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Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By tguil
My 2012 had a bunch of dirt nibs in the...

My 2012 had a bunch of dirt nibs in the paint...89 of them. Nibs in every body panel except the tailgate. The dealer's paintshop manager said that if they tried to correct the the problem, it might...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-09-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By tguil
I think/know that I'd remove it. Just being...

I think/know that I'd remove it. Just being honest.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-07-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By tguil
I thought the same thing. That might be why the...

I thought the same thing. That might be why the chip became so large.
Forum: Body & Interior 01-06-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By tguil
For what it's worth. My wife had almost the same...

For what it's worth. My wife had almost the same damage to her 2011 Toyota TRD Sport. Fender, hood, bunch of front end stuff including suspension, radiator etc., bent frame. Total repair bill was...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-04-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By tguil
If you have a solid color...non metallic...white,...

If you have a solid color...non metallic...white, black, etc., you can get by without topping with clear coat. I have had only small chips on my white Ram and I have done touch-ups without applying...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-04-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By tguil
When it warms up a bit you should redo it right....

When it warms up a bit you should redo it right. You definitely need to apply primer. Automotive lacquer thinner will remove what you have already done. (Touch up paint is not the same paint that is...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-04-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By tguil
OK several of us have expressed being PO'd by the...

OK several of us have expressed being PO'd by the quality of Ram paint. Now for some help. This is the best blog on how to "fix" scratches and chips that I have come across. ...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-04-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By tguil
It's really hard to tell what happened to the...

It's really hard to tell what happened to the OP's paint. Based on the location and the severity of the "flaw", a brush touchup by a "pro" might be the best way to resolve the problem...especially if...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 01-01-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By tguil
Yep, me too.

Yep, me too.
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 12-30-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By tguil
....and under very good fluorescent lighting too....

....and under very good fluorescent lighting too. Rams are known for not having the best of factory paint. I happened to have one. Even if it is darn cold, check it carefully.
Forum: Body & Interior 12-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By tguil
Yep, brillo pads are for the kitchen not for...

Yep, brillo pads are for the kitchen not for trucks. Glad it's looking better for you. Make sure you put on a good coat of wax or sealant.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-15-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By tguil
My 2012 had 89 paint nibs. I carefully wet sanded...

My 2012 had 89 paint nibs. I carefully wet sanded an polished them all out one-at-a-time. Probably comprised the clear coat a bit.

Not all trucks have bad paint. My wife has had four Tacomas. ...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 11-09-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By tguil
Just look the paint over very carefully. There...

Just look the paint over very carefully. There will be orange peel. All trucks seem to have. Look especially for dirt nibs under the paint. A few are bound to happen, but my 2102 had 89 of them. ...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 11-07-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By tguil
Yep, I walked away from a very nice 1996 Tahoe...

Yep, I walked away from a very nice 1996 Tahoe because of paint defects caused at the dealership, I had ordered this truck but did so without putting money down.

Had a similar similar situation...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 11-06-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By tguil
Access Cover has a good tailgate seal. I have...

Access Cover has a good tailgate seal. I have had one on all of three of my Rams. However, I too live on a gravel road and have found that there are lots of other nooks and crannies that allow dust...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 11-04-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By tguil
So how is the paint on the 2015 Rams coming out...

So how is the paint on the 2015 Rams coming out of the Warren plant?
Forum: Dodge Ram Wheels And Tires 10-29-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By tguil
Michelin LTX M/S2 or LTX A/T2. I've had both....

Michelin LTX M/S2 or LTX A/T2. I've had both. They can't be beat. A total of ten sets on my Rams and my wife's Tacomas. (We drive a lot.) Check out the Michelin website and chose which best fits...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 10-29-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,821
Posted By tguil
Rams have a history of bad paint coming out of...

Rams have a history of bad paint coming out of the Warren Assembly Plant. Your Laramie is coming from this plant. The paint has been shown to have thin spots, "zebra striping" in metallic paint,...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 10-01-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By tguil
I wondered the same thing. Started this thread...

I wondered the same thing. Started this thread over on allpar.com

https://www.allpar.com/forums/threads/will-upgrade-at-warren-plant-mean-better-paint.157344/
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 10-01-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By tguil
Off topic, but I have wondered the same thing. ...

Off topic, but I have wondered the same thing. Thinking of buying a new truck next year and it may not be another Ram.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 09-30-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By tguil
Your insurance adjuster will determine how your...

Your insurance adjuster will determine how your truck will be fixed.

I have had three hail damaged trucks repaired using only PDR. Each of them had $1200-$1500 damage. I do a lot a detailing and...
Forum: Body & Interior 08-27-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By tguil
One more time to the top. This is buggin' the...

One more time to the top. This is buggin' the heck out of me.
Forum: 2011 Dodge Ram Forum 08-21-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By tguil
I have a similar sound coming from the area...

I have a similar sound coming from the area around the speedometer. Starts at about 40 mph. Did all the same checks as the OP. I called my sound a popping sound, but it could be the same thing. ...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-18-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,710
Posted By tguil
Simple: Michelin LTX M/S2 or Michelin LTX A/T2. ...

Simple: Michelin LTX M/S2 or Michelin LTX A/T2. They are bit pricey but are worth every cent.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 08-17-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By tguil
You might want to try these from Cabela's. If...

You might want to try these from Cabela's. If they don't work for you, you aren't out much money.
...
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