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Old 05-31-2012, 07:27 PM
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A much needed facelift

I finally got around to some of the things I have been wanting to do to my truck that I bought in January.
Recent mods include:
Muffler delete
Smoked cab lights
Rear slider window
Replacement side windows (deep scratches)
Window tint
2.5" leveling kit (home brew)
33.5" tires LT295/75R16 BFG A/T
Stereo.
Tell me what you think. Next to come is some body work.
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Looks nice, shocks look like chit, how hard were the cab lights? :thumbup:

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Old 06-02-2012, 05:53 PM
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Hey Thanks, I know the shocks need replacing. Not sure which shocks to replace them with. Any suggestions? No off-roading, just hauling my 20' gooseneck cattle trailer and back and forth to work.
Cab lights should have been easy except i lost the instructions and decided to improvise. I drilled a 1/2" hole (supposed to be 7/8")for the pigtail and had to modify the rubber socket to fit in the hole. Also the screws that come with the kit (RECON) are really cheap. I stripped about half of them before i gave up and got some stainless screws from the home depot.
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Hey Thanks, I know the shocks need replacing. Not sure which shocks to replace them with. Any suggestions? No off-roading, just hauling my 20' gooseneck cattle trailer and back and forth to work.
Cab lights should have been easy except i lost the instructions and decided to improvise. I drilled a 1/2" hole (supposed to be 7/8")for the pigtail and had to modify the rubber socket to fit in the hole. Also the screws that come with the kit (RECON) are really cheap. I stripped about half of them before i gave up and got some stainless screws from the home depot.
Good info on the lights, did your truck already have the harness installed? I put bilstien shocks on mine, not sure which ones. They seem ok to me, but I don't have experience with anything else. Oh, you better get a monitor on that truck if you don't already have one.:thumbup:

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Old 06-03-2012, 04:14 PM
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The harness was already in the passenger kick panel, everything else came with the kit.
What is the cheapest best monitor to run on the 6.0?. I just bought this truck and I've noticed a few things under the hood like the left head gasket is new, turbo looks new and the Egr valve is unplugged?? Truck is at 300,000 km.
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The harness was already in the passenger kick panel, everything else came with the kit.
What is the cheapest best monitor to run on the 6.0?. I just bought this truck and I've noticed a few things under the hood like the left head gasket is new, turbo looks new and the Egr valve is unplugged?? Truck is at 300,000 km.
I only have experience with edge cts, it is great. You just have to spend extra money for fuel pressure and egt. I think fuel pressure is important, egt only if you haul alot. It will display up to 8pid's at once. do a quick google search, there are cheaper options, all are worth their weight in gold. If your egr is unplugged, you probably have an egr cooler delete already, that is good.:thumbup: don't waste time, get a monitor.

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Just found this, about egr delete. Check it out.


http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/sho....php?p=3101465

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