Modifying a pickup can make it more functional and attractive. Not only that, but it can also make your work much easier if you happen to use your truck for business. Some modifications will make your truck more shock resistant, some will make it more energy efficient, and others will make it much more performant. If you want to seriously upgrade your pickup truck, here are some great pickup truck modifications you should consider.
Adding a Lift Kit
Lifting your suspension is a must if you like to do some off-roading or would like to try. It is also a great option for people who often have to ride on uneven terrain. You should consider the option too if you happen to live in an area that deals with a harsh climate, like heavy snow, for instance, or you often have to ride on muddy roads.
You can either decide to go with a suspension lift, a body lift, or both. A suspension lift will greatly improve shock absorption and will make your vehicle look massive alone or with a body lift. Not only that, but you’ll be able to add bigger tires, which we will talk about later. If you’d like to have a lift kit installed on your truck, look for a reputable off-road truck accessories and installation service in your area today and ask for their options.
Adding all-terrain tires to your truck is another modification that will make your vehicle more off-road-ready. This will be another great addition for people who don’t want to get stuck in the snow. Big all-terrain tires will also give your vehicle additional towing power. And they are made to last forever. So, if you want a vehicle that will be more versatile and not have to worry about changing your tires all the time, consider this option.
A Step Bar
If you’re going to lift your truck and put on big tires, it would also be a good idea to invest in a step bar as well, especially if you’re on the shorter side.
Your lifted vehicle will be significantly higher than it used to be, and while you may not necessarily need a step bar to get in the truck, getting in without one could get tiring after a while. Especially if you have to get in and out of your vehicle often during the day. This is also a good option if you like to do activities with your smaller children.
Invest in a high-quality step bar that will last long and won’t be prone to cracking or breaking. You could also look into step bars that pull under the truck’s body if you want something that will look more conspicuous.
A Tool Box
Pickup trucks were made to carry cargo and tools but leaving tools in a truck bed is not the best option. They will be exposed to the elements and thieves, and since tools can get very expensive, you should do everything you can to protect them. Putting them in the front cabin is not always an option there either since space can be very limited there.
This is why you should consider investing in a nice toolbox for your truck bed. These can come in handy during heavy-duty jobs and will keep your tools safe and dry. You can lock them and use them not only to store tools but valuables as well.
LED Light Bars
LED light bars will do much more than make your truck look cool and stand out. It will make it much safer as well. You’ll be glad you have LED light bars when you’re driving on a country road late at night with bad road conditions. They can also illuminate areas if you like to camp or have get-togethers in areas that don’t have lighting.
LED light bars can be customized according to your needs and what you want to get them for too. You have to know, however, that some states have very strict rules governing the use of LED light bars, so make sure that you know what those are before you buy a kit.
You will have to invest in a high-quality hitch if you want to be able to pull heavy stuff safely. This is a must for anyone who likes to go camping and would like to be able to pull a boat or a camper with their truck. This is also a good option if you want to transport a storage trailer, haul other vehicles out of puddles, or do things like dirt bike racing and you don’t have enough storage in your truck bed.
A Tonneau Cover
Everyone should consider investing in a tonneau cover for a variety of reasons. A tonneau cover will protect anything in your truck bed from the elements and will help protect the truck bed as well. Water accumulating in a truck bed can cause a lot of damage not only to the truck bed but the entire truck over time. A good tonneau cover will prevent water from pooling in the truck bed and penetrating the vehicle’s structure causing massive damage through rust. It will also protect anything in your truck bed from prying eyes.
Custom Exhaust and Cool Air Intake
These are probably two of the best modifications you can make if you want to make your truck more efficient and performant. A cool air intake will introduce cool air into the combustion chamber and allow you to get more performance from it. A modified exhaust will also increase your motor’s horsepower. Not only that, but it will make your truck much more fuel efficient, which should be a priority right now.
These are all modifications that will make your pickup truck much better than it currently is. So, consider some or all of them, and make sure that you invest in top-quality parts and work with a good service so you’ll be satisfied with the results.