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post #91 of 135 Old 10-04-2006, 07:37 AM
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Without looking at it, I'd say to do it right you'd probably want:

a 25' spool of maybe 12-ish guage wire to power the lights
a shorter length (5-10') of 12-14-is guage wire to power the relay
a generic fog light relay
a pack of butt connectors
a pack of spade connectors
a pack of good piggy-back connectors (I forget what these are really called)
a variety pack of ring connectors (with a couple large enough to put on a battery terminal bolt)
a pack of heat shrink
a new switch in case yours is toast
2 inline fuse holders, 1 for the relay and 1 for the lights (or you could just get one and hope that whatever you rob power from for the relay is sufficiently fused)

You could just run a single power feed through a heavy switch like most people do, but IMO the relay route is much better. You can also solder most of your connections.
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post #92 of 135 Old 10-04-2006, 09:05 AM
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Well I got my new OME shocks and SS done this morning . That should free me up to help out whoever needs an extra set of hands.

Turns out the bolt I thought was stripped was just too close to the frame and I couldn't get the Allen head socket close enough to it. I took one of my 6mm allen keys and dremeled it in half, stuck one end into a 6mm socket and that worked beautifully. If that bolt was actually stripped it woulda been a royal PITA to get out...
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post #93 of 135 Old 10-04-2006, 03:49 PM
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Along the bottom of the housing there are those two u-shaped notches/channels. I wanted to make sure the cover didn't hang down into them so a rock could grab the lip of the cover.

I'll look for a pic..
nope, no notches on the cover, but i'm sure the chances of a rock getting into one, and breaking the cover is slim to none. hopefully i will be painting them tonight or tommorrow, and they'll be ready for sat.

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so what time are people planning on showing up? i jsut wanna know how early i will be crawling outta bed for you guys to get here!
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Look for me sometime mid-morning, depending on when everyone else gets there
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Well I got my new OME shocks and SS done this morning . That should free me up to help out whoever needs an extra set of hands.

How do they ride? Did you get any stickers with them? I didn't, and you'd think that for what the damn things cost you would.

I got too impatient and started my regear last night. It's going smoothly and I'm expecting to finish the 8.8 tonight. I'll probably save the HP30 for Sunday. Barring any major catasrophe I'll still be there on saturday.

Anyone have a ball joint press? Scott, does that u-joint tool you have do ball joints?
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How do they ride? Did you get any stickers with them? I didn't, and you'd think that for what the damn things cost you would.
haha, nope no stickers . I sent an email over to ARB and they sent me some I'll bring along my extras this weekend and give 'em to whoever wants.

You will see a VAST improvement over whatever you were riding on before and the OME shocks. Bumps on the street that would previously jar my entire rig are soaked up nicely now. Can't say enough good things... you'll see .
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haha, nope no stickers . I sent an email over to ARB and they sent me some I'll bring along my extras this weekend and give 'em to whoever wants.

You will see a VAST improvement over whatever you were riding on before and the OME shocks. Bumps on the street that would previously jar my entire rig are soaked up nicely now. Can't say enough good things... you'll see .
You had RE's before right?? Were they the twintubes?

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You had RE's before right?? Were they the twintubes?
yes they were
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Well I didn't finish the regear.

I am ready for the final setup which I'll do tomorrow night. I'm not too thrilled about the idea of not getting things appropriately broken in before driving down on saturday, so hopefully I'll get it done early enough to get in a few good break-in runs.

If I don't I might have to pull a Mike.
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I'm aiming to get to the wrench fest around 10...

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Rear gears are done and the initial break-in is taken care of so I'll be there.

Can somebody PM me directions to Scotts?
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well guys, i'm out for tommorrow!!!!
the fan clutch let go on the way from work today, and ripped up my waterpump, pulley, upper radiator hose, and drive belts.
completely missed the radiator though , but the fan shrouds a bit chewed up. that may have saved me from killing the radiator.
so this weekend is full of needed repairs to get up and running again
have fun, and hope everything goes well.
see y'all on the 21'st.

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Yep, got some stuff done, new ball joints in the HP30, ome's and steering skid installed.
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