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PostSubject: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 5:31 pm

Ok I know I said that I was done for awhile but I have some extra cash and want to do something to my ride. Problem is I can't decide which I want to do performance/looks. So I figured I could list some of the things I am looking at doing to get CAMM's opinion. Maybe that will help me decide. So here in no particular order they are lowering springs, strut brace, 3gcustomz abs cover/fusebox/power steering cover, and MTCM. So many choices and can only do one of them currently. What do you think?
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 5:36 pm

Depends...is there some overall theme/look you're going for?
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 5:40 pm

I want peformance and looks that is why it is hard to decide. As far as lowering has me not wanting to is I will be driving my magnum for one winter here before I transfer. I want it to handle the curvy roads I love to drive on but want it to wow people when I'm at shows
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 5:43 pm

hold out on the mtcm then... do that after winter...
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 5:44 pm

OK, so hold off on the lowering. On the rest, just prioritize...if you could only have one, price aside, which would it be? Then put price to each, and re-prioritize. Like, "I could have 2,3 and 4 for the price of #1." That might change the priority.

Then look for deals on all the stuff. Getting a more expensive thing on your list a lot cheaper (like I did with my shaker) will change the priority.

As far as what would look better/not? Don't ask that question. Opinions here or anywhere else will be as varied as you can imagine. Just because I or someone else likes or doesn't like something doesn't matter: it's what YOU like that matters. Give that some thought.
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 5:46 pm

i'd go with the ABS/fuse box cover area... that shit is ugly and needs to be covered on EVERYONE's magnum
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 5:46 pm

That is my dilema I can be somewhat impulsive and just want to get the best bang for my buck. This will be my last big mod till the new year.
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 5:49 pm

If I do the 3g kit i will be getting it painted and having something airbrushed on it.
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 6:13 pm

you could always tint your windows, LOL j/k!
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 6:14 pm

Yes I do need to get that done
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 28th 2010, 6:57 pm

lower it and you can just plow your way through the snow. I would lower it for sure
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 29th 2010, 10:55 am

If I did lower it how hard is to get the new springs switched in?
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 29th 2010, 11:41 am

I don't know where you were stationed before this, but the winters here are not like OK. More snow and the roads tend to disintegrate during the course of the season. Salt will get further up into your undercarriage as well.

If you haven't driven in it, I don't think your first exposure should be in a lowered car.
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 29th 2010, 11:59 am

HiPwr wrote:
I don't know where you were stationed before this, but the winters here are not like OK. More snow and the roads tend to disintegrate during the course of the season. Salt will get further up into your undercarriage as well.

If you haven't driven in it, I don't think your first exposure should be in a lowered car.

I agree. The only reason I lowered my car was because I have a beater to drive around all winter. Before that, my Charger was my daily driver.

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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 29th 2010, 12:43 pm

X3 dont lower it if you are going to drive it in the winter here...
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 29th 2010, 5:16 pm

I think you should get the ABS cover only because if you are doing all of the other stuff in the engine bay, like the cover, then you should "finish it" (even though I know it might not be finished, at least not with you LOL).

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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 29th 2010, 5:20 pm

Going to put the engine cover in my car right now thanks for the reminder jackie...lol i would have forgotten it for him...lol
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 29th 2010, 5:29 pm

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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 29th 2010, 7:00 pm

Well I made a choice had a unexpected expense to take care of. So my big mod is on hold for now. Sad However I am going to order just the abs cover and get it painted then when January rolls around I will be ordering my sway bars and lowering spring in anticipation of moving to Texas. Yes Jackie I may never finish always a new idea in my head. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 31st 2010, 8:03 am

where are you getting the abs cover from? i've been looking for one myself.
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 31st 2010, 8:07 am

This is where I got it from http://3gcustomz.com/
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 31st 2010, 8:22 am

oh... i expected to pay a lot more than $50 for an abs cover!

what do they charge for painting?
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 31st 2010, 10:25 am

punkerjim wrote:


what do they charge for painting?


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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 31st 2010, 11:20 am

so i looked at there sight,some of these abs covers didnt look painted .do they sell them like that?
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PostSubject: Re: My next mod?   My next mod? I_icon_minitimeJuly 31st 2010, 11:58 am

yes. i sent them an email. they do not paint anything. I guess with the "3g customz" name, i assumed they'd make it custom by offering to paint it.
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