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Old 04-15-2010, 11:36 PM
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I'm wanting to hear what mods you guys have done for next to nothing or free.... You know what I'm talking about, that trick your grandpa showed your dad, who showed you that you will show your dad someday. Any kind of mod, be it more horsepower, lift, exhaust, or lighting, or interior work. I.E. apparently if you swap the #1 and #8 plug wires on older chevys it gives it a little lope like it has a cam. Or like you can use diesel coil springs on a half ton to get about 3 inches of lift up front.
I know you guys have some little tricks and tips and secrets out there!!!
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I'm wanting to hear what mods you guys have done for next to nothing or free.... You know what I'm talking about, that trick your grandpa showed your dad, who showed you that you will show your dad someday. Any kind of mod, be it more horsepower, lift, exhaust, or lighting, or interior work. I.E. apparently if you swap the #1 and #8 plug wires on older chevys it gives it a little lope like it has a cam. Or like you can use diesel coil springs on a half ton to get about 3 inches of lift up front.
I know you guys have some little tricks and tips and secrets out there!!!
Lets hear them!!!!!!!!!
If you swap #1 and #8 all you're going to have is a V-8 running on 6 cylinders. You'd get the same result on a Ram since both Dodge and Chevy V-8's have the same firing order of 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2.
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My cheapest mod was debadging my door emblems.... nothing else comes close
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I do not know what cheap means haha. My cheapest mod was painting my third brake light black. Everything else drained my wallet haha
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