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post #1 of 15 Old 10-27-2010, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
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Zoodad mod help

hey Ive been researching this mod for a few days now. Doing searches and stuff like that on here. I am looking for some help on what materials I need I saw one zoodad done with all stainless steel finish, where did these materials come from how big of a hole should I do?

Is it worth it, are there any drawbacks from it living in the northeast? I have stainless steel mesh here but should I use a stiffer grade then I have? Also can someone throw some pics of it done on 7.3's thanks a lot.

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I drilled about 6 1" holes and covered it with a piece of screen from a window.....really easy....if your looking to fancy it up a bit just do whatever you like. It's a real simple mod.

Really don't see any difference at all but the concept of it all makes sense.

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i just used a sawsall and cut out a big rectangle hole, and i didnt put anything over it. havent had an issue yet and its been like that for about a year now.
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Okay I would like to fancy it up what should I do for a nice outside plate around the hole.

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Damn Raul I like that screen. I'm going to pm you with some questions.

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On my 02 lariat it looks like I have to cut right through the red metal right? I just want to make sure b4 I go and preform this stunt.

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I did something like Sam, and many others.


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quick simple efficient just drilled many holes hmm not a bad idea do you like it doing that way or would you rather of cut it out and did it
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I didn't like the idea of a huge hole up front due to possible water intake, and Rual's screen looks good and fills in the hole but I'm a cheap azz.

Another member here is an enginer and graphed his on paper before drilling, his looks much better. Thats where I got the idea from. I just used lots of smaller holes.
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