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Old 01-09-2013, 09:23 PM   #1
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Well I feel like I have enough pictures and mods to put on of these together so here goes. If any of you have seen some of my early posts you know I started with a 04 XLT 2WD.
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I put a lot of work into it before I was forced to get rid of it...
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So after a short search I came across my new (to me) truck a 08 4x4 Lariat
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The first thing I did was remove the grille and chrome side steps and sold them to the firefighter I work with that bought my silver truck. He gave me back the black steps so I bolted them back on and the dechroming process had begun.

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My next project on the list was to swap in the new Saleen grille I had bought and do something with the chrome surround.
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I wasnt real sure how the two tone was going to work but I knew that this grille did not belong in chrome. I have gotten a lot of compliments on it and extremely happy I went that route. Next up I went for the last bit of chrome left on the truck and tackled the badging. I went with the two piece '12 badges and two tone blacked them in matte and PTM gloss.
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Another one down and so much left to do...
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08 4x4 Lariat, custom two tone '12 badges, matte black '12 4x4 bed decals, saleen grille in color matched surround, 2.5 level 3" rear block, 20x9 Fuel Hostages wrapped in 33x12.5 Toyo OC m/ts, dual flowmaster hidden exhaust, Superchips Flashpac, tow mirrors, Harley style headlights with LED Halos, tinted rear and 3rd brake lights... Check this out...http://www.f150forum.com/f78/boomers...5/#post2317996

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I removed the 4x4 bed side decals and replaced those with Matte black ones from the '12. I also tinted my taillights and 3rd brake light around this time as well. Click the image to open in full size.

Sometime between all of this I had a Flowmaster 40 series si/do installed and had my pipes tucked close to the frame and stopped behind the bumper to give it a hidden look.

At this point the last cheap mod was to pull my headlights open them up and paint them. I used a PTM black paint to give it that gloss look. I also went with a black light deflector to give it a true Harley look.
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I rode around like this for quite sometime waiting for wheels and tires and to install my level...
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So on the friday before Christmas I installed my level that I picked up here in the sales section from KingRanch4Life. It is an autospring 2.5 front spacer with a 3 inch rear block..
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I only had to wait just a few days after the level to make use of that extra space when I came home on Christmas morning to these...Click the image to open in full size.
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20x9 Fuel Hostages wrapped in Toyo Open Country 33x12.5
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And just because its my thread and I have these here they are....
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Great looking truck. I'm super jelly.
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Still have a few things here and there I would like to do. I want to get a full suspension lift and put 35s on it. Ive also go t a factory Nav unit in my office at home that is waiting to be sent off to be programmed so that I can retain the factory DVD for my 4 year old. He would be extremely upset if he was unable to watch Lightning McQueen and Mater. A windshield tint and a redo of the front 2 windows to match the rear 2 is in order before summer gets here. 100+ degree temps with black leather isnt going to be fun without it. also thinking of getting those slim looking vent shades to help keep the interior cool as well.
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Great looking truck. I'm super jelly.
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Awesome truck!!
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Nice truck sir. Those wheels and tires look really badass on your truck.
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Nice truck sir. Those wheels and tires look really badass on your truck.
Thanks I spent a lomg time looking for what I wanted but kept coming back to these. A lot of people say they are played out on here but i have yet to see any F150s in my area with them. And I have only seen about 3 sets altogether a jeep, dodge, and 250.
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