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Low_Sky's 2015 Power Wagon Laramie

Post by Low_Sky » Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:54 pm

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Re: Low_Sky's 2015 Power Wagon Laramie

Post by 2wagons1driveway » Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:45 pm

Looking good man love those sliders damn good investment!


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Re: Low_Sky's 2015 Power Wagon Laramie

Post by gun45boat » Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:41 pm

Nice workkk..... Love the color....

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Re: Low_Sky's 2015 Power Wagon Laramie

Post by Low_Sky » Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:03 pm

Thanks for the kind words, guys. My buddy in WA has some trails near his house, so I'm finally going to take it out wheeling this weekend. I'm pretty excited, but I have to play it safe. That's just the start of a 3500 mile road trip. Can't afford to tear anything up.


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Re: Low_Sky's 2015 Power Wagon Laramie

Post by 2wagons1driveway » Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:30 pm

These trucks can really take a lot stock man just watch your speed over rough terrain and your approach and break over angles but other than that they kick it offroad p.wagon ain't all hype. Try to use the lockers a bit at least the rears more you use em faster they seem to work


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Re: Rusty's PW Journal

Post by AceMan » Wed Feb 17, 2016 1:49 pm

RustyPW wrote:Changed out my old style Carli track bar for the new style Carli track bar. Hopefully this one will last longer. The new style doesn't have a grease fitting on the frame mount bushing. That is now a bearing. The axle mount heim joint now has a grease fitting. I position it facing down to give me more room to grease. Also changed out the straight zerk fitting for a 90deg. zerk fitting. And it's a bigger heim joint.

In the pictures. It looks like the zerk fitting is touching. But it has almost a 1/4" of clearance.
What happened to the old style Carli track bar? Bushing issue? And are both frame side and axle side, 16mm or 14mm?

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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by NovA ProspekT » Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:39 pm

Diggin' it. The 37's at stock height looks great, probably gonna do the same when my current tires wear-out; gives it a good "stance", for lack of a better term.

I like how you removed the door badges, looked kinda' cluttered, IIMO. Maybe a retro-style POWER WAGON banner on the bedsides would look good, kinda like the one on the 2017 Power Wagon.

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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by Will » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:43 am

Looks much better, I wouldn't worry about the rake. Just about any weight in the bed will level it out. If you have it "level' sitting still, it will be nose high in just about any other scenario.
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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by RustyPW » Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:01 am

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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by Colibri » Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:22 am

Looking good! Awesome that y'all are living on the road and seeing America too!
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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by Vee » Tue Apr 05, 2016 10:52 am

I love this build! We are retiring in few months and are going to fulltime in a 17ft Casita. We upgraded from a 2012 Ram 1500 with the same mods as you had in the suspension to our 2007 reg cab PW.
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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by 2011TXPowerWagon » Sat Apr 09, 2016 4:58 pm

Dang, I'm jealous.

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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by gun45boat » Sun Apr 10, 2016 4:42 pm

Holy shit man,,,, I read your complete build YEARS AGO on the Trailblazer build.... You did a great job on that rig, and really took the time and built that trailblazer platform,,,, as I don't think that anyone had done a vehicle like the one before. Funny how small of a world it is!!!!! I think I even watched a few Videos of that rig in action... Again,,,, Years ago.

Welcome to the PW world, a much better platform for your needs (as I can see from the pictures)

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Re: BoldAdventures 2015 Power Wagon Build

Post by BoldAdventure » Sun Apr 10, 2016 6:56 pm

gun45boat wrote:Holy shit man,,,, I read your complete build YEARS AGO on the Trailblazer build.... You did a great job on that rig, and really took the time and built that trailblazer platform,,,, as I don't think that anyone had done a vehicle like the one before. Funny how small of a world it is!!!!! I think I even watched a few Videos of that rig in action... Again,,,, Years ago.

Welcome to the PW world, a much better platform for your needs (as I can see from the pictures)

Truck looks great!!!!!
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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by 15wbpw » Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:02 pm

Any issues with flickering on your headlights? I have the retrofitsource kit and it flickers randomly and drives me insane. Also they're over 200$ a kit. I might have to try what you have.

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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by FirerescuePW » Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:18 pm

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FirerescuePW wrote:Be careful using zip ties on the resistors. Most resistors need to be mounted on a flat metal surface with screws or bolts to dispatch heat.
That is a 50W .47Ohm resistor, the lights only draw 24W/2A. It only gets slightly warm. We're not trying to reduce power (even though we are to a small degree), just trick the computer into thinking there are still functioning halogens in the system.

ETA: I ran the lights on all day yesterday to make sure I wouldn't get a bulb out error or flickering. If you look closely at the picture I secured the positive wire to the resistor with a single wrap of electrical tape. The resistor and the rest of the assembly looks exactly like it did in the picture. I also verified the temperature by hand after the fogs had been on for 30 minutes.
Yeah, I had HIDs in my truck a few years ago. I had resistors for the same purpose. I just didn't want you to run into an issue.
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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by Reloaderguy » Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:54 pm

I appreciate it. I understand where you are coming from; the resistors commonly found in HID kits get very hot and metal mounting locations are required.

I should give credit where it is due. The research was done by a member on Cummins Forum, I just verified the math prior to using similar parts. If you do a search for resistor calculators you can verify the power reduction, the greater the reduction the higher the external heat. http://www.cumminsforum.com/forum/2013- ... ights.html
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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by 15wbpw » Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:41 pm

Usually mine only flicker ever 15-25minutes. Just one little flicker and then they're fine. It's just really irritating when I drive long distance. I think I'm going to try it out. I'm going to go with 55w though, that's what I've got now.

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Post by 04Ram2500Hemi » Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:24 pm

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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by Colibri » Sat Apr 16, 2016 12:07 am

That looks freaking fantastic man!
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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by Colibri » Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:29 pm

You'll loose space, but by far probably your best option is to put it under your bed platform. I think someone here has used a hitch tire carrier but I can't remember who? I wouldn't feel too good about one but hopefully they can chime in. Could always do an aluminess bumper carrier or something to that effect I suppose. Just seems like anything other than bed mount gets real expensive real quick.

Edit- screw putting a 37" on the roof lol. Real back breaker!
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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by Will » Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:14 pm

A tire gate would be ideal, probably have to build one though. Might put some Boogies between that topper and the cab... Hahaha
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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by 15pwag » Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:24 pm

I love that blue!!!! Looks great!!!! The previous owner had a topper on my new truck and it now has two nice dents on the cab corners. With paint chipping off that the dealer is gonna fix. Great lookin truck tho!!!!
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Re: Reloaderguy's Mod Thread

Post by nts007 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:48 pm

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