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post #1 of 23 Old 08-12-2012, 07:58 AM Thread Starter
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Made a bad, bad mistake yesterday......(image intense)

.......I totaled up all the money I've spent on my 7.3 since I bought it back in May.

Truck:
2003 Ford F250 XLT 4X4 with 71K miles - $15,645

Engine:
AFE Stage 2 Intake - $415.71
TW 6POS Chip - $425.00
Diamond Eye 5" turbo back exhaust - $388.86
Labor - $420.00
2 Group 65 Odyssey Batteries - $610.29

Suspension:
Zone Offroad 2.5" leveling kit - $339.99
Labor - $100
Front End Alignment - $90.00

Wheels/Tires:
20" XD Monsters with 295/60R20 Nitto Terra Grapplers - $2360.00

Exterior:
RBP matte black locking fuel door - $53.94
MBRP matte black 7" exhaust tip - $109.47
Recon Smoked Cab Lights - $39.99
MKM - Modified 2007 Grill & Headlights - $399.00
Shipping - $86.50
Powder-Coating nerf bards & front /rear bumpers - $450.00
FX4 Stickers/ 2 sets - $40.00
Used Camper Shell - $250.00
Paint for Camper Shell - $400.00
Bushwacker Pocket Flares - $392.91
New Header Panel - $190.00
New valance & Airdam - $90.00
Paint, Body Work, & Frame Straightening - $800.00
BedRug Kit - $399.05
Fog Lights & Brackets - $60.00

Lighting:
2 - 5K 3136 Interior/Dome LED - $23.38
2 - 5K 3157 20LED 7W reverse bulbs - $79.99
4 - 5K 9005 28 LED DRL/FOG LED - $107.98
2 - 5K 3157 92 LED White/Amber Switchbacks - $69.99
2 - 6 Ohm load resistors + shipping - $19.58
2 - 5K 168 LED's - $59.99
3 - 5K 912 LED's - $89.99
New Oem Dome Light Assembly - $69.00

Interior:
Glowshift 3 gauge kit with pod - $224.90
5 % Window Tint - $200.00

Stereo:
Speakers -JL C2 570X's = $179.95
JL C2 650 = $299.00
JL xd 700/5 = $599.95
JL Stealthbox 10W1 = $494.96
Misc Parts= $100.00
Cache deadsheild/doors & firewall = $200.00
Labor = $490
Kenwood DNX9990 = $1399.95
sat pieces = $100.00
total = $4,000.00

Running Total - $29,365.31

The good news is that I'm happy with the progress so far, the bad news is I'll still be spending another 7K in the next month or two in order to finish off the build.

Thanks to RakkasanScout187 for giving me a hand with things.

Here's a few pics of the progress.....

The day I bought it (I found it in Phoenix AZ after searching for a suitable 4X4 7.3 ECSB with a manual 6 speed trans for over 4 months. I flew out there from Arkansas and drove it back)



20" XD Monsters W/295/60R20 Nitto Terra Grapps



Installing Zone Off Road mini spring pack leveling kit



Factory bumpers & nerfbars heading to power-coaters.



Returned (textured matte black)



Front-end makeover






Threw away all old plastic trim pieces and replaced with new.



Hid's


New Cab Lights



New taillights



New FX4 stickers



Painting Pocket Flares & Grill (textured matte black)




Pocket flares installed along with some fresh paint & body work



Installed Bedrug





Drove a couple hours away to pickup this used camper shell



Intake & 2 new Odyssey batts



Got Camper PTM



As of last night....





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Truck looks great! Did I read it right, $800 to paint the truck?

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Very nice write up and and damn good looking truck!


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The $800 was to fix a dent on the passenger bedside, some scratches on the driver's side door, straighten the frame (we discovered it was bent while updating/replacing front end components) and painting the matte black from the body line down.
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nice write up! truck looks awesome! I like the black front bumper, was thinking of doing mine too.

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Awesome! Can't wait to see what else you will be doing! This will definitly be on my "I wish my truck looked like this!" #1

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.......I totaled up all the money I've spent on my 7.3 since I bought it back in May.

Truck:
2003 Ford F250 XLT 4X4 with 71K miles - $15,645

Engine:
AFE Stage 2 Intake - $415.71
TW 6POS Chip - $425.00
Diamond Eye 5" turbo back exhaust - $388.86
Labor - $420.00
2 Group 65 Odyssey Batteries - $610.29

Suspension:
Zone Offroad 2.5" leveling kit - $339.99
Labor - $100
Front End Alignment - $90.00

Wheels/Tires:
20" XD Monsters with 295/60R20 Nitto Terra Grapplers - $2360.00

Exterior:
RBP matte black locking fuel door - $53.94
MBRP matte black 7" exhaust tip - $109.47
Recon Smoked Cab Lights - $39.99
MKM - Modified 2007 Grill & Headlights - $399.00
Shipping - $86.50
Powder-Coating nerf bards & front /rear bumpers - $450.00
FX4 Stickers/ 2 sets - $40.00
Used Camper Shell - $250.00
Paint for Camper Shell - $400.00
Bushwacker Pocket Flares - $392.91
New Header Panel - $190.00
New valance & Airdam - $90.00
Paint, Body Work, & Frame Straightening - $800.00
BedRug Kit - $399.05
Fog Lights & Brackets - $60.00

Lighting:
2 - 5K 3136 Interior/Dome LED - $23.38
2 - 5K 3157 20LED 7W reverse bulbs - $79.99
4 - 5K 9005 28 LED DRL/FOG LED - $107.98
2 - 5K 3157 92 LED White/Amber Switchbacks - $69.99
2 - 6 Ohm load resistors + shipping - $19.58
2 - 5K 168 LED's - $59.99
3 - 5K 912 LED's - $89.99
New Oem Dome Light Assembly - $69.00

Interior:
Glowshift 3 gauge kit with pod - $224.90
5 % Window Tint - $200.00

Stereo:
Speakers -JL C2 570X's = $179.95
JL C2 650 = $299.00
JL xd 700/5 = $599.95
JL Stealthbox 10W1 = $494.96
Misc Parts= $100.00
Cache deadsheild/doors & firewall = $200.00
Labor = $490
Kenwood DNX9990 = $1399.95
sat pieces = $100.00
total = $4,000.00

Running Total - $29,365.31

The good news is that I'm happy with the progress so far, the bad news is I'll still be spending another 7K in the next month or two in order to finish off the build.

Thanks to RakkasanScout187 for giving me a hand with things.

Here's a few pics of the progress.....

The day I bought it (I found it in Phoenix AZ after searching for a suitable 4X4 7.3 ECSB with a manual 6 speed trans for over 4 months. I flew out there from Arkansas and drove it back)



20" XD Monsters W/295/60R20 Nitto Terra Grapps



Installing Zone Off Road mini spring pack leveling kit



Factory bumpers & nerfbars heading to power-coaters.



Returned (textured matte black)



Front-end makeover






Threw away all old plastic trim pieces and replaced with new.



Hid's


New Cab Lights



New taillights



New FX4 stickers



Painting Pocket Flares & Grill (textured matte black)




Pocket flares installed along with some fresh paint & body work



Installed Bedrug





Drove a couple hours away to pickup this used camper shell



Intake & 2 new Odyssey batts



Got Camper PTM



As of last night....





Nice job your truck looks great!
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truck is beautiful. Drool.

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"Jaws"- 2002 F250 XLT CrewCab Short Bed 4x4 7.3L

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That truck is pretty sweet man. looks way better than mine and if you want some good news i have spent WAY more than you and i feel like you have WAY more than me.


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XD Strike 17x9 -24 offset 295/70/17 Hankook ATm
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K&N CAI
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ARP head studs
EGR delete
SCT Livewire custom tuned
sinister diesel coolant filter kit
blue spring
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Truck looks good, but holy cow you spent a lot on LEDs!

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