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Top 5 Mods Under $500

Discussion in 'Ford F-150 Raptor General Discussions [GEN 2]' started by 50 Deep, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. 50 Deep

    50 Deep Member

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    Simple question. Want to know what are your top 5 modifications to do on the Raptor, with each individual modification costing less than $500.

    Here browsing and soaking up information as a new owner. Trying to come up with a long term plan for the truck. Very capable so I don’t plan to dig too deep (said that before), but you don’t know what you don’t know.

    One of the biggest improvements to the GT350R was a $15 hydraulic clutch spring that drastically improved pedal feel. Things are the things a young Jedi wants to know. Car has 50 miles on it and at Imperial Works in Sacramento for some paint protection film.

    Thanks in advance, and feel free to flame

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    Wfo FRF Addict

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    Forscan is free, a nice way to customize gauges and functions. Eibach springs, raise to front and improve ride for 200. Cobb access port is more than 500 but worth every penny. I could go on but the prices go up. Enjoy exercising self control!!
     
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    I have done turbo adapters, intake, and a JDM tune and the results are quite impressive. More air in, more air out.
     
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  6. Kahuna

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    1. Forscan to turn off all the binging & bonging, crappy startup screen and auto start/stop.
    2. Front springs: Eibach or Geiser (can get Geiser for $500 on the nose with discount if you hunt around)
    3. You can add a rear leaf for $500 bucks which would be a good budget fix for the rear if you don't want to "spring" (see what I did there!) for Deaver/Icon.
    4. TPMS into the spare so you can just change tires on a run without lots of dash drama.
    5. GJ motorsports 3rd brake light if you do runs. The cheapest option will be under $600 if you wait for a sale.

    Bonus: 6. LVJ Motorsports relay panel if you are running a lot of lights. I know $350 seems like a lot but I have designed and built my own equivalent panel and spent much more in parts with minimum order quantities etc. let alone the time invested. I still have to make a bracket for mine too. Just give him your money is my suggestion!
     
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    fumoto oil change valve

    front lighting A pillar or baja design 10inch lower grill kit.

    rear lighting baja design reverse light kit tapped into aux switch.

    stubby antenna

    Linex bed liner if didnt come with it.

    Eibach or Geiser springs up front.
     
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    How about instead of 5 $500 mods, set a budget of $2500?
     
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    I started with front and rear lights, front mud flaps, and catch can.
     
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    Here are my sub $500 mods:

    E&G center console lock vault
    Stubby antenna
    Spray in bed liner
    Window tint (spent more than $500, but there are sub $500 options available) - an absolute must in Arizona
     

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