You do not need to change your thermostat, in fact I have not.
Get with @CVF-Jason to make your purchase. They may be running specials right now.
Jason was great to work with and he'll set you up with a good deal.
I can vouch for both the BDS1s and @OffroadAlliance.com
I was concerned about camera wash but they assured me the S1s would provide plenty of light but not too much. They were exactly right.
I soldered my connection up in the passenger side taillight to keep it protected and dry. I also...
Yes, get the CVF. That's not saying there aren't other manufacturers out there (I believe there are others) but the quality of the unit and the excellent customer care make it an easy decision.
I installed the black version. It is so bad-ass...just wish I wasn't the only one who knows it's...
You definitely need to look at getting goosed!
Goosetuned that is.
Do a search on @wgr73 and you'll find several happy customers and testimonials on FRF.
Winfield is a great guy, super easy to work with and really gets the most out of our trucks.
You owe it to yourself to check him out.
Did not take them out and put them over the Bed Rug. Would have preferred that to make it look like a seamless install but I thought the bed light flanges would not hold up to the depth of the Bed Rug.
I did a cut-out/around to allow for the light. Works perfectly for my lightning needs.
I'm all for local businesses and supporting FRF vendors....but....this is what I have and I love it: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00R6LZUW4/?tag=fordraptorforum-20
It wasn't professionally installed but it looks like it was because I did it my own dang self.
Installed a beautiful black CVFabrication Titan IC.
Being a one man operation with no jack to assist in the heavy lifting proved challenging at times. Admittedly, though, there were a couple times I had to laugh at my struggles (but glad no one was there to see!)
Next up....COBB Accessport...