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Free/Cheap Mods???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by andhar, Jul 25, 2004.

  1. andhar

    andhar 1/2 ton status

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    Hey guys, I am kinda running low on $ right now, SO I was wondering yall knew of any free or cheap mods to do.

    post anything!
     
  2. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    I keep meaning to reduce weight on the '74, to increase fuel economy, and assist in wheeling.

    I need to take the top and tailgate off.

    I could just wash the thing, which judging from the crap on it would reduce weight by 100 pounds alone /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif

    -- A
     
  3. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    fender trimming, remove sway bar, shave axles
     
  4. cybrfire

    cybrfire 1 ton status Vendor GMOTM Winner

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    Home made shackle flip in the rear and 52's up front. Both should net you about 4" lift and not much money spent. Course then you need 35's or bigger to go on.
     
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    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    and with 52s you need crossover, long brakelines, long travel shocks
     
  6. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    Here's one.

    A lot of it depends on what your fab abilities are. If you have a welder you could make sliders. The tubing cost me about $30.

    Another option is local you-pull-it yards. Sometimes I just walk around and get inspiration for ideas. (I know, I need /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif) And the parts there are usually cheap. I've picked up nice bucket seats for $25ea, just to name one thing.

    A couple of ideas for ya! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  7. chevyfumes

    chevyfumes Court jester

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    Stickers = horse power.... /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
  8. js4x4

    js4x4 1/2 ton status

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    heck, check out the thread on the factory bumper mod...looks sweet, I may do it myself! all ya need is a die grinder and some well placed lines to follow...improves your approach angle if you off road much...
     
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