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tax return!

Its about tax retun time and I am trying to figure out what to use my return for. I should be getting anywhere from 2,000 to 2,500 dollars back. All I have done to my truck so far is a WAAG, KC slim lights, headlight mod, K&N panel filter w/ airbox mod, tinted windows and smoked tails. I would love to lift it, get a Bama tuner, exhaust, get a bedrug, and a super topper canvas top for it. I need some help figuring out what to get, Im torn ! Any other suggestions will be pondered as well. I could also get stuff for my quad too. I don't know what to do with the money. I can't say that too often! Help me out guys, give me your two cents.

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Lift it(Susoension) and get bigger tires, and exhaust, then see what else you can do with the money left over.
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bama for sure... lift reqires new tires/rims usually... i say get the bama and save the rest up forsomething else...
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I hope to get between 5K-6K but my wife would kill me if I dumped it into my truck. I have 3 vehicles of my own plus my wifes car and I'm only allowed to use money I get doing body work on the side for my toys. The taxes are banked for emergencies. I would love to get a 6" sus. lift, gears and 35's but it's just wishful thinking.
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Lift it man. $2500 should cover a lift and wheel/tire combo unless you install it yourself and then you would have leftover money.
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yeah i get close to 8k and have nothing to do with it...i think im gonna get a honda 450EX. Id say get the bama tuner first and your exhaust and then go from there you will still have like 1800 left
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ha im getting like i hope 200 back and mines goona get me a lift
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Ya I was thinking of going with a lift and some 33s on rock crawlers. But that wouldn't leave me with hardly anything left over because If Im going to lift it I wanna go with one of the best systems. I've heard tons of good things about the RCD 5 inch system and I like the idea of getting rid of the torsion bars. If I dont use my return for that I will probably get the bedrug, topper and maybe the bama and exhaust for now and wait until this summer for the lift. I wish I could get 8 grand back on taxes like Reuber, but I am a full time student. The only reason Im getting back this good of a return is cuz I am a wildland firefighter over the summers and I work crazy overtime. I dont know, the lift is one of the ultimate upgrades I have planned for the truck but its always nice to get a lot of smaller mods and have money left over.
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does anyone know what the RCD 5 inch system is running price wise? And is there a more cost effective, reliable lift system out that would be more worth the money?
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lol, i get 8k back cause i have 2 kids and im military and with all my tax free entitlements my salary makes me look like i live in poverty....Id do all that and wait for the lift this summer, i mean if you can get the money then you should use taxes to get all the odds and ends things you like ie bama, carpet, etc
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haha, kids sure do help out around tax return time...The more I think about it the more I lean in that direction. Only problem is that I will have the money to buy the lift this summer but may not have the time to put it on until after I go back to school. Oh well, I think I will by some odds and ends for now and that way I will have some back up money in case of emergency. Thanks for the input...
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yeah i get close to 8k and have nothing to do with it...i think im gonna get a honda 450EX.
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I don't even know what I will spend mine on...maybe just pay the truck off lol
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I don't even know what I will spend mine on...maybe just pay the truck off lol
EXACTLY where mine is going! And no not your truck...mine! LOL
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great. i'm only getting back around $600 :(
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great. i'm only getting back around $600 :(
Just means you got back more $$ during the year than others...Higher number on your W-4.
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I know I should put it towards my 7G's worth of credit debt, but also know that once I buy my house I wont be able to afford a big screen Tv with the new expenses of a new home. I need my gears installed in my truck too 500 for that. ahh what to do.
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ooo i cant wait mines going to the truck..youll all see this summer when i get all the parts together :)
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my tax return i am gonna get like $310 back so that is a tire and rim! and to save for the rest
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mine is going to savings...
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YOU MEAN YOUR SAS!! lmao
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lol no, i already have most of everything i need for SAS.
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great. i'm only getting back around $600 :(
like he said thats good... less money the govnt is taking and holding intrest free...
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lol no, i already have most of everything i need for SAS.

well theres always something you need to add to the truck then ..cmon zach you know there is
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