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GEN 2 “Must do Mods”?

Discussion in 'Ford F-150 Raptor General Discussions [GEN 2]' started by Mjboom, Apr 21, 2019.

  1. Badgertits

    Badgertits Full Access Member

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    Jan 24, 2019
    Well I was a lurker now an owner (I think I already replied to this thread) but after 4 months ownership & 5k miles. I’ve pretty much narrowed down to the following:

    Already done-
    Truxedo rollup tonneau
    Undercover swingcase toolbox
    Nokian snow studded snows (haven’t gotten rims yet for them but will get cheapest stock size that has a design I like keeping the stock beadlocks for nicer weather)

    Cleaned/sanded all bare metal on undercarriage primed/painted rear diff/axles & treated every piece of metal w/ 5 cans worth of Amsoil HDMP, my shocks & front lower A-arms I cleaned & put 2 coats of automotive clear on them.

    Xpel film - front fenders, partial hood, grill surround, & black plastic “A/B” pillars on doors,

    Tinted the pano roof- gets too hot in sun in warmer months + front windows.

    Planned mods for future-
    Shorty antenna
    Mihimoto or other Tranny cooler
    Larger/better Aftermarket intercooler in stock location
    Eibach front leveling springs
    Deaver +3 leafs
    LED+amber cube lights on bumper
    Cobb accessport w/ custom tune maybe MPT or gearhead
    Linex coating on front skid plate

    Mods that may not be relevant in higher trims (I have an optioned up 801A)
    -getting custom leather cover for center armrest black w/ red stripe going to upholstery shop
    Pulling door panels, adding dynamat & replacing speakers w/ JL or focal & adding small sub/amp
    Swapping out shifter & front dash trim for carbon fiber OEM
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  2. Nick@Apollo-Optics

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    Houston, TX
    Looking forward to it!
  3. Oceanbnd

    Oceanbnd Full Access Member

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    Nov 10, 2016
    Undiscovered Country - Alaska
    Stubby - check
    Tint - check
    Ceramic coating- check
    Xpel front - check
    Hard tonneau- check
    Mud flaps (front only) - check
    Fog lights - I’m slacking cuz I just paid for all of the above
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  4. sixshooter_45

    sixshooter_45 Ruby Red Metallic Supercrew, 3.5 L Twin Turbos.

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    Mods on my 19 Supercrew:

    Custom Acrylic Cup Inserts
    Maxtrax boards
    Line-X Bed
    Line-X Rear Wheel Wells
    Mud Flaps PDP
    WeatherTech Bug and rain Guards
    Install Radar Detector
    UPR Catch Can & ECCS w/Breather
    ZRoadz Hood, ditch, light Brackets - not installed yet
    Rigid D series lights - not installed yet; may change to BD XL80
    Recon dual row Led tailgate light
    Front windows & Windshield tinted
    Undercover Elite bed cover
    Ford Performance hood stickers
    Gaither Wheel Dolly
    Steel Under Seat Storage with locks
    Raptor Sewn Seat Belts
    KHC Torque Arm - not installed yet
    Raptor hood and rear quarter panel stickers
    Reflective grill & tailgate stickers
    Gorilla lugnuts
    Fumoto F107N w/LC10 lever lock
    Bubba Rope 7/8" x 30'
    Bubba Rope 10' Tree Hugger
    COBB Ford Coolant Overflow Cover
    Baja Designs Triple Fog Light Kit - not installed yet
    Baja Designs S1 Reverse Light Kit - not installed yet
    Baja Designs LED Dome Light - not installed yet
    AFE Magnum FLOW Pro DRY S Replacement Air Filter
    ARB ARB505 E-Z Deflator Kit

    On whish list to be done:

    Researching Deaver's vs. Icons and Geisers vs. Eibach springs.
    Tune - Cobb with TCM - goosetuned
    Warn Winch - 12S
    Bracket for winch
    Upgrade IC
  5. df4801

    df4801 Full Access Member

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    Nov 9, 2016
    Wow! That’s quite a list.

    must do mods......

    Truck great just as it is.
  6. Troutrad

    Troutrad Full Access Member

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    Jan 24, 2020
    Kalispell, MT
    Agree with above completely. Though it hasn’t prevented me from modding like crazy in the 4 months since I got my beast. Truck is great as is, but if you have time, money and the inclination, there’s so much more potential for to make the appearance personal, get the lighting to your exact needs, or increase performance in a variety of ways. It’s such a blank slate in some respects, its’ just hard NOT to mess with it.

    I never planned to do all this but it’s just plain fun, and if you have the money and inclination, go for it; reading this forum was key for me to figure out what I wanted to do. There are so many good ways to change up your beast and I’m guessing no two Modders have done it the same way.

    Yeah, must mods...... Nothing.

    Want to do mods...... Everything!
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