Page 2 of 13 FirstFirst 123412 ... LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 127

Thread: Orion

  1. #11
    Nothing but a Thing TrailHunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    SoCal
    Posts
    2,192

    The Build of ORION

    Quote Originally Posted by JK_Dave View Post
    You might want to give a look at this guy here - Introducing-Central-Command!!!-Power-distribution-module-like-no-other!

    It looks pretty slick, offers more switch locations and is undoubtedly cheaper.
    That was the ďotherĒ I was referring too... forgot the dam name of it... looks like I even already subscribed that thread... itís hard to keep up with all the cool shit out there. Thanks for the link.

  2. #12
    Nothing but a Thing TrailHunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    SoCal
    Posts
    2,192

    The Build of ORION

    Got the Twin wired & plumbed. Kept it real simple... chopped the ARB switch harness off and connected the red & purple wires to a toggle switch next to the compressor. Couple brackets for mounting... & done. Works great.

    IMG_5199.jpg

    IMG_5200.jpg
    Last edited by TrailHunter; 10-13-2017 at 06:17 AM.

  3. #13
    Nothing but a Thing TrailHunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    SoCal
    Posts
    2,192
    Fun day with Jeep & Family on the Angeles Crest / Mt. Wilson
    IMG_5216.jpg
    IMG_5223.jpg
    IMG_5240.jpg
    IMG_5232.jpg
    IMG_5241.jpg
    Perfect chance to skool the kids on the Jeeps Name...
    IMG_5225.jpg
    IMG_5243.jpg
    IMG_5260.jpg
    IMG_0472.jpg
    IMG_5250.jpg
    IMG_5283.jpg

  4. #14
    Nothing but a Thing TrailHunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    SoCal
    Posts
    2,192

    The Build & Travels of ORION

    Havenít seen anyone else do this, so though I would share my phone mount... Itís an $8 SCOSCHE magnet mount, stuck to the air vent. If you turn the vent at about 35 degrees it holds the phone nice and tight and wont flip down. Perfect viewing angle and quick to reach... If you donít want to see it, simply flip the vent around.

    IMG_5202.jpg
    IMG_5203.jpgIMG_5204.jpg
    IMG_5395.jpg
    Last edited by TrailHunter; 10-22-2017 at 02:33 PM.

  5. #15
    Meme King WJCO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    23,626
    Quote Originally Posted by TrailHunter View Post
    Havenít seen anyone else do this, so though I would share my phone mount... Itís an $8 SCOSCHE magnet mount, stuck to the air vent. If you turn the vent at about 35 degrees it holds the phone nice and tight and wont flip down. Perfect viewing angle and quick to reach... If you donít want to see it, simply flip the vent around.
    I hope it works out. It sure looks good. But we burned out 2 ipods with magnetic mounts. First one we thought was just coincidence. It had lasted years before this. Bought a new iPod. Lasted 3 days and failed in the same way as the first one. Just an FYI.
    Jeep parts and accessories purchased through the following link will help support this forum and at no cost to you.
    RECOMMENDED JEEP PARTS & ACCESSORIES



    Support the JL forum: JLWRANGLER.COM

  6. #16
    Nothing but a Thing TrailHunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    SoCal
    Posts
    2,192
    Quote Originally Posted by WJCO View Post
    I hope it works out. It sure looks good. But we burned out 2 ipods with magnetic mounts. First one we thought was just coincidence. It had lasted years before this. Bought a new iPod. Lasted 3 days and failed in the same way as the first one. Just an FYI.
    Thatís really strange... My wife & I have been using the magnet setup in our rides for about 6 years... zero issues.

  7. #17
    Caught the Bug ZachJKUR's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    Dubuque, Iowa
    Posts
    63
    Quote Originally Posted by WJCO View Post
    I hope it works out. It sure looks good. But we burned out 2 ipods with magnetic mounts. First one we thought was just coincidence. It had lasted years before this. Bought a new iPod. Lasted 3 days and failed in the same way as the first one. Just an FYI.
    Magnet mounts should work well with most phones and some iPods. Some portable media players and iPods actually use small spinning hard drives which are effected my the magnets, ultimately leading to a hard drive failure. However, phones and most new portable electronics use Flash/solid state memory that is unaffected by magnets.

  8. #18
    Meme King WJCO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    23,626
    Quote Originally Posted by ZachJKUR View Post
    Magnet mounts should work well with most phones and some iPods. Some portable media players and iPods actually use small spinning hard drives which are effected my the magnets, ultimately leading to a hard drive failure. However, phones and most new portable electronics use Flash/solid state memory that is unaffected by magnets.
    That's likely what it was then. Both made a clicking sound when they failed. Likely the hard drives.
    Jeep parts and accessories purchased through the following link will help support this forum and at no cost to you.
    RECOMMENDED JEEP PARTS & ACCESSORIES



    Support the JL forum: JLWRANGLER.COM

  9. #19
    Caught the Bug ZachJKUR's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    Dubuque, Iowa
    Posts
    63
    Quote Originally Posted by WJCO View Post
    That's likely what it was then. Both made a clicking sound when they failed. Likely the hard drives.
    Makes sense. I will say I have the rugged ridge dash mount and a mag mount that I custom diy'd in to the grab bar. While I love the rugged ridge dash organizer for it's functionality, the mag mount is super convenient and easy.

    Sent from my Pixel XL using WAYALIFE mobile app

  10. #20
    Nothing but a Thing TrailHunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Location
    SoCal
    Posts
    2,192
    9:30 on a Sat. Night.... why not.... time to get this RH skid in..

    IMG_5423.jpg


    Sent from my iPhone using WAYALIFE mobile app
    Last edited by TrailHunter; 10-29-2017 at 06:19 AM.

Page 2 of 13 FirstFirst 123412 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
About us
ďwayoflifeĒ is a moniker that Iíve been using for 20 years now and I chose it because I think it does a great job of explaining, in simple terms, the passion I have for Jeeps and the Jeep way of life. This is a lifestyle that transcends age, gender and race as the only thing you need to be a part of it is a love for the outdoors, a desire to explore, a yearning to take on a challenge and a will to conquer it. Over the years, Cindy and I have attempted to capture the essence of this lifestyle through photographs and videos and share it with others around the world. And, this is how WAYALIFE was born.
Join us
WATCH OUR VIDEOS