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Old 08-03-2016, 10:16 AM   #1
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Electrical & air hookups for 2015 F150

I just picked up my truck from getting blue ox tow system installed and the guy just screwed the wiring and air hookups sticking out in the center of the bumper. I'm looking for some pictures of better locations and how they attach. Thanks
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Old 08-03-2016, 01:47 PM   #2
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I'd get a piece of aluminum plate cut to fit behind an opening in the under bumper grill opening. Drill openings for electrical plug and air hose fitting. Paint the plate black and it will hardly be noticeable.
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If I think about it in the AM I will take a picture of mine and post for you. I did mine. The air was easy, but I had to drill and mount my light plug in the lower bumper, three was no good place to put it.

I also completely bypassed the lights on the truck. I installed flush mount light in my rear bumper and then ran the wires from that to my outlet in the front. The brake lights on the truck will come on because the brake pedal depresses but other than that all rear lighting is done via the lights I mounted in the bumper. I was going to just install an LED strip lighting between the bumper and tailgate but I haul a Goldwing and the tailgate has to be down. On the new Fords there is such a wide tailgate at top due to the pull out step that with the tailgate open you could not see the 60" LED strip. Anyway I just didn't feel like messing with the truck lights and diodes and all that stuff.
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I fabricated a few brackets from aluminum to mount the toad's front-end electrical components.

Scott (iRV2 user name "FIRE UP") has/had a Chevy pickup. Here's a link to a photo of the front end. He's a neatnik. You may want to contact him by private message for advice if he doesn't run across this thread himself and respond.
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Scott (iRV2 user name "FIRE UP") He's a neatnik. You may want to contact him by private message for advice if he doesn't run across this thread himself and respond.
I'll say that I wish I had FIRE UP's patience and skills for making things look great. Maybe when I retire.... wait I am retired
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When you have a company do the install, they don't have time to make custom mounts and brackets. If they did, you wouldn't like the install price, just too time consuming.

I made custom brackets for all of my toads. I always keep them hidden behind the grill. On my CRV, I made a bracket that fit behind a lift up front license plate. Hidden until I need them and then just lift the plate.
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