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Parts Used In This Episode

Apple, Inc.
Apple iPad Tablet Device
Bushwacker
Fender Flares, Street Flares, Front, Rear, Black, Dura-Flex Thermoplastic, Ford, Pickup, Set of 4
Classic Industries
1947-2008 GMC and Chevy Truck Parts
Dee Zee
Toolbox, Wheel Well, Aluminum, Brite, Diamond Plate, Dodge, Ford, GM, Toyota, Pickup, Each
Dynomax
2012-2011 F150 Extended Cab Short Bed, Crew Cab Short Bed 3.5L, 3.7L V6, 5.0L V8, Dual - 3" Cat-Back System
Inventive Products
Swivel-Loc Hitch Package 6" Adjustable Drop
Invis-A-Rack by Dee Zee
Invis-A-Rack for Short Bed Truck
Line-X
Line-X Protective Coatings
Loctite
Sealant, RTV 598, Silicone, Black, 80 ml, Each
Rancho Suspension
RockAuto.com - Rancho Shock, Quick Lift Assembly, Twin-Tube, Coil Spring, Upper Shock Mount, Each
Rancho Suspension
RockAuto.com - Rancho Shock, RS9000XL, Triple-Tube, 9-Way Adjustable, Rear, Ford, Lincoln, Pickup, 4WD,

Episode Transcript

(ANNOUNCER)>> TODAY WE'RE GOING FOR A TEST DRIVE IN THE ALL NEW ECOBOOST F-150. THEN WE'RE BUYING A TRAILER AND BRINGING IT ALL BACK TO THE SHOP SO WE CAN START BUILDING THE ULTIMATE TRADESMAN'S WORK RIG, AND IT'S ALL FOR A GREAT CAUSE. WE'RE TEAMING UP WITH LOCTITE TO HELP PUT AMERICANS BACK TO WORK.

IT'S ALL TODAY HERE ON TRUCKS!

(KEVIN)>> HEY GUYS, WELCOME TO TRUCKS.

WELL TODAY WE FINALLY GET OUR HANDS ON ONE OF THE NEW

ECOBOOST F-150 PICK UPS TO SEE WHAT ALL THE FUSS IS ABOUT AND THROW SOME MILES ON IT.

NOW IT'S NOT EVERYDAY THAT WE GET TO JUMP IN A BRAND NEW PICK UP TRUCK AND FLOG IT AND SEE WHAT IT'S MADE OF, AND SO FAR THIS THING IMPRESSES. EVEN THOUGH IT'S NOT A FULL LOAD PICK UP, THERE'S PLENTY OF OPTIONS, AND IT RIDES WELL QUITE FRANKLY JUST LIKE A CAR, AS DO MOST LATE MODEL PICK UP TRUCKS.

OURS IS A FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VERSION WITH THE XLT TRIM PACKAGE, BUT WHAT REALLY SETS THIS VEHICLE ASIDE IS THE ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION COMBINATION, FORD'S NEW ECOBOOST TWIN TURBO VSIX. IN FACT, FORD ADVERTISES 23 MILES PER GALLON HIGHWAY SO

YOU'RE NOT COMPROMISING ECONOMY FOR POWER. THIS TRUCK RIDES ON GOODYEAR WRANGLER ALL TERRAIN TIRES

THAT ARE WRAPPED AROUND CAST ALUMINUM AND CHROME PLATED WHEELS, AND THE WHOLE PACKAGE LOOKS PRETTY GOOD. NOT MUCH HAS CHANGED ON THE F-150 FOR 2012. OUR TRUCK HAS THE SAME SHEET METAL AS ITS PREDECESSORS, WHICH SAW A MAJOR STYLING CHANGE IN 2009. NOW WE THINK THAT THE SUPER CAB MODEL, LIKE OURS, WITH THE FOUR DOORS IS THE BEST LOOKING WITH TONS OF PASSENGER ROOM, BUT IT DOES OFFER A COMPROMISE WITH THE LIMITED CARGO SPACE

OF THE SIX FOOT BED. BUT WHAT'S GOT EVERYBODY TALKING ABOUT THIS TRUCK IS THE TWIN TURBO VSIX ECOBOOST. WITH TECHNOLOGY BORROWED HEAVILY FROM FORD'S EXPERIENCE WITH TURBO DIESEL AND DIRECTION INJECTION APPLICATIONS, THE ECOBOOST HAS A COOLER, DENSER AIR CHARGE FROM THE DIRECT INJECTION, WHICH HELPS FUEL ECONOMY. TO GET THAT EFFICIENCY THIS ENGINE DEMANDS MASSIVE AIR

FLOW THROUGH AN EQUALLY LARGE INTERCOOLER THAT'S PLACED DIRECTLY BEHIND THE FRONT BUMPER. EVEN THE LICENSE PLATE IS MOVED OFF TO THE SIDE FROM THE FACTORY SO IT DOESN'T INTERFERE WITH AIR FLOW. THE END RESULT IS A SEAT OF THE PANTS FEEL THAT WILL FLAT OUT FOOL YOU INTO BELIEVING THIS TRUCK WEIGHS ABOUT 3,000 POUNDS LESS THAN IT DOES. IT IS QUICK! PART OF THE NIMBLE FEEL COMES FROM ROUTING ALL THAT POWER THROUGH A SIX SPEED CLOSE RATIO AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. A LOT OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY IS APPLIED HERE, INCLUDING ELECTRIC POWER STEERING TO ELIMINATE PARASITIC DRAG, WHICH GIVES US AN END RESULT OF 420 FOOT POUNDS AND 11,300 POUND TOWING CAPACITY.

WELL SO FAR THERE'S NOTHING WE DON'T LIKE ABOUT THIS TRUCK. THERE'S PLENTY OF POWER WITH THE ECOBOOST ENGINE, AND EVEN WITH THE RELATIVELY MODEST XLT PACKAGE THERE'S TONS OF OPTIONS. BUT JUST LIKE WAY BACK WHEN, THE ORIGINAL INTENTION OF THE

TRUCK WAS AND STILL IS TO GET SOME WORK DONE.

(RYAN)>> NOW SO FAR THIS IS JUST A BRAND NEW REALLY NICE AND PLUSH PICK UP TRUCK, BUT WHAT WE WANT TO DO IS TURN IT INTO A DUAL PURPOSE WORK AND PLAY RIG. THESE TRUCKS ARE KINDA EXPENSIVE AND THERE'S NO POINT IN BUYING TWO OF THEM. WE WANT TO MAKE THIS THING SOMETHING YOU CAN MAKE MONEY OUT OF. NOW SINCE IT'S A FOUR DOOR SHORT BED, WE MIGHT RUN OUT OF ROOM TO PUT TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT. WE'VE GOT A SOLUTION FOR THAT AS WELL. WATCH YOUR FEET, THIS THING'S NEW.

(KEVIN)>> I KNOW!

SO WE INCREASED OUR CARGO CAPACITY 10 FOLD BY BUYING A TRAILER.

WE PICKED UP THIS 12 FOOT ENCLOSED TRAILER FROM A LOCAL DEALER. 12 FOOT TO GIVE US PLENTY OF ROOM, DOUBLE AXLE FOR PLENTY OF LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY, AND AN ENCLOSED PACKAGE SO WE CAN PROTECT THE CONTENTS OF THE INSIDE. WE CHOSE THE DROP DOWN RAMP OPTION FOR ACCESS, AND FOR

EVEN MORE ACCESS THERE'S A SIDE DOOR AS WELL. THIS TRAILER LOOKS GREAT WITH THE TRUCK WITH DIAMOND PLATE FENDERS, DIAMOND PLATE STONE GUARD, AND MATCHING WHITE FINISH. BUT BEST OF ALL, IT PULLS GREAT. THE DOUBLE AXLE PROVIDE MORE STABILITY AND THERE'S VERY LIMITED WIND RESISTANCE EVEN THOUGH THE TRAILER'S QUITE TALL. BUT THE REAL HERO HERE IS THE ECOBOOST F-150. IT DOESN'T EVEN FEEL THIS TRAILER BEHIND IT. NOW GRANTED IT'S NOT FULL YET, BUT STILL SOMETIMES YOU CAN JUST FEEL IT KINDA WALKING BACK AND FORTH IN THE LANE BEHIND YOU. THIS, WELL IT'S JUST LIKE IT WASN'T THERE AT ALL.

(RYAN)>> HEY GUYS, WELCOME BACK TO TRUCKS.

NOW YOU'VE SEE US WORK ON TRAILERS BEFORE AND YOU'VE OBVIOUSLY SEEN US WORK ON MORE THAN OUR FAIR SHARE OF PICK UP TRUCKS, BUT I DON'T THING WE'VE EVER HAD A PROJECT IN THE SHOP THAT COMBINED THE TWO OF THEM. NOW WE DIDN'T PICK OUT THIS WHITE F-150 AND THIS ENCLOSED TRAILER AT RANDOM.

THESE TWO ARE DESIGNED TO WORK TOGETHER.

(KEVIN)>> THAT'S RIGHT BECAUSE TRUCKS, POWERBLOCK, AND LOCTITE ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO COMBINE THE WORLD'S NUMBER

ONE SELLING PICK UP TRUCK AND A SOON TO BE VERY WELL EQUIPPED UTILITY TRAILER INTO THE ULTIMATE WORK RIG WITH A TRADESMAN OR CONTRACTOR IN MIND. AFTER THAT IT GETS DISPLAYED DURING SEMA WEEK IN LAS VEGAS. THEN AUCTIONED OFF ON EBAY AND 100 PERCENT OF THE PROCEEDS, EVERY PENNY, GOES TOWARDS AND NONGOVERNMENT, NONPROFIT

ORGANIZATION THAT IS DESIGNED TO PUT AMERICA BACK TO WORK. AS A MATTER OF FACT THAT'S THE SLOGAN FOR THIS PROJECT, PUTTING AMERICA BACK TO WORK. LOCTITE HAS BEEN GIVING BACK TO THE AUTOMOTIVE COMMUNITY FOR YEARS. CASE IN POINT, THEIR NOMINATE A HERO FOUR BY FOUR BUILD WITH IAN ON XTREME 4X4. AND THEIR TEAM OF EMPLOYEES HELPED BUILD THE SEARCH AND RESTORE CASPER NOVA FOR VIEWER ANDY WILSON AND HIS KIDS. AND ON TOP OF ALL OF THAT, THEY SPONSOR THE RACE TEAM THAT HELPS RETRAIN SEVERELY WOUNDED SOLDIERS FOR CAREERS IN MOTORSPORTS. THEY'RE A GREAT COMPANY AND A GREAT PARTNER, AND THEY'RE ABOUT TO DO IT AGAIN WITH OUR LOCTITE WORK TRUCK. THE FIRST TEAM WE PUT TO WORK TOUGHENING UP THIS TRUCK AND TRAILER RIG WAS OUR LOCAL LINEX DEALER. LINEX SPECIALIZES IN TRUCK BED COATINGS, BUT THEY'LL ALSO COAT YOUR TRAILER.

HERE THEY'RE PUTTING A SEALER COAT DOWN BECAUSE THE WOOD IS SO POROUS. THE SECOND COAT IS A FAT ONE, WHICH PROVIDES THE STRENGTH AND U/V RESISTANCE THAT LINEX COATINGS ARE KNOWN FOR. NOW THE LINEX GUYS KNOCKED IT OUT OF THE PARK. NOT ONLY DOES THE LIGHT GREY COATING LOOK GREAT, SEAL THE

TOP OF THE WOOD, BUT IT OFFERS PLENTY OF U/V PROTECTION FOR GREAT DURABILITY. WE CHOSE A LIGHTER COLOR TO HELP OUT WITH LIGHTING INSIDE A SOMETIMES DARK TRAILER, AND THEY WENT OVER AND ABOVE THE CALL AND WENT SIX INCHES UP OVER THE DECK FOR EASE OF CLEANING. THE TRUCK BED LOOKS JUST AS GOOD.

(RYAN)>> YEAH, IT NOT ONLY LOOKS GOOD, BUT IT'S GONNA PROVIDE YEARS AND YEARS OF PROTECTION FOR THIS WORK TRUCK.

NOW LIKE KEVIN TOLD YOU EARLIER, THE THEME FOR THIS LOCTITE SPONSORED BUILD IS PUTTING AMERICAN BACK TO WORK. AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT JOHNNY MCCALL IS DOING, THE GUY WHO DEVELOPED THIS LADDER RACK. HE'S EMPLOYING AMERICANS BY BUILDING AND MANUFACTURING THIS PRODUCT HERE IN THE US. AND THE INVISIRACK IS NOT YOUR STANDARD LADDER RACK.

(KEVIN)>> THE INVISIRACK WAS DESIGNED TO BE SIMPLE AND PRACTICAL, AND IT INSTALLS LIKE ANY CAMPER SHELL WITH CLAMPS THAT PINCH IT TO THE BED SIDES. IT'S MADE OF A LIGHT WEIGHT EXTRUDED ALUMINUM AND POWDER COATED FOR A GOOD LOOKING AND TOUGH FINISH. SIMPLE HAND TOOLS ARE ALL YOU NEED TO INSTALL THIS, AND IT INSTALLS QUITE QUICKLY. YOU PROBABLY NOTICED BY NOW THE LOW PROFILE OF THE RACK WHEN IT'S FOLDED IN. IT ALMOST DISAPPEARS ONCE IT'S INSTALLED. AND LIKE RYAN SAID, DONNY, WHO INVENTED THE INVISIRACK, IS THE PERFECT EXAMPLE OF EXACTLY WHO WE'RE TRYING TO GIVE BACK TO. HE'S A TRADESMAN, AN ENTREPRENEUR, AND THE HAD THE FORESIGHT TO GO AHEAD AND DEVELOP AN IDEA THAT HE THOUGHT WAS A GREAT ONE.

AND IF YOU NOTICED THAT WE DIDN'T SPEED THE FILM UP HERE THAT'S BECAUSE WE DIDN'T HAVE TO. IT SETS UP AS QUICKLY AS IT GETS INSTALLED. AND EACH BRIDE HAS A PAYLOAD CAPACITY OF OVER 500 POUNDS. AND LIKE WE SAID, THESE ARE MADE AND MANUFACTURED RIGHT HERE IN THE UNITED STATES, AND INVENTOR DONNY MCCALL ACTUALLY TURNED DOWN A PROPOSITION TO HAVE THESE SYSTEMS MANUFACTURED OFF SHORE. HE BELIEVES SO STRONGLY IN THE PRODUCT, AND MORE IMPORTANTLY IN THE AMERICAN WORKER, THAT HE'S KEEPING THOSE JOBS HERE AT HOME.

(RYAN)>> THAT'S PRETTY COOL. FROM WORK TRUCK TO WEEKEND TOY IN ABOUT 30 SECONDS.

(KEVIN)>.> AND A GOOD WORK TRUCK IT IS. IT'S ALSO A GREAT START TO OUR PUTTING AMERICA BACK TO WORK TRADESMAN'S RIG.

(RYAN)>> HEY GUYS, WELCOME BACK TO TRUCKS. TODAY WE'RE WORKING ON OUR LOCTITE F-150, THE PUTTING AMERICA BACK TO WORK TRUCK. THROWING A BUNCH OF COOL PARTS AT IT SO IT AND ITS TRAILER CAN BECOME THE ULTIMATE CONTRACTOR RIG.

(KEVIN)>> NOW ONE OF THE EASIEST WAYS TO INCREASE A VEHICLE'S PERFORMANCE IS WITH A FREER FLOWING EXHAUST SYSTEM, ESPECIALLY WITH A TURBO CHARGED APPLICATION LIKE OUR ECOBOOST HERE.

YOU WANT TO ELIMINATE AS MUCH RESISTANCE AND BACK PRESSURE AS POSSIBLE TO REALLY LET THOSE TURBOS DO WHAT THEY DO. SO WE'RE GONNA INSTALL THIS DYNAMAX EXHAUST SYSTEM ON OUR TRUCK. NOW THIS SYSTEM ELIMINATES A FACTORY RESONATOR AS WELL AS THAT ANNOYING DRONE THAT CAN SOMETIMES HAPPEN WHEN YOU

INSTALL AN AFTERMARKET EXHAUST SYSTEM.

THAT DRONE CAN COME FROM A COUPLE OF DIFFERENT PLACES, INCLUDING A METAL ON METAL CONTACT, WHICH LITERALLY VIBRATES THE TRUCK AND THE EXHAUST AT THE SAME FREQUENCY, OR IT CAN COME FROM THE DRONE OF THE EXHAUST MATCHING THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE VEHICLE, AND THAT USUALLY HAPPENS AT A HIGHWAY SPEED. BUT NOW IT'S NOT AN ISSUE BECAUSE OF THIS EXCLUSIVE PRECISELY CALIBRATED INTERNAL VALVE THAT IS ACTUATED WITHIN CRITICAL RPM RANGES.

DURING PERIODS OF CONSISTENT THROTTLE THE VALVE TUNES THE FLOW FOR DRONE FREE PERFORMANCE WITHOUT COMPROMISING HORSEPOWER WITH ITS STRAIGHT THROUGH DESIGN.

(RYAN)>> ALRIGHT, WITH THE FACTORY EXHAUST SYSTEM REMOVED FROM THE TRUCK AND HERE ON THE GROUND WE CAN OBVIOUSLY TAKE A MUCH CLOSER LOOK AT IT AND SEE WHERE DYNOMAX MAKES IMPROVEMENTS OVER THE FACTORY SYSTEM. NOW WE OBVIOUSLY DON'T HAVE A RESONATOR AND WE'RE GONNA BE TRADING OUT THE GIANT MUFFLER FOR A LITTLE BIT SMALLER ONE. SO IT'S NO SURPRISE WHERE THE AGGRESSIVE TONE IS COMING FROM. THERE'S A COUPLE OF OTHER DIFFERENCES AS WELL. CHECK OUT THE PIPE DIAMETER. IT'S DOWN TO TWO AND A HALF INCHES IN PLACES ON THE FACTORY EXHAUST SYSTEM. WITH THE DYNOMAX PLUMBING IS ALL THREE INCH, OR AT LEAST TO THE MUFFLER WHERE IT SPLITS OFF INTO TWO. SO WE KNOW WHERE THE EXTRA POWER IS COMING FROM AND WHERE THE EXTRA TORQUE IS COMING FROM.

(KEVIN)>> THE BENEFIT OF A STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST SYSTEM IS OBVIOUS. STAINLESS STEEL DOESN'T RUST, SO IT'S GONNA LAST THE LIFE OF YOUR VEHICLE AND THEN SOME. BUT THE BENEFIT OF A LARGER PRIMARY TUBE, WELL THAT'S WHERE A LOT OF MAGIC HAPPENS. IT REALLY OPENS UP THE POTENTIAL OF THIS THREE POINT

FIVE LITER ECOBOOSTS. ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS ABOUT THIS SYSTEM IS THAT IT USES FACTORY BOLT LOCATIONS IN THE FRAME. SO THERE'S NO CUTTING OR DRILLING. NOW THE SPARE TIRE HAS TO BE RELOCATED TO ALLOW FOR ROOM FOR THE DRIVER'S SIDE EXHAUST PIPE. ONCE THAT'S OUT OF THE WAY IT'S CLEAR SAILING AND IT'S TRULY A BOLT IN PRODUCT. COMBINED WITH THE DYNOMAX BT MUFFLER, THIS EXHAUST SYSTEM IS NOT ONLY GOING TO LOOK GOOD, IT'S GONNA SOUND GOOD, AND IT'S GONNA HELP OUR PERFORMANCE. OH AND BY THE WAY, ALL STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST SYSTEMS FROM DYNOMAX HAVE A 90 DAY PERFORMANCE AND SOUND GUARANTEE. UP FRONT WE'RE THROWING ON THE QUICK LIFT LOADED FRONT STRUT ASSEMBLIES WE GOT FROM ROCK AUTO DOT COM. THEY A NINE POSITION TUNING TECHNOLOGY TO REALLY LET YOU DIAL IN YOUR RIDE. THEY ALSO REMOVED THE RAKE OF THE VEHICLE. THE LIFT OBVIOUSLY INCREASES GROUND CLEARANCE AND ALLOWS THE VEHICLE TO CLEAR UP TO 35 INCH TIRES. THE BEST PART ABOUT THE QUICK LIFT LOWERED IS THAT THEY COME READY TO INSTALL RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX. NEW SHOCKS, BUSHINGS, AND OE SPEC SPRINGS SO YOU DON'T LOSE THAT PERFECT RIDE FROM THE FACTORY. WHILE AT THE SAME TIME THE SHOCK CAN BE TUNED TO ADJUST

FOR THE LARGER WHEELS AND TIRES, AND WEIGHT ADDED TO

THIS F-150 PROJECT BY THE TIME WE'RE DONE. WE MATCHED QUICK LIFT LOADED WITH A SET OF RANCHO 9,000 XL SHOCKS IN THE REAR SO WE HAD THE SAME NINE POSITION ADJUSTABILITY IN OUR SHOCKS AT BOTH ENDS.

(RYAN)>> GIVE ME MY TOOL, THANK YOU.

(KEVIN)>> NOW ONE OF THE BIGGEST BENEFITS OF THIS RIG IS VERSATILITY, AND THE XD SWIVEL LOCK ADJUSTABLE HITCH GIVES US THAT, SIX INCHES OF TOTAL DROP AND FIVE INCHES TOTAL RISE. THIS ONE HAS A 6,000 POUND DFIVE RATING AND IS MADE

RIGHT HERE IN THE USA.

(KEVIN)>> HEY, WELCOME BACK TO TRUCKS, WHERE WE'RE KNEE DEEP IN OUR LOCTITE PUTTING AMERICA BACK TO WORK RIG. NOW THE LINEX LOOKS GREAT IN THE BED OF THIS PICK UP, AND THE INVISIRACK LADDER RACK SYSTEM, WELL IS JUST A GREAT PRODUCT, BUT NO WORK TRUCK IS COMPLETE WITHOUT SOME KIND OF A TOOL BOX IN THE BED. THE PROBLEM THAT WE'VE GOT IS THAT THIS TRUCK, WELL THERE'S A SPACE CHALLENGE AND A TRADITIONAL TOOL BOX IS JUST GONNA TAKE UP TOO MUCH REAL ESTATE. WE FOUND A SOLUTION TO THAT PROBLEM WITH SUMMIT RACING. WE FOUND THESE WHEEL WELL TOOL BOXES FROM DEE ZEE. THEY'RE LIGHT WEIGHT ALUMINUM, THEY'RE LOCKABLE, AND THEY'VE GOT TONS OF STORAGE SPACE. THE BEST THING IS IT'LL LEAVE US ABOUT 90 PERCENT OF OUR TRUCK BED FOR ALL KINDS OF OTHER STORAGE,

AND THEY BOLT RIGHT IN. FIRST MOUNT THE BRACKETS TO THE BOXES AND MAKE SURE THE BOX IS LEVEL AND PLACED PROPERLY BEFORE YOU DRILL. OKAY NOW SINCE WE'RE DRILLING INTO A BOXED PANEL WITH NO ACCESS TO THE BACK SIDE, WE CAN'T PUT NUTS ON OUR BOLTS. SO WE'RE USING THE SELF DRILLING FASTENERS THAT COME WITH THE TOOL BOXES, BUT AGAIN, WE'RE EXPOSING BARE STEEL ON THE BACK SIDE OF THIS. SO TO PREVENT RUST WE'RE GONNA USE SOME LOCTITE RTV ON THE THREADS AS WE'RE RUNNING THE BOLT IN, CONVENIENT. NOW THIS TRICK ACTUALLY WORKS PRETTY GOOD, AND THESE BOXES ARE SOMEWHAT UNIVERSAL. SO YOU NEED TO PAY ATTENTION TO NOT ONLY LEVELING THE BOX BUT ALSO CREATING THE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE TO SAFELY OPEN THE TOP. ONCE YOU'VE ARRIVE AT THAT, WELL JUST LOCK THE BOLTS DOWN AND YOU'RE DONE, PERFECT. NOW WE KNEW ALL ALONG WE WERE GONNA PUT A WIDER SET OF WHEELS AND TIRES ON THIS TRUCK, AND BUSHWACKER HAS TONS OF OPTIONS FOR WHEEL FLARES. WE DECIDED TO GO WITH SOMETHING A LITTLE MORE SUBTLE THAT'S STILL GONNA GIVE US THE PROTECTION WE NEED AGAINST DEBRIS THAT MIGHT GET KICKED UP FROM THE TIRES. THE WHOLE WORLD IS CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET. EVERY BUSINESS BENEFITS FROM GOOD INTERNET CONNECTIVITY. SO WE'RE GONNA INSTALL THIS AUTO NET CARFI WIRELESS ROUTER RIGHT HERE. THIS THING IS LOADED WITH FEATURES, AND UNCLIPS FROM THE MOUNT FOR THE ULTIMATE IN SECURITY. WE'RE GONNA PUT OURS RIGHT HERE, WIRE IT INTO THE FUSE PANEL WITH A CONSTANT 12 VOLT SOURCE, CHASSIS GROUND RIGHT AROUND HERE. BUT BEFORE YOU GO BLINDLY DRILLING HOLES INTO THIS PANEL, THINK ABOUT WHAT'S BEHIND IT. OURS HAS THE SEAT BELT RETRACTOR HERE, WHICH IS KINDA EXPENSIVE TO REPLACE. SO WHAT WE'RE GONNA DO IS MARK OUR LOCATION, PULL THIS PANEL OFF, AND INSTALL IT OUTSIDE THE TRUCK. I FOUND A 12 VOLT CONSTANT SOURCE WITH MY TRUSTY TEST LIGHT, AND I'M USING A FUSE TAP RATHER THAN HACK IN AND CUT UP A BRAND NEW TRUCKS WIRING HARNESS. AND WE'VE GOT OUR VOLTAGE FEED RIGHT THERE, WHICH RUNS DOWN HERE UNDERNEATH THE TRIM PANEL. THERE'S MY CHASSIS GROUND, VIOLA, WE'RE POWERED UP.

NOW TO PROPERLY UTILIZE OUR NEW INTERNET SERVICE WE NEED SOMETHING TO CONNECT TO. SO WE GOT A NEW IPAD. THERE ARE LITERALLY THOUSANDS OF APPS AND ALL KINDS OF GREAT BUSINESS TOOLS THAT SOMEBODY CAN UTILIZE ON THIS DEVICE. OR YOU CAN TUNE IN, WATCH YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOW. NOW WHEN YOU'RE WORKING ON A CLASSIC LIKE OUR '71 C-10 HERE, YOU'RE GONNA FIND YOURSELF IN THE SITUATION TO WHERE YOUR PARTS ARE EITHER BEYOND RESTORATION OR THEY'RE JUST SHOWING THEIR AGE AND MAY NEED REPLACED. THAT'S WHY CLASSIC INDUSTRIES IS NICE TO HAVE AROUND FOR REPLACEMENT AND RESTORATION PARTS. FOR INSTANCE, THESE EMBLEMS ARE PRECISE REPLICATIONS OF THE ORIGINALS AND EVEN INSTALL IN THE SAME MOUNTING LOCATIONS, AND THEY COME WITH ALL THE ASSOCIATED HARDWARE THAT SOMETIMES GETS LOST, DESTROYED, OR IS JUST FLAT OUT HARD TO FIND. CLASSIC INDUSTRIES HAS BEEN AROUND SINCE 1976 AND OFFERS PARTS FOR DOZENS OF MAKES AND MODELS, WHETHER IT'S EMBLEMS, GRILL SHELLS, OR HIGH PERFORMANCE AFTERMARKET PARTS. SO CHECK THEM OUT ONLINE AT CLASSIC INDUSTRIES DOT COM. THANK YOU GUYS FOR WATCHING TRUCKS, CHECK US OUT ON POWERBLOCK TV DOT COM IF YOU'VE GOT ANY QUESTIONS.
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