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So you changed LED's do you still have your old ones that you maybe wanna sell me ? or are they already gone ?
They are sitting on a self at home I am planning to sell them with my current headlights once I finish my next set.
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Do you already have a buyer a buyer for your current headlights ? If not I'll buy them !!
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For my old corners I was running 6 5mm component LEDs and a pnp 194 5smd led.

New corners are using waterproof and strip lighting and a strobes n more e92 hideaway strobe.

And for projectors I am using D2S 2.0 projectors
If you happen to want to do the blinker mod where the side light flash opposite of the front directionals, you can't use LEDs in the side markers, unless they have been setup with a circuit to flash when the voltage reverses.

Not that it is a problem for most people but the side lights flashing with the directional or opposite of the directionals is a good look.

Just something to think about if you wanted the directional side marker mod.

This is a great thread, covers all kinds of mods.
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If you happen to want to do the blinker mod where the side light flash opposite of the front directionals, you can't use LEDs in the side markers, unless they have been setup with a circuit to flash when the voltage reverses.

Not that it is a problem for most people but the side lights flashing with the directional or opposite of the directionals is a good look.

Just something to think about if you wanted the directional side marker mod.

This is a great thread, covers all kinds of mods.
what LEDs were you running? for a few days prior to separating my running lights to component LEDs and running the stock corner light direct to my blinker I ran PNP LEDs with the blinker mod and no issues.

thanks for the props I have done a few cool things I think
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what LEDs were you running? for a few days prior to separating my running lights to component LEDs and running the stock corner light direct to my blinker I ran PNP LEDs with the blinker mod and no issues.

thanks for the props I have done a few cool things I think
Now you mention it I do not know, I will have to hunt down some of the PNP LEDs in the 194 mounting and see what happens,
thanks…

Ya a few cool things...
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Now you mention it I do not know, I will have to hunt down some of the PNP LEDs in the 194 mounting and see what happens, thanks… Ya a few cool things...
I have been very happy with the PNP LEDs I have bought from superbrightleds.com they have worked and lasted much better then the stuff I bought from eBay.

You may just need to swap in an ep27 flasher but that's quick and easy.
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Been busy working on the truck, this weekend I pulled the bed and installed the new hi flow fuel pump for my supercharger.



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Also spent a ton of time cleaning and painting the frame while the bed was off.

Here's some pics from other recent adventures
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Also took some time to go rescue a forum
Member from nw overland that got stuck in the snow.

Thread and tons of pics here

http://www.northwestoverland.com/For...0/Default.aspx
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well this happened today.



can't wait to fire it up tomorrow!
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ITS ALIVE!!!!!!!!!!! Truck runs and drives. Still some fine tuning to do but it does run.

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Here's some of the pictures I took through the install.

Including the nice mouse neat I found in the intake valley.
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finally got all the bugs worked out with the charger (I hope) so I took some better pictures. new belt is working great no tick, got a second oil filler neck to stack, making thing fit a little better. Then got my PCV valve replaced. (it was plugged an stuck open) running great!





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Quick drive video for your viewing pleasure.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWyg...ature=youtu.be
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got a chance to get out wheeling on short notice on Sunday. didn't grab many pics but here's the few others shot.





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sweet, how does it feel compared to stock?
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sweet, how does it feel compared to stock?
Feels rad and sounds better, has a nice whine!

The biggest difference has been pulling hills. the truck does not down shift nearly as much going upgrades. and it has some great get up and go getting on the freeway again.

For just 3.0 PSI it has made a great difference in how the truck drives. I am very pleased with the results and with some tuning it should get even better.
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Mike. Didn't see your blog till now. Your truck is sick!
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Mike. Didn't see your blog till now. Your truck is sick!
Thank you sir it's been fun building the truck and I have learned a ton.
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Looks great Mike! Thanks for posting up that video
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i've been slacking on checking this thread. Awesome work! glad the M90 went to a good home
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i've been slacking on checking this thread. Awesome work! glad the M90 went to a good home
Defiantly! Thanks for being so diligent with the rebuild it was great to know I can bolt it on and go.

I did have one question for you, what paint did you use? I want to touch up a few spots.
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