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Little truck came together quite nicely! 

Any plans to paint it? Got pics of the 3rd brake light in day / night - lit up? Interested to see how it does.

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1 minute ago, BrothersGarage said:

Little truck came together quite nicely! 

Any plans to paint it? Got pics of the 3rd brake light in day / night - lit up? Interested to see how it does.

No plans for paint. He wants patina and I don’t want to be mad if he scratches it. That’s why I bought a green parts truck so we wouldn’t need to paint. The daylight pic is above, I will get a night shot later. It has a low/running brightness and a high/brake brightness. 

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14 minutes ago, banzai510(hainz) said:

Love this thread.

I want a youtube of the exhaust loud. Which Iknow it will be loud

It is loud especially compared to modern cars. Compared to some of mine it is pretty quite. The insulated cab makes it fine, can talk while driving. It does set of my neighbors car alarm though. Is anyone going to eagle rock?

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8 hours ago, banzai510(hainz) said:

Love this thread.

I want a youtube of the exhaust loud. Which Iknow it will be loud

 this is all the video I have so far 

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On 11/8/2019 at 10:21 AM, BrothersGarage said:

Little truck came together quite nicely! 

Any plans to paint it? Got pics of the 3rd brake light in day / night - lit up? Interested to see how it does.

Day and night. Pictures don’t really do the light justice. The high is 800 lumens. 
 

CEE975-CE-E215-4991-B52-F-5-C832-D6-B3-E

D17-C64-EA-2-BEB-4-EC0-A21-F-6261367-D95

FC31-AD91-71-AC-47-FF-BE4-D-5080-D607794

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BD535-BF8-A883-4262-B6-EC-1-D4-D0-A201-B

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You need to use the "hotlink for forums" links, it's hard to see deteil with them small photos(thumbnails?).

CEE975-CE-E215-4991-B52-F-5-C832-D6-B3-E

 

D17-C64-EA-2-BEB-4-EC0-A21-F-6261367-D95photo upload online

 

FC31-AD91-71-AC-47-FF-BE4-D-5080-D607794

 

84-F4988-A-0-CC0-46-C4-A765-897718-B271-

 

BD535-BF8-A883-4262-B6-EC-1-D4-D0-A201-B

 

It might be hard to see that light unless you drive around with the tailgate down, especially during the day, if I were to do this I would likely put the light centered in the bottom of the rear window in the cab, putting it at the top center would be better but then it may block the rear view view some, lower center is better because the wires can be hidden easier.

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I agree. This was a compromise. Truck is low so most people will see it. Other low cars will not. If I were to run it in the cab the option earlier in this post would be better. 

33 minutes ago, wayno said:

It might be hard to see that light unless you drive around with the tailgate down, especially during the day, if I were to do this I would likely put the light centered in the bottom of the rear window in the cab, putting it at the top center would be better but then it may block the rear view view some, lower center is better because the wires can be hidden easier.

 

 

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