Blue Thunder - Updated 9/16/2014 (pg-2)

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2006 GMC Sierra outfitted with all sorts of stuff and some new additions coming soon! Pics will be posted later!

Front:
Whelen Dual Avenger R/W or R/R (I have both that I alternate use of - though right now I've got a Tomar 200-S R/R in use) on dash or under RVM.
(4) Pimp Pods (1st gen) in red in the grille.
Pair of Whelen TIR6 200 series ("PAR36") in the foglamp holes.

Side:
Pair of Whelen LINZ6s in red for side warning between front fender and side of bumper (will post pics later)

Rear:
(4) Whelen Vertex in red in taillights (X pattern of CometFlash)
Whelen Dominator Plus 8 head LINZ6 Dominator in red - top of back glass

Controlled by: Whelen HHS2200 siren





Video 1




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Hopefully in a week or so I can get some new additions, clean some things up, SYNC some items, and shoot a new video.

Also, I've changed my alternating outlets on my front ULF44 for a little change.
 
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Awesome! Love the pattern for the front lights.
 
You know, they should really just make a "pics,video" section for just pimp pods! haha, everything in that section could be installs of that product. ;)
 
Blue Thunder still rumbles! Great light placement, and I think the fog lights are perfect! I think the slower flash pattern on them is a nice old school touch.
 
Nice. Clean and Slick
 
In the rear window, Why is the D8 mounted so low almost in the center of the window ??
 


rescue52 said:
In the rear window, Why is the D8 mounted so low almost in the center of the window ??

It's mounted using the OEM L brackets to the headliner. I didn't like how low it hung, either. I plan on re-mounting it after I modify the brackets to fit up near the top of the window.

Sadly the holes wallered out (due to a mistake on my part when we installed it) and the bar has been sitting under the back seat for about 6 months. :(
 
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Pimp said:
Controlled by: Whelen HHS2200 siren

How do you like going from a full console setup in your impala to now using the HHS2200? I remember you also had a radio(s), did those make it over to blue thunder?


This install is my inspiration for a 'keep it simple' approach to my new silverado that I will start installing on shortly.
 
Alex said:
How do you like going from a full console setup in your impala to now using the HHS2200? I remember you also had a radio(s), did those make it over to blue thunder?

Love it so far. I miss my radios but it is not a huge priority to me as it was in the past as my FT agency uses 700 P25/trunked/encypted so I can't monitor them anyways. I just have my handheld radio and that's it. I do miss my mobile FD radio, though!

Love my HHS2200. Can't wait to re-configure it to my new toy(s?). :twisted:
 
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Just realized I didn't have a thread on Blue Thunder on this board or the past one... so, he we are.

2006 GMC Sierra
used for volunteer Fire/EMS

Front:
Tomar 200S Red/Red Dash Light (sometimes swapped for a Whelen Dual Avenger R/W)
Whelen 200 series PAR32 Red/Red in the fog light housings
(4) 6LED Pimp Pods in the grille (formerly [4] 3LED Pimp Pods)
(2) Whelen LINZ6s (red) between front bumper and quarter panel for intersection coverage
LINZ6s, 6LEDs, and 200 Series are synced via a Whelen ULF44 Flasher mounted in the grille area.

Back:
(4) Whelen Vertex Red - 2 in each tail light
Whelen 8 head Dominator Plus LINZ6 Warning bar (all red) DP8RRRRRRRR
(more coming soon!)

Audio/Switching:
Whelen HHS2200 Hands Free Siren
(2) Whelen SA314P speakers mounted behind the grille
(more audio coming soon!)

I'll cover the install and past setups in the next few posts.


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Former setups include


Dual - Dual Whelen Avengers, one R/W and one R/R, as seen above.


Videos of former setups:


First Setup:

 
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Why did you replace the fog lamps with a PAR36 vs a LAW ??
 
rescue52 said:
Why did you replace the fog lamps with a PAR36 vs a LAW ??

Much brighter, for one. For two, I wanted more warning power than a LAW or Vertex in the fog light housings. The fog light housings weren't OEM, weren't installed by me, and I rarely used them, so it wasn't hard to kiss them goodbye.

And, these are PAR32, not 36. ;)
 
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Well, apparently I never updated (or maybe I did it on the previous forum) that the 3LED Pimp Pods in the grille were replaced with 6LED Pimp Pods. This happened in November, 2010. Here's the video for that:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=At4Cp47N0M4


And the below is today:

UPDATE:


I have added a 10-75 Stealth License Plate bracket (Thanks grfd711) and mounted some 6LED Pimp Pods on it - PERFECT FIT, by the way! I wanted a little more for intersection warning but wanted to remain stealthy and neat looking. This achieved exactly that. I wired it to where the LINZ6 mounted under the fender would alternate with the 6LED mounted on the license plate bracket for no dark time on the side. Man, I can't get over how happy I am with the job! They are EXACTLY what I wanted and needed for my side/intersection warning. The install took less than an hour.

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The screws will be cut as soon as I can get the tool to do it with.

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VIDEO:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lnp6yIZHF_k
 
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Night time walkaround of current setup:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7TPTEmAD1Q


Anddd... the "X" pattern that the new side warning creates. Interesting. I love me some X pattern.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_7u-FqsyL4
 
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Nice i only have one Red Lin 6 on each side for intersection warning. That other light you added looks good.
 
MY GOD BART!


stop with all the friggen sync! a little sync is on but enough is enough!!!!


im gonna have to come down there and start snipping the sync wires


;) :razz:
 
I knew I'd get a rise out of you, Cory - The Anti Sync!
 
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