Transportation ~ 2016 Ford Transit Connect LWB XLT–Gets Towed, 08/24

These wheels are suppose to be on asphalt of concrete–not aluminum.

I was stunned! The back story.

2016 Ford Transit Connect LWB XLT–Mod Update, 08/25

After 3 weeks and 4 days [received 07/28]…


  1. Bulkhead–COMPLETED, 08/04 [Story, 1st cmt.–a doozy!]
  2. Painted door panels–COMPLETED, 08/04
  3. Window wind deflectors–COMPLETED, 08/04
  4. 4′ x 6′ Rug–COMPLETED, 08/05
  5. Bike Transport Rig [BTR]–COMPLETED, 08/14
  6. Graphics–COMPLETED, 08/10
  7. Accent lighting [Chris’ work for 3 areas of accent lighting]–7A [reflective tiles] and 7B [3-LED Cargo Area Light Switch] COMPLETED, 08/16. 7C is yet to come.
  8. Driver & Passenger side window tintingCOMPLETED, 08/18
  9. Thinkware F770 Dash CameraCOMPLETED, 08/25
  10. Roof Rack–Rhino-Rack USA JA8452 Vortex RLT600 Trackmount Roof Rack ] ordered 08/21, supposed to have shipped 08/2 [IT HAS NOT!]. Juiced Hybrid [Steven says he can have the items to me on 08/30]. Here is what I have to do to install. I have removed the 10 plugs from the van. Yet another person [Paul], from Juiced Hybrid, calls and after small talk, tells me of a track substitution [4 pieces versus 2 (one for each side)]. I have CANCELLED this order! Amazon has received an “ear-full” because of Juiced Hybrids. They do not have another seller who sells this rack. I have located another vendor; but, I cannot get shipping info until 9:00 am EDT.
  11. Side Rails–No one has found running boards, side rails/skirts for this van.

Technology ~ DIY–Thinkware F770 Installation [Mod 09], 08/23 & 08/24

Installation complete–with hiccups.

There were 2 challenges:

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Technology ~ Thinkware F770–Sample Video, 08/23

I think it is excellent [select play for both as close together as possible].

The videos give you an idea of the clarity od the cameras. The rear will be clearer. I had not removed the protective film from the lens. There can/cannot be audio–user selectable.