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Old 08-23-2012, 02:18 PM
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from the lamps to "load" on switch.
from a fused source to "supply" on the switch
from a solid ground to "earth" on the switch.

the friend who helped me is a certified ase mechanic and assures me that this is safe.
I just have to manually use the switch when I want to turn on/off the lamps.
friend told me the relay for a 55 watt is just "more protection" from fires, but that would be impossible because that's what the fuse is for.
if anything happens, fuse blows, lights go out, no chance of fire
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:01 PM
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Ohh OK... so I went to the local tintmaster shop (custom car shop) and he said that windows can only be tinted to 50% by his shop or else his shop will get a $10,000 fine on the first ticket, then for the second ticket, his shop will be shut down....wow.
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:37 PM
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yeah, MN tint laws only can do 50% on the side windows and 35% on the rear sides and back windows.
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:50 PM
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Yea it sucks...
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Old 08-23-2012, 04:30 PM
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Rear back windows u can do whatever you want.
U can have it completely blocked.
I have been told this by several officers.
Trucks with work toppers and work vans have their rear windows blocked, if they even have one.
U must have either side mirrors or a rear view mirror, u dont need both.
Thus why such trucks and vans don't even have a rear view mirror.
Our work truck with big utility topper has no windows and the rear glass in the truck was removed, and there is no rear view mirror.

As far as this guys shop getting shut down, that's only of he puts his company name on the tint.
I had my windows tinted by a shop, but there's no way the cops can trace it back to his shop.
And no, the driver/owner of the vehicle is responsible for any illegal stuff like that.
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Old 08-24-2012, 08:47 PM
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Hello Minnesota members?
Anyone want to chime in on an October meet idea and planning?

We were thinking Spider Lake, atv/ohv trails/park.


Hope everyone has a good weekend, im spending mine painting rooms in my new place, and working in the garage.
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:49 AM
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Yea I'll try to see when in October would work for me!!

What are your guys thoughts on cranking torsion bars? Will it wear any parts on my truck fast? Like any joints in the front end?
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:25 AM
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Supposedly it makes a stiffer ride and can wear those parts down a bit. I cranked mine like 1" then had my alignment done with my new tires. I haven't notices any issues.
But I wouldn't max them out.
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:29 PM
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I prefer oct 13 for spider lake.
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:54 PM
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I prefer oct 13 for spider lake.
ok cool.
That weekend should work for me, I "believe" my woman will be working that weekend, so I will be free

Have to get others to chime in and get it all confirmed and worked out.

I will have Charlie's bar done and can give it to him, save money on shipping lol
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Old 08-25-2012, 09:21 PM
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The 13th works for me!!
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Old 08-25-2012, 09:55 PM
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Would my 2wd make it? I have brand new all terrains.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:02 PM
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Hopefully I'll be able to make it but I won't know till my October schedule comes out for my new job
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:09 PM
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let's plan for 13th of october, noon.
Glenn is official "where to meet up" guy and "map guy"
and "take charge guy"
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:36 PM
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Yea from what I've heard from Glenn your 2wd should be fine!! And I can't wait!!
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