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Yesterday, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Narly1

I sometimes use modelling clay. You put a...

I sometimes use modelling clay.

You put a big enough blob in between the two parts in the rough area where you need to drill. Press the two parts together and voila an impression is left in the...
06-22-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Narly1

Pretty sure I saw a thread elsewhere on this...

Pretty sure I saw a thread elsewhere on this forum where the poster left the dash panel & connector stock. He then spliced a USB cable with the appropriate (USB) connector for his head unit onto the...
06-21-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Narly1

Solder is rigid, braided strap is not. Corrosion...

Solder is rigid, braided strap is not. Corrosion issues aside the solder will just create a new flex point for fatigue of the braid to start at. Change the whole strap so the flex is spread out all...
06-20-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Narly1

A popular mod/upgrade is to replace them with new...

A popular mod/upgrade is to replace them with new ones made from thicker, virgin material. The originals are made out of a thin material made from recycled "crumbs" which causes them to crack and...
06-14-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Narly1

Quote: Originally Posted by Midnightcity...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Midnightcity https://www.f150forum.com/images/buttons/viewpost.gif...
06-14-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Narly1

Mine only has these nasty hooks in 2 places, on...

Mine only has these nasty hooks in 2 places, on the 2 outer supports....:)
Forum: Stereo/Audio
06-14-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By Narly1

Sorry not the actual zip ties themselves but...

Sorry not the actual zip ties themselves but little adhesive mounts for them.

Like these:

...
06-14-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Narly1

That sucks, I was also thinking that they would...

That sucks, I was also thinking that they would be the obvious vendor to take this on...
Forum: Stereo/Audio
06-14-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,618
Posted By Narly1

Finished Result

Here is the finished result with the amp and cables installed.

Used tee-nuts cut down and melted into the back side of the rack for the amp fasteners.

Used self adhesive zip tie mounts to hold...
06-14-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Narly1

Extended Cab rear seat back catch: has anybody modified these little demons?

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.f150forum.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190614_085657_1__c938c0c0f89a5176cd7b8218edaf03ca7485f80d.jpg



These catches are such a pain to release and make removing...
06-14-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,797
Posted By Narly1

Check out this thread:...

Check out this thread: https://www.f150forum.com/f38/new-factory-style-halogen-headlights-377231/

IMO probably the best upgrade route for halogen equipped 2009-2014's.
Forum: Stereo/Audio
06-10-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By Narly1

It's been a long time getting to this...

It's been a long time getting to this stage...motivating my CAD monkey (19 yr old son) to do the design up in Solidworks has been an "adventure" LOL.

At any rate here is a 3D rendering of what...
Forum: Stereo/Audio
06-08-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By Narly1

I guess you could try running shielded cable for...

I guess you could try running shielded cable for the remote connection. Try various grounding configurations, both ends / head end only, amp end only and see which works best...
06-05-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By Narly1

This is the video that referenced when I replaced...

This is the video that referenced when I replaced my lower covers that had holes in them:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvFNWn399Eg
06-05-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By Narly1

Maybe try Macgyver...

Maybe try Macgyver (https://www.google.ca/search?q=Macgyver&spell=1&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi-6IHRsNLiAhXQJt8KHYUgCvgQkeECCC0oAA) 'ing a length of fuel tubing to the crevice cleaner attachment on your shop...
06-03-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Narly1

As a post script I ended up going aftermarket....

As a post script I ended up going aftermarket. For $30 I got 2 wireless key fobs, receiver/relay box that goes under the dash and 2 solenoid actuators. The box had a lead coming out that toggles...
06-02-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By Narly1

The plastic piece clips over the metal subframe...

The plastic piece clips over the metal subframe of the seat. It's hard to explain in words but if you google for seat cover installation you'll see how it all goes together.
05-30-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,349
Posted By Narly1

Yes, but sometimes I have stuff shipped to my...

Yes, but sometimes I have stuff shipped to my buddy's box in Detroit.

Home is near Guelph.
05-29-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,349
Posted By Narly1

I just got this one and I'm pretty happy with it....

I just got this one and I'm pretty happy with it.

https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B072FP8PTW/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

It came with the mating connector for the one...
05-27-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,539
Posted By Narly1

Google images "zip tie with push in mount" ...

Google images "zip tie with push in mount"

Lots of options fitted with "christmas tree" type push-ins....
Forum: Off-Topic
05-22-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 469,229
Posted By Narly1

If only it could be made mandatory for all...

If only it could be made mandatory for all drivers to do some ride-along time in a big rig as part of their driver's education....
Forum: Off-Topic
05-16-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Narly1

Google "Instapak" It's a 2 part expanding...

Google "Instapak"

It's a 2 part expanding foam packing product.
05-14-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Narly1

So 50/50 right now on whether to make up my own...

So 50/50 right now on whether to make up my own harness running from the BCM out to the door or just installing my aftermarket receiver/controller and making the run out from that.

Tending towards...
05-14-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Narly1

We've finally had a break from monsoon season...

We've finally had a break from monsoon season here in southern Ontario so took the door panel off tonight.

The only wiring runs inside the door are for the following:

- speaker
- side impact...
05-14-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Narly1

Another thing to check is the minimum rim width...

Another thing to check is the minimum rim width required by the tire manufacturer. That may limit how big a tire you can run....
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