Power Wagon Tech, Pieces, Parts, and Links

Welcome to the 3GPWR Tech Page. You'll find all the nitty gritty details for your truck here. If you see something that's missing, let me know

Manuals


Dimensions, Capacities and Details

  • Armor
    • Fuel Tank Skid Plate
    • Transfer Case Skid Plate
    • Fore and Aft Skid Bars Between Skid Plates
    • Rock Rails (optional OEM equipment) made by Algonquin Automotive
      • According to a representative at Algonquin, they stopped manufacturing the rock rails a while ago. So whatever is out there on the market is it. No word on whether they will begin making them again.
  • Axles - American Axle Manufacturing (AAM) (source)
    • Similar in strength to a Dana 60
    • 33 spline (I believe this is accurate, but not 100%)
    • Full float live axle rear, semi-float solid front axle (not 100% sure about semi-float)
    • 14 bolt
    • Front Driveshaft Lubrication
      • Requires a needle grease gun fitting NAPA
      • Uses Mopar MS-6560 Lithium Based Grease or equivilant
    • Front Differential
      • 9.25" (235mm)
      • Open until locked
      • Fluid capacity - 75W90 76oz (2.2L) +/- 1oz (.03L) no additives
      • Checking fluid levels on level surface, 1/4" +/- 1/4" (6.4mm +- 6.4mm) below fill hole
    • Rear Differential
      • 10.5" (267mm)
      • Limited slip until locked
      • Fluid capacity - 75W90 85oz (2.5L) +/- 1oz (.03L) no additives
      • Checking fluid levels on level surface, 3/4" +/- 1/4" (19mm +/- 6.4mm)
  • Dimensions and Capacities (source)
    • Quad Cab
      • Wheelbase: 140.5"
      • Length: 227.7"
      • Width: 79.8"
      • Height (stance): 80.6"
      • Front Axle Ground Clearance: 8.4"
      • Rear Axle Ground Clearance: 8.3"
      • Approach Angle: 35°
      • Breakover Angle: 25.5°
      • Departure Angle: 26.5°
      • Fuel Tank: 34 gallons (128L)
      • Cargo Box Length: 75"
      • Cargo Box Width: 70.2" between wheelwells: 51"
      • Cargo Box Depth: 20.2"
      • Curb Weight: 6,081 lbs
    • Regular Cab
      • Wheelbase: 140.5"
      • Length: 229.7"
      • Width: 79.5"
      • Height (stance): 80.6"
      • Front Axle Ground Clearance: 8.4"
      • Rear Axle Ground Clearance: 8.3"
      • Approach Angle: 35°
      • Breakover Angle: 25.5°
      • Departure Angle: 26.5°
      • Fuel Tank: 35 gallons (132L)
      • Cargo Box Length: 98"
      • Cargo Box Width: 66.4" between wheelwells: 51"
  • Weight Ratings
    • GVWR - 8,510 lbs
    • GCWR - 17,000 lbs
    • GAWR (front) - 4,500 lbs
    • GAWR (rear) - 6,140 lbs
    • Max payload - 2,250 lbs
    • Max towing - 10,600 lbs
  • Lockers - TracRite© (source)
    • Manufactured by American Axle Manufacturing (AAM)
    • Front: TracRite© EL (Electronic Locking) Locking Differential
      • Applied to open differential.
      • Driver selectable, computer programmable or both.
      • Simple dog clutch locking mechanism (no ball ramp required)
      • Fast engagement times (yeah right) under all temperature conditions.
      • Non-contact positive engagement feedback available
    • Rear: TracRite© GTL (Helical Gear with Electronic Locking) Locking Differential
      • Applied to helical gear limited slip differential (LSD)
      • Smooth, quite operation in LSD mode
      • Driver selectable, computer programmable or both
      • Has everything a TracRite GT© has and the EL electronic locking.
        • Torque sensitive design instantaneously biases torque before differentiation begins.
        • Tunable bias ratio.
        • No friction modifier required.
        • Can be used with or without a pre-load feature.
        • C-Clip compatible.
        • Applications to front, rear and center differential.
        • Designed for a wide range of gear sizes, from 178mm / 7" - 292mm / 11.5".
  • Motor (source)  (source 2)
    • 5.7L Hemi© 345ci
    • Eight cylinder 90° V-type
    • Liquid Cooled
    • Core x Stroke: 3.92 x 3.58
    • 16 valve, hydraulic lifters with roller followers.
    • Multi-port sequential electronic fuel injection.
    • Deep-skirt cast iron block small block.
    • Alluminum alloy heads with hemispherical (hemi) combustion chambers.
    • 9.6:1 compression ratio.
    • 345hp @ 5,400rpm.
    • 375lb-ft @ 4,200rpm.
    • Redline at 5,800rpm.
    • 7qt (6.6L) oil capacity 5w20.
    • 16.2qt (15.4L) coolant capacity.
    • Three way catalytic converter and electronic EGR for emissions control.
    • Spark Plugs
      • Type: Champion RE14MCC4 (some folks recommend NGK LZTR4A-11)
      • Gap: 0.045in (1.14 mm)
      • Torque: 13 +/- 2 lbs. ft. (18 +/- 3 Nm)
  • Shocks - Bilstein 40mm Monotube High-Pressure Gas Charged
    • 5100 Series shocks
    • Part number? 52121451AC (front)
    • Part number? 52121458AB (rear)
    • These part numbers were the only ones I could see on my '05 which don't seem to cross to anything online. I did run across a post by another '05 PW owner who said the replacements were part number BE5-2549.
    • Color code 'H0' (yellow and blue)
    • Nitrogen charged
  • Smartbar™ - American Axle Manufacturing (AAM) SmartBar (source)
    • Electronically Actuated
    • Failsafe auto-engage above 18MPH
    • 460 RTI (Ramp Travel Index) swaybar connected, 655 swaybar disconnected
  • Suspension (source)
    • Front: Live solid front axle (semi-float?), 40mm Bilstein Monotube Gas Charged Shocks
    • Rear: Live solid rear axle (full float), 40mm Bilstein Monotube Gas Charged Shocks
  • Transfer Case NV271 (source) (source 2)
    • Part-time 4wd
    • Aluminum case
    • Low-range ratio: 2.72
    • High-range ratio: 1.0
    • Input torque max: 1,400 lb ft
    • Chain and gear drive mechanism
    • Weight: 110 lbs (50 kgs)
    • Fluid capacity: 4pts (1.89L) of ATF+4 no friction modifiers
    • Manual Shift
    • No center differential
    • Shift into 4hi at speeds below 55MPH (88 KMH)
    • Shift into 4lo at speeds below 3MPH (5 KMH)
  • Transmission (source)
    • 5-45RFE Automatic 5-speed
      • 1st - 3.0
      • 2nd - 1.67 upshift, 1.50 kick-down
      • 3rd - 1.0
      • 4th - 0.75
      • 5th - 0.67
      • Overall gear ratio 3.0
      • ATF+4 13pts (6.2L) Service Fill
      • ATF+4 29-33pts (14-16L) Overhaul
    • G56 Manual 6-speed
      • 1st - 6.29
      • 2nd - 3.48
      • 3rd - 2.10
      • 4th - 1.38
      • 5th - 1.00
      • 6th - 0.79
      • Rev - 5.74
      • ATF+4 12pts (5.67L)
  • Wheels and Tires:
    • Wheels
      • 17" x 8" Forged Aluminum
      • 6" Backspacing
      • 6.25" Bolt Pattern
      • Modified for better bead seating on airing down
      • Believed to be manufactured by Alcoa
    • Tires
      • BFG A/T KO
      • 33" 285/70 R17 load range D
      • TSB 22-003-06 (Technical Service Bulletin) applied for 2005 and 2006 models
  • Winch: (source)
    • Manufactured by Warn Industries.
    • Based on Warn's Heavyweight Winch Series, but unique to 3G PWs.
    • 12,000lb (5,440 kgs) pulling capacity.
    • 136lb (62kgs) steel chassis.
    • 3-stage planetary gear train with 315:1 reduction.
    • 12V 4.6hp series wound motor.
    • Rotating ring gear clutch.
    • Automatic direct drive cone brake.
    • Thermal protection system shuts the winch off until the temperature falls back to within normal operating parameters.
    • Low voltage interrupt introduces a 30 second pause when voltage drops to 9.75V to protect the truck's electronics.
    • 90' (27m) of 7/16" (11mm) diameter wire rope.
    • 12' (3.7m) lead remote control.

I'm throwing in this here for now, but I really don't know how I want to handle parts.

  • Light Bulbs - Interior (use brass or glass wedge base, aluminum base not recommended
    • Overhead Console Lights - TS 212-2
    • Dome Light - 7679
  • Light Bulbs - Exterior
    • Back-up - 3057
    • Center High Mounted Stop Lamp - 912
    • Fog Lamp - 9006LL
    • Headlamp (Halogen) - 9007QL
    • Park and Turn Signal - 3157NAK
    • Rear License Plate Lamp - 168
    • Rear Cargo Lamp - 912
    • Tail and Stop - 3057
  • Misc
    • 05 Driver's door handle (55275949-AC) - Also used on 05-06 Dakota, reportedly works on 03-06 2500-3500 Rams.
    • Rock Rails (82209109) manufactured by Algonquin Automotive

    News:

    03-09-2008
    Lots of new stuff in the FAQ

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    03-09-2008
    Power Wagons Wheeling in Rio Puerco

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    12-1-2007
    Locker Bypass How-To: Use your lockers in 4lo, 4hi, and even 2wd!

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    09-25-2007
    PowerWagonRegistry.org Goes Live.

    Thanks to geowagon, pwrwgn05, and Shep21 for testing.

    Offsite Resources:
    Newest Registry
    Username: Kegger15
    Year: 2015
    Prod Number: 1997
    View user's MyPage
    Registration Stats
    YearRegistrations
    2005343
    2006232
    2007124
    2008142
    200935
    201044
    201166
    2012110
    201337
    201432
    2015101
    Total:1266

    Prod Numbers

    YearLowestHighest
    200500049882
    200600009962
    200700009915
    200801599988
    200900009387
    201000009579
    201101549633
    201200149832
    201303599556
    201400019529
    201500859999

    Cab Styles

    Style#
    Quad Cab830
    Crew Cab378
    Regular Cab58

    Transmissions

    Style#
    5-Speed Auto949
    6-Speed Auto211
    6-Speed Manual106

    Exterior Colors

    Color#
    Brilliant Black308
    Bright White188
    Mineral Grey180
    Bright Silver151
    Flame Red148
    Inferno Red77
    Electric Blue55
    Patriot Blue34
    Black23
    Deep Cherry Red Pearl18
    Light Khaki17
    Maximum Steel Metal15
    Dark Cherry Red11
    True Blue Pearl9
    Granite Crystal8
    Blue Streak7
    Copperhead Pearl4
    Black Gold Pearl4
    True Blue3
    Sagebrush2
    Western Brown Pearl2
    Maximum Steel1
    Deep Water Blue Pearl1
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