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Old 10-28-2013, 12:39 AM   #1861
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anybody know of a way to change a early 2nd gen dash to black without spray painting it? i done that on my 1st gen and it constantly reeked of spray paint.
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Old 10-28-2013, 09:29 AM   #1862
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I like that a lot.
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Old 10-28-2013, 09:29 AM   #1863
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anybody know of a way to change a early 2nd gen dash to black without spray painting it? i done that on my 1st gen and it constantly reeked of spray paint.
Your best option is just to get either a dash mat or a dash cover.
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Old 10-28-2013, 10:02 AM   #1864
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Dash mat.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dodge-Ram-Pi...79e726&vxp=mtr
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:20 AM   #1865
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seems a cover is the only way to go. we'll see what ends up happening.
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Old 10-30-2013, 08:46 PM   #1866
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Sneak peek of my latest project...

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Old 10-30-2013, 08:49 PM   #1867
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how bad did it run ya on those connectors?
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:12 PM   #1868
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Default Re: The Offical B.S Thread!!!!

The initial ones I ordered weren't cheap. That's about $20 sitting there. The 14 pin was about $45. I've since learned that the Delphi pins, which are about a buck a piece, are compatible with the Molex pins which are less than 10 cents each, even cheaper when you buy in bulk. That alone saves a ton of money when you're talking about building 25 of these. I've also changed plans since ordering the parts and will be running a harness all the way back to the rear axle rather than using the expensive 14 pin connector under the hood. The 4 pin connector is a lot cheaper, even when figuring in four 25' runs of 16 gauge wire. So, I went from about $75 in plugs and pins to about $20. Not too bad. All the extra parts start to add up, 150' of wire, lots of wire loom, relays, expensive adjustable relay board, etc. It's all coming together nicely though.
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:17 PM   #1869
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:28 PM   #1870
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Part of me wishes I wouldn't have gotten into this! Building one isn't so bad but I'm kind of dreading having to build a bunch of these. Probably going to do 25 at first. I've got about 12 people that have assured me that they wanted one, but you know how that goes... I'm having to drop about $4k in parts so it's kind of important that I sell a bunch of them. Lol
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