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post #21 of 51 Old 12-23-2016, 07:01 AM Thread Starter
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I didn't get any pictures of the install but I finally got my CB wired up and the SWRs checked. I had to step up to a 4' Fire Stick antenna to get the SWRs in the proper range due to the headache rack causing interference with the 3' antenna. Due to the added height I will only have the antenna on when I plan on using the CB. The CB is a Cobra 75 WXST compact CB so all of the functions and speaker are in the mic. The junction box is mounted under the dash and the radio will stay in the pocket on the driver side of the center console. I also recently installed the console vault in the center console and added the DeeZee tailgate assist. Hopefully my new front bumper will be here in the next week or two.
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At last my new bumper has arrived. Got it mounted this afternoon. Have to adjust it a little more tomorrow but it looks pretty good.
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Truck Looks Great! I love the Headache Bar. I wish i had your welding skills.
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Truck Looks Great! I love the Headache Bar. I wish i had your welding skills.


Thanks. I wish I had better welding skills as well. I did the outer frame but I had my welder at work do all the finish welding on it with his mig.
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How do you like the strobes?? How're they in the daylight?


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Can you explain more about adding the Ford perimeter alarm upgrade? I was thinking of doing the same. What did you have to purchase and what were the steps to make it work?
I would recommend this upgrade to anyone with the factory remote start already installed. Super nice set up, and just like mentioned its an easy install. The shock sensor that comes with the kit can be adjusted up or down to increase/decrease sensitivity. I will say from experience it works. I had my truck broke into, the alarm went off and I got a text on my cell phone letting me know the shock sensor was activated and the door had been opened. Luckily between the combination of the upgraded remote start/security system and my console vault nothing was stolen. I will also say the range is unreal, I had my truck parked at the Houston airport, and I got a text in Michigan when lightning set my alarm off.
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They are great. The clear in the reverse lights are really bright. They replaced and function as the reverse lights when the truck is put in reverse. I wish I had gone with clear in the front as well. The amber looks great and is really bright if you are quartering to the front of the truck looking directly at the LED, but it has a hard time overpowering the amber marker lights straight ahead when they are on. I think the clear would have shown up better. I would post a video of them but I don't think I can. If you search wicked warnings on YouTube they have posted a lot of videos on them.
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Awesome thank you. Were you happy with 4? I'm constantly transporting equipment at all times of day, and through suburban areas. As well as extra long loads, and I stop when I see people on the side of the road almost every time. Volunteer firefighter as well. I definitely need a good set of lights. I have had several different ones, my flatbed has a small light bar and strobes, not sure of the make but they're just not bright enough...


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I wish I had gone ahead and got another set for the center high mount cargo lights, but I have a directional LED bar built into the headache rack so I didn't really need any additional strobes in the rear. When I get my rear bumper it will have LED reverse lights and I will most likely use the flasher I had on my old truck when I wire them up as well. I also have a removable LED disco light that mounts to the top of the headache rack when needed. For the front I have an LED strobe that suction cups to the inside of the windshield. I will be adding a 28" LED bar from a local manufacturer in the front bumper as well. It will be clear and have an amber backlight that will strobe as well. I run a trucking company and I occasionally use the truck to escort oversized loads, on job sites, as well as in emergency roadside situations.
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