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Question Pulling the hood

Im gonna be pulling the hood up on the rex to install the winch remote hookup and a RAM gps mount and was wondering what the procedure is?
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Without actually doing it I am not sure I am the best source, however, pull the cockpit screws and see what else is needed...it is possible that after pulling those the hood should swing up forward.

I am not totally sure, so be careful not to damanage anything. I can look tomorrow for you though.




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you will have to take off the roll cage to get the hood off. bummer! dont forget to take the headlights out if you want the hood completely off.
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Are you serious, you have to remove the cage to get the hood off??




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Well if you want to take it completly off you do but you can lift it off and support it with a strap. I decided to mount the winch controller in a differant location that was better.

here is a pic of how I mounted the controller and gps mount..



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Ahhh not a bad little setup you have there...ohhh I see a 2008 Powerstroke in the pic




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Thanks man, I really like the location everything is in, sure beats going in the dash..

Yea man thats my 08 stroke..
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I am going to experience the removal of the hood in the next few days to install the dash kit and Trail Tech Vapor for the build. I am hoping that I can tie the hood up somehow, otherwise, guess the cage needs to come off




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Just took a peek at the manual and you can support that hood from the top of the roll bar in the pics,no need to remove the cage.
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Interesting, the manual talks about supporting the hood at the top of the cage. Very cool!

Well I should have pics for everything this weekend!




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