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Old 12-28-2011
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Top additions to your truck?

Whats the first few things that everyone does to a new truck they get? Not the big stuff like BLs or suspension but like fog lights or tool box etc etc. The small stuff. Top five things?
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06 tail lights, blinker mod, fog light mod, headlight mod, line-x the bed, toolbox. At least for me anyway.
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I'll be honest, the first thing I bought when I rolled off the lot at Ford was a set of Ford floor mats at Walmart... I'd say a bed liner was # 1 though.
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Remove dealer plate/sticker and any other decal that looks stupid, stereo, protect the interior, get air fresheners, look at EVERYTHING on the truck and fix the little stuff (used or new, I'll find something I dont like). Then maybe window tint, new tires/ wheels, exhaust.. Thats pretty much how it always starts for me.
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window tint is always my first mod. after removing the dealership crap of course
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Remove dealer plate/sticker and any other decal that looks stupid, stereo, protect the interior, get air fresheners, look at EVERYTHING on the truck and fix the little stuff (used or new, I'll find something I dont like). Then maybe window tint, new tires/ wheels, exhaust.. Thats pretty much how it always starts for me.
How did u get the dealer decal off?
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Goo gone works pretty good
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disable stupid buzzers (like the seatbelt, key in ignition,ect) remove dealer licence plate frame/decal, check all fluids & change as needed,pull off the tires and check the brakes , throw away any floor mats, remove spare & mount in bed, dixie air horns (bought them in '86/'87, still work great!) black grille guard, get a 2nd set of wheels for winter use, hitch if it didnt come with one, cap if it didnt come with one, tube steps/running boards, mud flaps. if there wasnt holes in the body panels to locate the emblems, id remove them also, once upon a time you could remove all that crap, but now you have holes to fill if you do that. i do have a small in-cab toolbox behind the seat, its lockable and big enough for all the glove box crap as well.

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Window tint, spray in liner, tonneau cover.
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For any truck: Husky Liners, Tint, New head unit, and tonneau cover. These were the first things when I got the Ranger. Tint was on there when I got it and the other 3 were purchased within 3 weeks of having the truck.
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1. Remove factory and dealer decals.
2. Window Tint
3. Dash Cover (for window glare)
4. Weathertech Floor Mats
5. Little things, such as: license plate frame, front plate, LED bulbs, etc.

List in no particular order.
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How did u get the dealer decal off?
I keep rubber eraser wheels handy in my garage for this kind of stuff. You should be able to find one at any auto store that has a REAL paint department. It's round (obviously) gum rubber and has a threaded stud sticking out of one side that you have to buy an arbor for. Chuck it up in a drill and watch the vinyl and the adhesive disappear. The nice thing is, its almost impossible to burn the paint.
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Goo gone works pretty good
Lighter fluid works pretty good too..
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I saw those Adam. Commented in a lot of them. Those could be big things. The idea of this thread is small stuff.
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Usually Husky floor mats, headlights to something brighter, bedcaps for the Ranger, Line X, separate backup lights for hooking up to trailers at night, mud flaps, toolbox, K&N filter, adding a ball into the receiver, pop up tie downs in the stake pockets, and probably some window tint when summer gets closer. I've had the truck only for two months, so I've been busy.
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uhm OHC!!!!!
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I had a Magnaflow dual exhaust sitting in my garage for a month before my '04 was even delivered to the dealership. Truck was 2 days old when I Herculined the bed; a week later the tonneau went on, and the K&N panel filter went in.
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In 06, after I bought it new: Linex, STX grille. Later on: t-bar crank, headlight mod, painted hood and grill.
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