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Unread 06-10-2016, 09:19 AM
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i have a supposidly detuned manual tranny, and I max out at 27PSI boost, hard on ramp acceleration today. FYI
I'm sure my boost goes much higher, but at 14psi of boost that's 2x ATM and should suffice for finding leaks.

I'm hauling a decent load this weekend so I'll get to test out the boost on one of the big hills here.


Still waiting on word from AEV... I'm impressed with the bumper but not impressed with that fact that it leaves the intercooler vulnerable to road debris and/or damage.
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Unread 06-13-2016, 10:15 AM
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No issue with leaking from the intercooler.

Ran up the steep hill with about 1/2 ton in the bed and boost did not drop off.


I feel like I'm playing craps. Not getting ahead but not losing either. Hopefully AEV will find it in their infinate wisdom to release the skid plate for us 2014+ owners who purchased the bumper.
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Unread 06-14-2016, 10:45 AM
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I'm sure that I'm just venting here, but I'm having a really hard time understanding how a company like AEV can sell a product like the front winch bumper and not have the need to protect the intercooler of a diesel truck.

This is a $500 part (new intercooler) and there is zero protection provided.

Why in the world would they make a skidplate for the 2010-2013 truck and not the 2014+ when the purposely sell the prospector package?

Can anyone explain this to me?
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Here is your intercooler skid/protection.
http://www.asfir.com/dodge-ram/549075
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They also make protection for pretty much all of the undercarriage.
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Here is your intercooler skid/protection.
http://www.asfir.com/dodge-ram/549075
Well, that's a hellofadrive to Israel for a skid plate!!!

I need to review my available mounting points as the AEV bumper may prevent this from bolting up.

However, I thank you for the link and the info! The undercarriage protection has me very interested!
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Unread 03-14-2017, 04:38 AM
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I actually checked their parts and emailed back and forth with one of their sales people. The skid plates are not cheap, but they seem very well made.

I am not sure if the cross members on the frame are any different from the Auto to the manual and they could not tell me either. I would assume that they should be the same, so this package could also work for the G56. (so I hope)

Really considering these skids.

Not sure if the Intercooler skid from them will work with the steering box brace that I am planning to install. I also agree that it might not work with the AEV bumper.

Hoping the matching AEV intercooler skid will be out soon, so I just have to worry about the under carriage protection.
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