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FireSlayer 01-14-2012 09:48 PM

The Blue Beast
Hi guys, i just got my truck 2 weeks ago and Im starting to make plans and working on it, so this is my build thread and ill post as I work on it
to start its a 99 Dodge ram 1500 5.2L auto 4spd trans
here is a pic
I washed it up and took a quick picture before my electrical system went heywire, new battery (duralast gold) and its fixed
here is my first mod

here is what i planed for it
fix ball joints and u joints
2500 suspension swap
2 inch blocks and spacers (for a little extra tires)
Red Lights for Fire calls :D
led (Orange) cluster swap
interior lights (orange as well)
rear sliding window swap
under tailgate bar
smoking the cab lights
front bumper lights (fog and off road)

Still debating
push button start
side markers
new seat upholstery (black leather)

any tips, hints, or suggestions let me know

hemiv8dodgeram1500 01-14-2012 10:07 PM

very cool looking truck :smileup:

RansRAM 01-14-2012 10:41 PM

Nice looking RAM, thanks for the pic. That's a nice list you have going there. Post up a pic after you get the new cab lights installed.

FireSlayer 01-15-2012 11:56 AM

will do, its ball joints and u joints today so i can get a sticker tomorrow and maybe cab lights next weekend if i can find some help to rip out my head board (four hands greater than two)

hemiv8dodgeram1500 01-15-2012 12:39 PM

i cant wait to see it with the clearance lights.

robertd 01-17-2012 05:33 AM

looking good ! Are you going to keep the fenders like this ?

moparornocar72 01-17-2012 05:21 PM

Can't wait for updates on ur truck, I like this blue a whole lot! It reminds me of my old 72 charger in b5 blue.

robertd 01-17-2012 07:08 PM


Originally Posted by moparornocar72 (Post 698477)
No this is a build section, u do really need to calm down and stopping being negative towards others!
Its says this underneath the build thread:
When you are modding everything on your Dodge Ram, This is the place to showcase the build.

And now back to the normal thread,
Looks like your making a lot of progress on your truck already!

Did I miss something. Who's being negative ?

moparornocar72 01-17-2012 07:19 PM

It got deleted cuz a newbie was being rude

FireSlayer 01-17-2012 08:08 PM

I must of missed what ever he said,
to answer questions in the mean time i am keeping them as i need them for state inspections and they dont look half bad. the future might hold a set of bushwackers (or somethin similar)
I have done some work i still got more, with the temp around 9'F it was too cold to work on it and the alternator is busted (after a new battery and terminals) so im runing around to junk yards to get that fixed as well, i also might move up my suspension swap to start plowing (not sure yet), i need push plates because its going from a 05 2500 to my truck
but a buddy of mine is letting me use his garadge this weekend
also i got a mod that i have been drawing out in class to go on the back of my truck, i got a rough sketch so ill post it later and get your opinions

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