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Old 02-10-2013, 08:05 PM   #91
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On the hood latches, I went with the locking Rampage latches. They supposedly will eliminate hood flutter, plus I didn't want anyone to be able to just walk up and easily open the hood.


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Oh nice how easy was it to install the hood locks?

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Old 02-10-2013, 11:28 PM   #93
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Oh nice how easy was it to install the hood locks?
Not as easy as I thought it would be. I suppose if I had the correct 1/4-inch drive extensions, etc., that it recommended to use in the installation instructions I might have been able to get to those nuts on the inside a bit easier but it was 1:00 a.m. on New year's Day and not a whole lot of parts stores were open.

I installed mine while I had the grill off to install a grill insert and that made it a little less difficult but I still had to remove the air box for the passenger side latch. I think the whole process took a couple of hours.
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Not as easy as I thought it would be. I suppose if I had the correct 1/4-inch drive extensions, etc., that it recommended to use in the installation instructions I might have been able to get to those nuts on the inside a bit easier but it was 1:00 a.m. on New year's Day and not a whole lot of parts stores were open.

I installed mine while I had the grill off to install a grill insert and that made it a little less difficult but I still had to remove the air box for the passenger side latch. I think the whole process took a couple of hours.
Same here with the installation of the RR catch. If you have big hands, you will struggle in getting into the tiny space and pray you don't drop the bolt. That was the part that slowed me down. Once the bottom of the catch was on, the installation zoomed from there.
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I just zip tied the sensor to the square tubing instead of drilling a hole.

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It's a very nice insert and will look nice with your DCR Sahara. The price was initially holding me back but after I found that they are made in the USA and I found one on Craigslist, new in box, for somewhat less than the price of a new one I went for it.

You have to relocate the air temp sensor but it's easy to do. I just kept the sensor plugged in as I moved the bracket around to see how much room I had with the wire when I marked the hole to drill. The original location is that rectangular hole in front of the bracket.


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