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Today 01:38 PM
Project89
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Originally Posted by 1971BB427 View Post
The chute mount can be very lightweight, and simple, but make sure the chute restraint cord is mounted to a solid point! My mount is a plate with brackets to the trunk pan, but restraint is to a heavier bracket I have bolted across the frame, similar to the way a trailer hitch attaches.

doing it the same way as this on my car

Today 10:56 AM
John long
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
That is odd, they come right up on my computer...

Wishing everyone a pleasant Thanksgiving !!!
Quote:
Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone,
Same back to you guys and all of the other contributors here. We have so much to be thankful for.

I hope everyone has a blessed holiday.

John
Today 10:45 AM
1971BB427
Quote:
Originally Posted by Project89 View Post
chute + wheels with tires mounted up

and on the car





this weekend ill work on fabing the chute mount
The chute mount can be very lightweight, and simple, but make sure the chute restraint cord is mounted to a solid point! My mount is a plate with brackets to the trunk pan, but restraint is to a heavier bracket I have bolted across the frame, similar to the way a trailer hitch attaches.
Today 09:52 AM
MARTINSR Back at you David!

Brian
Today 09:43 AM
496CHEVY3100 Happy Thanksgiving Everyone,
Today 09:24 AM
boothboy
Quote:
Originally Posted by Project89 View Post
chute + wheels with tires mounted up

and on the car





this weekend ill work on fabing the chute mount
Looking good!!!

BB
Today 08:59 AM
Too Many Projects
Quote:
Originally Posted by John long View Post
Hmmm, My Ipad must have crashed. The pictures did not come up fo me.

John
That is odd, they come right up on my computer...

Wishing everyone a pleasant Thanksgiving !!!
Yesterday 11:28 PM
Project89 chute + wheels with tires mounted up

and on the car





this weekend ill work on fabing the chute mount
Yesterday 02:06 PM
496CHEVY3100
Quote:
Originally Posted by dsraven View Post
on the wiring issue, check the back side of the fuse box for loose or broken wiring. also, if your lights are screwing up at the same time, take the trailer plug apart or off. it can back feed through the plug from the battery charging wire or through corrosion or bad wiring behind the plug, especially when it gets wet. that can explain why things change when you go over a bump. dissassemble and check the plug internally from the back side, check the wiring where the plug wiring connects to the truck wiring, disconnect the battery feed wire to the plug (at the front where that wire connects to the truck harness to take it totally out of the system). you can buy those trailer plug checkers that have led lights in them. you just plug it in and whatever is powered up will light up the corresponding led. cheap too. that would be a good place to start. does it do this all the time or just when the trailer is connected?
Thanks for help ,I will take the fuse box apart later today ,,the 7pin plug the complete wiring harness and controller box are New but that don't mean they are not bad,,i did disconnect traioor plug an removed plug on truck and disconnected Charger wire at the battery unplugged 30 amp greaker at battery,,cant take plug apart it is sealed in Epoxy sealed

It also does it with tralior disconnected,,i still have everything loose my next step is main harness coming thru dash,
Yesterday 01:03 PM
John long
Quote:
Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Worked on fitting the 7 piece trunk pan kit in the Malibu. I want to get the floor in and the gas tank usable so I can get the plastic gas can out of the passenger compartment.

I also got a set of control arms to clean, paint and build up to swap in. I have ProThane urethane bushings coming tomorrow and I'll get new Moog ball joints from NAPA. They probably won't get installed until after the first of the new year.
Hmmm, My Ipad must have crashed. The pictures did not come up fo me.

John
Yesterday 09:04 AM
dsraven on the wiring issue, check the back side of the fuse box for loose or broken wiring. also, if your lights are screwing up at the same time, take the trailer plug apart or off. it can back feed through the plug from the battery charging wire or through corrosion or bad wiring behind the plug, especially when it gets wet. that can explain why things change when you go over a bump. dissassemble and check the plug internally from the back side, check the wiring where the plug wiring connects to the truck wiring, disconnect the battery feed wire to the plug (at the front where that wire connects to the truck harness to take it totally out of the system). you can buy those trailer plug checkers that have led lights in them. you just plug it in and whatever is powered up will light up the corresponding led. cheap too. that would be a good place to start. does it do this all the time or just when the trailer is connected?
Yesterday 09:00 AM
John long
Quote:
Originally Posted by deadbodyman View Post
he'll have it in before thanksgiving...
Yes, Thanksgiving of 2017.

John
Yesterday 07:43 AM
deadbodyman he'll have it in before thanksgiving...
Yesterday 05:49 AM
matts37chev
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
I can forget about asking for anything for Christmas this year. I just got carried away on Ebay. The listing had about 8 pictures that look really good and the seller stated it is OEM off an origional 53 and had no scratches or dents before it went to the plater's. He had 100% feedback and says it is absolutely flawless.

We will see. Keep your fingers crossed for me. It scares me to death to buy chrome I can not fondle before I buy.

John



Sure looks good in the pics.
Enjoy your Christmas installing it.
11-25-2014 10:08 PM
Too Many Projects Looks good in the pics. Hope he packs it well for the shipping guerrillas... Pay the extra for full insurance too. I'm assuming it cost more than $100...
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