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Old 01-07-2017, 12:15 PM   #111
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Finally got them install just in time for a 3 days winter camping trip. Really happy with the results. The lights are flush to the body and if needed can be tilted down. The light output is amazing and install went pretty straight forward.

After Agile's 4x4 conversion I could no longer reach my awning so while doing the side lights I moved it down where I can reach it. I loose door coverage and when opened the lights will be above the awning but those lights are so bright that they still create a nice effect through the awning material. I also have another portable light if I really need better light.






I don't think I posted this before but a while back I installed 4 reverse lights, two large ones facing out for distance and two smaller ones pointing down for close range. With such a big bum good light makes reversing a breeze!



I was standing other roof when I took this picture and as you can see these are bright! You can also see how deep the snow was to get to the hotsprings... I generous 2' of white stuff, just glad I never got stuck!!!














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Old 01-07-2017, 12:31 PM   #112
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And this shows what I used to create a gasket around the lights. It's just tubular closed cell foam to Insulate around house windows. Fit was perfect!



And a couple pictures of the trip



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Old 01-08-2017, 10:03 AM   #113
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That snow packed wheel is so uniform that I thought it was a wheel cover until I saw the rest of the pics. Amazing how that happens.

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Old 01-08-2017, 10:48 AM   #114
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That snow packed wheel is so uniform that I thought it was a wheel cover until I saw the rest of the pics. Amazing how that happens.

Driving 2' of snow will do it, Hahaha!

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Old 01-08-2017, 12:24 PM   #115
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Hadn't noticed the fold down steps leading to the roof. Nice touch, but I would think a handhold or two would be helpful.


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Hadn't noticed the fold down steps leading to the roof. Nice touch, but I would think a handhold or two would be helpful.


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Hasn't been an issue, they are grab handles as well. Once almost at the top the rain gutter also helps but I safely made it up and down drunk on many occasion (that's my safety test)...
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Old 01-08-2017, 06:15 PM   #117
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Man, that thing turned out nice!
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That snow packed wheel is so uniform that I thought it was a wheel cover until I saw the rest of the pics. Amazing how that happens.
I had the exact same snow packed wheels last week, I had to look twice to see why my wheels looked so different.

David, sorry I wasn't able to stop by to visit, but my route ended up going pretty far East (Mossula) prior to crossing the border. I'm sure we will put something together soon. I'm seriously considering early retirement so that I can make the Abbortsford air show on my way back South, (just gotta talk Mrs A/T into it).
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I had the exact same snow packed wheels last week, I had to look twice to see why my wheels looked so different.

David, sorry I wasn't able to stop by to visit, but my route ended up going pretty far East (Mossula) prior to crossing the border. I'm sure we will put something together soon. I'm seriously considering early retirement so that I can make the Abbortsford air show on my way back South, (just gotta talk Mrs A/T into it).
Retiring early just for an air show?!? Wish I had your luck, Hahaha! No worries for not stopping by, the route you took is gorgeous! And there will always be a return trip at some point... I'm not going anywhere yet!

Safe travel!

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Man, that thing turned out nice!
Thanks SOB!

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