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Old 12-19-2014, 01:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 12-19-2014, 01:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Interesting but saying "needs someone that's better at wiring" makes me want to run away. Neat idea and great MPG but the execution looks a little shoddy....


Should have done a Duramax swap! Lol
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Old 12-19-2014, 02:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
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