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Old 12-21-2008
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Icon7 And it Begins.

Alright, since it is winter break and i have 2 1/2 weeks off, I decided that the moding to my truck should begin. Here it is so far (remember that I just turned 16 and get my lience in a month or so)

Headlight mod: (first time doing this)

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It didnt turn out all that good becasue you can barely see the black. Those lights were so beat up. Maybe in the future get new ones.

Paint Trim and Flares:

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Cut off the exhast: (sick of looking at the rusty shil)

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These are all the ones I have done in the past two days.
I plan to during this break,
-2006 emblems
-Seat covers
-Two tone (maybe)
-Max t bars
-5% tint all around
By the summer,
-Body lift
-33's BFGs ATz and soft 8's

Comments and suggestions are always very welcome

For ***** and giggles this is my garage I know how to use and have about every tool you can ask for and I have more in the addict but it was too cold to go and take pictures up there. its messy







Every tool is a snap on in this box.


My favorite led flash light.

My dad was a macanic and thats were alot of the tools came from

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get some lens restorer to get the dullness of the headlights. It'll make a BIG difference.
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^x2. wet sand and plastx ftw.
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dont max out the tbars it puts a lot of stress on your balljoints
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Nice!
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What the hell did you use to cut your exhaust?? It looks like it is pinched!
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nice collection! I'm quite jealous..

being a mechanic doesn't justify a nice horizontal band saw or that Hobart though
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good job! nice truck btw
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Looks like your Dad has some nice tools in there. Pretty lucky kid to have access to them, makes modding that much easier.

Now.....
-Don't max your t-bars, your ball joints will thank you later.
-Get new headlights or wet sand those. The black is nice but you can barely see it.
-Should have gotten a nice chrome exhaust tip

But hey, it's your ride, so go nuts with it. Just remember young driver, keep it BETWEEN the ditches and rubber side down. LOL
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Nice tools. Truck looks good too.
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-Alright I was just heading out the the garage to max out my tbars. Now I wont should I just make it level or a little less?
-I cut off the exhast with a sawsal. No its not pinched I cut it at an angle so its not going out the back and melting chrome on the bumper. I did it the cheap way because I was sick of looking at it and when I start driving I will get a super 44 and just dump it. This is just a Temp. fix.
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just level it.


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4 cranks got it pretty much level. good job so far.
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yea i will just level it that pic looks good
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yea i really like the way it looks like that. i had mine maxed for like a day and didnt like it so i took it down a couple turns.
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holy ****. i just cranked them 6 cranks and they only moved up about a 1.25-1.50 inches. I thought that it was abnormal. Is it?

WTF
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i dont know if thats abnormal or not but it looks better now. you will need an alignment though.
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the bolts looked like hardly moved up. Should I crank them more. The Back fender is 37 inches high and the front is 34
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I'm sure you bumper wont be that affected by the exhaust heat and wont teh paint on the trim more likely to crack and peel off? But nice truck and like the garage
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dont crank it more. it looks like its pretty level the way it is. does it look level to you?
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looks better and leveler but not level.
here is a bad picture of the bolt.
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what about the bolt? something wrong? i dont get it.
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no there is nothing wrong with the bolt. how many cranks did yours take to get maxed.
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you cant measure from the fender, the front and back dont go up the same height.

measure to the line that goes all the way down the truck.
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yea i got it so the frame was level all around and just left it there.
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the frame also goes up and down.
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