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Old 12-06-2017, 10:27 PM   #301
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Oh and do me a favor, keep that white crap up there!!!
LOL, it would be good to have for Christmas for a couple days, then it can just go away 'til next Christmas.
The last two winters haven't been that bad, but the three previous, we were all just about to quit until spring. Sub zero for weeks, and I'm talking the -40's, and snow. Who ever said it's too cold to snow ain't ever seen a real winter!!!!
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Old 12-06-2017, 10:30 PM   #302
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Yeah, no thanks to all that!
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Jeez summers when do you have to go to bed to get up at 3:45am?? Iím struggling enough to get up at 5 to get to work at 6. Can you bottle up some of that early morning courage and send it to me? Thanks.

Half-joke aside, sometimes itís nice to be up and the usual rat race is still asleep. Then I go outside and reap the benefits of XLT 300A: no heated mirrors and no rear defrost, do it all with the hose. I almost wish for the white stuff. Itís cold here but no snow so the ice is super hard to get off without water hose.
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Jeez summers when do you have to go to bed to get up at 3:45am?? Iím struggling enough to get up at 5 to get to work at 6. Can you bottle up some of that early morning courage and send it to me? Thanks.

Half-joke aside, sometimes itís nice to be up and the usual rat race is still asleep. Then I go outside and reap the benefits of XLT 300A: no heated mirrors and no rear defrost, do it all with the hose. I almost wish for the white stuff. Itís cold here but no snow so the ice is super hard to get off without water hose.
Us Michiganders wouldn't dare use a hose in winter time to melt ice off. You would be more making ice instead of melting ice. John I think this winter if I get the motivation I'm going to buy some factory halogen taillights and use VHT red to get rid of the chrome outline and clear coat them. If I do them I will post them in here for you. I really like the factory LED lights but man they are expensive. Then my ocd would kick in and I would want factory LED headlights to match the tails and I would be in 2 + grand.
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Old 12-07-2017, 09:29 AM   #305
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I think I'm gonna enjoy the remote start and heated seats if I need 4X4 this year.
Those tails might work with the red VHT. On the Ranger, I tried the VHT smoke stuff. It darkened them to the shade I wanted, and I have some pretty good LEDs all the way around, so visibility wasn't effected. Thing is, for some reason, I could never get the gloss I wanted, so I bought some '06 stock tails, and used the LEDs in them. Basically, I gave up.
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dumb question, but on these newer trucks with heated this and heated that. If you remote start your truck, can you toggle heated seats, mirror defrost, etc., remotely? Say....with a phone app or something?
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dumb question, but on these newer trucks with heated this and heated that. If you remote start your truck, can you toggle heated seats, mirror defrost, etc., remotely? Say....with a phone app or something?
On mine, I don't think so. Whenever I remote start, the climate controls are off when I get in the truck. As soon as I turn the key, the controls power up. The ones with auto climate might. I'll pay a little closer attention when I remote start next time.
I do know I have to turn on the seat heat.
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Cuz that'd be great. Remote start your truck, whip the phone out and turn on your heated seats and steering wheel from your cozy house.
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Got it. American Muscle has some cheap B pillar carbon fiber wrap that gets great reviews. I hear you on the finger prints and minut scratches. Its a problem on my Explorer...
Strangely, our '13 Flex doesn't show scratches & such nearly as badly as the F150 b-pillars; and there's a lot more of the glossy black plastic on the Flex.
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On mine, I don't think so. Whenever I remote start, the climate controls are off when I get in the truck. As soon as I turn the key, the controls power up. The ones with auto climate might. I'll pay a little closer attention when I remote start next time.
I do know I have to turn on the seat heat.
I do wish the seat heat was auto like the climate on the XLT, not sure if they are with the Lariat+. I'm pretty sure our Flex is full auto for heat/seats/defrost. But it's in the garage, so rarely gets remote start. Been a while since I looked through the menus.
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