2015 Tacoma Build – DeLorme InReach Explorer Mount

2015-09-08_DelormeInReachMount_Z2A5091_web600I’ve been using a DeLorme InReach Explorer for a couple years. It’s a basic GPS unit but offers text messaging via an Iridium Satelite account as well as a SOS feature. This gives me great peace of mind when I’m out in the wild.

Up until recently, I’ve mounted the device in my vehichle using a Powered inVehicle RAM Mount. This is a great product and convenient way to mount the GPS unit in my vehicle. However, I’ve always had two problems with it, which I recently solved. Continue reading to learn more.

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2015 Toyota Tacoma Build – Hood Lighting

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I never understood why lighting in the engine compartment of a vehicle wasn’t a standard option. After all, with LED lighting so inexpensive and with low power requirements, it just makes sense to have it standard on all vehicles. But alas, that’s not the case. So with my 2015 Toyota Tacoma, I recently added LED strip lighting under the hood, and I’m going to show you how I installed it.

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