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post #1 of 8 Old 11-28-2011, 05:40 AM Thread Starter
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Custom mount for SCT Livewire

My friend and I made a custom mount using some stainless steel the other night. It fits nicely where the ashtry would go. It attaches using a screw that is already present behind the ashtry. Required no permanent modification to the truck. It's out of the way yet it's still within view if you needed to take a glance at the monitor.

What do you guys think?
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post #2 of 8 Old 11-28-2011, 05:59 AM
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Those don't usually come with mounts do they...

Cool & creative.
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I don't believe so. I got mine used so I didn't get one. You can buy windshield mounts but I definetly didn't want that thing up there. Too big.



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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Anybody think they would want one?



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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I have mine up on my windshield, I like having the gauges up there, putting the unit down low like you have yours, keeps it out of the way, but makes it impossible to monitor the gauges. Furthermore, I already used that space up for my auxilary Upfitter Switches.

Cool idea though.

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I appreciate it. It's not bad though. With just a quick glance you can see what's going on. I have all my alert lights set so I know if anything crazy is happening. It's nice thought since it keeps it out of the way.



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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I do agree with ya, on keeping it out of the way. It doesn't bother me too much though, only issue I have right now is the backlighting seems to have failed on it. And sending it in for repair means I cant drive the truck for the amount of time it takes to get it back.

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Work Truck: 2010 F350 KR Oxford

Ford F250 CrewCab SWB 4X4 XLT. Sold
4" MBRP 409 SS Turbo-Back w/ Cat & Muff Delete
SCT Livewire w/ Looney Tunes, Courtesy of Vivian
AirDog 100 from Pure Flow Industries
Accufab Elbow
AFE Stage II W/ PG7 Sold!
Revtek 2.5" Level Kit
Nitto TG From Discount Tire
Smkd LED 3rd Brake & Smkd Mirror Lenses From Stealth Auto
LineX in the Bed
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Front & Rear Strobes & Front Dual Talon LED Dash Light, All Whelen; www.oslights.com
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Why do you say you wont be able to drive the truck while it's getting repaired?



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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