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Old 11-25-2012, 10:45 PM
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So it's been a pretty long while y'all but I'm still here and building lost the old thread no idea where it went so i figure ill start this one over and keep it as up to date as possible since A WHOLE LOT HAS CHANGED since the first time i drove her off the lot.
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:53 PM
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Ok so here's the truck bone stock when I first got her
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:58 PM
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Next thing I needed to do...and don't ask me why it bothered me so much was get rid of that floppy antenna that she came with So I went onto craven speed and ordered me a Stubby.

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So the next thing I had to do (which I look back on now and wish I had taken more time with this and been more patient) was change out the stock speakers. I had originally went with these OEM quality PowerBass speakers all the way around but after about a year of them in my truck I currently can't stand the quality and have ordered Rockford Fosgate Punch speakers all the way around and am waiting on them to arrive

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Old 11-25-2012, 11:04 PM
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Next step was to add to the performance a little bit and i did that with an AFE intake system after consulting with Maddog who steered me in the right direction with this one

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Old 11-25-2012, 11:08 PM
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Next came a simple headlight and foglight bulb replacement for a temp fix until I can decide whether or not I want to get HID bulbs or get some gorecon headlight assemblies so I went with the Sylvania top of the line bulbs to hold me over until my mind makes that decision...whenever it might be lol

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As I previously said I went with the PerformanceAccessories body lift and then the Rough Country 3 in suspension lift, I didn't however say which tires i went with
Federal Couragie M/T 35x12.5x20

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Old 11-25-2012, 11:14 PM
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Then i took some night pics
(this is just with the body lift the suspension lift is more recent and I'm waiting for the pics to upload onto my computer)

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then I got bored and wanted to go play a little bit haha

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