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Old 05-12-2011, 10:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
cleanspeed1
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Originally Posted by Christ View Post
Start with cheap/free mods:

Inflate your tires.
Check that brakes aren't dragging.
Alignment.
Remove pass side mirror if you don't need it.
Driver training.
Driver training.
Driver training.
Try grille block.
Make some ducting so that any air that gets through the grille HAS to go through the radiator.
Driver training.
DRIVER TRAINING.
+1 with a bullet.

Go to fellow member "aerohead" and see what he did with his pickups.

If you are not hauling heavy, I'd lower the truck front and rear ( set of used springs and lowering blocks ), make a cheap belly pan, smooth hubcaps, get a Scangauge and learn to drive by it; if the bed is open, get a cap or cover;
make sure all your emission controls are functioning properly ( w/205k, make sure catalytic convertor isn't clogged, O2 sensor (s) have been replaced, etc. ).
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