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Add power locks w/keyless entry 11 52.38%
Shave and add poppers 8 38.10%
Just keep using your key 2 9.52%
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Should I add power locks w/keyless entry or pop it and shave the handles?
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Should I add power locks w/keyless entry or pop it?

Keyless entry is hands down the coolest automotive invention of the last 20 years! I haven't used my key to open the door so much as once. It's freakin' nice to just hop out, walk away from the truck and double tap the button and know it's locked and secure..
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If your goin for a street look, then shave em. If your not add keyless entry.
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i think the keyless would be better i know i would want keyless if i had the choice...unless you are going for street like 01BlkEdge said go for the shaved look.
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Poppers are great, just hope you don't pop a fuse, then you're basically locked out of your truck with no door handle or lock to touch. You can put a manual release in somewhere, but then you would have to hide it well, or a thief could take advantage of it. So I say keyless entry. It's the most practical mod that pays off everyday, and if something happens to it, you can just use the door lock and handle anyway.
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Shave it.

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Poppers are great, just hope you don't pop a fuse, then you're basically locked out of your truck with no door handle or lock to touch. You can put a manual release in somewhere, but then you would have to hide it well, or a thief could take advantage of it. So I say keyless entry. It's the most practical mod that pays off everyday, and if something happens to it, you can just use the door lock and handle anyway.
Not true anymore, you can hide it, and add a combo lock to it so that you can only unlock it with a combo to get the lock off. Most car thiefs wont mess with tring to find the release, it would be eaiser to just break the window.
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Alot of people are recommending shaving. My truck will definately be a street truck so I am leaning to this solution also. Can anyone provide me with a good kit or site for more info on shaving the door handles?
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The best thing to do, if you can't do it yourself, is to go to a shop be your house. My brothers getting a deal on his civic, he's getting 100 lb poppers and shaving the door handles for about $350, but that's because it's his friend doing the work. I don't know how much it would cost around were you live.
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I did powerlocks/keyless just recently, and it's the best thing I've done so far! Did it myself too!
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P.S, I have a power tail lock waiting for installation :):):):)
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the autoloc shaved door kit is the way to go i hear
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Spal or Autolock are the way to go, a 35lbs kit should be fine. The bodywork would probley be left to a shop, since you have to make a filler plate, and weld it in. Look to pay about $350-$500 a door for the body work and paint.

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he's getting 100 lb poppers and shaving the door handles
Kind of an over kill isnt it?
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