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so i am putting my truck into some shows now and doin ok in them.. my only problem is when the judges want to check out under the hood, the only thing not factory in there is my power wire and fuse block for my system.. ineed to do a few things to make it look good and possibly add a little to the performance... wat do you guys suggest??

ps money is tight so i need CHEAPP!! lol
 

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Custom CAI!
 

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If you've got the plastic engine cover, pick out the accents in a colour that matches or compliments your body colour.

Chuck some colourful lighting under there too. :thumb:
 

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wat kind of cai will fit in my truck? and chris my truck is black wit chrome rims w/ black inserts.. i have no other colors on it yet so i dont know what I could paint.. what kind of paint would I even want to use?? I thot about getting some of the plastic wire covering and paintin it and just coverin wire to give it kind of a performance look... plus that is cheap so it a plus for me :thumb:
 

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Key word = Custom :)
 

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jshak07 said:
wat kind of cai will fit in my truck? and chris my truck is black wit chrome rims w/ black inserts.. i have no other colors on it yet so i dont know what I could paint.. what kind of paint would I even want to use?? I thot about getting some of the plastic wire covering and paintin it and just coverin wire to give it kind of a performance look... plus that is cheap so it a plus for me :thumb:
Take off some of your obvious nuts on the top of the engine and engine accessories. Get down to your hardware store and buy some replacements that are chromed or even satin finish/stainless steel. We're talking pennies per nut here. Do your wire covers in black, unless your wanting to draw attention to them. And I think you aren't as you stated that you already have a wire issue. I'd pick out two maybe three things that would look nice painted in a satin finish of silver. Not glossy, more faux stainless. It would be better if the items could be made of stainless. It just happens to be that they are probably plastic. Used to be that people would buy the chrome covers for things like the coil and air cleaner at the local speed shop. Those items aren't under the hood of most modern cars. The idea of course is what your looking for, some pop without the attention getting value of "HEY, LOOK AT ME!". Subtle and tasteful. Imo, that'll get you were you are wanting to go. :shades: :)
 

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wat is a good cai that will go on my truck but not cost an arm and a leg
 

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There is no true CAI that is made for the Esacpes right now. You will find a lot of short ram air intakes which are not as good as they are pulling in the hot air of your engine bay...lemme dig up the link for you to another thread.

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