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Old 05-15-2012, 12:20 AM
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Will be taking them tomorrow. Ran out of time today, plus my back was killing me from being hunched over all day.
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Old 05-15-2012, 03:42 PM
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Man reading this makes me want to order up all my audio equipment now! Will have to see where you routed everything and see if it will work with mine.. which it should since we both have 3G RAM's lol. Really can't wait to see all your goodies installed.
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Old 05-16-2012, 12:42 AM
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Ok, here are the pics from the Day 1 mods:

Here's the tidying up of the engine bay wiring. Adding the negative battery terminal and the 140amp breaker. Also, added the frame ground because the original wiring wouldn't reach to the new negative terminal.








Here's the rewiring of the amps. Gotta love the JL HD amps, so compact; even stacked they still fit nicely under the rear seat. Completely changed the wiring of the door speakers, and you have to label everything clearly... helps when you know an electrician at work who lends you their wiring labeler for half an hour.







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Old 05-16-2012, 01:02 AM
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Day 2 mods were slightly less productive since they were time consuming. Finished up the speaker wiring and cleaned up the amp wiring as well. Pulled the headliner and recovered it since the last time I did it was my first and it had begun to pull away and sag. New suede was added this time and turned out a LOT better. Of course, since the headliner was out, I finally got to remove the useless factory vibration dampner and added the lightweight Dynamat that's been sitting in storage for about a year.

Finally, all my speakers are working, which is sad considering I installed them all last year and they worked for about 6 months before something stopped working properly. I'm pretty sure it was due to the cheap and crappy wire I used last time





While I was at it, I added some more LED strips and rewired quite a bit of the LEDs that I already had installed but had used cheap wire that had worn through or just broken entierly over the winter.



And not pictured, but I did do some more shopping today. Picked up a Superior shift kit. According to my local transmission guy it's a much better and more rounded kit compared to the TransGo kit
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Looking great thanks for the pictures and the updates
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Holy crap man. This is looking great and it's only day 2 lol. Bring on Day 3!
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Thanks for the pics and the info, nice work, love the suede headliner, real nice. Great Truck, be watching your transformation.
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Is that ALL you got done!? Get off your butt and get some work done already!!!



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You'd see them being loaded up into a unknown DWB Ram I'm sure I could find a way to make quite a few bits work on the 4th Gen The rest goes into a suddenly very busy For Sale section of the Z hahaa
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