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Old 07-01-2012, 10:55 AM
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Alright guys i have been wanting to start a build thread for awhile to track the progress of my truck and now that i have had it for a year I have some decent Mods to put up here.

This was the day I bought it.






After having it for 2 months and missing my sound system I made a trip down to Virgina beach and used my buddy's driveway for the install.

Under the back seat in an attrend box i have 2 JL 10w1v2 with an alpine mrp-m1000 powering them and a 1 farad capacitor under the drivers seat.



Headunit is a kenwood kvt-514 and while we were at it we threw in the footwell LEDs they are 12" strips on both sides and there are single LEDs in the inner most vents.
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Old 07-01-2012, 10:59 AM
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I had a couple extra 3" LED strips so I threw them behind my grill. they are on a switch so they are not on all the time.




Next up was my cold air intake. I bought a Spectre CAI from advanced autoparts for 160 bucks which was a great deal. The thing made the truck come alive.

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Nets up was to do some custom work on the interior. I have never painted door panels before so I think they turned out pretty well.

Before:


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I painted the silver inserts, all 4 bezels around the locks and tinted the reflectors.
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I hated the way my truck looked with the cap on it so I sold it. Man that thing was a pain to sell!

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Once the cap was gone I was able to put my bedliner in. I went with the Duplicolor Bed Armor with Kevlar. I didnt take any pictures right after it application so its a bit dirty.






Bonus Glamor shot for you!

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Next up is my leveling kit and new shoes for the truck.

The tires took up so much space in my apartment and left it smelling like rubber







Nitto 295/60/20 trail grapplers and a 2" HBS leveling kit

all i have to say is wow when i got the truck back on the ground
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as soon as i could drive it i hit some mud to test out those tires!

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Old 07-01-2012, 11:42 AM
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Helping my dads friend move some mulch. she was squatting!

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I am loving the new stance now!





Bonus! Another glamor shot!

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Sweet ride, nice tires, love the mud paint job on the truck, makes it look real sporty lol. Nice Job
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