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I painted my exhaust tip flat black...
Just something so simple and cheap, to me, made a big difference in the looks of my Colorado.
I couldn't stand the bare metal look of the exhaust tip.

I also bent my antenna... Because after my 5" of lift it literally just barely grazed the garage door. You couldn't even hear it... going forward... But backing up??? Wow... It grabbed it and it sounded awful. Probably because it's angled so much.

Anyhow I bent it back just a bit... Fit's perfect now.

I will post pics this week.

Bent Antenna & Black Exhaust Tip.
 

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Just put some Husky floor liners in the rear. The fronts I ordered from Amazon warehouse came in the correct box, but were Max liner brand and from what I could find were made for a Hyundai Santa fe so no go there.... So much for buying open box items from Amazon to save a few $
 

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I usually buy Weathertech but have owned Husky before. While shopping floor liners for the new Canyon I found no definitive answer if either brand covered over the rubber weatherstrip to the sill of the rocker, all either one said in their ads were 'may or may not cover' and there were no GMT-700 model specific pictures either.

I only found the Husky liners covered the weatherstrip by reading reviews where one buyer w/ a new Canyon commented on that. These Husky's are good liners, you'll like 'em. Only wish they were taller at the throttle pedal area, easy fix tho w/ a strip of carpeting or plastic.
 

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yeah I wanted ones that covered the raised portion as well. Sounded like the Weathertech did not which I kind of find odd. The rear mat did come up onto the raised portion so I'm sure the fronts will as well. I've used both brands in the past and find that they have both been pretty equal in quality.
 

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The Aires floor mats looked like they would be great, I ordered them and they just got here and They're junk. Stay away. Absolute crap.

Actually a bit pissed about it. They're Going back to amazon right now.
 

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Update on the Husky front floor liners. Got the real ones today and installed them. They have a good fit, I think they will be great.
 

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Yes to the performance, the truck is rowdy when you want it to be and effortlessly glides other times. Boost seemingly always on tap.
Yea to the money, for me, at least.
Yes to the mpg. Finally. There is a bit of time where the transmission is in learn mode and I couldn't keep my foot out of the happy pedal for a while. She was drinking it for the first hundred miles or so.

Not exactly scientific but it seems now that I'm seeing the sameish as stock mpg, which is good because I lost two-ish after the 32" duratracs. Haven't been on the freeway, but I got about 2 mpg back around town. Unless I'm hot-dogging it and then it eats fuel, but it's fun.
 

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How does it look?
It actually came out better than I'd hoped. The chrome border is a gun metal gray and the gold in the emblem now looks like an aged bronze color. Sorry the photo is so bad but it's Washington State and it's raining...

But compared to the Z71 emblem (next on the hit list) you can gauge the change.
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It actually came out better than I'd hoped. The chrome border is a gun metal gray and the gold in the emblem now looks like an aged bronze color. Sorry the photo is so bad but it's Washington State and it's raining...

But compared to the Z71 emblem (next on the hit list) you can gauge the change.
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Looks great... I think that could be my next project... Thanks for sharing!!!
 

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Uneventful day for the colorado. Changed its oil and filter for the first time today, then put the toyota back in the garage.
 
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