Why Use These Forums?
The Power Wagon Advertiser
has promoted the Dodge all wheel drive truck hobby since
July of 1984. The magazine experienced a slow evolution,
starting with a typewriter, scissors, and glue, continuing
with the acquisition of a computer, and in this more recent
era, establishing apresence on the web.
In order to better provide
Dodge truck enthusiasts worldwide with information and stimulation,
Power Wagon Advertiser forums are being opened for your
use, education, entertainment, and use as a serious research
tool aiding you in the pursuit of your passion for Dodge
The central purpose of these
forums is to provide for the exchange of information among
owners and enthusiasts, to aid in acquisition, operation,
repair and restoration of Dodge all wheel drive trucks,
both military and civilian, beginning with those manufactured
Owners with commercial and
hobby interests have need for information, whether it be
for educating the newcomer or assisting the veteran in resolving
complicated problems. These forums, equipped with sophisticated
search capabilities, will serve as an expanding database,
or knowledge base. As the database of threads becomes more
populated, there will be that much more depth for research.
These forums will become looked upon as the place to go
for answers to truck questions of all kinds.
As the forums are used, there
may be evolution with regard to the numbers and content
categories of forums. The number of forums currently in
existence is the result of assumptions based upon patterns
of interest displayed by enthusiasts and commercial owners.
Users are strongly encouraged
to place their posts in the proper forum. This will enhance
the possibility of other users performing useful searches
at a subsequent time. Threads that are placed in the wrong
forum will be moved to the correct forum, for the benefit
of all those using the forums. There is a forum provided
for exchanges of communication that are not relevant to
the normal forums, so the content of subject specific forums
is not diluted by off topic posts.
These forums are places where
anyone can visit and feel comfortable. If you want your
70 year old mother or your nine year old kid to sit with
you and read, they will be able to do so without encountering
vulgar or abusive language, sexual content or images.
Every effort will be made to
see that these forums are free of objectionable material.
Any user who finds a post to be objectionable is encouraged
to report it to this site's administration. Every effort
will be made to respond to concerns as soon as possible.
Software features are in place
to prevent the use of foul language. Any person or persons
determined to be in violation of standards of decency will
be barred from use of these forums. The administrators of
this site reserves the right to edit or delete any post
without notice or explanation.
These forums are driven by
an application called vBulletin. It is a feature rich application.
You may choose to use very few features, or you may decide
to use many. No matter which path you follow, you will find
it to offer a very user friendly environment; one that will
yield many obvious benefits.
Once really nice feature is
the mechanism that will send you an e-mail if there is a
response to a thread to which you have been posting. This
prevents the need for you to be frequently checking for
In the beginning, certain features
of vBulletin will not be available until trends regarding
usage levels can be identified. As a clearer picture of
usage levels emerges, more features will be added.
Welcome to our facility, enjoy
the varied truck subjects and make some new friends. We
thank you for your patronage. Since this is a startup effort,
there may be some questions to struggle with and some bugs
to work out. Hopefully you will be charitable enough to
be patient when we hit a bump in the road.
Have fun with it...