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Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by piercedtiger, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. Mar 1, 2019 at 7:23 PM
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    T-Rex266

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  2. Mar 7, 2019 at 12:35 PM
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    Not sure if anyone has already done this but thought I'd share anyways. My leg always rest against my door panel while driving and after awhile it starts to hurt due to how hard the panel is. (Maybe not a problem for taller people lol) I added this product and it makes a world of difference for me since I drive a lot everyday. I attached it with some 3M double sided tape. It fits perfect and to me it looks almost stock, even has the same texture as the door panel.

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  3. Mar 16, 2019 at 7:48 AM
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  4. Apr 3, 2019 at 6:11 AM
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    American Racing 15x8 -19 off. Cooper Discoverer stt pro 31x10.5r15
    What is the result of removing the sway bar?
     
  5. Apr 3, 2019 at 6:51 AM
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    Emmetjmcc4

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    American Racing 15x8 -19 off. Cooper Discoverer stt pro 31x10.5r15
    What is it for?
     
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  6. Apr 6, 2019 at 1:12 AM
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    MajKong

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    Seatbelt Buzzer turned off, Bed Mat, Illuminated 4X4 switch, Intermittent Wipers, Fumoto drain valve, LCE header, fog lights
    That’s where I’ve kept mine for 12 years. Never a problem.
     
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  7. Apr 8, 2019 at 7:06 AM
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    Rick_Taco

    Rick_Taco I'll do it myself

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    Bird Dog RVM Bracket, Tint 20% all around, Spider Trax 1.250" wheel spacers K&N Drop in air filter Ram Mount A Pillar (And hard wire charging) Dual 2.4amp Charging USB LED Lower Center Dash Light Center Console Light Trailer plug moved to bumper Tonneau Cover Air Pump Filter Upgrade (UNI Filter) Ultimate reverse light upgrade (Phillips 18161) Anytime Fog Lights Blue LED shift light Nitto Ridge Grapplers 265/65/18 Mods to Buy Short Term: Ultimate Headlight Upgrade Ultimate Fog light Upgrade Wheelers Bump Stops On Board Compressor Mods to Buy Long Term: Billys and 885's OME leafs & Billys
    Thats where I keep my scraper/window brush. perfect spot for it on the passenger side! :)
     
  8. Apr 8, 2019 at 7:32 AM
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    MajKong

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    Seatbelt Buzzer turned off, Bed Mat, Illuminated 4X4 switch, Intermittent Wipers, Fumoto drain valve, LCE header, fog lights
    That’s a great idea. I always seem to lose mine over the summer.
     
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  9. Apr 13, 2019 at 9:37 AM
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    Jean Leg Strap Protectors -
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    Just enough protection to insert and get by a rough edge - doubled or tripled - cheap.
     
  10. Apr 23, 2019 at 5:04 AM
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    2" Level lift, Nitto Terra Grapplers 265/75R16 , Rear seat removed and modified for my pups. Removed all badges, added (doubled-up) TRD front skid plate, seasonal Leer Cap, seasonal tool box, Clazzio Leather seat covers, shortened mud guards, tow hitch recovery D-ring, Rigid front utility lights.
    Like this a lot. Moving my mounts from behind the rear seat to the front today.
     
  11. Apr 24, 2019 at 12:58 PM
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    Further, if you sew those cutoff pantlegs together end to end, you can make GUN CASES.
     
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  12. Apr 24, 2019 at 11:39 PM
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    mods? shh! they're watching...
    haha, I remember in the BSA handbook you could make a backpack, life vest, pontoon boat, float plane... ok ok maybe not a boat or plane but it seemed like there were a zillion things to use pants/jeans for. (I'm sure I'm mixing in other books. there was one similar to the BSA field guide and handbook... maybe also by a scouter that had tons of survival/camping skills and instructions)

    edit/found it: The American Boy's Handy Book By Daniel Beard (one of the founders of scouting in America)
     
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  13. Apr 25, 2019 at 7:02 AM
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    :thumbsup: We have some other legs used in the camping gear - my Mrs sewed one end closed and then rigged the other with a drawstrings. There's one with re-bar pegs and so-on - whatever is long and skinny and known to scatter. I know one of my field service outfits had the arms and legs of a jacked set of Carhart arctic coveralls, rolled up and stashed in the toolbox. Whatever works.......
     
  14. Apr 28, 2019 at 6:39 PM
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    Brilliant, even helps the aching knee after a long day of wheeling!
     
  15. May 8, 2019 at 12:40 PM
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    Armrest cushion. Picked up from Amazon few months ago . Forgot what brand but they got several similar looking ones . Cut off straps and glued anti slip shelf linner on so when need to access console comes off easily .

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  16. May 8, 2019 at 6:45 PM
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  17. May 17, 2019 at 8:08 PM
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    Pericedtiger that is really cool you spent all the time on putting this together. Thanks for doing this I will be use it fairly often.
     
  18. May 19, 2019 at 9:59 AM
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    AJT Designs Shifter AJT Designs Battery Hold-Down Amazon Special 40-inch light bar ARB Awning 2500x2500 ARB Twin Compressor w/ Slee Offroad Mounting Bracket Avid Brush Bar Avid Step Bars BFGoodrich All-Terain T/A Tires Black Rock Wheels Series 997 Type 8 Circuit Breaker/Relay Panel Custom TRD Decals Bulletproof Fabricating Raptor Grill Bulletproof Fabricating Cooling Panel Bulletproof Fabricating Tow Hook Exhaust Breather Mod eBay Special 3-Gallon Air Tank EZ Down tailgate damper Flagpole Mounts, Dual Foglight Mod Hella Supertone Horns Iggy Switch Panel Icon Dynamics Stage 3 Suspension Katskin Leather Interior LED Bed Lights LED Interior Lights OEM Audio Plus Reference 500 audio upgrade Plano Cases. 42" roof mounted, X2 Pop-N-Lock Tailgate Handle Prinsu CabRack Prinsu-like Shell Rack Redline Tuning Hood Struts Rigid Industries Ditch Lights Rigid Industries Spotlights Toyota Bed Step Treat-A-Pet Dog Hammock Vixen Air Horns, Four-Trumpet Whole bunch of decals worth about 5HP each.
    Sometimes the simplest mods are the most useful. Like all of us, I occasionally use my tailgate as a workbench. But that corrugated plastic cover on the inside makes for a terrible work surface. I want to eventually get a steel replacement but that's not as priority right now what with the limited funds I currently have in the Truck Fund.

    So for less that $25 and a trip to Home Depot I came up with an adequate improvisation that will do for the time being.

    Here is a simple 48" x 12" MDF shelf board from Home Depot for about $11 and change, held down by some countersunk drywall screws I already had. On the edge is a 48" piece of aluminum U channel to keep things like nuts, bolts, small parts, etc. from rolling off. The aluminum is also about $11.

    Quick and easy, cheap, and installs in <10 minutes.

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  19. May 19, 2019 at 4:37 PM
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    Not Enough and it continues...
    I'm not familiar with MDX. Is that the same as MDF?
     
  20. May 19, 2019 at 5:00 PM
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    AJT Designs Shifter AJT Designs Battery Hold-Down Amazon Special 40-inch light bar ARB Awning 2500x2500 ARB Twin Compressor w/ Slee Offroad Mounting Bracket Avid Brush Bar Avid Step Bars BFGoodrich All-Terain T/A Tires Black Rock Wheels Series 997 Type 8 Circuit Breaker/Relay Panel Custom TRD Decals Bulletproof Fabricating Raptor Grill Bulletproof Fabricating Cooling Panel Bulletproof Fabricating Tow Hook Exhaust Breather Mod eBay Special 3-Gallon Air Tank EZ Down tailgate damper Flagpole Mounts, Dual Foglight Mod Hella Supertone Horns Iggy Switch Panel Icon Dynamics Stage 3 Suspension Katskin Leather Interior LED Bed Lights LED Interior Lights OEM Audio Plus Reference 500 audio upgrade Plano Cases. 42" roof mounted, X2 Pop-N-Lock Tailgate Handle Prinsu CabRack Prinsu-like Shell Rack Redline Tuning Hood Struts Rigid Industries Ditch Lights Rigid Industries Spotlights Toyota Bed Step Treat-A-Pet Dog Hammock Vixen Air Horns, Four-Trumpet Whole bunch of decals worth about 5HP each.
    Yes, in fact it is MDF. Fat Finger error on my part.
     
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