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Old 09-24-2016, 09:03 PM   #181
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I actually disassembled the 7 pin connector and attached the wires inside the plug. Nice clean wire install and no splices to worry about.
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Old 09-24-2016, 09:06 PM   #182
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You can still get them on Amazon. Your right the website no longer exists. Kind of pricey at the current $118 for a plastic light. . I don't remember what I paid 8 years ago. I think there are plenty of cheaper options these days. .
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Old 09-24-2016, 09:14 PM   #183
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I actually disassembled the 7 pin connector and attached the wires inside the plug. Nice clean wire install and no splices to worry about.
That is the best way I think....

Somewhere in my garage I think I have a LED version of a similar light. I wasn't impressed with it though as it just blasts light every direction. It added very little distance to the OEM reverse lights already on my pickup but it was handy for messing with the hitch.

EDIT: The ones I had / have were Anzo LEDS. See Here. If you just want a flood light they are okay, but they are not a true back up light IMHO...
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Old 10-03-2016, 12:07 PM   #184
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I winterized my rig on the weekend, no problems but I noticed the hinge on the water pump door was held on with double sided tape. There was one screw holding the hinge to the frame and none holding the door itself, I spilled some antifreeze on it and it fell right off. Crazy, it took me about two minutes to put the missing three screws in.
I found some Dynamat Extreme on sale and applied it to the motor cover over top of the factory insulation and then covered that with Dynaliner foam. Hopefully it will help quieten things down a bit. The motor cover didn't use as much Dynamat as I thought and I should have enough left over to do the door panels when I replace those door speakers .
I picked up an Air Lift Wireless One for the airbags, it's a lot smaller than I thought should be no problem to put in either of the side compartments but probably won't get to it till next spring.
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Old 10-03-2016, 12:30 PM   #185
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Tomsby: you noticed the door. I put two screws in with sharp points. I think I bought small bolts with nuts for this. Thanks for the reminder. I don't like the sharp edges in there. I think they did this because of the tendency to lean on the door when working in there and thus the risk of breaking it with our body weight. I attached the hinge to the plastic frame, but did not attach the door.

Also, when I am done winteri zing, I empty the filter housing - dump it in he toilet. This allows room for whatever expansion may occur without the risk of breaking the housing. This worked well last year.
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Tomsby: you noticed the door. I put two screws in with sharp points. I think I bought small bolts with nuts for this. Thanks for the reminder. I don't like the sharp edges in there. I think they did this because of the tendency to lean on the door when working in there and thus the risk of breaking it with our body weight. I attached the hinge to the plastic frame, but did not attach the door.

Also, when I am done winteri zing, I empty the filter housing - dump it in he toilet. This allows room for whatever expansion may occur without the risk of breaking the housing. This worked well last year.


Thanks, good point I should probably change out the screws for bolts. I left my water filter off last winter I'll probably do the same this year. I'm going to pull the coach batteries this year it's kind of a pain with the mh in storage but they're way better off in a heated garage on battery tenders. Any chance the genny will start off the chassis battery? Otherwise I'll have to take one to do the monthly genny exercise. The nights are getting close to freezing but the tomatoes are still alive.
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Old 10-06-2016, 09:08 PM   #187
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Took advantage of the great weather here today installed furnace, refrigerator and water heater screens. Then I installed a Uniden Bearcat 880 CB with weather NOAA alerts and a Firestick II FS4 antenna. I'm not huge on CB's but I like to have one for possible traffic problems and current weather and alerts.
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Old 10-07-2016, 12:10 AM   #188
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sgtlm17; good choice on Firestik and radio.
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Nice install on the cb, I've been looking at radio options for the logging road frequencies in B.C. They're not required but we got yelled at by a truck on our way out last trip.
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Old 10-08-2016, 07:19 AM   #190
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I figured the same. Just nice to have another option at my fingertips if needed.
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