Hi from Central Virginia!

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Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by mikejr » Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:51 am

Hey guys,

Long time Jeep guy, just upgraded from a 2015 JKUR to a 2018 Power Wagon. It's like a bigger swiss army knife, and a nice balance between luxury and capability.

We have a farm on the edge of West Virginia, and the only way to reach the majority of a acreage is by fording a 20-30in river. I'll need to take a chainsaw and widen a few of the old logging roads that have narrowed over the years but I'm looking forward to getting it into the woods. And just in time for deer season to.

Do any of you perform regular water crossings? Any issues w/ the diff breathers being too low, or fan spraying water into the airbox? Alternator looks to be mounted high so that's a plus.

- Mike

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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by Bill2014 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:42 am

Welcome to the Group! :cheers:

Search the forum posts - A few on here have rerouted their various breather lines.
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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by RustyPW » Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:29 am

Welcome to the forum. :mrgreen: What part Virginia you from? Peter is close to your area.
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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by Mule007 » Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:52 am

Welcome to the forum, Enjoy 🌞👍 !!
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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by VA_Wagon Man » Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:55 pm

Welcome to the club!! Been PW-less for 5yrs, 2mo, and 47 days, but who's counting?! I'm in Virginia as well, hit me up if you need anything. (Take it easy guys, it's my first day on here. 😁
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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by RustyPW » Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:56 pm

VA_Wagon Man wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:55 pm
Welcome to the club!! Been PW-less for 5yrs, 2mo, and 47 days, but who's counting?! I'm in Virginia as well, hit me up if you need anything. (Take it easy guys, it's my first day on here. 😁
Oh JESUS! :jawdrop: Look who crawled out from under a rock! :rofl: What's shaking Eric?
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Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by VA_Wagon Man » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:15 am

RustyPW wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:56 pm
VA_Wagon Man wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:55 pm
Welcome to the club!! Been PW-less for 5yrs, 2mo, and 47 days, but who's counting?! I'm in Virginia as well, hit me up if you need anything. (Take it easy guys, it's my first day on here. 😁
Oh JESUS! :jawdrop: Look who crawled out from under a rock! :rofl: What's shaking Eric?
I've been great Russ, just busy with life. Hope all is well with you! And look look at me, first day back and I've already highjacked a thread..... :doh: :lol:
Long Gone:
'05 Silver Power Wagon: # 869: Custom Rear Hitch & Bed Clearance Mod, Custom Front and Rear Tubular Bumpers, Airflow 3rd Gen Snorkel, Diablo Sport Predator, 35x12.50 Nitto Mud Grappler Extreme Terrain, Flow Master 40, Mopar Rock Rails, Warn 15,000lb Winch,with Thermal Bypass, 4.56 Locking front and rear Diffs, Sway-bar disconnect, Uprgraded " T " steering linkage, Fully Skid plated with fore and aft bars, Carli Front Diff Protector, RockCrusher Rear Diff Pro, Bilstein 5100's with rear Custom Valving, Pit Slave Winch Strap, CajunPW PNP Locker By-Pass,

Follow Me, I'll Pull You Out...AFTER you pull me out......
Rausch Creek 2010 Fall Run
Rausch Creek 2011 Spring Run
Rausch Creek 2011 Fall Run
Rausch Creek 2012 Spring Run
Future Rausch Creek 2013 Spring Run June 22nd!

"There is no hunting, like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough, and liked it, never cared for anything else thereafter." --Earnest Hemmingway--

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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by Low_Sky » Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:29 pm

mikejr wrote: Do any of you perform regular water crossings? Any issues w/ the diff breathers being too low

- Mike
There are five you’ll want to relocate. There are some bread crumbs to follow in my build thread to get you going. Welcome to the forum.


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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by RustyPW » Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:28 pm

VA_Wagon Man wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:15 am
RustyPW wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:56 pm
VA_Wagon Man wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:55 pm
Welcome to the club!! Been PW-less for 5yrs, 2mo, and 47 days, but who's counting?! I'm in Virginia as well, hit me up if you need anything. (Take it easy guys, it's my first day on here. 😁
Oh JESUS! :jawdrop: Look who crawled out from under a rock! :rofl: What's shaking Eric?
I've been great Russ, just busy with life. Hope all is well with you! And look look at me, first day back and I've already highjacked a thread..... :doh: :lol:
I'll send you a PM. :rockon:
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My build thread. viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2826 :cash: :cash:

Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

Russ
NRA - Benefactor, Golden Eagle. :lockedandloaded:

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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by FirerescuePW » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:07 pm

VA_Wagon Man wrote:
RustyPW wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:56 pm
VA_Wagon Man wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:55 pm
Welcome to the club!! Been PW-less for 5yrs, 2mo, and 47 days, but who's counting?! I'm in Virginia as well, hit me up if you need anything. (Take it easy guys, it's my first day on here. Image
Oh JESUS! :jawdrop: Look who crawled out from under a rock! :rofl: What's shaking Eric?
I've been great Russ, just busy with life. Hope all is well with you! And look look at me, first day back and I've already highjacked a thread..... :doh: Image
Sonofa... HEY!!! YOU'RE BACK!!!

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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by VA_Wagon Man » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:34 pm

FirerescuePW wrote:
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:07 pm
VA_Wagon Man wrote:
RustyPW wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:56 pm
VA_Wagon Man wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:55 pm
Welcome to the club!! Been PW-less for 5yrs, 2mo, and 47 days, but who's counting?! I'm in Virginia as well, hit me up if you need anything. (Take it easy guys, it's my first day on here. Image
Oh JESUS! :jawdrop: Look who crawled out from under a rock! :rofl: What's shaking Eric?
I've been great Russ, just busy with life. Hope all is well with you! And look look at me, first day back and I've already highjacked a thread..... :doh: Image
Sonofa... HEY!!! YOU'RE BACK!!!

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PM sent! :D
Long Gone:
'05 Silver Power Wagon: # 869: Custom Rear Hitch & Bed Clearance Mod, Custom Front and Rear Tubular Bumpers, Airflow 3rd Gen Snorkel, Diablo Sport Predator, 35x12.50 Nitto Mud Grappler Extreme Terrain, Flow Master 40, Mopar Rock Rails, Warn 15,000lb Winch,with Thermal Bypass, 4.56 Locking front and rear Diffs, Sway-bar disconnect, Uprgraded " T " steering linkage, Fully Skid plated with fore and aft bars, Carli Front Diff Protector, RockCrusher Rear Diff Pro, Bilstein 5100's with rear Custom Valving, Pit Slave Winch Strap, CajunPW PNP Locker By-Pass,

Follow Me, I'll Pull You Out...AFTER you pull me out......
Rausch Creek 2010 Fall Run
Rausch Creek 2011 Spring Run
Rausch Creek 2011 Fall Run
Rausch Creek 2012 Spring Run
Future Rausch Creek 2013 Spring Run June 22nd!

"There is no hunting, like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough, and liked it, never cared for anything else thereafter." --Earnest Hemmingway--

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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by FirerescuePW » Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:17 pm

Sorry about the threadjack, mikejr

Welcome! PWs are good for a bunch of water, I think 24" IIRC. Of course, read your manual. It may depend on the year. Some of us do it occasionally. It's not my favorite way to abuse it, but I haven't had any issues.

Raising the vents is a good idea. One of these days I will do it....

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SuperChips FlashPaq; DT ProFab Steering Brace; 08.5 Steering linkage (twice); Toyo Open Country M/T 35/12.50x17; Carli front diff guard; Rockcrusher rear diff cover; White Knuckle Offroad Rock Rails; Carli 3"coils, track bar, and High Clearance Control Arms; Carli King 2.5" Remote Resi Shocks; Reflex spray-in liner; Extang Trifecta tonneau cover; Pop Lock electric tailgate lock (OOS); Tekonsha Prodigy brake control; LEDS & Strobes & Siren; Winch TPS Bypass; Warn Wireless Remote; Dog hair, and a BIG Wish List!

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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by RustyPW » Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:55 pm

My lower idler pulley don't like water too much. I keep a spare in the PW.
PWOC #53
2008 POWER WAGON RC

My build thread. viewtopic.php?f=13&t=2826 :cash: :cash:

Moab '10, '12, '14.
Rausch Creek - Summer '10, Spring-Fall '11, Spring '12, Summer '13, Summer '14, Summer '15, Summer '16, Summer '17, Summer '18, Summer '19 AOAA,

Russ
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Re: Hi from Central Virginia!

Post by FirerescuePW » Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:24 pm

Oh, yeah. Forgot about the pulley. Same here. Spare set of all 3, actually.

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SuperChips FlashPaq; DT ProFab Steering Brace; 08.5 Steering linkage (twice); Toyo Open Country M/T 35/12.50x17; Carli front diff guard; Rockcrusher rear diff cover; White Knuckle Offroad Rock Rails; Carli 3"coils, track bar, and High Clearance Control Arms; Carli King 2.5" Remote Resi Shocks; Reflex spray-in liner; Extang Trifecta tonneau cover; Pop Lock electric tailgate lock (OOS); Tekonsha Prodigy brake control; LEDS & Strobes & Siren; Winch TPS Bypass; Warn Wireless Remote; Dog hair, and a BIG Wish List!

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