Well, that didn’t last long

It’s a very frustrating thing when your two/three-week-old birthday present smells of smoke and seems to stop working so soon after receiving it.

Experimentation to follow.


Lighten up!

As promised, here are some nighttime images of my new KC Hilites Cyclone bumper-mounted LED reverse lights.

KC Cyclones alone

OEM reverse lights

KC Cyclones from 25 feet away

BREAKING: FCA head Marchionne dies, age 66

Sergio Marchionne, the former chief executive officer of Fiat Chrysler and architect of the automaker’s dramatic turnaround, has died. He was 66.

His death was confirmed Wednesday by Exor NV, the holding company of Fiat’s founding Agnelli family, just days after Marchionne was replaced as CEO. His health had declined suddenly following complications from a shoulder operation at a Zurich hospital, according to people familiar with the situation. The company wasn’t specific about the cause of his death.

Read more here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-25/sergio-marchionne-ceo-who-steered-fiat-chrysler-dead-at-66

Clear to back up!

The old bumper lights are gone, and my new KC Hilites Cyclone LEDs are in. They make quite a difference!

Watch for a video and review soon.

Boy, was I a big spender! #TBT

First Order

I got a kick recently looking back at the first part I ever ordered new for Smokey. It took me a whole seven months to buy a new part, at a whopping $2.98. Yup, I was working at a newspaper, in other words, always broke!