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What was your first mod?

My first mod was the High idle mod. WOW. I know its a lot to do for the first mod
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Exhaust was my first mod.

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My first mod was an S&B intake noticed the difference well worth every penny
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I got a xcal2 off ebay for $110 after running it.... I'd have paid $500 bucks for it. Well worth it

2006 f250 4x4
crewcab lariat
auto elec tcase
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isspro egt/boost/trans/fuel

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everything else
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First mod- Zoodad mod w/stock intake
Second mod- Straight pipe
Third mod- AFE Stage 2 intake

I know you only asked for the first mod, but I did all of this within the first week of me owning the truck and it hasn't stopped yet!

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ZOODAD mod

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Bought truck special ordered brand new ,..

6 days later:
(I had these ordered and in the garage 2 weeks before I even had the truck).

36" Iroks
20 x 10 AR Mojave Teflon wheels
AMP Research steps
and cut the fenders off(Bushwackers)


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TIRES AND WHEELS- 41" IROK Super Swampers, 20 x 10 AR Mojave Teflon-STEERING UPGRADE- Donahoe Racing Dual Stabilizers -FRONT SUSPENSION- Donahoe Racing 4.5" lift -REAR SUSPENSION- 6" Procomp Springs, Farmboy Fabrications Custom Traction Bars-FRONT AXLE UPGRADES- ARB Air locker/ 4.56 Precision Gears -REAR AXLE UPGRADES- ARB Air Locker/ 4.56 Precision Gears -ENGINE UPGRADES -SCT XCAL II w/ Extreme track file- ARP Headstuds - TRUSTED PERFORMANCE Stage II fuel and Oil system - ACCUFAB Intake Elbow - AFE Stage II Intake - MBRP Turbo back Stainless Steel Exhaust - MERLIN controls SPEED WIZARD-TRANSMISSION UPGRADES- Southbend 550+ HP Clutch -INTERIOR MODS-Gauge Works Quad A-pillar pod - Autometer Cobalt Series Gauges Pyro, Boost, Tranny - Cobra Inverter Remote Switch - Cobra Limited Edition Harley Davidson CB - Python Custom alarm system, wired into train horns - Hi-Lift Extreme jack w/ off road base -10,000 watt inverter - 15 gallons of air - Porter Cable 115 volt, 2.5hp Air Compressor - Rhino....Bed liner - EXTERIOR MODS- Harley Heads & Smoked tails- Crown SS braided Brake Lines -Custom Fabricated Front Bumper/ Brushguard w/ Custom Herculiner - (2) 8" Procomp Spotlights -(2) 5" Procomp Spotlights - (2) 5"Procomp Fluted lights - (2) 12 ton Recovery Shackles - Custom Fabricated Safari Rack w/ Custom Herculiner - (8 ) 3" x 5" Procomp Fluted lights - Grover...Triple Train Horns - Wilson 4' Fiberglass CB antenna - Stealth Bulbs Chrome signal bulbs - Dominator...Cowl Hood - Custom Herculined Rocker panels - AMP Research Powersteps - Bushwacker Cut-out Fender Flares - Ventshades - LEER Bed cap - Recon Line of Fire, rear light bar,...and a couple other things
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Zoodad the front, modded the OEM intake and swapped in some smoked cab lights. Less than 1K on the odometer and that was the start of it all.

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exhaust with in the first week, after that the Fed-ex/Ups became my new friend!

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coolant filter !

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studs, intercooler, injectors, fass, gauges
pretty solid first mods all done at the same time

2005 6.0L F350 Lariat CCLB FX4
*Industrial Injection Hybrid Turbo*90hp DDP Injectors*SCTX3 Custom Innovative/Spartan*ARP Studs/Stocks Head Gaskets*Banks Techni-Cooler*FASS*AFE Intake*4" MBRP Exhaust*AutoMeter PhantomII Boost/Pyro/Trans Gauges*2.5" ICON Suspension*35" Xtreme AT's*18"KMC Monsters*Power Slotted Rotters w/ Ceramic Brake Pads*Pioneer AVIC N3-Nav,Rear View Cam,iPod,Voice Activation*
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