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Unread 07-15-2013, 07:48 PM   #16
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While on our trip, we decided to climb Mt. Washington. And yes, I have the goofy bumper sticker to prove it.





Here are some pics of the Mt. Washington Auto Road that leads to the summit. It is a 7 mile uphill drive.









And some pics once we reached the top







And the way down...





On the way up the mountain the jeep actually ran right at 210*, but apparently it got pretty hot under the hood. The temp sensor for the overhead console is in the bumper, and this is what it read while we were driving up:



It was definitely not 115* outside, closer to 80*.

It was a good trip.

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Unread 07-15-2013, 07:59 PM   #17
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Very cool pictures Ryan, thanks for sharing. Your Jeep looks great. All the little mods you've done really look good.

You're an inspiration to all of us. Every time I think I can't do something I will think of you and realize that you would figure out a way to overcome. God bless you buddy and happy Jeepin.

PS. What special sensors did you need to get the outside temp to work in that console?
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Unread 07-16-2013, 09:40 PM   #18
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Very cool pictures Ryan, thanks for sharing. Your Jeep looks great. All the little mods you've done really look good.

You're an inspiration to all of us. Every time I think I can't do something I will think of you and realize that you would figure out a way to overcome. God bless you buddy and happy Jeepin.

PS. What special sensors did you need to get the outside temp to work in that console?
Hey Thanks,its a ambient air temperature sensor. You can get one from auto zone.
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Unread 07-27-2013, 10:17 PM   #19
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Bought some of these off a 1980s Turbo Lebaron



Installation pics coming soon.
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Unread 07-29-2013, 06:06 AM   #20
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that mt Washington drive looks awesome! we don't get many views like that in north carolina mtns.

nice rig so far. gonna watch where this build goes.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 05:30 PM   #21
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Here are some pics of me cutting the hood and putting on the hood vents.








Hood cut




Vents mounted



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Unread 07-30-2013, 05:33 PM   #22
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Picked up a jeep tent on ebay.

It came and I decided I was going to set it up in my buddy's yard.







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Unread 07-30-2013, 05:43 PM   #23
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Nice job on the vents! And that tent is awesome!!
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Unread 07-31-2013, 04:42 AM   #24
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I want that tent.
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Unread 09-02-2013, 11:11 AM   #25
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I changed out my fading green dash lights for some warm white LEDs from superbrightleds.com.

Much brighter!

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Unread 09-04-2013, 06:15 PM   #26
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Those LEDs are so fawking bright. They are much brighter than this pic shows.
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Unread 09-04-2013, 07:36 PM   #27
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not as bright as your reverse lights.
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Unread 09-04-2013, 08:33 PM   #28
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not as bright as your reverse lights.
Don't want to be backing into any Priuses lol
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Unread 09-04-2013, 08:54 PM   #29
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Hey nice build! Btw, that rear cargo mat was clean when I sold it to you a few months ago! Hahaha!
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Unread 10-15-2013, 07:21 PM   #30
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Today I painted the inside of my door sills with bedliner. This should help keep away the rust from this great salty state.

Sanded:



Bedlined:



I used Rustoleum truck bedliner applied with a brush. We shall see how long it lasts.
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