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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 05-05-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By rgardjr
Sounds like you're way ahead of me. I think...

Sounds like you're way ahead of me. I think painting over chromed plastic comes down to prep and product. I had my body shop paint the surround on my '03 Sierra Denali grille and it held up great...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 05-04-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By rgardjr
Ever thought about just having the chrome caps of...

Ever thought about just having the chrome caps of your mirrors painted to match? I color matched the grille and mirrors on my truck. I bought some black mirrors on Ebay and then swapped the caps...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 04-27-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,890
Posted By rgardjr
All lights still working on first set of...

All lights still working on first set of batteries.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-11-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,646
Posted By rgardjr
I had one on my last truck and never used it. ...

I had one on my last truck and never used it. When I ordered my current truck I left it off.
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 04-01-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By rgardjr
Not sure about the air suspension on the 2500s,...

Not sure about the air suspension on the 2500s, but here's what some of the guys with the 1500 have been doing:
http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=179623
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 03-30-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,583
Posted By rgardjr
I agree with you 100%. I got rid of the chrome...

I agree with you 100%. I got rid of the chrome mirror caps and grille surround. I'm thinking about the doing the Sport headlights and taillights now-probably retrofit the headlights. I like the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-23-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
Looks good. I like the lower matching insert-I...

Looks good. I like the lower matching insert-I had something similar on my old Sierra Denali.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-18-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
I think either way will look good. Nice thing...

I think either way will look good. Nice thing about the Limited inserts is you will probably never see another truck around with them in a black grille. I do like the Sport headlights and...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-18-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
Here is the finished results after washing the...

Here is the finished results after washing the truck:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/39060582/Ram/IMG_1768.JPG
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-17-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By rgardjr
Just did this yesterday. Large screw drivers...

Just did this yesterday. Large screw drivers helped a lot with the grille inserts. Had a harder time with the two air deflector pieces. After playing around I ended up starting with the large tab...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-16-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
It's getting closer. Need to pick up some double...

It's getting closer. Need to pick up some double sided tape for the emblem on the way home tonight. Truck really needs a wash too. It took a little work to get the ducting pieces and the inserts...
Forum: Dodge Ram Parts and Accessories for Sale - Trade - Want To Buy! 02-16-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By rgardjr
These are sold. Please close this tread.

These are sold. Please close this tread.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-14-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
Wink Pretty easy to take them apart following the...

Pretty easy to take them apart following the instructions in the thread I posted above. The trickiest part is unplugging the puddle light and removing it from the cap, but this can be done with the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-13-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
The paintable grille is Mopar part 68197703AA. ...

The paintable grille is Mopar part 68197703AA. Plenty of places to buy online or through the parts department at the dealer. They go for around $160 online. The color matched Sport bumpers are...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-13-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
I could not find any source for just the painted...

I could not find any source for just the painted caps through any of the Mopar parts dealers. If I had to do it all over again here is what I'd do. I got my grille back from the painters the day...
Forum: 2015 Dodge Ram Forum 02-12-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,058
Posted By rgardjr
I'm in the process of taking some chrome off my...

I'm in the process of taking some chrome off my 2014 Limited. If this was what the Limited trim looked like last year I would have bought a Sport. I love the Limited interior, but I couldn't handle...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-10-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
It was $175. Seemed pretty fair to me and they...

It was $175. Seemed pretty fair to me and they turned it around in a hurry.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-10-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
Shop called and I picked the grill up at lunch...

Shop called and I picked the grill up at lunch today. That was some fast painting. Hopefully I'll have some time in the next couple of days to get it installed:
...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-09-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
I just swapped the caps. It's pretty easy and I...

I just swapped the caps. It's pretty easy and I didn't need to take the mirrors off my truck to do it. Here's the thread that shows how to do it:
http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=130205
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-09-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
I like a little chrome so it won't be a complete...

I like a little chrome so it won't be a complete black out. I'm going to keep the Limited chrome mesh inserts in the grill. I do like the Sport projectors and tails better than the ones that come...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits 02-09-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By rgardjr
Removing some chrome from my 1500 Limited

First step is complete. I bought some mirrors with the painted black caps and swapped them on to my mirrors which had the chrome caps:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/39060582/Ram/IMG_1700.JPG...
Forum: Dodge Ram Parts and Accessories for Sale - Trade - Want To Buy! 02-07-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By rgardjr
Can a mod move this to the parts for sale sub...

Can a mod move this to the parts for sale sub forum please.
Forum: Dodge Ram Parts and Accessories for Sale - Trade - Want To Buy! 02-07-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By rgardjr
Power Fold Mirrors 2013 2014 1500 2500 3500

These mirrors have the following options: power, heated, power fold, auto dimming, puddle lamp & turn signals (temp sensor built into drivers side mirror). They came off a 2014 2500 with the Black...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-05-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,717
Posted By rgardjr
I've put around 18,000 miles on my 2014 and the...

I've put around 18,000 miles on my 2014 and the average for these miles is right at 17 mpg. This include towing trailers and boats occasionally. I've tracked my mpg with through fuelly.com since...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 02-04-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,023
Posted By rgardjr
There are aftermarket tow mirrors available that...

There are aftermarket tow mirrors available that power fold for 2014 trucks from 1A Auto. If you already have the regular mirrors that power fold then it's pretty much plug and play from what I...
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