Why has AEV turned to such shit?

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Re: Why has AEV turned to such shit?

Post by MikeKey » Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:23 pm

Out in time for Christmas
https://secure.aev-conversions.com/shop ... ram-trucks

A $99.00 switch holder that doesn't include switches or harness and has a GIANT GAP at the bottom of it.

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Re: Why has AEV turned to such shit?

Post by Reloaderguy » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:21 pm

I kind of want one but kind of don't. Eventually I'll do OBA and then I'll need more switches.
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Re: Why has AEV turned to such shit?

Post by Reloaderguy » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:25 pm

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Re: Why has AEV turned to such shit?

Post by HammerTime » Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:18 pm

RPS1030 wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:59 am
Bill2014 wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:51 am
HammerTime has a 2013 - they still had leaves :wink:
Not Anymore

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LOL, yeah sorry I never changed my signature! And somehow I missed how this thread progressed!

Yes, my current truck is a 2017 PW. So far, towing my boat is a cinch, but it's only about 5,000 lbs loaded with gas and stuff. When I tow my jeep, the trailer/jeep combo weighs about 7700 LBS, plus I carry a lot of gear so I'm pushing the payload limits a bit. My 2013 Power Wagon actually did quite well, but it did have the leaf springs, not the coils. I'll try the stock setup once on a short trip out to Corral Canyon, (only about 40 miles or so) and see how it does. I don't want to tow with a marginal rig all the way to Moab or even Rubicon Trail though. I think the WD hitch may be good enough. We'll see after my Bronco Peak (Corral Canyon) trip.

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Re: Why has AEV turned to such shit?

Post by TankerZak » Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:00 am

HammerTime wrote:
Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:18 pm
RPS1030 wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:59 am
Bill2014 wrote:
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:51 am
HammerTime has a 2013 - they still had leaves :wink:
Not Anymore

HammerTimeSig.jpg
LOL, yeah sorry I never changed my signature! And somehow I missed how this thread progressed!

Yes, my current truck is a 2017 PW. So far, towing my boat is a cinch, but it's only about 5,000 lbs loaded with gas and stuff. When I tow my jeep, the trailer/jeep combo weighs about 7700 LBS, plus I carry a lot of gear so I'm pushing the payload limits a bit. My 2013 Power Wagon actually did quite well, but it did have the leaf springs, not the coils. I'll try the stock setup once on a short trip out to Corral Canyon, (only about 40 miles or so) and see how it does. I don't want to tow with a marginal rig all the way to Moab or even Rubicon Trail though. I think the WD hitch may be good enough. We'll see after my Bronco Peak (Corral Canyon) trip.

Thanks for the feedback all.
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You'll need a WD hitch, if that isn't enough or not appropriate for the type of trailer you'll need airbags. I recommend the Airlift 5000 ultimate with Daystar craddles (no spacer). There is a large thread with all the details. The rear springs are just a bit soft for towing but nice for driving and offroad. Its a good compromise. Wouldn't want super stiff springs either way. DOR steering brace also tightens up the steering for towing also. Tows great! Just needs a little suspension help. My travel trailer is like 8500lbs loaded and it does fine.
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Re: Why has AEV turned to such shit?

Post by Rodeoflyer » Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:56 am

MikeKey wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:23 pm
Out in time for Christmas
A $99.00 switch holder that doesn't include switches or harness and has a GIANT GAP at the bottom of it.

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Junk, just shell out for a switch pros and be done with it.

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