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I am considering budgeting about $1,000 dollars for those " yeh - i'll get that when i have some extra cash " mods

Obviously, with the gas crunch we are experiencing, i wouldnt be against spenidng a few bucks to increase my MPG.

Would a cold air intake or Diablo Predator be better for squeezing out some extra mpg? or both?

What are some of the good brand names as far as CAI go?

The one thing i do want to do, which will eat up half my budget is line-x for the bed. Has anybody had success color matching the line-x instead of stanard black? i have a mineral gray sport, and think i'd like to keep the solid gray color going. does color matched line-x work as well, or is it just painted on top of the black and the color will flake off?

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I am considering budgeting about $1,000 dollars for those " yeh - i'll get that when i have some extra cash " mods

Obviously, with the gas crunch we are experiencing, i wouldnt be against spenidng a few bucks to increase my MPG.

Would a cold air intake or Diablo Predator be better for squeezing out some extra mpg? or both?

What are some of the good brand names as far as CAI go?

The one thing i do want to do, which will eat up half my budget is line-x for the bed. Has anybody had success color matching the line-x instead of stanard black? i have a mineral gray sport, and think i'd like to keep the solid gray color going. does color matched line-x work as well, or is it just painted on top of the black and the color will flake off?

thanks!

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To have the Line X color matched, they wanted another $225. The color matched is part of the liner, it is color all the way throughout. I went with black. I have a tonneau cover so the color is not visible.
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:30 PM
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To have the Line X color matched, they wanted another $225. The color matched is part of the liner, it is color all the way throughout. I went with black. I have a tonneau cover so the color is not visible.

jeez, an extra 225 to mix in some color paint?
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Its not mixed in, it's a second coat and it holds up better than regular line-x! And here it was only 200 bucks more I'm saving for color matched line-x too.
As far as CAI, I've seen a lot of AFE and K&N and Airaid and some Volants. If you wanna save some money, just buy a drop in filter from Amsoil or K&N.
DSP is a great way to go, and should be on the top of the list as far as "bang for the buck" goes!
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^^^^agreed with one condition...you have to keep off the pedal with all that extra power...if you have good will power, then its a good way to go.
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If I had a grand to drop on mods it would be for Katzkins!
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If I had a grand to drop on mods it would be for Katzkins!
I've already got the full leather package.


Maybe i'll just stick to line-x and k&n air intake.

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Ouch, Line X Place by me wants 750 for color matched line x, 500 for standard black
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