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It was hard not to go out this weekend with FJ events occurring yesterday and today. At least I was able to do a few things to the rig. First I knew it was going to rain so I didn't wash the exterior but I did go out to pay for the heavy duty vacs at the coin-op. The interior has been dirty and I don't know which run caused to be that way. So I cleaned it up, vacuumed and damped ragged it wherever I could. It's much cleaner now :)

I then broke open the led puck lights I picked up at CostCo. You get three for under $15 after tax. Thanks to FJamming for the product find ;D These lights turn and pivot and also come with the AAA batteries in the package.



I installed them in the headliner in the back seat as described in other interior light mods. Just carefully pop out the plastic screws in the headliner. Put the screws back in through the light base (rear cover).



These also snap off the base and can be used as portable lights.

Next, I installed my Auto Vent Shades http://www.autoventshade.com. I bought them a few weeks ago from Dirty Parts during their January sale. They were easy to install. I'm assuming that you just need to clean the window gutter really good which I hope I did. I won't be rolling down the windows for 24 hours to let the adhesive do its thing.



Here's a pic taken a few minutes ago. I'm far from writing my own build up thread but I'll get there ;)

 

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looking good! your truck is coming together one mod at a time
 

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The visors look good! I ordered a set from 4 Wheel Parts a while back, but when they came they were broken in half!
You just convinced me to order more. :)
 
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Ok, when I go to Dirty Parts next Thursday I gotta get those vent visors. Period.

And I LOVE those TRD wheels on your rig!!
 

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Thanks everyone.

IMachU said:
Ok, when I go to Dirty Parts next Thursday I gotta get those vent visors. Period.

And I LOVE those TRD wheels on your rig!!
I got the wheels and tires used from a Dirty Parts customer via Larry. Got lucky.
 

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I'm about to put my retard cap back on.. What's the purpose of the vents? Are they just for wind deflection when the windows are down? I've never understood their usefulness.. Someone please help me! ;)

The lights look great Eric. I'm probably gonna go to CostCo on my lunch break and pick up a pack. I love easy and cheap mods that are functional to boot!
 
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Yes, Brian...the vents are so you can have the windows down and not get blasted in the ear by wind. Also, you can have your windows down an inch or so to vent on rainy days and not get wet.
 

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IMachU said:
the vents are so you can have the windows down and not get blasted in the ear by wind.
That's a necessity for FJs.. The wind pounds my ear drum whenever the windows are down.. I might have to invest in a set of these..

Eric, if you are coming down to SD for the BBQ, remind me to take a look at your windows please.

Oh and thanks for not "mach"ing me Dave. ;)
~Brian
 
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hahahaha - NP Brian! I hate that eardrum pounding, too. My wife got a blast of it last weekend, and she wants me to get a set for the FJ. Nice! A mod she agrees to!!
 
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