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Old 07-04-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
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So I just bought a new Raptor (new to me at least [2010 6.2L]) because I'm moving to Arizona (I also had too many trucks so I traded my 04 Lariat and my 08 Limited in). Anyways I'm young and I'm going to school so I'm doing a nice budget Pre-Runner/daily driver build. My previous trucks have all been used with around 150,000kms on em so I never put very expensive parts on em, but seeing as this is newer (26,000 miles [its American I'm canadian]) I want to make this look beautiful with a couple expensive parts and lots of cheap DIY stuff. Anyways I'm looking to y'all for parts and shop advice. I'm moving to AZ and I'll need to find a good shop to get work done and advice from the community is always helpful.
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Here's my new baby!
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The first few cheap an easy mods I'm gonna do (I think) are:
Paint fender
New wheels and tires
Street scene roll pan
LGE-CTS bumper for over roll pan




Anyone got an idea of what rims would look good? I'm thinking RBP or Fuel
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Thats a sweet truck! I like the RBPs myself.
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Thats a sweet truck! I like the RBPs myself.
Thanks man it's my dream truck and I can't wait to put some new parts on her. Never would've dreamt I could afford one of these babies at 19! Haha
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Congrats!

Shoot over to Ford Raptor Forums and you will see tons of mod ideas!
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i thought the 10s used the 5.4 yet?
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6.2L was an late availability option in 2010 and then standard in 2011+.
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Go with Method Racing wheels. Check out the Raptor Forums and you can see tons of pics of them, they seem to be the primary choice for all the Raptor guys.

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Shoot over to Ford Raptor Forums and you will see tons of mod ideas!
Yah man just signed up, but gotta go through both forums lol, more feedback and interaction
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