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Old 09-11-2011, 12:45 PM
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Ok. In May 11 I bought my baby. Had to do something about the exposed bed and that 'high' step up into the cab for my wife. While I was at it why not throw on some bed bars too.

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Tint, 20%, a must have to be cool.

I installed the Bakflip HD (you can paint this backflip, but being black on black I decided not to).

The bed rails and step rails are both chrome Raptor rails.

I also found a rubber bed mat and tailgate mat. I like the rubber because stuff doesn't run rampant in the back, though it's not velcro'ed down either





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Your truck looks sharp!
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Very nice looking truck and cool mods, I really like the bedrails!

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June/July 11, Getting bored need to do something else...

MOD #2: Headlights! (and fogs)

I picked up the Spyder halo projectors in black (black truck, duh!). I also went with the DDM tuning HID's. DO get the cancelers and DO NOT get the slim ballast. I had to wire the halos and LED's into the parking lights, but it's simple hot to hot, ground to ground x10 exercise (annoyingly, each halo and LED has 1 of each). I also repeated the same exercises for the fogs using 2 plugs that came w/ the Spyders (thank goodness). My fog HID's had metal connectors not plugs.

I've used DDM on my Xterra never had a problem minus some missing stuff but I opened at ticket online and they took care of me. If you ever have an issue OPEN A TICKET ONLINE and give them 48 working hours.

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After spending too much time on this website my baby didn't growl enough. My dad is going to love this one (he has a ram too).

MOD #3: Caliper Covers, Maganflow 18, Volant Cold Air Intake, Y pipe (almost...)

Going to grad school, adjunt teaching and working my normal job I just decided to pay for the install this time. I did the CAI myself on my Xterra but decided to just have it done this time around while they did the exhaust.

They were confused about the Y pipe so that will have to happen at a later date. It's an unusual request to do anything in front of the muffler that isn't a complete cat back.

Better pics to come soon. I'll get some of the Y & muffler when the Y get's put on.

I MUST say that I had a K&N on my 3.6L Xterra and the Volant is not as near as loud. The 18 is the exact right way to go. It has some mild noise in cabin cruising but not much at all. When you get on her between the Volant and exhaust, man it sounds f'in GREAT!





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Oh Goodie!!!! Another mod thread!

Great mods! The truck is lookin' good!
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Oh no looks like your hooked That's one mean looking beast you have there and the mods look great. Keep them coming .........
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Geez is that the tranny cooler on the front? I want one.....
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Awesome mods man. Can you take a picture of the whole side of the truck? I wanna see how the red caliper covers look. I'm deciding between red or black. Thanks man keep up the nice work
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your truck is coming along very nicely there bud.....whats next?
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