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Old 09-15-2015, 04:09 AM
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Picked this up a month ago. A few second thoughts I should have stuck with my original plan to get a Raptor but this is a really nice truck with about 20K miles and I saved about 20K as well. Fully loaded except no moonroof but I can live without it.

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After spending the last 5 years in this F350 beast the F150 feels like a mid-size (in a good way).... no more 6 point turns in parking lots, no more cab-off $3K repairs and the 9 MPG was painful.

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My Plan: (which gets revised daily)

1) ICON 3" Coilover Lift Kit - Stage 4 (2.5" / remote reservoir front / piggyback rear)

2) ADD Venom Eco-Boost Front Bumper (Center License Plate - California )

3) ADD Venom Rear Bumper (Backup Sensors / 2 Dually LED Flood Back Up Lights)

4) Method NV Wheels - MatteBlack (17 x 8.5)

5) Nitto Trail Grappler (35X12.50R17LT)

6) Recon Smoked LED Taillights

7) Recon Smoked LED 3rd Brake Light

8) Black OEM Mirror Skull Caps

9) Black OEM Door Handles (4)

10) Recon Side Mirror Lenses

11) Recon LED Mirror Puddle Lights

12) Red/Black F150 Side & Rear Emblems

13) Black Ford Tailgate Emblem (Plasti-Dip)

14) Re-Install Hard-wired Mirror Mount Escort Radar Detector

15) Window Tint

16) 4" Rigid LED Flood Light Bar (Qty 2) (Lower Bumper Grille)

17) 6" Rigid LED Flood Light Bar (Qty 2) (Side Bumper Grilles)

18) 7 Dually LED Spot Lights (Bumper Top Mount)

19) Raptoid Grille With LED's (Flat Black)

20) Borla Cat-Back"ATAK" Exhaust (Dual Rear Exit / Black Tips)

21) Bak-Flip F1 Tonneau Cover

22) Bed-Rug Full Bedliner

23) Stereo (Upgrades)

24) Recon LED Ultra High Power Bed/Cargo Lights

25) K & N Cold Air Intake (CA Legal)

26) Tuner (type undecided)

Many of these parts have already been purchased and on their way. While I'm waiting on the ADD bumpers before I do the lift and tires, I'll knock out a few of these other things. I have a feeling this is going to go fast because I have no patience.

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Old 09-15-2015, 04:18 AM
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we're pretty much spot on with truck color, upgrades wanted and even the truck we came from! lol. your truck is gonna be sick once its done though! keep us updated on mods.

heres the truck i came from. 2005 F250 6.0L loved it, but the repairs were painful... it was a beast, but i needed something a little more reliable and that cost less on repairs and maintenance.

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heres the truck i bought earlier this year before and after the mods. i love this thing. towing is not as great as my diesel was, but this is still a beast regardless.

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Yeah, going for the same look on color and similar Method wheels. No chrome anywhere, a lot of black trim and just the red emblems and red letter tires. I'll definitely post updates as I go. Should get started next week.

My 2008 6.4 was a beautiful truck with everything and then some on it. Re-geared, bagged, flush mount 5th wheel hitch, Bedlocker remote cover, big stereo system, much, much more...but I sold my 40' Toy hauler and RZR's and couldn't justify it any more. The 6.4 is the worst ever on mileage and it was needing another 3k cab-off repair for a turbo oil leak. Diesels were great until they destroyed them by putting smog on them and now they're a nightmare. I wouldn't sell it like that to a private party without disclosing it so I just traded it in and took a hit on it but it was hard to let go. I invested a lot of money and work into that truck.....but time to start fresh again.

I'm no stranger to doing this, this will be about the 10th truck I've customized. Not the cheapest hobby and you never get your money back out but its always gratifying to see your vision come to life.

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Old 10-18-2015, 06:47 PM
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Got a few things done while waiting for my ADD front and rear bumpers.

ICON Stage 4 lift kit (0-3")
Method NV wheels
Toyo 35" Open Country M/T tires (take-offs from a team chase truck)
Recon smoked tail lights and 3rd brake light
Raptoid Grille with LED's
Removed decals and flex fuel emblem and rebadged emblems in red
Recon side mirror turn signal lenses
LED mirror puddle lights
Stubby antenna
Changed mirror caps and door handles from PTM gray to black
Window tint
Installed Escort 9500ix radar detector (Blendmount mirror mount)
....and yes, there is a way to put factory NAV in a non-factory NAV vehicle

Bak-Flip F1 Tonneau cover with Bak-Box tool box going in tomorrow with Bedrug

Still left.

Exterior Rigid LED lighting (all waiting on the bumpers)
LED interior lighting
LED bed lighting
Rocker switch panel
Painted rear oval logo assembly, black and gray (almost done)
AFE differential cover
Borla "ATAK" cat back exhaust
Amp running boards (can't decide between these or ADD Race Series-R steps)
Stereo upgrades (apparently a lot)
Headlight upgrade (maybe)
ProCharger Stage 2 or Roush Phase 2 Supercharger (maybe)
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