sky's 2015 Power Wagon Laramie

Post by Colibri » Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:54 pm

That’s awesome! Going to have a whole new driving experience with all those fancy parts! Can’t wait to see it come together sir :lockedandloaded:
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Re: Low_Sky's 2015 Power Wagon Laramie

Post by Colibri » Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:03 pm

What valving did you go with?
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Re: 2018 Power Wagon, White Rhino

Post by olyelr » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:46 pm

:rockon:
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by olyelr » Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:03 pm

I will be waiting for the pics of the tube doors.
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by PWJouster » Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:04 am

olyelr wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:03 pm
I will be waiting for the pics of the tube doors.
tube doors would be cool..but not in the plan? that was a joke right?
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by BoldAdventure » Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:49 am

If you put ADD bumpers on that nice truck, you're banned for being a bro :thppt:



:lol: I'm mostly kidding. :poke: :lol:
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by Low_Sky » Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:35 pm

BoldAdventure wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:49 am
If you put ADD bumpers on that nice truck, you're banned for being a bro :thppt:



:lol: I'm mostly kidding. :poke: :lol:
He is the only one on here with an avatar of his PW big truckin'. Just sayin'...
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Re: TrailWhalePowerwagon 2018 PW

Post by BoldAdventure » Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:06 pm

Low_Sky wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:35 pm
He is the only one on here with an avatar of his PW big truckin'. Just sayin'...
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