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Postby GMC'd [OP] » Jan 31 2012, 9:04pm

Hey everyone! first off, I'm Sorry if this post is in the wrong place somehow, its my first one. Im a 19 year old with a job that has FINALLY saved enough for that down payment. I just purchased a stealth grey 2011 Sierra 1500 SLE with the 5.3 and I'm already itching for customization and performance and appearance mods. Im not sure if order matters, but I would greatly appreciate ideas on what would be best fitted to do first. For comfort and privacy reasons the first addition to my truck would be window tinting, then I wanted to follow that wirh a c.a.i. I was first looking into a k and n 77 or 63, then some exhaust change (possibly a 44?) but I live in california and I don't want to void any warranty with gmc, and at the same time have it legal here for my next smog check and emission laws without having to swap things out before, so does anyone know the rules and options for that?. I'm looking for ANY ideas on all the different mods that I should do. Any thoughts on what should be done would really help me out! I love my truck and I want it to last long and look and thrive like a beast! thanks guys!
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Re: MODS MODS MODS?

Postby damagecrab » Feb 01 2012, 3:10am

Be careful about what CAI you get. Not all of them are legal in CA. I've been shopping for one lately and that keeps on popping up. Luckily, I live in TX so we don't have that problem. Just make sure it specifically says street legal in CA.

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Re: MODS MODS MODS?

Postby tcarr25 » Feb 01 2012, 3:14am

I recommend a rough country leveling kit it really improves the look of the truck.
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Postby StarsnBars » Feb 01 2012, 3:40am

Congrads on the new truck... Pics of that new beast are a must. Chrome, or black exterior mod theme ? With your color truck, chrome access. look very sharp.
Surf some posts in here. There are tons of pics of some excellent trucks you can get some exterior ideas from. I would start with exterior mods first. Get some miles on that new motor before you start modding under the hood.
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Postby kaddas » Feb 01 2012, 3:48am

Congrads on the new truck, first leveling kit, and you might go for bigger tires.......... :D
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Re: MODS MODS MODS?

Postby damagecrab » Feb 01 2012, 3:56am

I also have a new (well, it's new to me) GMC Sierra and I was interested in the same thing...MODS!!! Mine has over 95K miles on it so i was going to start with a CAI and a Tonneau Cover to help with mpgs (I know not to expect much here but one can always hope)/hps. After that I'm going to look at a tuner.
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Postby ASTE25 » Feb 01 2012, 10:26am

I may have missed it, but is it a 2WD or a 4X4?
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Re: MODS MODS MODS?

Postby damagecrab » Feb 01 2012, 2:45pm

Mine is 2WD... I'm not sure about the original poster, GMC'd.
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Postby WingNut » Feb 01 2012, 2:57pm

Start with blacked out wheels! :twisted:

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Re: MODS MODS MODS?

Postby damagecrab » Feb 01 2012, 3:11pm

Actually, I saw these at my local 4Wheel Shop (wife has a 4X4 Jeep Wrangler) and fell in love!!!Image
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