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Bought my first truck in early January of this year after selling my Mazda 3s Hatchback. It was a fun little car, but who thought owning a truck could be this much fun!

It costs 2x as much to run it, but it has 4x the room, 2x the power, and 10x the mod possibilities. I've never really tried to modify a vehicle myself--the extent of my experience has been dropping a K&N air filter in or having leather upholstery installed.

Anyways, TT has opened my eyes to the endless possibilities of customization that I can do to my truck myself. The first mod I did was the Air Box Mod and it was so easy. But the best part was seeing the results. So I hope to keep making improvements to my truck with the help of TT and maybe even help some other Titan owners along the way as well.

I created this thread to keep track of my mods, list my plans, and post pictures of completed ones and maybe add some helpful notes along the way.

X=Complete
-=Planned
*=In progress/ordered
$=Too expensive/too much effort vs benefit (imo)

INTERIOR
X LED interior light replacement
- Vinyl center console & radio bezel (looking for white or black vinyl)
$ leather seats
- Seat covers
X Under seat storage
X Blue LED footwells front and rear (from JB) with remote dimmer on/off


EXTERIOR
X 18" Ballistic Jester Wheels Black
X Power Stop Cross Drilled & Slotted Rotors (full set)
X Power Stop Z16 Evolution Ceramic Brake Pads (full set)
X Reverse light modified to turn on with cargo light switch
X Super Bright LED Reverse Lights (from JB)
X HID hi beam (from JB)
X HID low beam (from JB)
X Bed divider
$ Remove dent in rear bumper
X 2 Hella 500FF (mount in lower front bumper)
X HID Hella 500FF
- White Eye Lids
X Dual chrome exhaust tips at 45°
- Tint front windows
X Leveling Kit

PERFORMANCE
X Air box mod
X BullyDog GT
X Magnaflow muffler

PLASTI DIP FTW
X Front chrome grill and bumper
X Emblems/Badges
X Rear bumper
X Rear Nissan Emblem
X Door Handles
X Windshield cowl
X Jester Wheel Domes
 

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LED Interior Replacement

Map lights:



Dome lights:



Courtesy lights:



Glovebox:



Cargo lights:
(reverse lights modified to turn on with cargo switch)




I was able to buy a kit of 10 for $40 on ebay, just FYI.
 

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Looking good. You are making fast progress. At this pace you will have it lifted by Sunday, LOL. Modding can be addictive and expensive. I have been bitten by the mod bug as well. Good luck brother!
 
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BullyDog GT

So, I hooked up the BD GT and downloaded tuner settings: stock pedal, 140 mph max, 6150 rpm max, 87 octane, and WOT restriction turned OFF.

Now I need to install it where the 4x4 button would be, but my shifter knob won't come off--it's stuck, preventing me from removing the radio area of the dash to get to the 4x4 button spacer.

Alright, got a video showing the BDGT new, out of the box. Still working on the install and the mount vids.
 

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Bought my first truck in early January of this year after selling my Mazda 3s Hatchback. It was a fun little car, but who thought owning a truck could be this much fun!

It costs 2x as much to run it, but it has 4x the room, 2x the power, and 10x the mod possibilities. I've never really tried to modify a vehicle myself--the extent of my experience has been dropping a K&N air filter in or having leather upholstery installed.

Anyways, TT has opened my eyes to the endless possibilities of customization that I can do to my truck myself. The first mod I did was the Air Box Mod and it was so easy. But the best part was seeing the results. So I hope to keep making improvements to my truck with the help of TT and maybe even help some other Titan owners along the way as well.

I created this thread to keep track of my mods, list my plans, and post pictures of completed ones and maybe add some helpful notes along the way.

X=Complete
-=Planned
*=In progress/ordered
$=Too expensive/too much effort vs benefit (imo)

X Air Box Mod
X LED interior light replacement
X Reverse light modified to turn on with cargo switch
* Bully Triple Dog GT
* Hi & Lo HID Headlights
* Blue LED footwells with remote control dimmer switch
X Magnaflow exhaust
* Super Bright HID Reverse Lights
- Headlight Eyelids
- Plasti Dip Grille and Front Chrome Bumper
- Plasti Dip Emblems
- Plasti Dip Wheels
- Plasti Dip Rear Bumper
- Remove Dent in Rear Bumper
- Vinyl Console & Radio (Still looking - want black)
- Seat Covers
$ Leather Seats
X Under Rear Seat Storage
X Bed Divider

bahahahaha!

i did exactly the samething, sold my ms3 2010 and jumped into a prox4.

a great little car but family and owning motorbikes, a car was not practical, needed a truck and had a frontier before, got the titan and not looked back.

in the first month, i flatbedded my 66 bobber around 3 times and that alone made me think it was a good buy.

i beat you by a month, i got rid of my ms3 in dec.

enjoy ur truck!:teethmast
 

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bahahahaha!

i did exactly the samething, sold my ms3 2010 and jumped into a prox4.

a great little car but family and owning motorbikes, a car was not practical, needed a truck and had a frontier before, got the titan and not looked back.

in the first month, i flatbedded my 66 bobber around 3 times and that alone made me think it was a good buy.

i beat you by a month, i got rid of my ms3 in dec.

enjoy ur truck!:teethmast
Haha! That's funny. That little ms3 was a sweet ride. My favorite feature was the dash. Mine had an optional blue LED backlighting.

Yeah, I was thinking about toting my V Star 650 around in it, but I just sold it. Straight pipes, custom candy orange paint, black engine block, and chrome accessories. Was a great ride. I miss it already.
 

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I really want to get HIDs for my reverse lights and LEDs for all other lighting....but my wife says its unnecessary:crying:. Other than that and a tuner, I will be done. Trucks looking good man...keep it up. I love the exhaust.

Oh and traction bars, b pipes, HID fogs, beefier tires, lower valance mesh, tint...crap, I will never be done:)
 
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I really want to get HIDs for my reverse lights and LEDs for all other lighting....but my wife says its unnecessary:crying:. Other than that and a tuner, I will be done. Trucks looking good man...keep it up. I love the exhaust.

Oh and traction bars, b pipes, HID fogs, beefier tires, lower valance mesh, tint...crap, I will never be done:)
Thanks, man!
BTW...I did my interior LEDs + 3rd brake light + 2 spares for $40 on ebay.
 

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Order from JB Arrived! Woohoo! + 2 Hella 500FFs

L00K What Came in the Mail Today!!

  • Hi and Low HID Conversion Kits 5000K
  • Front and Rear Blue LED Footwell Kits (waiting on Remote Dimmer from ebay)
  • Super Bright LED Reverse Light Replacements (installed)
    -->Tailgaters: you have been warned!!! :teethmast
  • 2 Hella 500FFs to be installed in lower front bumper recess.
 

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Hella 500FF Install

Woohoo! Hella 500FFs are installed (finally!).
This wiring newb took forever getting it done.
I liked the look of 2 vs 3 in the air dam so I went for it.
The lights are wired to be able to turn on with the key
turned to acc/on with a rocker switch that fits perfectly
in the fog light slot.


New Cole Hersee Co. 58027-01 SPST On-Off Rocker Switch

 

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PDipped the wheel domes on my Jesters.
that looks sick! i was thinking about doing something similar with the stock 18's with red pd, but didn't know how it would look. Truck looks really good, man. keep up the good work!!!
 
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