Best Cheap/Free Mods?

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  1. HiHoeSilver

    HiHoeSilver Away! Supporting Member

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    This is why I did mine the way I did. I'm an AM guy. My FM reception is like factory. My AM isn't perfect, but it's bearable. Most guys report losing it altogether with laying the antenna in the fender.
     
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    05Single afraid of the dark Supporting Member

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    Oh I see now. Yea went over my head lol
    Tilting at windmills is an English idiom that means attacking imaginary enemies. The expression is derived from the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, and the word "tilt" in this context comes from jousting

    I just say don't fix something that isn't broken. But on the other hand we mod here, it's what we do.
    It hurts reception, more in some cities than others.
    And when the time comes for primary use of am/fm radio I'll remove my escalade cowl cover and upright my antenna and reinstall the factory cover ;)
     
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    All good points that I can agree with you on. To each their own. Enjoy the ride! ;)
     
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  4. PNWMuseumman

    PNWMuseumman Bow Ties Are Cool Supporting Member

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    One of my favorite Cheap mods is the Maglite mounted under the Glove box.
    Sadly, no pics at the moment. Can add some if anybody needs them.


    Cost~ Depends on what size maglite you buy, but pretty cheap either way
     
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    I would like to see some of those pics-anything different and functional interests me.
     
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    PNWMuseumman Bow Ties Are Cool Supporting Member

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    Sorry for the delay! Here are the pictures of my mag-light mount. Super easy, super cheap. I used two of the existing bolts from the glove box hinge. Pulled them out, then put them back in with the mag-light mounts.

     
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    Looks good i just ordered the 3rd gen 3d light and the brackets-thanks for the nice mod-never no when you will need it.
     
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  8. PNWMuseumman

    PNWMuseumman Bow Ties Are Cool Supporting Member

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    Awesome!! It's a great mod, and your're absolutely right, you never know when you'll need a flashlight. In my experience, it's never at a convenient time that you need one, and in those times, a cell phone flashlight won't cut it.

    Throw up some pics when you get it mounted!
     
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  10. PNWMuseumman

    PNWMuseumman Bow Ties Are Cool Supporting Member

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    The pictures are really deceiving. It doesn't take up almost any room, with how the dash is curved, and it mounts more under than out in front of the dash. I had my 6'5 father-in-law ride with me the week after I put it in and he had no problem. More recently, I've had multiple 6+ foot people in that seat, with the seat really far forward to accommodate a baby-seat behind it, and have had no problems.
     

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