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Old 06-11-2014, 04:23 PM   #1
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Recently bought a 2000 f150 4.6 xlt 4x4 and would like to know what mods to do to it first?
(mind that I'm 17 so price is a big thing lol)
Already got the deck in and an annoying horn so those 2 are down
Planning on adding something to it before July and then August when I have the money.
(will have around 2-2.5k to fool around with)
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Change all the fluids.
Inspect for worn out suspension parts, replace if needed.
Fix any rust.
Perform a tune up.

That should probably take up a couple weeks of your allowance.
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Change all the fluids.
Inspect for worn out suspension parts, replace if needed.
Fix any rust.
Perform a tune up.

That should probably take up a couple weeks of your allowance.
Truck has 75k on it (46602.8 miles) and only rust on it was the rocker panels and I changed those already. Bought the truck for $800 which seems like a junk truck, but a old guy owned it who never got to drive it so everything is mint. Brand new inspection and all fluids are done.
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Truck has 75k on it (46602.8 miles) and only rust on it was the rocker panels and I changed those already. Bought the truck for $800 which seems like a junk truck, but a old guy owned it who never got to drive it so everything is mint. Brand new inspection and all fluids are done.
Why couldnt I get that lucky? LOL

I guess you could turn up the tbars to level the truck, maybe a new set of wheels, new air filter AMSoil or another dry element and do the Gotts mod, and a tuner and tint if thats legal where you are from.
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Why couldnt I get that lucky? LOL
Haha! My "uncle" owned it and the guy he willed it to has a brand new f150 so I mananged to get it cheap!
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Haha! My "uncle" owned it and the guy he willed it to has a brand new f150 so I mananged to get it cheap!
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Why couldnt I get that lucky? LOL

I guess you could turn up the tbars to level the truck, maybe a new set of wheels, new air filter AMSoil or another dry element and do the Gotts mod, and a tuner and tint if thats legal where you are from.
What kind of tuner would you recommend? My topper is tinted to the max, but yet again its a topper lol. Tints are only legal to a certain tint level (not sure). Also forgot to mention the truck is a 2 tone white/gold. (oxford or whatever I aint an expert)
Gotts mod does exactly what to the filter? Also got a set of wheels to recommend? Was thinking something cheap but black.
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What. Sounds like you got a steal of a deal.

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What kind of tuner would you recommend? My topper is tinted to the max, but yet again its a topper lol. Tints are only legal to a certain tint level (not sure). Also forgot to mention the truck is a 2 tone white/gold. (oxford or whatever I aint an expert)
Gotts mod does exactly what to the filter? Also got a set of wheels to recommend? Was thinking something cheap but black.
Well some toppers look pretty good when they follow the contours. the gotts mod takes out the restrictive inlet between the filter and the fender and replaces it with a 3" diameter pipe helps it to breathe a bit easier. The problem with black on that color scheme is it doesnt usually match up very well but with your topper being blacked out it mite do just fine. Go take a look in the show off thread and favorite picture thread and get some ideas. Figure out if you want stance or something different.
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What kind of tuner would you recommend? My topper is tinted to the max, but yet again its a topper lol. Tints are only legal to a certain tint level (not sure). Also forgot to mention the truck is a 2 tone white/gold. (oxford or whatever I aint an expert)
Gotts mod does exactly what to the filter? Also got a set of wheels to recommend? Was thinking something cheap but black.
search GOTTs mod in the forum.

Should be almost free

You can "crank" your T-bars for free to make the front level with the back for free (basically free lift) I am running 33's with a crank, ~35's are possible
Search on the forum how to do that.

Then look @ a 3" body lift, very inexpensive for these trucks.

$150 body lift and a crank/level and wheels and 35" tires and it will look like a whole new truck.
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