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    Sgt1411
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      1. Eltee
        Eltee
        I can grab a spare PIU black horizontal tail gate trim piece from a cop unit. They do not come with the rear camera in SFPD.

        My XLT has a camera. Do you know offhand if I can easily (DIY) detach the camera unit from my chrome version and attach it to a black one from a PIU that did not have a camera?

        I posted on the site here but had no definitive response.

        THANKS for any info. Stay safe.

        Gary
        1. Sgt1411
          Sgt1411
          I looked at mine and its removable but your is older. I would go on Ford Parts.com and look up the part then see if they have an exploded view of the back area that shows how they fit together.

          If it was me I would just get my chrome one powder coated.

          I think the PIUtility ones are black plastic with no embossed logo if Im correct.
          April 14, 2017
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        2. Eltee
          Eltee
          I MAY do that, there's a good powder coater in town. He normally blasts any surface he coats so he can strip off the paint.

          Just thought it would be quick, easy, and cheap to swap it out for a PIU one. The Ford parts blow ups show the outside, not backside or details.

          Thanks anyway, stay safe.
          April 15, 2017
      2. Eltee
        Eltee
      3. Eltee
        Eltee
        Hey Sarge, what part of AZ do you have your 2nd place? My wife and I are considering Anthem as a final retirement town. A few friends from SFPD moved there and we were pretty impressed with the general Scottsdale / Anthem / Gold Canyon area.
        1. Sgt1411
          Sgt1411
          We bought in Goodyear because bang for the buck we couldn't beat it. There are 4 other cops I work with that bought in Estrella Mtn Ranch where I am and it's primarily because there is zero crime, zero shitheads, zero problems. Everything is new infrastructure and clean.
          March 26, 2017
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        2. Sgt1411
          Sgt1411
          Scottsdale is great if you can afford it, but we spent $250K to get 2500 sq ft on 12,000 sq ft lot 4 bedrooms 2 bath 32X16 pebble tech pool and hot tub built in 2007 on quiet culdesac.

          In Scottsdale, $250K gets you an older house no pool or townhouse.

          I love Scottsdale, just couldn't afford more there.
          March 26, 2017
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        3. Sgt1411
          Sgt1411
          Anthem and Gold Canyon I know nothing about.

          Goodyear is also where all the Baseball Spring Training games are played, I can ride my bike to them. Also, we are 15 minutes away from PIR NASCAR track and I like NASCAR.
          March 26, 2017
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      4. cfd911
        cfd911
        Hey Sgt
        Joe from Chicago FD I ve got a 2015 xlt 3.5 and I love it ! I drive a 2012 interceptor at work I ve been trying to do some research on
        doing a few mod to my own , I ve been thinking about either adding a PTU cooler to my own it looks like the cover for the PTU cooler
        is obviously different along with adding the correct piping and lower radiator hose and outlets
        1. Sgt1411
          Sgt1411
          Hey Joe this messaging is only 400 letters so I messaged you with more info on Private Message
          February 17, 2017
      5. Eltee
        Eltee
        Hi, Back in Oct. you were offering door handle covers. Are they still available?

        I just bought a used 2013 XLT and would love to got to black door handles.

        BTW, are you a cop? I'm a retired Lt.

        Thanks, Gary
        1. Sgt1411
          Sgt1411
          Yes I'm a Sgt with Vancouver Police in BC Canada

          I didn't have handle covers I had factory 2015 PEPS handles for a 2014/2015 Explorer Sport with PEPS (Passive Entry Passive Start)

          I sold them on eBay for $300usd

          Most on the forum have used Plasticoat and sprayed the handles black with good results.
          February 2, 2017
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        2. Eltee
          Eltee
          Cool. My wife is a Canadian (Chatham, ONT) and we have several family members who are constables (Toronto, Hamilton, etc.). I was with San Francisco.

          Stay safe my friend.
          February 2, 2017
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        3. Sgt1411
          Sgt1411
          San Fran would be a very difficult City to be LEO in. Too many dope smoking hippies for me, Vancouver has half the city made up of offshore Asian immigrants who don't speak English and the other half hippies who ride bikes. It's bad enough Canada has a Drama Teacher for a Prime Minister. That's why I bought a house in AZ and spend as much time as I can there.
          February 2, 2017
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