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Old 08-25-2014, 10:41 PM   #161
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I've gotta say...your build is nice and clean. Keep it up!
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Old 08-27-2014, 08:24 AM   #162
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Thank you Sir, i'm trying to do my best to keep it as subtle and clean.
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Old 08-27-2014, 06:04 PM   #163
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Today i was almost done with my A/C insulation. I bought the .5" foam insulation, which was enough before settling on the insulation wrap. I think the wrap by itself did a good job and the results are good, my A/C is a tad colder than usual, i dont have figures but by feeling. But just in case and since i already bought the foam but is smaller to cover the wrap and pipes, maybe the 1" would do fine.




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I was wondering if you had to do this mod. Nice pictures of the job.
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I was wondering if you had to do this mod. Nice pictures of the job.
Actually i didnt have to do it, but when i park the truck in an open parking in the sun and the temp here is around 45-50C it takes too long to cool down in cabin. i tried it yesterday night and i must say, the fan speed usually stays on the 3rd level, but it went down to the 1st speed.
very happy i did this mod and it didnt even cost 30$ and an hour of my time.
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I remember the heat well. Lol. in the cities it didn't seem too Bad, but anything outside of 7 ring IIRC got all the moisture from the ocean then the heat from Iraq/Saudi. Made it definately no fun. Lol.
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Old 09-03-2014, 06:51 AM   #167
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I received these this morning.


will be relocating the license plate to make space for the winch that will be on soon.
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Cool!!! Find a good sand anchor yet?

Makes me glad where I live we are not required to have a front license plate
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Cool!!! Find a good sand anchor yet?

Makes me glad where I live we are not required to have a front license plate
Unfortunately for us we are required to have a front license plate. Actually i didnt look into the anchors until you mentioned them, they are pricey. Its not a priority right now since we go out in group. maybe when im done with all the modding i might look into getting one.
I installed the pads, and literally it took me less than 5mins to install them and breaking one of the tabs








I like how the look turned out.
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Been a while since updating the build..
Nothing Major, Since i have nothing to do till the 2nd week of October, way too much free time. I decided to have a look at the CAI filter


I was right, after our trip to Um Oshar, KSA on new years', and some sand storms during the summer.. that's how the filter sits


I also took the opportunity to clean the MAF sensor, using CRC MAF cleaner


The filter all cleaned up.


I must keep in mind doing that more often, and getting a Dry replacement filter.
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