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Question for when you have time. How did you mount the 3100 under the hood? It looks like it's sitting on top of the battery.
It IS just sitting on top of the battery:)

There's no need to secure it as it's not moving and not going anywhere when the hood is closed...:like:



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It IS just sitting on top of the battery:)

There's no need to secure it as it's not moving and not going anywhere when the hood is closed...:like:
Thanks. I'm probably too much of a worry wart to leave it completely unsecured. :crazy:
 
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Thanks. I'm probably too much of a worry wart to leave it completely unsecured. :crazy:
Trust me...it's not going anywhere:fingerscrossed:
 
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OOOooooooyaaaaaa...:like::clap:
Diamondback is top notch...8 days from order to delivery (no expedited service) with real time tracking...FAST!!!
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CYA...you'll have get past this before you can touch me...works great as a step too...
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Great looking truck Sid! I just ordered this step and like the way it contours with the bumpers step. People here just love to tailgate and this will add another level of protection.
 
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Great looking truck Sid! I just ordered this step and like the way it contours with the bumpers step. People here just love to tailgate and this will add another level of protection.
Thanks Dave! This step/bumper is very high quality...it also appears not to depreciate your rear approach angel...you'll love it:like:
 

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The LEDs were wired together in parallel and the positive tied into the top left lead (yellow/green) which are switched on/off with the marker lights. The negative tied to any ground bolt under the hood.
Question for you about those LEDs you put in the grille. You said you tied them into the marker lights, so when are those LEDs on? Also any lighting for the rear?
 
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Question for you about those LEDs you put in the grille. You said you tied them into the marker lights, so when are those LEDs on? Also any lighting for the rear?
My LEDs are on when the marker lights are on. Lighting for the rear? You mean the back end of the truck, not yet. I thought about mounting the same LEDs in red in the rear below the tailgate but haven't decided to do that or use Putco LED strip...
 

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Did you ever remove the other crash bar? Or were you good with just removing the front?
 
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Crappy pic but the results of the tail markers are outstanding in real life:like::clap: Will post better pics and close up later...time for that well deserved glass of Cab...
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Did you ever remove the other crash bar? Or were you good with just removing the front?
Yes, both front and rear were removed...
 

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would love to see how you got those mounted, i bought a putco bar only to find out it pinches between the bed when lowered
 
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Ok better close ups...I used an 1" x 1" aluminum extrusion cut to 23" length and angled the ends facing back to match the bumper cut out for license...then it was a matter of spacing the 3 lights equal distance, one center two other at the end...the extrusion was sanded, degreased, primered and painted flat black...the lights are wired in parallel same as the front and then tied into the license plate lighting wire so it comes on when the whole set of marker lights are turned on...my apologies for not taking pictures step by step but once I got going, I forgot to document:facepalm:
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Ya I'm not the one to worry about the whole world having my plate ID lol...I think it's stupid paranoid practice to blur your plate as it's public information Duh:)
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And BTW, there's no contact when I lower the gate:like:
View from top side...
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Specs to date:

Drive train:
  1. AFE intake charge tubes
  2. K&N filter
  3. MBRP 3" cat back exhaust, black
  4. GFB bypass valve

Exterior:
  1. Custom matte black graphics
  2. Raptor knock off grill
  3. Magnetic Ford grill inlay
  4. Diamondback SE armor bed cover
  5. Bushwacker Tail Armor
  6. Front Runner rack mount on top of Diamondback
  7. Tyger hitch step, bumper extension
  8. Shrock rock sliders
  9. EGR cab spoiler
  10. Shorty antenna
  11. OEM molded mud flaps

Lighting:
  1. Ford Ranger Lift ditch brackets
  2. CB+ SW antennas
  3. Rigid D2 LED high mount spots,
  4. Baja S1 ditch flood
  5. Rigid D2 LED 2 spot/2flood in grill
  6. Diode Dynamics LED fog light
  7. JDM 12k lumen high/low beam
  8. Baja S2 LED flood rear bumper mounted
  9. Grill custom amber LED x 3
  10. Center rear marker red LED x 3
  11. Quad LED side camp lights mounted on FR rack
  12. Trigger 3001 auxiliary power system
  13. 11-Lux Lighting System rock lights x 8
  14. Custom underhood LED task light

Suspension:
  1. 285/70-17 Falken ATS-W
  2. Fuel Shok Anthracite, 17x9 +20offset,
  3. Eibach Pro Truck lift kit

Interior:
  1. Custom Ram mount Ipod Mini
  2. Ram mount Iphone
  3. Uniden CB
  4. Baolfeng radio GMRS/SW
  5. Trigger 3001 RF six shooter accessory control
  6. Garmin 55 Dash Cam

Camp Equipment:
  1. Honds 2000i generator
  2. Fortress 1 gallon silent compressor
  3. Spare 15 gallons fuel
  4. Energizer 165whr LiFePO power station
  5. 60w solar panel for Energizer
  6. ICECO 46 quart fridge/freezer
  7. Grills/burners/griddles, etc
  8. Front Runner RTT

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Looks amazing! I'm going to try and rig up something like that but longer and get that bar on after all!
 

                           


























































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