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Being single has its benefits!

I've caught the Level II addiction and have been throwing a few mods on the truck.
Level II tow hooks (The good ones) repainted and drying.

Tow hooks installed


Just this weekend I converted my gauge cluster to a Level II cluster.

The lens isn't really that scratched up its just the flash made it look terrible. I actually polished it for half an hour before reinstalling it.

Then just because I felt having one Level 2 twin stick setup wasn't enough I decided to pick up another setup for cheap.Here it is

And one under glass just because its a benefit of having a bachelor pad.

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I'm jealous of the hooks!
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looks great! id love some level 2 hooks if they wouldnt look out of place in my bumper haha

and i love the guage cluster too, i wanna do that to mine, just too lazy to take the cluster out haha
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I want all that stuff send it to me
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I want all that stuff send it to me
Sorry most of its installed, well not the spare twin stick setup.

Did you ever get your manual T-case indicator plug? and any luck tightening up that shift linkage?
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sweet man! i got the bug a little bit too, got me the front hooks and some level II bucket seats, i'm wonder how you got your hands on the twin stick setup? i got an automatic but i'm swapping in a manual t-case and want to get the level II style shifter for it
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nice teacup set...er shifter.
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That cluster turned out Niiiiiiiice.

How's the bezel coming along?
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gonna powder coat the other set then swap em every week so u can b stick wh0re?
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Sorry most of its installed, well not the spare twin stick setup.

Did you ever get your manual T-case indicator plug? and any luck tightening up that shift linkage?
No not yet leaving for a couple months to Nevada but when I get back I'm going to fix it up hopefully
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That cluster turned out Niiiiiiiice.

How's the bezel coming along?
My local Walmart doesn't carry that exact color Terry. I'm going to check Wichita when I go there if not I may have to have you grab me a can of the stuff. All my local store has is Aluminum Metallic.
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I like the way the parts are displayed with the special Dishes, looks right to me.

the needles, they look very RED are they really that red, are they OEM ?
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I like the way the parts are displayed with the special Dishes, looks right to me.

the needles, they look very RED are they really that red, are they OEM ?

LOL yeah my friends love the display case, I mean china cabinet.

The needles came that way straight off the Level II cluster. It sucks because I just wanted to swap odometer between the two clusters (mine was 66K and the Level II was 94K) but thats not just a bolt in swap. So I had to swap over the needles and bezel to my cluster instead. It wasn't a bad swap but now I have a torn apart spare cluster instead of a complete one I could resell.
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I still have the silver Lvl II Cluster, I will have to check out the needles.
I didn’t notice in the first post that it was your truck.
I was going to call it a China Closet but held back, just a special place for special parts.
I like your dash, nice look.
The leather around the steering wheel, talk to me… what manufacturer, does it get sticky in hot weather, is it one of the sew on type ?
I also scored a set of Lvl II Hooks in a trade, don’t think I am going to use them, but not sure yet.

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I still have the silver Lvl II Cluster, I will have to check out the needles.
I didn’t notice in the first post that it was your truck.
I was going to call it a China Closet but held back, just a special place for special parts.
I like your dash, nice look.
The leather around the steering wheel, talk to me… what manufacturer, does it get sticky in hot weather, is it one of the sew on type ?
I also scored a set of Lvl II Hooks in a trade, don’t think I am going to use them, but not sure yet.

ltr,

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That the OEM 04 steering wheel. I think its the steering wheel everyone hates cause its not very round. I'm thinking I'm just going to get a cheap slip on cover for it from autozone and greasy, dirty hands are usually pretty rough on the leather wrapped wheels.

I think you need to rock the Level II hooks.
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ooo i want twin sticks lol

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i have that same damn chandelier light fixture.
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LOL yeah my friends love the display case, I mean china cabinet.

The needles came that way straight off the Level II cluster. It sucks because I just wanted to swap odometer between the two clusters (mine was 66K and the Level II was 94K) but thats not just a bolt in swap. So I had to swap over the needles and bezel to my cluster instead. It wasn't a bad swap but now I have a torn apart spare cluster instead of a complete one I could resell.
I never would have thought that info would be stored in the gage cluster. I figured it would be in the PCM or something like that. Good to know.
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ooo i want twin sticks lol



i have that same damn chandelier light fixture.
I think thats a Home Depot special if I remember right.

We'll see what happens, as I might decide to eventually part with some of my spare setup. I don't think I'll part with the floor plate though as they're rare as hell, and something that may wear out/ become brittle and break over time so I want that one as a spare.

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I never would have thought that info would be stored in the gage cluster. I figured it would be in the PCM or something like that. Good to know.
I never tried the cluster but everyone says the mileage is stored in the cluster and supposedly our trucks wont even start with the incorrect cluster in place. I really should of tried it to verify if thats true or not but I'm to lazy to take it back out to try it. I may try it someday when I have the cluster out for other stuff. I know on big trucks the mileage is recorded in the PCM and on the cluster. I went to an auction and they handed out sheets with the cluster mileage and PCM mileage and in very few cases it was the same. It was funny as you'd see one with a cluster of 500,789 miles then the ECM would say 500,153 miles. Definitely a WTF moment.
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i dont understand, you wanted another set of L2 twin sticks so you simply went out and got it? simple as that? lol
if we're talking about a junkyard find, that's literally impossible to find over here
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My local Walmart doesn't carry that exact color Terry. I'm going to check Wichita when I go there if not I may have to have you grab me a can of the stuff. All my local store has is Aluminum Metallic.
Ok, just let me know if you need some.

I was at WallyWorld here yesterday & they still had a few cans of the silver.
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i dont understand, you wanted another set of L2 twin sticks so you simply went out and got it? simple as that? lol
if we're talking about a junkyard find, that's literally impossible to find over here
Well actually I was calling around looking for a Level II speed sensor which is a story all in its own. The guy at the yard said he just got in a complete Twin stick truck but wouldn't sell that sensor. He said he couldn't remove a sensor from a good working transmission. As I was ending the conversation with him I asked what they'd want for the complete Twin stick setup and the price was to good to pass up. I figured I might just take the best parts from both my setups and install them in my truck. Then sell the rest of this stuff on down the road, well everything except the floor plate.
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