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Got my DIC today

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by Bigbomber, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. Bigbomber

    Bigbomber New Member

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    Once it warms up here i'll stick it in!,LOL
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  2. ajarman

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    That's awesome BigB! I love to be able to see all what is going on with the truck while going down the road.
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    One of the best things I've done to my truck. And so affordable! Hope you like yours.
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  4. Bigbomber

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    Thanks guys,i can't wait.The guy in the parts dept almost charged me 20.00 more,but i've wanted it for so long that i knew what the price was right down to the penny from looking at the parts on my dealers website.
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  5. mfleetwood

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    Congrats!! And it is so simple to install...why wait?...it's not like you live in CN or anything.
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  6. Bigbomber

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    I would like to keep my fingers,yesterday it was -31 celsius with the windchill.The next few days it supposed to go as low as -40 celsius.
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  7. mfleetwood

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    Holy Cow!!! That's waaaayyyy too cold. Ouch! I bet batteries can cause you problems at times, eh? Well, when it finally reaches a balmy zero at some point, you'll enjoy your new toy...a lot!
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    Haha... is that all!? It's 69F here and it has been dark for hours.
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  9. Bigbomber

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    Hey Vin you ARE kidding about it not being cold here right? Or do you not understand Celsius is different than Farenheit?.
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  10. ajarman

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    Do you know what is odd about that temp BigB?? I learned this many years ago that the only time Celsius and Farenheit are equal is at -40. I dont deal well with the cold. I really dont know how you and Mike out in CO do it. I was helping a buddy on his truck last night in the driveway and it was 43* and I was about to freeze!!
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  11. Vincennes02261897

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    Hahahaha... I was being sarcastic, buddy. That's ridiculously cold!!! And I certainly understand celcius. I have not always lived in the U.S.
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  12. mfleetwood

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    We only had a few days this year when the high was -5F or colder....I can't remember what it was with the wind-chill, but it was miserable outside. And during that cold snap, at night it went down into the -20s. Once the snap broke after a few days, all of the broken pipes started bursting from homes, office buildings, warehouses, etc., that it would take days just to get a plumber out....but this is nothing like what BigB lives in. Our cold snaps are just that...cold for a few days and then we move back on to our average Winter daily temp of 45 to 50.

    And 43F for you???...quit being a baby!
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  13. Vincennes02261897

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    Ha.. I love cold weather but I don't think I can blame Alston. I don't think I've ever been in temperatures lower than ~5F. So I guess my definition of "cold weather" is relative.

    Anyway, I would bet you're wishing you had a heated garage to install that DIC. It's never fun getting something in the mail and not being able to use it!
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  14. ajarman

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    Yeah, growing up on the coast of NC I just can't get use to temps under 50*. I have to wear multiple layers once it gets below 40* and when it snows....I look like that little kid off of the Christmas Story.
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    I rebuilt my sled in a shop with no heat in it. -30*C on average, the day i put my engine back in it was -45*C, and this is without windchill. It didn't help that the shop that i have is like swiss cheese and the wind goes right through it! haha
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  16. mfleetwood

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    See what "brain freeze" (literally) does to you? It makes you kinda nuts and numb.
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  17. Bigbomber

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    Ya Vin i would love a heated garage and was thinking of building one but the wife and i have decided to fix our house up a bit more and sell,then i'll get my dream garage.Should start warming up soon.
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    Either warming up or flooding, but I guess that is what Winter-peg is all about Bigbomber. After the big freeze comes the big thaw. Did you buy the full kit or just the switch. I'm looking here locally in Toronto. BUt I would just settle for a spare trim piece and the switch and make my own.
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  19. Bigbomber

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    I purchased the full kit for $137.00 taxes included.I won't be doing it anytime soon as they are calling for -42 with the windchill tommorow.
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  20. mfleetwood

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    Alright, it's been a couple of weeks now and I am starting to get impatient. Did you get it installed yet?
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