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do it your selfers!!!!!!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by screamer*145, Sep 2, 2004.

  1. screamer*145

    screamer*145 1/2 ton status

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    okay i want to know about every cheap/do it your slef /forums/images/graemlins/weld.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grind.gif /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif mod there is! alot of pics. are always welcom and state if it works well and if you think its worth doing!
     
  2. Blue85

    Blue85 Troll Premium Member

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    So you want a recap of about half of this website?

    I do remember a good post on best mods for under $100.

    Here it is: Read away.
     
  3. screamer*145

    screamer*145 1/2 ton status

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    i dont want that most of that is telling what people picked up for cheap, i want to know peopls ideas and things people did with things just laying around! /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    theres way to many, and I doubt anyone except the person that did it, will rememeber how to finish it, your best bet is to stgart looking... start here
     
  5. pauly383

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    One time when I was cheap and poor I put a pinto alternator in my Chevelle that was sitting in the backyard . Ran it unregulated and it swelled my Battery , but it lasted until PayDay /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    To make it fit I used lug nuts as spacers for the bottom bolt to the head /forums/images/graemlins/ignore.gif
     
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    i used duct tape to cover the hole in my floor so no mudd would get inside...does that count?
     
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    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    I threw my interior in the garbage. That was cheap to do.
     
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    I built my anti wrap bar and did my hydro assist, both could be done cheap and DIY.

    If my box wasn't tapped and I'd done it myself I could have done the whole thing for $120 including the drillbit and tap.
     
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    I added a power steering cooler to my system. 1 free transmission cooler, 4 ft of hose $3, and some clamps, $1.50. Now my pump doesn't whine and overflow on long wheelin trips /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
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    BTW, don't use fuel line like I did. Try to get power steering lines. /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
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    yeah, removing stock [censored] you dont need (especially if its heavy, non-functional or isnt waterproof) and throwing it away and fender trimming / axle grinding is prolly the best place the start...

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    Cut your exhaust off at the manifolds for more power...
     
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    all this is great, was there some thing about putting a hose on the power steering pump filler neck!
    sorry for the (it has to be cheap) it dose not have to be. as i say i am not broke all the time but when i am, i am broker then #%^&! /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     

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