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Old 05-23-2013
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nice stache! lol the truck looks good man
this is 'merica round here and facial hair is king, there is a word for people without staches ...women. lol sorry let some redneck slip right there. thanks for the props on the truck.
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Old 06-16-2013
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Got a new 22in light bar mounted up this week. It's 8000 lumen spot and flood beam. It's mounted to the basket main bars with some brackets I made.
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Got a few projects done over the last few weeks. Got my new rack mounted, had to drill a bunch of holes in the roof for it.

Then I got my new bumper mounted up yesterday. I still have to get my skid plates back on and mount my forint lights.
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that bumper looks sick! looks funny with no skids though haha.
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nice bumper! though I was getting distracted by the Bronco in the garage
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Front bumper looks good.
Now for a steel plate rear bumper !
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Front bumper looks good.
Now for a steel plate rear bumper !
Working on it...
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skids are back on and did some camping over the last few weeks.

view form exploring



turning around on one trail



found some rock formations near mission peak







wife and sister exploring, they were cold



Back at camp







all loaded up heading home



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Looks like fun!
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Old 07-22-2013
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I guess I missed it but is that a C4x4 Front Bumper ?

Not sure if you have done it yet but C4x4 does make a Ranger rear bumper.
Pricing wasn’t set when I got mine so I can’t say on the price but his bumpers are rugged, high quality and good workmanship.

Truck looks great, the cliff pictures are nice !
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Old 07-22-2013
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I guess I missed it but is that a C4x4 Front Bumper ?

Not sure if you have done it yet but C4x4 does make a Ranger rear bumper.
Pricing wasn’t set when I got mine so I can’t say on the price but his bumpers are rugged, high quality and good workmanship.

Truck looks great, the cliff pictures are nice !
yep it is a c4x4 front, I saw the rear Mike built for you, but its far to boxy for my tastes, I have been working with him on something little more sleek. we are still talking about it and he has to find the time to build it.

I am very happy with how the front bumper turned out.
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Ok on C4x4 Fab Bumper.
Good you are working with Mike on the rear, he is a good fabricator and welder.

I was looking at LED Light Bars, WOW, they are way too expensive in my opinion... !
When you consider the actual cost of the LEDs we are being ripped off.
All of the companies that sell lathes e things are trying to recover the engineering cost on the first sale and then just gouge the profits... It really $ucks with the cost !
BUT it looks good and for most that is all that matters.
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Ok on C4x4 Fab Bumper.
Good you are working with Mike on the rear, he is a good fabricator and welder.

I was looking at LED Light Bars, WOW, they are way too expensive in my opinion... !
When you consider the actual cost of the LEDs we are being ripped off.
All of the companies that sell lathes e things are trying to recover the engineering cost on the first sale and then just gouge the profits... It really $ucks with the cost !
BUT it looks good and for most that is all that matters.
Ya over all the LED stuff it's the way to go BUT you have to buy the right ones. The bars are over rated IMO I have my 22in bar because we are doing testing for the company. And it's a great bar. It's easy to mount and puts out great light with minimal amp draw. My dually d2s put out a ton of light for how small they are. I use my LEDs for scene light on searches and can run them all night no problem. I can't do that with my kcs or my HIDs so that's a big be idiot right there. Plus they Are easy to mount and low profile. Would I pay 600+ for a 20in led bar...no the d2a put out about the same light. I would save the money and put it into good projector retrofit lights and some smaller LEDs
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Here's a video from a rescue this weekend. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CKjREcx...3Dyoutu.be%26a

Would have been a heck of a ride on the helo. Spent most of the day night getting gear in place and lighting up the rock face as the rest of our teams climbed down.

The LED golight I have continues to impress I was able to light the route for the climbers from .5 miles away.
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Truck looks good man! I see your over in Renton. I live in North Bend so only about 35 mins away. Small world haha
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Truck looks good man! I see your over in Renton. I live in North Bend so only about 35 mins away. Small world haha
Thanks man! I am quite failure with north bend lol, it's where the majority of our search and rescue missions take place.

If only i had a dollar for every time I have had to drive out the middle fork road at 2am.
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Thanks man! I am quite failure with north bend lol, it's where the majority of our search and rescue missions take place. If only i had a dollar for every time I have had to drive out the middle fork road at 2am.
I live about 30 seconds away from that road haha. I really like your truck man, looks like it's really capable
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Small update, I have completed the LED conversion of the truck, got some plug in LED tail light bulbs for now while I work on and L1224R conversion

heres pics of the new reverse lights to replace my $12 walmart halogens. also CREE projector reverse bulbs.






Plug in LED tail bulbs

overhead lights on



Overhead lights off



pretty happy with them for plug ins!

revers lights with the lights off



lights on



and with the rear floods on



also looking back they are kinda bright :dontknow::dontknow:

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Those lights are blinding! Looks great!
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made some progress on my corner lights, strobes, LED running lights and LED turn signals all in painted 06 corners.









turn signal



Running lights



Strobe



heres video of the strobes

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Pretty excited with how they are tuning out, need to seal everything up and wire in the plugs tomorrow and I will be able to get them installed.
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Strobes n more e92 hide aways
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Well I am getting my list for the truck mostly done so I figure its time to start on the engine. This is on its way from Another member.
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