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post #1 of 31 Old 02-14-2012, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
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Do you cover?

Weather has been frigid this week. 0° at night and below 20° in the morning. My truck takes forever to get to temp and if I stop, even at a stop light the temp drops. I've seen some really hillbilly grill covers but does anyone know of anything that looks decent?

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I am interested in this also it's been a little cold here in Tennessee but nothen like the temps your seeing
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I think you need a new thermostat.

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I agree you might need a thermostat... that's not really that cold, my truck can easily hold temp at those conditions with no front on it, If it starts getting below 0° down to -20 at night or colder then it can have trouble warming up, but once warm it will hold temp. I see your in Michigan, haven't you had this truck long enough to deal with some real cold yet?

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Theirs nothen wrong with mine just helps to have a little less extra warm up time at 4am goin to work on a 10degrees morning but I've seen a few grill covers that look good let me know pm me if you find any good lookin ones mxfever090
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I went to a canvas shop that made canvas signs, truck trailer tarps, and stuff like that. They had a selection of canvases, meshes, colors, and such. They just screwed silver snaps into the grill, and made the cover to match. It was 50 or 75, and it's nice. I can't tell the snaps are there hardly, they blend well.


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Where are you in TX that it gets that cold?

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I was in LBK. And I don't like cold. Today was cold here Hence, I got a cover cause if I'm cold, my truck is cold.


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I'm from Borger, 3.5hours north of Lubbottock.... And I've never considered anything like this.
You must seriously hate the cold. lol

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I'm from Borger, 3.5hours north of Lubbottock.... And I've never considered anything like this.
You must seriously hate the cold. lol
Never seen it put that way.
You have no idea.


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