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post #1186 of 1362 Old 04-12-2013, 07:38 AM
tulman22
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Quote:
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I was bored at my garage yesterday after some cleaning up and started making a little light for my center console.

I started with a panther vision led light hat and cut out the light part of it

Then I cut it down as small as I could and reassembled it


And mounted it in the top corner of the console


Its really bright and it was free
That's a good idea. Will definitely be borrowig this one!
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post #1187 of 1362 Old 04-12-2013, 08:43 AM
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Screen

Nice. I really like the screen mod and I'm going to use that! What screen did you use from Home Depot again? very curious.

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post #1188 of 1362 Old 04-12-2013, 09:00 PM
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i think its just galvanized gutter guard, cut it with tin snips, then bent and folded around the curves of the grill and glued the heck out of it

took my grill off the other day to paint it and some of the screen was coming loose and rather than fix it, i tore it all off lol, and plastidipped it black as well as removing the jeep emblem on the hood

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post #1189 of 1362 Old 04-14-2013, 07:33 PM
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These are some awesome MacGyver mods
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post #1190 of 1362 Old 04-15-2013, 08:17 PM
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cost me right about 100.00



93' buick century airbox mod for 30.00 plus 20.00 for the hose and 5.00 for the fitting. plumbed into my cowl...
painted my stinger, bumpers, fenders with rustoleum textured black from a can.. 20.00 or so.. pretty durable and looks cool.

If @ 1st you don't succeed, grind it, hammer it, weld it, drink a beer and try again.
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post #1191 of 1362 Old 04-16-2013, 02:16 PM
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Got some sanitary stainless from work already bent in a radius, got some straight tubes welded on and a coupler so I can quick detach it.
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post #1192 of 1362 Old 04-16-2013, 05:29 PM
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Nice !! ^
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post #1193 of 1362 Old 04-16-2013, 05:44 PM
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Got some sanitary stainless from work already bent in a radius, got some straight tubes welded on and a coupler so I can quick detach it.
While I am not a fan of stainless steel or chrome, that set up is sweet.

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post #1194 of 1362 Old 04-16-2013, 08:41 PM
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I don't like chrome either, I've been debating powder coating it for some time now. I used the stainless because it welds prettier, and it was free of course.
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post #1195 of 1362 Old 04-17-2013, 03:10 AM
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its 2am and my eyes burn i just finished reading all the posts. definitely going to flip my mirror. great posts guys
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post #1196 of 1362 Old 04-17-2013, 03:45 AM
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^^ HAHA 1194 posts and your what you got out of it was flip your mirror... thats awesome
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post #1197 of 1362 Old 04-17-2013, 04:01 AM
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Got some sanitary stainless from work already bent in a radius, got some straight tubes welded on and a coupler so I can quick detach it.
That's REALLLLLY nice! Looks awesome.
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post #1198 of 1362 Old 04-18-2013, 12:27 AM
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lol lockedwheels ive done just about every other diy mod i could afford. this is one i did today so far it only works it soft tops . i took a "Headlamp" (for your head) and just sip tied it to my soft top strap to make a dome light. it takes 3aaa but i serves a duel purpose if i need to work on anything at night i can just cut the ties and use it for its original purpose .... if you have a hard top you can adapt it.... on a soft top its slid-able

attach to this strap

use some zip ties or something similar

before

after doesnt look like much but there is alot of light now
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post #1199 of 1362 Old 04-18-2013, 04:13 AM
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^^^ I hear yah man i wasnt trying to bust your balls it just sounded funny !!!!
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post #1200 of 1362 Old 05-09-2013, 05:09 PM
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Man, there are some great mods on here. I got to get cranking on my LJ again!
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