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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 1st 2010, 5:57 pm

What did you use as a power source for the lights?

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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 1st 2010, 8:45 pm

merlin5577 wrote:
What did you use as a power source for the lights?

Not quite sure what you mean as a power source for my lights. Ummm my 12vdc batteries in the truck will be my power source.
Sorry if that sounds so..... Dahhh

The lights have 22 LED lights each and are the independent Amber strobes for snow removal

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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 2nd 2010, 8:33 am

I think he was asking where you ran the wire to get juice to the lights.
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 2nd 2010, 8:14 pm

76silverado wrote:
I think he was asking where you ran the wire to get juice to the lights.

Exactly. How did you get the power from the batteries to the lights?

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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 2nd 2010, 9:26 pm

In2Trux wrote:
merlin5577 wrote:
What did you use as a power source for the lights?

Not quite sure what you mean as a power source for my lights. Ummm my 12vdc batteries in the truck will be my power source.
Sorry if that sounds so..... Dahhh

The lights have 22 LED lights each and are the independent Amber strobes for snow removal

robert, I dont think he has run the wires yet since he said that his 12vdc batteries WILL be his power source, and not that the ARE his power source.
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 2nd 2010, 10:20 pm

Good spy eagle eye!
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 2nd 2010, 10:22 pm

LOL Oh !!! Sorry I didn't understand... my fault. LOL
Ya.. I haven't run the wires yet. a lil busy this Victoria Day long weekend
But I was planning on drilling a hole in the floor just at the base of the back wall, below the back window. That's were the flasher controler will mount. Then running the switched power source wires under the carpet to the dash for the dash mount switch and the power supply from an available position on the fuse panel.

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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 2nd 2010, 10:33 pm

76silverado wrote:
Good spy eagle eye!

lol thanks
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 3rd 2010, 9:33 am

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76silverado wrote:
Good spy eagle eye!

lol thanks

You make a good lawyer some day John. You can read into every word LOL
You don't miss a thing.

Hope to get some time on the truck today.
Updates to follow

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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 3rd 2010, 9:55 pm

lookin good glenn. i like that one way better.
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 3rd 2010, 10:14 pm

In2Trux wrote:
johnboggs21 wrote:
76silverado wrote:
Good spy eagle eye!

lol thanks

You make a good lawyer some day John. You can read into every word LOL
You don't miss a thing.

Hope to get some time on the truck today.
Updates to follow

lol thanks, just ask jr
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 17th 2010, 7:29 am

I got a couple of treats in the mail for my truck.
I have to paint the three gauge pill pod first before I install it.
but I just had to share it with ya first.
Still saving for a couple of more gauges.




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Has anybody noticed? Common Sents is Really NOT that Common.
THERE IS NO STOP SIGNS ON A MERGE LANE!!!
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05 Volvo V70R (Totaled by an Impaired Driver)
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 17th 2010, 12:38 pm

why the pillar pods and not the dash pod.. they even make pods that you take out a vent and mount it there.. the pillar pods bring unneeded attention to your truck imo.. i like more of a sneeky setup..
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 17th 2010, 12:48 pm

I like the pillar pod. The in dash ones for the 07+ limit you to a max of 2 gauges. With the 3 pod I still may do an in dash gauge set up so I can monitor axle temps.

I just realized this gauge is no good to me. It's more for a gasser. I'm gonna need a gauge that monitors a better than 35 psi boost.

I'll just give this gauge to my son as a Bday gift next month

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Has anybody noticed? Common Sents is Really NOT that Common.
THERE IS NO STOP SIGNS ON A MERGE LANE!!!
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07 Silverado 2500HD CCSB DMax (Daily Driver)
05 Volvo V70R (Totaled by an Impaired Driver)
57 Chevy Panel Van (project)
57 Mack B61 (for sale)
87 Chevy Kodiak Tilt N Load (SOLD Aug 03/10)
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 17th 2010, 5:51 pm

HOW MUCH BOOST ARE YOU RUNNING IN THAT THING..then again i have no idea what kind of boost a normal deisel puts out.. i just didnt think it was more then like 20 psi.. lol
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PostSubject: Re: In2Trux's New Ride   August 17th 2010, 7:45 pm

if u can put up with this goofy guy, he hits 30psi in his excursion.........