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Re: My first truck
« Reply #30 on: November 08, 2020, 01:36:05 AM »
Looks good!
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Re: My first truck
« Reply #31 on: November 15, 2020, 12:31:08 PM »
Got the shell back from Macco.
Hooked up the trailer and gave it a test. Didn't go far cause the tires are toast.
With the jeep total length was 29ft.
With the truck it's 33ft.

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Re: My first truck
« Reply #32 on: November 15, 2020, 01:02:04 PM »
Looks like they did a nice job on the shell.
Home schooling my grandkids gets in the way of finishing my car

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Re: My first truck
« Reply #33 on: November 15, 2020, 01:43:04 PM »
Is the trailer empty?  Looks like the rear truck hitch is loaded up some.
33 Chevy 5 Window, 34 Chevy 3 Window, 37 Chevy 4dr sedan

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Re: My first truck
« Reply #34 on: November 15, 2020, 02:29:26 PM »
looks good

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Re: My first truck
« Reply #35 on: November 16, 2020, 06:34:41 PM »
Looking good, Rattiac!
Tighten it up til it strips, then back it off a quarter turn

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Re: My first truck
« Reply #36 on: December 27, 2020, 09:15:53 PM »
Finally pulled down the spare tire and found the wire for the 3rd brakelight. Some say it's labeled CHTL (center high taillight) but mine wasn't.
Found it at the passenger rear side behind the spare. It was folded back to itself.
Wired the dome light to the license plate light.
Helps prevent leaving it on by accident.

Now I dont have to worry about the fuzz.🚔
Used a 5ft , 4-flat trailer extension. Perfect length.
« Last Edit: December 27, 2020, 09:18:43 PM by Rattiac »

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Re: My first truck
« Reply #37 on: December 27, 2020, 11:08:18 PM »
Good work! It looks like I be doing some of that kind of wire chasing on the 2006 Silverado I bought yesterday. I has an aftermarket radio with tons of features one of which is a backup camera that doesn't seem to work, There is also a trailer light flat 4 connector coming out of the floor near the transfer case shifter. It may have been for speakers in the back seat area.
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