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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby Mr.Smith » Sun Sep 13, 2015 3:42 pm

Definitely one of my favorite PWs!
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby Colibri » Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:28 pm

That's awesome! Truck is looking good man. Gotta get off my jack stands so we can go wheeling one of these days lol. 12.8 mpg is impressive on 40's btw
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby gun45boat » Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:36 pm

Nice dude... Glad it is back together... Listen,,, You need to weld up your front axle!!!!!!!!! I just got back from running Harlan, Ky @ Black Mountain ORV park and beat up my shit so badly!!!!!! I got home and pulled her into the shop to check things over, and noticed that the front axle had loosened up her butt welds on the tube (passenger side) SO needless to say,,,, I welded her up (both sides) good and tight... Apparently, those sticky's put more pressure on the front... I NEVER thought I would pop the butt welds on the front axle!!!!!!!!! Your next if you dont;)
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 2wagons1driveway » Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:36 pm

gun45boat wrote:Nice dude... Glad it is back together... Listen,,, You need to weld up your front axle!!!!!!!!! I just got back from running Harlan, Ky @ Black Mountain ORV park and beat up my shit so badly!!!!!! I got home and pulled her into the shop to check things over, and noticed that the front axle had loosened up her butt welds on the tube (passenger side) SO needless to say,,,, I welded her up (both sides) good and tight... Apparently, those sticky's put more pressure on the front... I NEVER thought I would pop the butt welds on the front axle!!!!!!!!! Your next if you dont;)
ya good thing you caught that
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it was too late for kens trucks :(
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 05PWrockcrawler » Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:56 pm

Ouch. Yeah I hit up my welding buddy and I'm hoping he can do it when I get home from work this week.


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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby Stickman » Mon Sep 14, 2015 8:20 pm

gun45boat wrote:Nice dude... Glad it is back together... Listen,,, You need to weld up your front axle!!!!!!!!! I just got back from running Harlan, Ky @ Black Mountain ORV park and beat up my shit so badly!!!!!! I got home and pulled her into the shop to check things over, and noticed that the front axle had loosened up her butt welds on the tube (passenger side) SO needless to say,,,, I welded her up (both sides) good and tight... Apparently, those sticky's put more pressure on the front... I NEVER thought I would pop the butt welds on the front axle!!!!!!!!! Your next if you dont;)

Damn, I went down to Black Mountain a few years back for a four wheeler trip and saw quite a few of those Jeep trails they had, they looked nuts for a Jeep, let alone a wagon. Mine stayed in the parking lot, didn't even want to take it out on those knarly trails. Of course it was the end of November and the ground was frozen with snow everywhere.
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 2wagons1driveway » Mon Sep 14, 2015 9:31 pm

And truss it! It's nice the truss plows a nice smooth trail for shit with lower diffs lmao
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 05PWrockcrawler » Mon Sep 28, 2015 2:38 pm

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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 05PWrockcrawler » Mon Sep 28, 2015 2:39 pm

Rotated my tires and greased it. Ready for another trip to Louisiana


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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby Colibri » Mon Sep 28, 2015 4:46 pm

She's looking good man! How's it do towing that trailer with the 40's?
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby gun45boat » Tue Sep 29, 2015 10:19 am

Nice dude.... Love the trailer...
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby gun45boat » Wed Oct 07, 2015 6:51 am

How is the rear driveshaft holding up? I say weld it up, and stay away from the truss (if you play in the rocks) it is a "rock Hanger" Truss is great for high speed shit, but will hinder your abilities in the rocks..

Let me know your schedule for wheeling,,,, with enough notice, I will join ya....
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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 2wagons1driveway » Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:59 pm

gun45boat wrote:How is the rear driveshaft holding up? I say weld it up, and stay away from the truss (if you play in the rocks) it is a "rock Hanger" Truss is great for high speed shit, but will hinder your abilities in the rocks..

Let me know your schedule for wheeling,,,, with enough notice, I will join ya....
I would at least weld the front all depends really takes one wrong bounce or one "too quick" of an approach to right the front off. Realistically your only losing 3/4" under the diff and a bit along the the long tube plus the 3/8" Thuren truss can take a beating


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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 2wagons1driveway » Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:01 pm

And it ain't fun trying to get that sucker out of the bush with both front wheel getting away from eachother into your fenders lol


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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 05PWrockcrawler » Thu Oct 08, 2015 5:57 am

Yeah don't see a truss no time soon. Just gonna wheel the hell out of it.


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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby 2wagons1driveway » Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:18 pm

05PWrockcrawler wrote:Yeah don't see a truss no time soon. Just gonna wheel the hell out of it.


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our trucks might even have enough lift to run an over the axle truss


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Re: 05 PW upgrades!!

Postby RAM4ROKS » Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:12 pm

05PWrockcrawler- which Hutchinson wheels are you running (what part number?), are they these with the 5.28" backspacing?
http://www.rockmonsterwheels.com/produc ... duct=dodge
or these with the 4.5" backspacing?
http://www.4wheelparts.com/Wheels/Hutch ... 669-017-01

Now that you've had them for a while, how do you like them?

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