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Ideas for next mod?

basically not really sure what my next mod will be on the truck. Mod up to date are tinted windows, exhaust, hitch, back lights, hellas on the front, fog light mod, blinker mod, 3" body lift running 33BFG mud's. thinking about doing the ABS disable with switch mod but i usually just pop the fuse out. Are there any other cheap mod's to do?

Next mods thats a bit expensive will probably be a front skid plate and rockers. Thinking on bidding on a stock skid but doesnt seem all that solid for the offroading that i do as I already ruined one of those :S.

Suspension lift and winch are to come but not enough money in the tree for now .

Any ideas on other mods that arent that expensive.. ?

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steels cheap. make a skidplate and brushguard, and some rocker guards.
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what about a grill?

or a MAC intake?

not too many cheap mods that come to mind.
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yeah a grill like your would look pretty sweet Zach. I did the black out headlight mod too.. im thinking the skid will be the next item on the list tho.. I have a metal brake and metal bender.. i need to get my hands on a welder since mine doesnt work anymore :(
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how about a diamond plate black tool box..............
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how about a diamond plate black tool box..............
Thats a good idea, I hate that platic crap tool box. Its come to the point now that it will barely close lol
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ya those plastic ones are crap
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how about a diamond plate black tool box..............
i was gonna suggest that. but those arnt exactly cheap
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Thats a good idea, I hate that platic crap tool box. Its come to the point now that it will barely close lol
yea you can see it saging in the center......definately time for a new one......I got mine at Tractor Supply for $190....
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i agree in the black diamond plate tool box that plastic isnt adding anyting to ur truck and there pritty cheep got my chrome plated one for like 150$
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i was gonna suggest that. but those arnt exactly cheap
$190 at Tractor Supply....a stainless one is $250.....
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i had a black one for my 97 stepside f150. it was 290. it was a UWS
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dude the aluminum ones are like 220 and they outlast the plastic and steel ones
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mine was aluminum. maybe thats why it was expensive. also it was custom made.
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dude the aluminum ones are like 220 and they outlast the plastic and steel ones
yea but i would pay the extra $30-$50 to get stainless steel....it will never rust....
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Foglight and turn signal mod. Both free, the turn signal mod requires a foot or two of wire and a couple tap connectors. You'll like both of them =].
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yea but i would pay the extra $30-$50 to get stainless steel....it will never rust....
neither will aluminum
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Foglight and turn signal mod. Both free, the turn signal mod requires a foot or two of wire and a couple tap connectors. You'll like both of them =].
he said hes already done those
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im gonna look around see how much they are around here. black diamond plated one would look awsome and be way more secure and durable than plastic crap
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he said hes already done those

yep done those and they are awsome. did the black headlight mod too btw.. that was quite a bit of work for just a blacked out headlight
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Kinda lazy this morning skimming the post lol. My bad. Aluminum oxidizes, it's sort of like rust but easier to care for. Hmmmm....You could get a nice 1/4" diamond plate skid plate made for around $75, screw that stocker! They're nice for stock but not so nice if you actually use it for what it's meant for. ABS disable switch is alot nicer than having to stop, open the door, open the fuse panel, and remove fuse 14. My fuse panel started to get fukt up after awhile cuz I did it so often. My rubber flap thingy was gettin torn off and ****. Def recommended. I just went with a simple open/close circuit rocker. Cost all of five bucks and a half hour.
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i know aluminum oxidizes. the one im talking about its painted black. if i were to get stainless, i would leave it stainless.
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