Mad Max Magnum Opus Upgrades Guide – How to Unlock

By   /   Sep 7, 2015

A guide on how to acquire and unlock different upgrades for Max’s Magnum Opus in Mad Max.

In order to defeat Scabrous Scroutes in the Wasteland Territories, Max will require an exceptionally powerful War Rig.

Luckily, there are a number of powerful upgrades available for Max’s Magnum Opus. Ranging from Car Body Upgrades to Hood Ornaments, there are a number of upgrades that can be applied on the Max’s signature ride.

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Mad Max Magnum Opus Upgrades

In order to acquire these upgrades, you will have to complete certain story missions, clear threats in different regions, or complete various Wasteland Missions.

This guide details everything you need to know about how to unlock all the upgrades for Magnum Opus along with their scrap cost:

Ramming Grill

Tussle Bar
Scrap Cost: 10 Scrap

You will unlock it during Garage Tutorial for the Magnum Opus.

Brawl Bar
Scrap Cost: 300 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Jeet’s Territory to Level 4.

Two-Up Bump Bars
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

You need to complete Beat to Quarters mission to acquire it.

Armor

Baby Bars
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

You need to complete main mission Wasteland Classic.

Big Buddy Bars
Scrap Cost: 300 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Gutgash’s Territory Threat to Level 4.

Fracas Frame
Scrap Cost: 500 Scrap

You need to complete Ironclad Faith mission to acquire it.

Engine

Bantam V6
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

You will be able to acquire this item after escaping Chum’s base.

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Major V6
Scrap Cost: 300 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Jeet’s Territory to Level 4.

Massive V6
Scrap Cost: 300 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Gutgash’s Territory Threat to Level 4.

Humongous V6
Scrap Cost: 600 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Gutgash’s Territory Threat to Level 3.

The Big Chief V8
Scrap Cost: 1400 Scrap

You need to complete main mission The Big Chief Story to acquire this item.

Bantam Big Chief V8
Scrap Cost: 1800 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Pink Eye’s Territory Threat to Level 4.

Major Big Chief V8
Scrap Cost: 2300 Scrap
You need to decrease the Threat Level in Pink Eye’s Territory Threat to Level 2.

Massive Big Chief V8
Scrap Cost: 2900 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Pink Eye’s Territory Threat to Level 2.

Humongous Big Chief V8
Scrap Cost: 3500

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Pink Eye’s Territory Threat to Level 1.

Exhaust

Baby Exhaust
Scrap Cost: 300 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Jeet’s Territory to Level 4.

Tires

Deep Treadies
Scrap Cost: 300 Scrap

You will unlock this item after getting back to Jeet’s Stronghold once you have scouted The Jaw.

Slick Rubs
Scrap Cost: 250 Scrap

You are required to use hint on the History Relic photo from Pink Eye.

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Suspension

Frontier Springs
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

In order to unlock it, you need to view The Jaw in main mission.

Big Mama Lift Kit
Scrap Cost: 500 Scrap

You need to complete A Shot in the Dark mission in order to acquire it.

Boost

Dual Nitro Boost
Scrap Cost: 35 Scrap

You need to complete the main story mission related to the mysterious man.

Triple Nitro Boost
Scrap Cost: 500 Scrap

In order to unlock it, you need to view The Jaw in main mission.

Rims

Ripperoni Rims
Scrap Cost: 300 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Jeet’s Territory to Level 4.

Grindmaster Rims
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

In order to unlock it, you need to clear threat in the Blackmaws Territory.

Border Spikes

Rear Barbs
Scrap Cost: 200 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Jeet’s Territory to Level 4.

Front And Rear Barbs
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

In order to unlock it, you need to clear threat in the Dry Gustie Territory.

Sniper Rifle

Base Sniper Rifle
Scrap Cost: 40 Scrap

In order to acquire it, you need to reach Jeet’s Stronghold and successfully make a deal.

Just Now Kit
Scrap Cost: 200 Scrap

In order to acquire it, you need to reach Jeet’s Stronghold and successfully make a deal.

Maximum Mag
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

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You need to complete Buzzard’s Belly mission to acquire this item.

Base Harpoon
Scrap Cost: 15 Scrap

You will unlock it during Garage Tutorial for the Magnum Opus.

Retracto Coils
Scrap Cost: 300

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Jeet’s Territory to Level 4.

Thunderpoon

Thunderpoon of Tenets
You need to complete main story mission Black Magic in order to acquire this item.

Ample Zing Coils
Scrap Cost: 300 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Jeet’s Territory to Level 3.

Thunderpoon of Terror
Scrap Cost: 900 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Jeet’s Territory to Level 2.

Hefty Zing Coils
Scrap Cost: 400 Scrap

You need to decrease the Threat Level in Deep Friah’s Territory to Level 2.

Thunderpoon of Awe
Scrap Cost: 1800 Scrap

You need to complete Where There is Smoke mission in order to acquire this item.

Sideburners

Kid Lighters
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

You are required to clear threat in the Balefire Flatland Region in order to acquire this item.

Blow Torches
Scrap Cost: 500 Scrap
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Repair Speed

Chums Holy Wrench
Scrap Cost: 100 Scrap

You need to complete As The Wrench Turns mission in order to acquire this item.

Car Body

Wild Hunt
You need to retrieve Body Reek Hills region.

Death Rattle
You need to retrieve Body Cadavanaugh region.

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Die Rolla
You need to retrieve Body Grit Canyons region.

Body Color

Raw Steel
You need to complete boss battle with Top Dog Rim Jobbie.

Black Tar
You need to complete boss battle with Top Dog Gaspa Grope.

Primer
You need to complete boss battle with Top Dog Gut Noose.

Racing Paint
You need to complete boss battle with Top Dog Stump Grinder.

Gold Tar
You need to complete boss battle with Top Dog Cock Locka.

Camouflage
You need to complete boss battle with Top Dog Pig’n’Sticker.

Decals

All decals are available to buy for 100 scrap.

Hood Ornaments

Bike
You need to defeat the convoy The Heights Region.

Dread Ram
You need to defeat the convoy Fuel Veins Region.

Death Twins
You need to defeat the convoy Cadavanaugh Region.

The Lawrel
You need to defeat the convoy Colossus Region.

Mask of the Pious
You need to defeat the convoy Dry Gust Region.

Plug Halo
You need to defeat the convoy Fuel Veins Region.

Helmeted Beast
You need to defeat the convoy Reek Hills Region.

Rubba Baby
You need to defeat the convoy Parch Moon Region.

Desert Skull
You need to defeat the convoy Blackmaw Region.

Sly One
You need to defeat the convoy Grit Canyons Region.

Talon
You need to complete main mission A Piece Tougher in order to acquire this item.

Demon Doll
You need to defeat the convoy Knit Sack Region.

Teddy
You need to defeat the convoy Grandrise region.