In the world of truck customization, some modifications are hard and some are really easy, and nine times out of ten the hard ones are tough on the budget. We here at the magazine try to show you all things cool no matter the cost, but sometimes we come across a few mods that are easy on the wallet and even easier to install. Just about every truck we see at the shows is capped on each end by clear lenses, and the headlights give off that oh-so-cool ultra-white light. We wanted our in-house '99 Dakota to have a slice of that cool; that way, we didn't have to rely on the big 5.9L motor to supply it all. We toured APC's (American Products Corporation) facility on our State 2 State Cruise and thought it would have just what we needed. APC has been dishing out budget-minded products for years and had a few options for the Dakota. We decided to go with the company's clear corners and ultra-white headlight bulbs for the front and a set of euro taillights out back. These products will fit '97-and-newer Dakotas and are a must if you want to look custom. All the stuff is street-legal and can be installed with just a set of torque head screw drivers, and at right around 300 bucks, it won't empty your bank account. Even with us snapping photos, all the lenses were installed in less than 30 minutes.

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American Products Corporation
22324 Temescal Canyon Rd.
Corona
CA  92883
www.americanproductscompany.com