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by SimonandSimonBeast
Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

I had a '97 TJ I bought new. Drove it for 11 years. Loved wrenching on that and wheeling it. I really liked the LJ idea when they came out. So capable when they get lifted while getting a little more usable interior space. I was lucky to find this nice specimen nearby. Sent from my Moto Z (2) using ...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

I know this isn't a Power Wagon, but now I have a build 2.0. picked up this 2005 LJ for my 18 yr old son. Now it is the father and son build. I will have to decide between this and my wagon from a budgetary standpoint. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210224/a9ac1ba19a2085df53ba87126ba744cb.jpg ht...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: The Hobby Shop
Topic: Funny Picture Thread
Replies: 532
Views: 136311

Re: Funny Picture Thread

And then this...Image

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: The Hobby Shop
Topic: Read the Room, Jeep!
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: Read the Room, Jeep!

Joe and Doctor Jill Biden awkwardly preach to wear masks and get tested....transitions directly to someone pulling their mask below their nose, and all the players mask less and a stadium filled nuts to butts with 22,000 spectators I mean the optics...who comes up with this garbage. Sent from my Mot...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: No More Manual T-Case Shifter for 2021
Replies: 13
Views: 958

Re: No More Manual T-Case Shifter for 2021

Making me love my '13 more and more.

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Is there an exhaust fix
Replies: 7
Views: 1674

Re: Is there an exhaust fix

Did you ever get a solution to this? I have a '13 PW and at least 1bolt on the manifold is broken, giving me some pitter patter on cold start up. My shop says it is a good time to upgrade to headers if I wanted to fix it. I am also looking for headers and bolt improvements. Sent from my Moto Z (2) u...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Lol...yeah, I was kind of thinking it was redundant since your instructions are so good. It really was one of the easier mods I've done. Maybe if some people on the fence see it in my build, they will pull the trigger.

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

I drilled and inserted the control button in the same small dash panel that I installed my KC aux light switches in. I connected the ground wire to the same bolt I attached my aux light switch ground wires under the dash. Secure extra wires with zip ties as needed. Done. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Drill hole in clutch plate cover large enough to route remaining wire harness through hole. Apply sealant once wire is routed through hole. Use zip ties as needed.Image

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Run override harness up toward fuse block (I ran mine down before attaching to the module...gravity helps). Drill hole in fuse block housing to run red wire into fuse block. Attach add-a-fuse wire provided. Remove proper fuse from block and insert it into empty slot on add-a-fuse connector. Seal spo...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Apply sealant to housing still attached to the truck. Press on smart bar module, affix OE bolts and torque all bolts to 37 lbs. Reattach factory harness and new override harness. Use dielectric grease on both harness clips. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201227/a741456c2075a8856853f602f71de1d3.j...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Apply provided silicone sealant to new actuator motor and screw it to the aluminum adapter plate. I used slide channel pliers to snug it up carefully. Attach adapter plate to smart bar housing using provided bolts. I used a little blue locktite. Torque to 37 lbs once on truck. https://uploads.tapata...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Affix dielectric grease on module gasket, affix clear plastic cover over module and press against grease. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201227/ce7782a8189b2d5eac01d2cfbc7eb501.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201227/2248e0a1295a6c8767e1cad9cd8227c3.jpg Sent from my Moto Z (2) using Tapata...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Drill small hole in smart bar module plastic webbing, insert E clip to groove in shaft, attach zip tie through hole and above E clip on shaft, retract shaft and tighten zip tie and affix rubber tip on shaft. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201227/a39254dce6dee5957c0a1e8fd6ffd018.jpg https://uploa...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Next insert PVC spacer into housing still attached to the truck.ImageImage

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Next remove 3 bolts attaching smart bar housing and detach.ImageImage

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Installed the Abel Swaybar Bypass today. I have to say Dave makes job easy, and works perfectly. Here is the step-by-step. This may be redundant for some people, but might be helpful to others. First step, disconnect wire harness from smart bar. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201227/b485460de11c...
by SimonandSimonBeast
Fri Dec 25, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Member Builds
Topic: SimonandSimonBeast Build
Replies: 168
Views: 19011

Re: SimonandSimonBeast Build

Looky what ol' St. Nick brought for me...Image

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Power Wagon Short Bus
Replies: 6
Views: 735

Re: Power Wagon Short Bus

I could have bought the same era Power Wagon fire truck from my township firehouse. But, I also was like where the hell am I going to park that beast.

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Power Wagon Events, Social Gatherings, & Get Togethers
Topic: Power Wagons @ Rausch Creek December
Replies: 11
Views: 2980

Re: Power Wagons @ Rausch Creek December

I could be game for January. December is just getting too hectic right now.
by SimonandSimonBeast
Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Events, Social Gatherings, & Get Togethers
Topic: Power Wagons @ Rausch Creek December
Replies: 11
Views: 2980

Re: Power Wagons @ Rausch Creek December

OK. Any weekend dates that are better for you?

Do we have any other takers?

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Expedition One Bumpers Arrived
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: Expedition One Bumpers Arrived

Look great Peter. Like the functionality as well. If I recall your rear bumper was a little chewed up from Rausch Creek anyway

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Events, Social Gatherings, & Get Togethers
Topic: Power Wagons @ Rausch Creek December
Replies: 11
Views: 2980

Re: Power Wagons @ Rausch Creek December

Calling all PW owners. Anybody interested in a December winter run at RC. Before our annual memberships end. Let us know!

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by SimonandSimonBeast
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Expedition One Bumpers Arrived
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: Expedition One Bumpers Arrived

Jealous [emoji106]


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by SimonandSimonBeast
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Power Wagon Talk
Topic: Expedition One Bumpers Arrived
Replies: 22
Views: 1854

Re: Expedition One Bumpers Arrived

Jealous [emoji106]

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