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My F150 Got Some New Toys

This would be to mock Josh's post, but he already knows what it is. lol

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Why must we deal with teasers! Haha
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new rule, you post a teaser, you get banned
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Woo! I know what it is lol

Now go ahead and ship all that down to me
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I hate teasers more than anyone really.
Fortunately I also can't leave a teaser thread sitting for very long.
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So then tell us what it is.
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Or can I...?































Nope, guess not.

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4.56's and lockers front and rear... I hate you!
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Detroit rear and E locker front? That thing is going to go everywhere
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Unfortunately I now have to sit on this stuff until I can figure out how to drop my truck off for two days. Guess I'm going to have to pay out the butt for a rental or something.
First I have to move this weekend or the next. Gah, I hate waiting!
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Very nice! Having parts but having to wait to install them is something I hate more than anything lol
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No kidding, it sucks. I would be making an appointment for Monday-Tuesday but we might move early, this weekend. I can't plan anything until I know!
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4.56? Sweet!

I'm really curious to hear how Detroit acts on the street. I wanted to do e-lockers front and rear too, but since there was no rear e-locker I didn't do it.
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Very nice! Having parts but having to wait to install them is something I hate more than anything lol
I totally agree it sucks sitting there looking at it. Be awesome if it would install itself.
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I totally agree it sucks sitting there looking at it. Be awesome if it would install itself.
You have no idea how many times I said that when I was installing my bodylift! lol


Those are gonna make quite the difference!
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4.56? Sweet!

I'm really curious to hear how Detroit acts on the street. I wanted to do e-lockers front and rear too, but since there was no rear e-locker I didn't do it.
Understand that. I just cannot stand an open diff on the street so this is what I finally settled on. It was this or the true trac. I loved the Aussie in my sport trac so I'm hoping the Detroit won't be bad, we'll see. If I can't stand it I'll probably run the true trac and at least have the front locked... I think if I started with a true trac I would have always wished I tried the Detroit.
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ill buy that detroit off you if you decide you dont like it! lol
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f150's have 8.8's?

edit:just looked it up i had no idea
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I hate teasers more than anyone really.
Fortunately I also can't leave a teaser thread sitting for very long.
I already forgot about mine.....
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f150's have 8.8's?

edit:just looked it up i had no idea
Yeah the front diff is a 28 spline 8.8" with CV joints. Some of the older F150s have a 31 spline 8.8" rear, newer trucks have the 34 spline 9.75".
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4.56? Sweet!

I'm really curious to hear how Detroit acts on the street. I wanted to do e-lockers front and rear too, but since there was no rear e-locker I didn't do it.
Hey Jason I have a question about your switch mounting pictured below.
Did you have off the wiring harness clips on the back of there with a dremel or what? And what did you use to cut out the holes? I'm afraid of cutting too big or cracking the plastic. Do you have pictures of how much you cut back there?


I'm very undecided about switches right now. Eventually I want to add several that would be for lights, ham radio rig, etc etc. I want them all to be small, lighted, and match so I'm thinking of using this clear plastic in the bottom tray and mounting switches there. But I'm also playing with the idea of mounting a switch in the same location as yours.

Here is what I have cut out for the switches, either now or down the road. It is just a piece of clear plastic, stuck on with velcro. The black paper is taped over it for now since the protective film is still on it. After I mount switches I would paint the backside black
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When I put switches in that same panel that jason did I just used a dremel to smooth out the back of that panel. Cutting the holes even is the hardest part, its even worse when you use small switches where you can see if they're uneven. Much less forgiving.
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When I put switches in that same panel that jason did I just used a dremel to smooth out the back of that panel. Cutting the holes even is the hardest part, its even worse when you use small switches where you can see if they're uneven. Much less forgiving.
Sweet. Now that makes me want switches that require a circular hole so they will (should) be easier to line up.

Do you have any clue what the wiring that snaps into the back of that was supposed to be for? I'm thinking parking sensor shutoff and something else. I wonder if any of the wires are hot so I can tap into them to turn on the relay. Hmm
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I don't think mine has the wiring back there for those things. It just has the lighter socket wiring. Unless I just missed the harnesses lol, they aren't plugged in from the factory though.

I just went up and tapped into the radio harness for ignition power though.
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