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Bad influence

Discussion in 'North East' started by mlittle, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. Apr 27, 2010 at 7:30 AM
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    mlittle

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    You are all a bad influence on me. After seeing your trucks, I want to mod mine. I hate you! ;)

    Now, what are some fairly inexpensive mods that I can make to my truck to give it a mean look and improve performance. Has anyone used Spectre's intake kit? It's a lot less expensive than K&N. Currently, I am using a K&N high-flow filter.
     
  2. Apr 27, 2010 at 7:31 AM
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    Deck-plate mod for the 1st gen is the best and cheapest.
     
  3. Apr 27, 2010 at 7:33 AM
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  4. Apr 27, 2010 at 7:33 AM
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    skunk what did I miss?

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    i'm with you on that one! I keep saying to myself -"save your money" and then I see the pics of the 6" lifted toyotas and all reason goes out the window! Its a daily struggle inside my head!
     
  5. Apr 27, 2010 at 7:34 AM
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    Haha I know what you mean, my truck was just fine until I found this site. Now all I want to do is make changes to it. You should check out the cheap mods section. You also have a first gen so instead of a new intake, you could check out the deck plate mod.
     
  6. Apr 27, 2010 at 7:58 AM
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    If I have to spend money out of my pocket, it's expensive. Therefore, I need everyone to donate to my cause. :D

    I have not attempted to come up with a budget. I guess the first step for me would be to come up with specifics on the mods that I want done.

    Can you make some suggestions on possible modifications/upgrades?
     
  7. Apr 27, 2010 at 8:34 AM
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    I guess I know one that that I will be doing this weekend. Time to make some phone calls to see if any of the local boat supply shops have the deck-plate in stock.
     
  8. Apr 27, 2010 at 8:44 AM
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    I have done the deck plate mod. Now I need to determine if my leaf springs are still good or if they need to be replaced. If they are shot or on their way out, I will replace the leaf springs and most likely go with Bilstein 5100s all around.
     
  10. May 31, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    I lol'd alot.
     
  11. Jun 1, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    truck mods are addictive you start with an intake for a little more hp then you think wow it would sound good with an exaust next thing you know wheels, tires, suspension, upgrades upgrades upgrades I love it
     
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