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Old September 15th, 2015, 08:24 PM
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When are you going to get the proper OEM grill installed?
Oh, you mean that flimsy piece of plastic that was faded, cracked, and sagging? That was a grille? I took that piece of sh*t back to the junkyard !
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Old September 15th, 2015, 09:51 PM
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Oh, you mean that flimsy piece of plastic that was faded, cracked, and sagging? That was a grille? I took that piece of sh*t back to the junkyard !
You guys are hilarious. Your truck is looking great, Lav.
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Old September 16th, 2015, 06:56 AM
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I just drove cross country this summer with the same problem in my '72 series 88. Got to the west coast and realized my heater cable was snapped and the heat was on the whole time.
Put a valve in the line coming from the engine to isolate the core.
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Old September 16th, 2015, 03:44 PM
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Installed the steering guard / skid plate I bought as a take-off via eBay. I'm not 100% sure but I believe it is the Rovers North aluminum plate with galvanized bracketry. Beautifully easy install and high-quality & heavy-duty product. I like the new look.
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Old September 16th, 2015, 07:20 PM
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Finished the stereo install with a kenwood single din flip out unit that can mirror your iPhone for maps/ waze etc. it fits but but def took some tweaking.
Nice! I have an eclipse installed the same way. AVN 7000 or something. It's great but old and I didn't know anyone was still making these single din flip GPS units except clarion? I'm a big Kenwood fan!
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Old September 16th, 2015, 08:07 PM
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On board air phase 1 is complete, arb compressor mounted in the passenger seat cubby along with the switch and air outlet.
I'll move the switch to the dash when I finalize that plan. Right now I just coiled the excess wiring harness in there.
Truck lites re-installed


Sold the jeep and some of the stuff, and bought a hard top
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Old September 16th, 2015, 08:18 PM
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On board air phase 1 is complete, arb compressor mounted in the passenger seat cubby along with the switch and air outlet.
I'll move the switch to the dash when I finalize that plan. Right now I just coiled the excess wiring harness in there.
Truck lites re-installed


Sold the jeep and some of the stuff, and bought a hard top
Pics dammit!

FYI I recently did this same exact thing. I put in an ON-OFF-ON Carling, the first on is my lockers and the other on runs the 2nd compressor. I also plumbed an air fitting through the seat box so I can just plug in my external air line without removing the passenger seat or cover - it's nice to have easy access. Lastly, I put a regulator gauge in-line set to 40psi so it'll automatically shutoff when airing up the tires.
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Old September 16th, 2015, 08:27 PM
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LOL.. I'll take them.. Like I said its phase 1, so "installed awaiting use" so I can finalize placement of the outlet and inlet.. And most importantly I need to decided which way I'm going for switches... Which is the real hold up.
I would like a gauge as well for air pressure.

Now
Switch location possibilities are.
SDO panel 4 carlings and 2 outlets - but I'm short 2-3 switch locations
Add.. A in dash DIN radio mount + 7 carlings

Both of those leave out the ICOM. And the 2 gauges I want to add for air pressure and oil pressure.

So decisions- decisions.
A MUD UK console maybe.
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Old September 18th, 2015, 01:38 PM
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Chasing down a coolant leak on my truck, so I installed a semi-permanent pressure test connector.

Pressurizing the coolant system with 20-30 psi from the OBA is the intent.
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Old September 19th, 2015, 06:54 PM
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Installed new sockets, boots, etc. for rear drive/stop lamp. Kit from RN makes it super easy.

Also installed new hoses from flame arrestor etc.
no real reason just prolly time to replace.



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Old September 19th, 2015, 10:00 PM
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Today I replaced the P-gasket (coolant leak) and the water pump gasket. I also installed a new 100A alternator and upgraded the alternator cable to 4AWG. Running coolant cleaner this week so I can squeak by before its time for a new radiator. Only two more weekends to get the truck prepped for the Alvord Desert in Southeastern Oregon. I'll be out there for 10 days.
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Old September 21st, 2015, 10:27 PM
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Dash dock installed, will be fitted with a full sized iPad (2) for MAR & URE to give it a test.

I'll take some daylight pictures tomorrow
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Old September 21st, 2015, 10:46 PM
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Dash dock installed, will be fitted with a full sized iPad (2) for MAR & URE to give it a test. I'll take some daylight pictures tomorrow
Ok I'll bite....where do you get that!!???????
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Ok I'll bite....where do you get that!!???????
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Old September 21st, 2015, 11:19 PM
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That's the one..
A slightly better picture... Still in the garage hooking up the reverse work light..
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Old September 24th, 2015, 05:16 PM
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Pictures with Ram mounts for 6+ and iPad
We shall see how it does in the field

usb dual outlet installed above the clock on the cover
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Old September 24th, 2015, 05:21 PM
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Pictures with Ram mounts for 6+ and iPad
We shall see how it does in the field

usb dual outlet installed above the clock on the cover
Looks like the inside of a police cruiser!
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Old September 24th, 2015, 05:25 PM
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Lol! Kinda does I guess.. The is an experiment if it will be useful on the tat, I'm going to start playing with the tracks for it in motionx hd.
I was going to try and use that along with the roll maps (real reason for the dash dock) Sam sells.
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Old September 24th, 2015, 05:28 PM
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Lol! Kinda does I guess.. The is an experiment if it will be useful on the tat, I'm going to start playing with the tracks for it in motionx hd.
I was going to try and use that along with the roll maps (real reason for the dash dock) Sam sells.

That's some serious navigation for the back woods of North Carolina.
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Old September 24th, 2015, 05:34 PM
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Plan is TN to CO via the TAT this summer
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