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Old 10-03-2011, 11:50 PM
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I didn't get the R/T at first because they didn't have any in my area and also I got such a good deal on the express I knew I could build it up cheaper then the R/T. The R/T cost about $32,000 right? Well with the deals at the time plus my trade I ended up getting my Express with power options and the 3.92 rear end for $8,500 out the door. Once I get the 22" wheels, a better torque converter and rear gears I will be well under the price of an R/T and faster then a stock R/T.

So far the mods that I have done are

Paint matched mirrors $200 each
Paint matched door handles $35 each
Sport hood and paint $875
Spyder Headlights and hid kits $520
Sway bar kit $300
Lowering kit $270
Shorty Antenna $15
Access Vanish bed cover $350
Weather Tech mats $100
Nav unit $500
Paint protection for hood, grille, bumper, and fenders $600

Total that's about $4,000

Future mods
22" R/T wheels
K&N Intake $350
Magnaflow Exhaust and Y pipe $750
Gears - not sure yet
torque converter - not sure
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