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xps800doo

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About xps800doo

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  • Birthday 06/04/1984

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  • Name
    Dan
  • Location
    Wisconsin
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    Male
  • Drives
    2015 Sierra 2500 SLT Duramax/2016 Yukon SLT

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  1. No, eoh is pricey, the actuator alone is 600-800 depending what one you choose, and more a pain in the ass to run bend and flare lines... if I was planning on keeping this boat forever yes I would do it but I don’t anticipate much more than 3 to 5 years... on my smaller boats over the years yes, I also unplugged the lights, but as the boats got heavier when you unplug your lights you lose your brakes, not worth the truck going forward a swim... I keep them plugged in. My bots are in the 10-14k range Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. Electric brakes have become a normal or standard “economy” brake in the marine industry, all you are doing is energizing a magnet, use the waterproof connectors and it’s no different than backing the trailer lights in the water. Eoh disk is by far the best route! I have a boat trailer that has that setup and it’s awesome! Just to retro the boat trailer I’m working on is not worth the investment for a boat that I don’t plan to keep forever, I can swap from surge to electric for about $500 to convert to eoh is about $2500. it’s a second boat and not primary use for us but at 11k working brak
  3. so will be in the process of adding electric brakes to the boat trailer and a complete light/wire re-do. I really want to get away from the frame mounted brake/light ground wire that you so often see, and run both ground and power all the way to the junction block! My problem I'm running into is running out of room in my junction box! designing it out, I'm coming up with 20 ground wires for all the lights and brakes! no way you will fit that on the one ground stud in your common 7 way junction blocks. I found a 10 way junction block, that will help, but I'm still looking at 11 positive wires f
  4. they look like they will bolt right on, besides cost of the lights them selves, would they be a plug and play?(im guessing not due to voltage) who has played with this!?
  5. Yeah the $500 was out the door. Assumed prepped properly but the shop warned about painting chrome and longevity... he was bashing powder coating saying it will never be as good a finish and paint matched [emoji2369] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Second that, did the upgrade on my 15 2500 and 16 yukon high/lows/fogs Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Has anybody taken their OEM chrome clad bumpers and had them powder coated? I can’t stand the Chrome and my local powder coat shop quoted me $150 a bumper to prep and powder coat, local body shops are looking at $500 ea to paint them. Looking for any input or experience that you guys may have Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. With my 15 2500 Duramax, I pull maybe a 5k lawn trailer stop and go city driving Short trips between jobsites stopping starting etc. don’t care enough to do the math manually the dash says anywhere between 8 to 10 mpg. With the 14k boat any where between 16-20 . The few times I get it on the highway it says anywhere between 18-22mpg with the cruise set between 70-80mph. Do I need a diesel no, do I like getting into the throttle, her grunting and taking off ...can’t replace it. More expensive yes more issues yes. Do I regret buying it... nope they both have their ups and down choose your pois
  9. I went with the diesel after the same back and forth... yes more expensive blah blah. im happy with the decision. i drive it for business 2 days a week maybe 50 miles pulling about 5k and then couple weekend days a month pulling the 14k-15k boat maybe 10 miles round trip from home to the launch. 68,000 miles and 0 issues with emissions
  10. SO YOUR 19 HAS THE SAME HITCH AS THE 2020'S RUMOR HAS IT THE 2020'S ARE FIXED...?
  11. YUP DID A FULL MORIMOTO RETRO FIT.... BEST DECISION EVER MADE HEAD LIGHTS AND FOG LIGHTS. DID THE SAME ON THE WIFE'S 2016 YUKON HIGH LOW AND FOG.
  12. BULLET PROOF HITCHES....WEIGHT SAFE IS MAX 14.5k FOR THE 2.5" RECIEVER NOT ENOUGH SAFETY FACTOR FOR ME. I TOW A 14K BOAT... WENT WITH THE EXTREME DUTY 36,000 MAX!!
  13. I picked this https://www.auteltech.com/autelcms/Automotive Diagnostic& Analysi/550.jhtml up when i got my duramax, more than happy with it.
  14. find hooks that fit and are rated at 14k plus im all in! I have the shackle "fix" going on now to get me by, but not able to use my receiver lock with the shackles...
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