2018 Ram Power Wagon


We’re former owners of a second gen Nissan Xterra. We occupationally compromised our way into a Power Wagon in late 2018.

What’s a Power Wagon!?!

But our goal for an adventure vehicle remains unwavering. Utilize the Power Wagon to put us in the remote, awe-inspiring places, with people (and pets!) we love, doing the things that make the weekday grind worth it.

Factory Goodies

  • Yeah. It’s got a Hemi. (6.4L)
  • Fully boxed (and reinforced over the standard 2500) ladder frame
  • Two-speed transfer case (Borg Warner 44-47)
  • Front and rear locking differentials (AAM 9.25 and AAM 11.5) with 4.10 gearing
  • 5-link rear and 3-link front suspension
    • Articulink front suspension
    • Bilstein shocks
    • 2″ suspension lift and softer off-road coils
  • Hill descent control
  • Electronic disconnecting front sway bar
  • Warn 12,000 lbs. winch
  • 285 70 R 17 Goodyear Duratrac tires (33″)
  • Power Wagon Badging (partially removed)


Suspension & Wheels

  • 37×12.5R17 Falken Wildpeak AT3W tires (x5) 35×12.5R17 and 37×12.5R17 Cooper Discoverer ST/MAXX tires (x5)
  • AEV Salta wheels
  • Thuren King 2.5 shocks (x4) – Custom tune for camper
  • Thuren front boogie bumps
  • Daystar Airbag Cradles
  • Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate airbags
  • Air Lift WirelessOne compressor kit
  • Synergy HD Drag Link (replaced recalled factory drag link)
  • Fox TS Damper Steering Damper (from Thuren)
  • Evolution Off Road Manual Sway Bar Disconnect (bypassing Smartbar)
  • Roadmaster 1-1/8″ rear sway bar (1129-135) – made the ride when empty absolute shit



  • Abel Locker Bypass
  • Pedal Commander (PC31)
  • Wilco Hitchgate Offset (right)
  • Exhaust cut-off at muffler for better clearance
  • Air dam removed
  • Compatibility bars removed



Future Mods

  • Thuren 1/2″ front coils
  • Thuren Fox ATS front damper
  • AEV wheels
  • Yukon Spin-free Locking Hubs
  • Regear to 4.56 (Yukon)
  • Flatbed conversion with custom storage solutions
  • Second fuel tank


*A work in progress, but a handy reference guide to fluids, capacities, and torque values nonetheless.


Non-Maintenance Repairs :’-(

  • V06 Recall (this lasted a single alignment before needing to be undone – replaced with Synergy HD drag link)

Pop-up Camper

2018 Four Wheel Camper Hawk Shell


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