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Old January 15th, 2008, 09:39 PM   #1
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A Sgt from Iraq emails me on Christmas day and bought my Explorer for much more than I was asking....so we decided to invest in a towing setup.

The rig is an 06 Power Wagon with 26k on the clock. The trailer is brand spaking new with 2k on the clock now after the trip.

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Locker switches and electric swaybar disco.


Heated Leather


The angry hemster.


Randomly missing Warn 12k winch....dropped the price quite a bit.




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Old January 15th, 2008, 09:43 PM   #2
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Old January 15th, 2008, 09:44 PM   #3
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Old January 15th, 2008, 09:54 PM   #4
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whats with the black hood and roof ?
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Old January 15th, 2008, 09:58 PM   #5
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Power Wagons are teh shiznit!
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Old January 15th, 2008, 10:03 PM   #6
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Is the hood supposed to be black? Whatever the case, i like it. looks bitchin'
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Old January 15th, 2008, 10:04 PM   #7
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Old January 16th, 2008, 04:09 AM   #8
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whats with the black hood and roof ?

I think the last owner did that on purpose.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 05:12 AM   #9
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Nice rig for sure!!
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Old January 16th, 2008, 05:58 AM   #10
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very nice setup
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Old January 16th, 2008, 07:51 AM   #11
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nice setup, 4.56 gears should work good for towing
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Yup, they help. It's much nicer than towing with a WJ.
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x2, cj looks good too
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aren't the winches optional?
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Old January 17th, 2008, 06:07 AM   #15
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I'm 99% sure they are standard equipment on the Power Wagon.
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sweet truck!!!

how did the hemi do towing? I just bought a 1500 with a hemi and i am dieing to see what it will tow, i just havent had a chance yet.....
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The hemi had no problem towin the Jeep. It still shifts on long hills, but it felt much easier. IMO it did felt better than towing with the 350 and the 6.0 chevy engines I used to tow with.
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I'm 99% sure they are standard equipment on the Power Wagon.
Bump it to 100%.

4.56s, lockers, sway bar disconnect, winch + hemi = Power Wagon.
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sweet truck!!!

how did the hemi do towing? I just bought a 1500 with a hemi and i am dieing to see what it will tow, i just havent had a chance yet.....
They pull like the 5.9's. They have similar numbers at 2,000 - 2,600 RPM. Where you spend most of your time pulling a trailer.

Around town the Hemi spanks the 360 though.
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You probably spank me in MPG though...right now I'm getting about 11 with 25% highway, 75% city.
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