Red Zeppelin Build Thread

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This will be my 'build' thread. Until I can find a better name for the truck besides Red Zeppelin, it is what it is.

Initial Items:
  • Black/Rapid Red Powerstroke and 6.7L badges
  • Black/Rapid Red fender vents
  • Matte black vinyl wrap tailgate 'fake handle' chrome
  • TVDVinyl gloss black tailgate letters
  • Black Tremor bed decals
  • Jimmi jammer front doors kit + passenger handle installed on driver's side
  • Paint exhaust tips black
  • DONE - SPE Gen 2 Water Separator Drain Valve
  • DONE - Noco block heater inlet
  • DONE - Jimmi jammer hood kit
  • DONE - Jimmi jammer tailgate kit
  • DONE - Jimmi jammer rear doors kit
  • DONE - Tufskinz gloss glack hood insert letters
  • DONE - Tufskinz gloss black glovebox insert letters
  • DONE - Peerless G80 1/2" black hammerlocks
  • DONE - CravenSpeed Stubby brand antenna
  • DONE - McMaster-Carr receiver tube end plugs
  • DONE - Husky X-Act Contour floor mats for OEM vinyl floor - front and rear
Future Items:
  • Sharptruck.com Skid Plate
  • Custom developed Diesel fuel and DEF locking caps
  • Stahlbus No Mess Oil Drain (waiting on 4K miles)
  • S&B 60 gallon fuel tank
  • Onboard air compressor
  • Retrax Pro MX with stake pocket cutouts (for eventual RTT/rack setup)
  • Putco rack
  • Odyssey Extreme Group 65 AGM batteries
  • Carli upper and lower steering stabilizers
  • Toyo 37x12.50 AT3 tires
  • Carli trophy hitch (if they make it)
  • Factory winch
  • Remote battery connector
Forscan Items:
  • DONE - Bambi Mode (Fog light on with High beams)
  • DONE - Fog lights with DRL
  • DONE - Turn signal flash count set to 7
  • DONE - Disable door ajar and seat belt chimes
  • DONE - Disable triple start-up ding
  • DONE - Disable double honk with fob outside of vehicle
  • DONE - Disable double honk with fob locked inside of vehicle
  • DONE - DPF % screen
 
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This will be my 'build' thread. Until I can find a better name for the truck besides Rapido Red, it is what it is.

Truck scheduled to be built next Saturday.

Immediate Mod/Cosmetic Items:
  • Husky X-Act Contour Floor Mats for OEM vinyl floor - Front and Rear
  • V1-Cut.com door sill protectors - non letttered/blank.
  • Tufskinz Gloss Black Hood Insert Letters
  • Tufskinz Gloss Black Glovebox Insert Letters
  • TVDVinyl Gloss Black Tailgate Letters
  • Black Powerstroke and 6.7L badges.
  • Black vinyl wrap tailgate handle
  • Paint exhaust tip black
  • Noco Block Heater Inlet
  • Stahlbus No Mess Oil Drain for first oil change
  • CravenSpeed Stubby brand antenna
  • Weigh Safe aluminum 3" shank 8" drop hitch
  • Peerless G80 1/2" Black Hammerlocks
  • Paclock stainless hitch pin lock
  • McMaster Carr receiver tube end plugs
Future Items:
  • Flush mount Anderson battery terminal for jump starting other people without popping hood. (Probably locate next to Noco block heater inlet)
  • S&B 60 gallon fuel tank.
  • Odyssey Extreme Group 65 AGM batteries.
  • Retrax Pro MX with stake cutouts (for eventual RTT/rack setup)
  • Putco rack
  • Onboard air compressor
  • Jimmi jammer hood kit
  • Jimmi jammer front and rear doors kit
  • Custom developed Diesel fuel and DEF locking caps for a product idea to sell
Forscan Mods:
  • Bambi mode
  • Police mode
  • Auto fold mirrors (maybe)
  • DPF %
  • Turn off all nanny chimes
  • Tire psi minimum change
  • Operator commanded regen
By auto fold mirrors do you mean have them fold automatically when you lock your truck?
 

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Idk what it is. Have seen people do it with engine shut off, or locking the doors I believe.
Yeah I gotcha. FWIW, if that’s what you’re looking for you won’t need a FORSCAN. It’s an easy option on the 22s. My 22 has the mirrors auto fold in whenever I lock the truck and they auto unfold when I unlock. Small tidbit but figured I would share.
 
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I'm not sure if the Anderson 350 amp plug is enough for jump starting the diesel. Not even sure if I can find a clean, flush mount version of this plug. I don't really want a cord dangling or tucked in somewhere.

Any help is appreciated.
 

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This will be my 'build' thread. Until I can find a better name for the truck besides Rapido Red, it is what it is.

Truck scheduled to be built next Saturday.

Immediate Mod/Cosmetic Items:
  • Husky X-Act Contour Floor Mats for OEM vinyl floor - Front and Rear
  • V1-Cut.com door sill protectors - non letttered/blank.
  • Tufskinz Gloss Black Hood Insert Letters
  • Tufskinz Gloss Black Glovebox Insert Letters
  • TVDVinyl Gloss Black Tailgate Letters
  • Black Powerstroke and 6.7L badges.
  • Black vinyl wrap tailgate handle
  • Paint exhaust tip black
  • Noco Block Heater Inlet
  • Stahlbus No Mess Oil Drain for first oil change
  • CravenSpeed Stubby brand antenna
  • Weigh Safe aluminum 3" shank 8" drop hitch
  • Peerless G80 1/2" Black Hammerlocks
  • Paclock stainless hitch pin lock
  • McMaster Carr receiver tube end plugs
Future Items:
  • Flush mount Anderson battery terminal for jump starting other people without popping hood. (Probably locate next to Noco block heater inlet)
  • S&B 60 gallon fuel tank.
  • Odyssey Extreme Group 65 AGM batteries.
  • Retrax Pro MX with stake cutouts (for eventual RTT/rack setup)
  • Putco rack
  • Onboard air compressor
  • Jimmi jammer hood kit
  • Jimmi jammer front and rear doors kit
  • Custom developed Diesel fuel and DEF locking caps for a product idea to sell
Forscan Mods:
  • Bambi mode
  • Police mode
  • Auto fold mirrors (maybe)
  • DPF %
  • Turn off all nanny chimes
  • Tire psi minimum change
  • Operator commanded regen
Andale Red! Stealing some of these cosmetic ideas for mine. Look forward to seeing your updates.
 
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  • V1-Cut.com door sill protectors - non letttered/blank.
  • Tufskinz Gloss Black Hood Insert Letters
  • Tufskinz Gloss Black Glovebox Insert Letters
  • TVDVinyl Gloss Black Tailgate Letters
  • McMaster Carr receiver tube end plugs
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My OCD was torn with whether to go with matte black, or gloss black TVD vinyl letters for the tailgate. Most of the plastic back there is matte finish, but the truck paintwork is glossy clearcoat. 😩

Still not sure if I made right decision going with gloss black.
 

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My OCD was torn with whether to go with matte black, or gloss black TVD vinyl letters for the tailgate. Most of the plastic back there is matte finish, but the truck paintwork is glossy clearcoat. 😩

Still not sure if I made right decision going with gloss black.
I'm thinking the same - however - I have CDO vs OCD. So my decision requires quite bit more thought... ;)
 
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Yeah I gotcha. FWIW, if that’s what you’re looking for you won’t need a FORSCAN. It’s an easy option on the 22s. My 22 has the mirrors auto fold in whenever I lock the truck and they auto unfold when I unlock. Small tidbit but figured I would share.
Awesome! Does it work with both the remote fob and BOTH of the driver and front passenger door lock buttons, or just the driver side?
 

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My OCD was torn with whether to go with matte black, or gloss black TVD vinyl letters for the tailgate. Most of the plastic back there is matte finish, but the truck paintwork is glossy clearcoat. 😩

Still not sure if I made right decision going with gloss black.
I think it'd look good either way. Grille and fender vent are gloss black and are on the same level as the tailgate decal. Your tufskinz are probably gloss black too. Imo there isn't enough matte black on the truck to use as an accent but it would not look bad matte either.
 
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I think it'd look good either way. Grille and fender vent are gloss black and are on the same level as the tailgate decal. Your tufskinz are probably gloss black too. Imo there isn't enough matte black on the truck to use as an accent but it would not look bad matte either.
My thoughts too on gloss everything. I went with the Tufskinz for the indented areas since I knew there would be no way I could pull off laying in vinyl letters perfectly, especially the glove box. Going to do the Windex wet method on the tailgate.

Should I paint the exhaust tip matte black instead of gloss black? The soot is going to make it matte looking anyways?
 
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My thoughts too on gloss everything. I went with the Tufskinz for the indented areas since I knew there would be no way I could pull off laying in vinyl letters perfectly, especially the glove box. Going to do the Windex wet method on the tailgate.

Should I paint the exhaust tip matte black instead of gloss black? The soot is going to make it matte looking anyways?
Matte black to compliment the matte black steps imo since they are on the same level. Yeah you made a good call on the tufskinz. I just ordered the sill protectors but damn those tufskinz are pricey 😂
 
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Matte black to compliment the matte black steps imo. Yeah you made a good call on the tufskinz. I just ordered the sill protectors but damn those tufskinz are pricey 😂
I found the V1-cut sill protectors as I was checking out with the Tufskinz sill protectors. Did some research and he uses black diamond grip tape which doubles as another good step point with grip for the clumsy short ladie(s). 🤫
 

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I found the V1-cut sill protectors as I was checking out with the Tufskinz sill protectors. Did some research and he uses black diamond grip tape which doubles as another good step point for the clumsy short ladie(s). 🤫
I got them because my wife is also of the clumsy short variety 😂 same with the huskies so she keeps her shoes on the floor mats instead of the carpet and everywhere else has room to stretch her legs.
 

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Awesome! Does it work with both the remote fob and BOTH of the driver and front passenger door lock buttons, or just the driver side?
All of the above. Anytime the vehicle locks the mirrors fold in. And anytime it unlocks the mirrors fold out. Regardless of what method you use to lock or unlock it. Haven’t tried breaking the window yet for the unlock though. I’ll leave that one to you. They may still fold out then though.
 

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All of the above. Anytime the vehicle locks the mirrors fold in. And anytime it unlocks the mirrors fold out. Regardless of what method you use to lock or unlock it. Haven’t tried breaking the window yet for the unlock though. I’ll leave that one to you. They may still fold out then though.
Now I’m picturing the mirrors folding in and out repeatedly along with honking and flashing lights as part of the alarm system. :ROFLMAO:
 
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Anyone know of any extreme high current, flush mount connectors I could use for jump starting?

The Anderson forklift battery connectors are 350 amp I think, but probably won't work.
 

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Great looking build! Definitely following!

And sure enough after reviewing your mod list, I'll be promoting some of my mods out of the backlog:
  • Black vinyl wrap tailgate handle.
  • Black tailgate letters.
  • Noco block heater inlet.
Also made me realize I need to think through Forscan more completely. I've been de-prioritizing it in my mind, but should be considering what I want to do. Definitely taking from you:
  • Police mode
  • Minimum tire pressure
 
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