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Old 10-08-2008, 06:30 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
Time: 30 minutes


Second it my switch panel for subs and parking brake bypass(so I can watch videos with car in motion)
Cost: $25
Time: 45 minutes(Not counting paint drying)



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Old 10-08-2008, 07:41 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 10-12-2008, 07:10 PM   #3
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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.



Hey Blue, what did you use to attach the door sills?

BTW, it's "Advance" Auto Parts, no "d".
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Old 10-12-2008, 07:23 PM   #4
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A single strip of double-sided tape at the very top edge holds it tight.....you can flap up the thing to clean under it. No holes to drill....
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Old 10-14-2008, 09:00 PM   #5
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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.


Wow those seat covers look nice... which ones were they at advance auto?
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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.


Do you have part numbers?
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Old 10-31-2012, 05:18 PM   #7
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My under $30 mods so far..

Ran the garage door trim down the side also for a full "ground effects package"...lol


Bought black colored alloy lug nuts to match rims @ AutoZone $30


Door edge trim down full length of door to protect paint, front & rear door, AutoZone $5 or so (yes i need to paint my rub rails)



Added exhaust tip after lunch box delete, $15 Auto Zone + K&N drop in filter (ok, K&N was $37 from AutoZone)


Added a 3-way 12v outlet that has 2 USB ports also for charging smart phones and Kindles $15 Auto Zone


2 Ford logo seat belt pads off Ebay $9.99 s&h included (came from China, week and 1/2 for delv)


That's it so far..still saving for pro installed window tint ($130) and a hand wax job ($50).
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Old 10-08-2008, 09:29 PM   #8
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I like the sill plate, nicec!
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Old 10-08-2008, 10:25 PM   #9
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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.

KEEP THE MODS COMING!!!
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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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