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Old 07-27-2021, 03:56 PM   #101
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I have swapped all exterior lights, except the headlights, with LED's. I took before and after pics, it's just hard to notice a difference in them. Overall, I like how they turned out.
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Old 07-27-2021, 11:00 PM   #102
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i took before and after pics...
...and?
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What he is saying is the aerodynamics of a D21 is a brick in the wind.
Probably at least as bad as a Jeep so worse than a cow.
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...and?
They look identical
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Old 07-27-2021, 11:46 PM   #104
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In this pic, the driver side middle LED is white, the others are red, on the passenger side, all LEDs are red. In person, the white LED looks orange/pink in the red lens. So I swapped the white LEDs into the front bumper and put red ones in the tail lights. The pictures don't show a difference so I won't bother to post them.
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They look identical
Well, you say "I took..." and I sorta expected to see PICs... this is why the reply, as it was. OK...
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Old 07-28-2021, 12:16 PM   #106
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OK, I said I took pics, and that the difference was unnoticeable in the pics. So I didn't post ANY pics. In person, the LEDs look good and much brighter than the incandescent bulbs.

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A few weeks ago, I was at the JY and saw a D21 thart was NOT listed in the online inventory, and was able to snag a near perfect bumper and the brackets. The truck was a rusty mess and the brackets were scaling but the bumper itself was in great shape, minus the plastic inserts were the turn signals go.



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Old 07-28-2021, 03:27 PM   #108
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These are the brackets

I hit them with a wire wheel, then some rust remover.

Small rust hole that will get fixed later

All primed up, but I still need to patch that hole, I suppose.
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Old 08-23-2021, 07:53 PM   #109
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My license plate lights kept falling out, so I made some aluminum brackets/backing plate, from some scrap gutter metal, for the screws to have something to grab.







https://postimg.cc/gallery/qKBvBwG

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Old 08-30-2021, 04:53 PM   #110
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I finally got the E-brake cable free from the packed in dirt. I had been putting off this project because I thought it was going to take time and effort to track down parts. My reverse camera quit working recently and I was under the truck, tracing wires. I noticed the E-brake cable at the "Y" was caked with dirt and small rocks. I had a flathead screwdriver with me and used it to knock all that stuff out. Sorry I didn't get pics of that part. That's when I noticed I didn't have an E-brake indicator on the dash. I asked about it here in a different thread, and got a good answer. So I checked the switch on the firewall.

There is a small peg on the brake lever that pushes the switch in to turn the light off. Mine wasn't working unless I wiggled it. It was also very dirty. I sprayed some WD-40 in there and worked it until it worked every time i pulled the lever

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