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Old 04-22-2012, 10:00 AM   #1
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Default Edge tuner or Lightbar/lights and grille?

I am thinking of my next upgrade.
I know that I want a Smittybilt Street Light bar with 2 driving lights and 2 fog lights, with Fx2 grille(since Saleen stays sold out and I do not want to wait 2 months) and black headlights.

OR should I get a Edge programmer first?
The reason I would get the programmer is in hopes to get an extra mpg or two. I think the edge is a lot of money for just 2 mpg but it would save in the long run with the gas prices the way they are and won't be going down for a while.

So question is: Exterior upgrades for looks or Edge Tuner for effeciency?

This is my truck.(I have painted the fog light housing black because one of the fog lights wiring is bad and I dont feel like messing with it. Plus the black flows with th trim)
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Old 04-22-2012, 10:08 AM   #2
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look on ebay for some slightly used parts. thats what i did and got great deals on my mirrors, Harley headlamps, and edge evo
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I plan to get the headlights off of Ebay. They have the set for around $85. They also have a set that come with HID's for around $130-150 I believe. Obviously the HIDs arent going to be the BEST but I don't do much night driving anyways, plus with the lightbar I will use those lights when I am on the backroads.

I would get the Fx2 grille off RockAuto.com for $150ish shipped.
I would also get the lightbar off ebay and some lights off ebay or just some knockoffs at autozone.

I am wondering if I should do these mods or get an Edge tuner. I can't find an edge much less than $340
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I'd go with the edge. My way of thinking is that you'll use the edge every time you drive your truck but you'll only use the lights every once in a while.
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Well went back on eBay to check it out and found an Edge with pod for 235 shipped.
I couldn't pass up a deal like that. I'll still get the other stuff..just have to wait a week or two.
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