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Old 10-08-2008, 05:30 PM   #1
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Under $30 mods here!

Ok so I though it would be neat to have a thread dedicated to low cost mods. Anywhere from engine to looks. Only thing is that it has to be $30 or less. It will be neat to have a big thread full of cheap mods so other people can get some ideas. I will start.

First is the "lunchbox" delete
Cost: $15
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Second it my switch panel for subs and parking brake bypass(so I can watch videos with car in motion)
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Old 10-08-2008, 06:41 PM   #2
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Too bad, but your lunch-box mod is illegal in this state (won't pass inspection) because it uses a flex pipe.

I did a bunch of cheap mods this summer......this picture shows three. A seat cover from Advanced Auto $19. A floor mat from Home depot $2 ea. And a custom sill plate from Home Depot made out of a rubber stair tread $2 per door.


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Old 10-08-2008, 08:29 PM   #3
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I like the sill plate, nicec!
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Nice dude I like the rubber sill plate. Gonna give it a try. And good thing I don't live in Missouri, but it is only temp until I get my MRBP exhaust.

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Old 10-08-2008, 09:30 PM   #5
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I am liking that door sill mod, as well. Looks good. I might also look into similar seat covers.
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Grill mod $20



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I guess my favorite cheap mod is my lighted key bezel.....<$10



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