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Old 02-15-2008, 09:27 PM   #1
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Default blackbetty's mod build **updated sept 09**

instead of having 19 different threads for each mod i do....i figure its best to have one....so others can refer to something i do with more ease...anyways here it goes...
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Default air box mod

so i went out and did the bambi mod, wow is the light a big difference, and then i did the free intake mod, hacked up the housing and noticed a good difference between old and new...


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sorry for the darkness, the flash wasnt working due to a low battery
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Default air box how to

using a drummel take a cut off wheel, and cut a U shape from above the pegs that hold it in about a inch away from the clamp, then leave a small section on the bottom for the peg supports...thats it, its a air box mod.

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Default bambi mod how to

bambi mod:

Disconnect the battery.

In the kick panel on the passenger side, locate the center top relay, i think its 202 but i am prob. wrong. its the one with that jumper wire coming out

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Get a female blade connector, crimp it to a piece of 18g wire and bend back the male blade at the top right if you looking at it above...

Take some of the plastic out of the fuse box around the relay to make room for the female clip.

Ground out the wire on the body.

Reconnect battery and enjoy.

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looks good, let the mods commence!
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Default painted stock 17's (a work in progress)

i havent yet started the tires, finished the center caps tho....flat black with 2 coats of clear...let me know what you guys think

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where are the pictures of them on the truck?

dont you love it when you can wrench all day, and paint all night, then put that parts back on in the morning?
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ty there are a few things that i am going to try and finish tomorrow, banged out a oil change and stuff today...painted a few things, i got this idea from the famed Paul Byrd (sorry if i missed the last name's spelling) and his cobra, sick build btw if you get the chance catch it on corral.net, but anyways i figure its better to do this...so people can check it and go oo cool
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Default single to dual exhaust (a work in progress)

well i got my kit today, i started painting it, for theme and for corrosion prevention as i live in socal now but i will be moving back to boston eventually, and i think its best to protect things anyways....

its a 3 inch single in to 2.25 dual out cat back with a turbo muffler, its not a bad kit, im painting tonight and if i can, then i will be tossing it on tomorrow....depends on if i can get a lift or not, i hate working on my back..

anyways heres a few pics to hold you guys over until tomorrow...

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and painted to rust proof it, not for looks as much....i didnt take my time nor did i care if i ran the paint....

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i used one can for my old exhaust .... muff back, and the 3 pieces i did...bout to run out and grab more for the rest of the pipes....
i used this paint for those wondering...got it from the zone
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