Truck Update 12/10/17

Things we did this week:

  • Filled batteries with acid (As expected, we had to order more acid. One 6TL battery takes over 6 quarts)
  • Charged batteries
  • Sanded and painted passenger side view mirror mount
  • Measured coolant hose diameter on engine
  • Finished vehicle registration process
  • Mounted new license plates
  • Measured hazard light button dimensions
  • Machined hazard light button (using 3/4″ fluorescent red cast acrylic rod)
  • Installed cab air filter assembly
  • Painted headlight covers

List of things we ordered and/or received this week:

  • 3/4″ fluorescent red cast acrylic rod for hazard light button
  • Battery hold down bolts (McMaster Carr, 9 1/4″ long)
  • 5 new Continental MPT 81 365/80R20 tires
  • 24VDC to 12VDC converter to run diesel engine coolant heater
  • Cabin air filter bracket (4258300014 SBU Air Filter Bracket)
  • Cabin air filter (Mann Filter CU 1836 Cabin Filter)
  • Cabin air filter mount hardware (6M-1.25 screws and 8M-1.0 nut)