Soup Up a Truck and We'll Guess What Kind of Southerner You Are

By: Teresa McGlothlin
Estimated Completion Time
5 min
Soup Up a Truck and We'll Guess What Kind of Southerner You Are
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About This Quiz

This quiz is going to make you put your truck in top gear and head to the nearest custom shop! You'll get to spare no expense souping up your truck the way you've always dreamed. From the bumper to the tailgate, you can overhaul anything that makes your heart happy. Once you're ready to roll out on the road, we'll know what kind of Southerner you are. 

When it comes to souping up your truck, there are more ways out there than would fit in one bed. You can boost the performance, add exhaust tips and get the paint job of your dreams, but all of it says something about you. Each custom option you add to your truck shows a trait about the type of Southerner you were raised to be. 

Whether you opt-out of the LED headlights or you add lightbars in every crevice, your souped-up truck is a reflection of you. Are you modern enough to make all the old things new, or are you outdoorsy enough to stick to the basics? Get your dog to sit shotgun while you answer, and you'll steer us in the right direction. Which southern road do you drive on? Quiz on along to find out!

1 - Ford Ford or Chevy? What kind of truck are you souping up?
Actually, it's not an American truck.
Chevy
Ford
I haven't decided yet.

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2 - dual rear wheels Do you have any need for dual rear wheels, or are you good with two?
I do haul a lot of stuff.
My truck isn't set up for it.
It might come in handy.
I think they look ridiculous.

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3 - smokestack Will you add a smokestack to your exhaust?
No, but I might add some for looks.
I'm not going to touch the exhaust.
No, but I'll change it out for chrome pipes.
Heck yeah! It's not a truck without them.

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4 - bed liner How much are you willing to shell out for a good bed liner?
I don't really need one.
If you don't pay a few hundred, it will be useless.
I'll pay whatever it takes to make it look good.
You can get decent ones for under $200.

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5 - Nice rims Nice rims can turn heads. What type will you use?
Chrome
Spinners
Aluminum
Steel

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6 - eight cylinder When you rev your engine, is it a six cylinder or an eight cylinder?
It's a V6.
I only have four.
Ya know? I'm not really sure.
I won't drive anything less than a V8.

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7 - paint job Are you going to stick with the factory paint job?
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
I need some pinstripes.
I need a flashier color.
Flames! It's going to have flames down the side.

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8 - lift kit After you add a lift kit, will you need a step ladder to get in?
You bet!
I'm not going to add a lift kit.
I can use the running boards.
No, but my dog will.

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9 - diesel engine Would you swap out a gas engine for a diesel one?
That's too much work!
It already has a diesel engine.
That's something to think about.
That's the plan!

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10 - LED headlights Do you like the idea of upgrading to LED headlights?
Those headlights are beyond annoying!
Oh yeah! I love the blue ones.
I'm fine with factory headlights.
Xenon headlights are more my style.

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11 - running boards Which type of running boards will look best on your beast?
MaxMate
Auto Dynasty
Tyger
Westin

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12 - heated leather seats Are you going to spring for the heated leather seats?
That's too fancy for me.
I like the heated part of that.
It wouldn't be souped-up without them.
I'm not too worried about the interior.

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13 - sound system How about your sound system? How will you trick that out?
Massive subwoofers
Satellite radio
My sound system is great.
Bigger speakers

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14 - tires On what kind of tires are you going to drop some cash?
Mud tires
All-terrain tires
Normal tires
Off-road tires

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15 - extra towing capacity Do you need extra towing capacity to tow a camper or trailer?
That's a big one for me. It has to happen.
I'm going to have it removed.
My engine is big enough to handle it.
I don't need more than the standard.

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16 - roll bars How do you think roll bars would look in your truck bed?
Hot
Ridiculous
Stylish
Out of place

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17 - custom hood ornament If you had to choose a custom hood ornament, which one would it be?
Eagle
Ram
Swan
American flag

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18 - cold air intake Are you going to add a cold air intake to boost horsepower?
I would rather replace the engine.
A CIA is always a good idea.
I'm not familiar with them.
If it will boost horsepower, I'll try it.

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19 - manual or automatic transmission Would you rather replace an automatic transmission or stick with it?
I need a manual transmission.
I actually enjoy automatics.
That's way too expensive.
I wouldn't buy an automatic!

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20 - light bar Where would you put a new light bar system?
The roof of the cab
Bottom of the tailgate
Behind the grille
Under the front bumper

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21 - performance chip Are you thinking about adding a performance chip?
I don't know much about them.
It only makes sense.
I don't need one to know what's wrong with my truck.
I already have one.

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22 - sound deadening system Do you like the roar of the road, or do you want a sound deadening system?
I love hearing my truck's engine.
I'll just turn the radio up.
A deadening system is a solid upgrade.
They are too hard to install.

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23 - new fender flares Would you say yes or no to new fender flares?
I need some super strong flares.
Only if they're chrome
I love the look of black flares.
They take away from my truck's look.

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24 - oversized rims and a lowered lift kit If you got your truck back from the shop with oversized rims and a lowered lift kit, would you be mad?
I would be furious.
I bet it would look cool.
I wouldn't be mad, but I wouldn't pay for it.
I would never put my truck in the shop!

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25 - huge exhaust tip Are you going to include a huge exhaust tip while you're souping things up?
That will help me roll more coal.
No one needs an exhaust tip.
I might be open to a small one.
I'm not sure I've seen an exhaust tip.

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26 - mud flaps Will you complete your truck's overhaul with a set of mud flaps?
As long as they're functional, I'll take them.
I don't need them.
I really don't like the way they look.
What a great idea!

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27 - tailgate net Would you skip or add a tailgate net?
I need one for all the stuff I haul.
I prefer to trick my tailgate out with black out chrome.
My normal tailgate is fine.
They are good to keep in the toolbox.

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28 - toolbox Do you need a toolbox big enough to stretch all the way across your bed?
Who doesn't?
I don't need a toolbox.
No, but a smaller one is a good idea.
My toolbox fits behind my seats.

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29 - wheel spacers behind rims Are you putting wheel spacers behind your rims?
Does a duck have wings?
They are bad for my truck.
No, thank you.
I might add some smaller spacers.

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30 - wrapping your truck How do you feel about wrapping your truck instead of painting it?
It would protect my paint job.
I think it looks cheap.
I could use one for work.
I haven't seen enough of them to decide.

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