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what should my first mod be?

right now i have about $1000 to spend on my truck and i dont no what to do first, so i'm asking what do you think i should do first?

sorry for double posting. this one was not supposed to have been posted.

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I would say a K&N air filter and a nice cat back exhaust.I guess it all depends on what you use your truck for.
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performance or appearance?
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2wd or 4x4?
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2wd or 4x4?
its a 2005 4.0L edge 4x4
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Some of those fuzzy dice hanging from the mirror.
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Well i would get rid of those POS stock tires myself.... then maybe get an intake/exhaust to use the rest of the 1000...
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performance or appearance?
its doesn't really mader but if i had to choose i would say appearance
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i was thinking of a brush gaurd first
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body lift, wheels, tires, grill, intake, chip/programmer, headers, audio, toneau...

the list goes on and on...

or keep saving and get the superlift. i would leave exhaust last on my list
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For 1 k I would go with

K&N intake should be around $250
Flowmaster 50 series should be around $250
BFG at ko 31 x10.5 Shoudl be able to get them installed and balanced for $500
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Do you do any wheeling? Or is it an on-road only truck?
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For 1 k I would go with

K&N intake should be around $250
Flowmaster 50 series should be around $250
BFG at ko 31 x10.5 Shoudl be able to get them installed and balanced for $500
EXACTLY! but u have to go w/ the 40 series
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to me k&n isnt worth the money you are paying for the name.
second flowmaster sucks.. its been proven many times.(hp wise)
and why 31s? he already has 245/75/16s. its practically the same size.

if ya want new tires get 265/75/16s or a 32 inch tire
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id get a Body lift and 33's
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its a 2005 4.0L edge 4x4
3" PA body lift. 15x10 wheels. 33x12.5x15 buckshot mudders. done. and t-bar crank(free)
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to me k&n isnt worth the money you are paying for the name.
second flowmaster sucks.. its been proven many times.(hp wise)
and why 31s? he already has 245/75/16s. its practically the same size.

if ya want new tires get 265/75/16s or a 32 inch tire
oh wow! i can gain a whole 3 hp more getting a magnaflow, most people like sound over such a minimal HP gain. So watch when you say flomaster SUCKS.... and yea the 31s may be a bit small, so go with 32s 275/70R16
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Actually if you want to try and improve mileage swap the tires for a tonneau cover. Given gas prices doing what ever you can to increase the mpg is good.
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Do you do any wheeling?
well right now i am 15 and will be 16 in july. my dad bought the truck for me for when i get my license. so right now i dont do any wheeling but i will be
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oh wow! i can gain a whole 3 hp more getting a magnaflow, most people like sound over such a minimal HP gain. So watch when you say flomaster SUCKS.... and yea the 31s may be a bit small, so go with 32s 275/70R16
ive seen dyno sheets where flowmaster made you lose hp and torque. same truck put a magnaflow on it and gained power from stock.

there is a dyno sheet around that show magnaflow exhaust and aem intake i think not sure and pulled 201 at the wheels.

im not gonna argue over this, choose what you want, all you have prolly ran is flowmaster.

ive had the stock exhaust, dual magnaflow, dual flowmaster, and now im using a SI/SO borla.

since ive had all of them i would rank it like this...

1. magnaflow
2. borla
3. flowmaster
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Hey now no fighting in front of the new guy!
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im not... im just giving an opinion...
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Nice set of seat covers, the new seats get dirty real fast, Wet Okole.
I wish that had been the FIRST thing I bought for my 04.
http://www.wetokole.com/

Cover for the bed, tonneau , looks cool and good function
Bed Rug......Awesome
CB Radio.....Handy and functional
Tunner from Bama Chips with a milage program
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ive had the stock exhaust, dual magnaflow, dual flowmaster, and now im using a SI/SO borla.

since ive had all of them i would rank it like this...

1. magnaflow
2. borla
3. flowmaster

yes but i remeber when you got the flowmaster. you loved that sound and just wanted to drive around and listen to it so dont give me that you didnt like it
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yes but i remeber when you got the flowmaster. you loved that sound and just wanted to drive around and listen to it so dont give me that you didnt like it
being in 3rd doesnt mean i didnt like it.
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+/-5hp in a 3.sl0w doesn't mean anything, but a Flowmaster sure sounds great! Depends on your priorities, I guess.
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