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How hard would it have been for Dodge/Ram to.......

Post by TwinStick » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:54 pm

:idea:

use something like this in our trucks, instead of the shitty LVI that is on the 3rd gen trucks ? Not sure if the 4th/5th gens/etc have them but I'm guessing they do for liability ? So you don't get left stranded when you need your winch the most. A simple on/off/override switch. Same thing with the TPS. A simple on/off/override. Just sayin.

It sure would have saved a lot of people a lot of grief. I did the TPS bypass early on & never had an issue and have since installed a 270 amp alt, but i remember many getting stranded with line out but not being able to spool it back in. Or not even being able to spool it out. Just seems like a simple solution, thats all. :rant: :lol:
In WNY State. 2008 Red QC PW G56. No lift yet, stock size tires. It pulls an 18' 2016 Starcraft AR One Extreme, 3500 lbs.
Load Pro 35 helper springs. 2015 A.R.E. MX Series custom cap. PCP front diff cover protector. Mag-Hytec 6 qt rear diff cover. K&N replacement air filter only. Dual grounded throttle body. Winch TPC bypass. Fab Four rear bumper. DURA BAK lined rocker protection. And a bunch of new front end stuff.

G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????

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Post by JFordBronco » Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:44 pm

LVI???

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Post by nts007 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:55 pm

Low voltage interrupter
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Post by TwinStick » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:55 pm

It stops the winch from working if the battery voltage goes below a preset. That feature has left many people stranded, with 70' of cable out. It is a real possibility if you are really stuck & have to really work the winch. The idea is, so you still have juice to start the truck. But realistically, I don't know anyone who would use the winch to unstick themselves without the truck running. Seriously, who would do that, unless the engine was not able to run. Other than that-No one. It would be nice to have something so that you could just flip a switch & bypass.

They also have thermal protection circuit on them. It shuts the winch down if it gets too hot & again, would leave you stranded in the middle of a pull, if it engaged.

I also think anyone who orders a new PW & plans on doing ANY off-roading & does not get the dual alt option, is foolish. Hell, I would get it just for the ease of putting in a high power stereo & not having to upgrade the alternators. Be nice to have a couple 15" subs in the backseat, instead of a single 12" like I do now.
In WNY State. 2008 Red QC PW G56. No lift yet, stock size tires. It pulls an 18' 2016 Starcraft AR One Extreme, 3500 lbs.
Load Pro 35 helper springs. 2015 A.R.E. MX Series custom cap. PCP front diff cover protector. Mag-Hytec 6 qt rear diff cover. K&N replacement air filter only. Dual grounded throttle body. Winch TPC bypass. Fab Four rear bumper. DURA BAK lined rocker protection. And a bunch of new front end stuff.

G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????

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Post by Reloaderguy » Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:54 pm

Maybe you just need more voltage?
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Post by TwinStick » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:12 pm

In stock trim with the 160 amp, the truck will only put out what it will put out. If I ever buy a new wagon, dual alt option for sure. I do have dual batteries now & a 270 amp alt. Not really sure how those 16-19volt batteries for stereo systems stay topped up with a vehicle putting out 14.5volts ? Don't know too much about them.
In WNY State. 2008 Red QC PW G56. No lift yet, stock size tires. It pulls an 18' 2016 Starcraft AR One Extreme, 3500 lbs.
Load Pro 35 helper springs. 2015 A.R.E. MX Series custom cap. PCP front diff cover protector. Mag-Hytec 6 qt rear diff cover. K&N replacement air filter only. Dual grounded throttle body. Winch TPC bypass. Fab Four rear bumper. DURA BAK lined rocker protection. And a bunch of new front end stuff.

G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????

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