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Old 03-14-2013, 07:01 PM
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I had my Ram into my local garage for spark plugs and struck up a conversation with the owner of an 80,000 mile 2009 Hybrid Silverado owner getting new brakes. He was saying how he hated it, lousy mileage gutless, has replaced all kind of front end parts, etc. He's eying my Ram pretty close, asks me what problems that I've had. In almost 185,000 miles, 1 set of brake pads and 1 U-joint. He says he's already thinking of trading for a Ram, but has never driven one. As my mechanic finished my plugs same time as his mechanic finished his brakes, he goes to start the Chevy, battery dead. So while he's waiting for a new battery, I toss him my keys :"Try it out". BTW, this guy is a cop. He jump in, hauls ass down the road and is gone for about 5 minutes. He comes back and says" I had her in triple digits by the top of a little hill about a quarter mile down the road!" He's grinning from ear to ear. Offered to swap even for his Chevy. I politely declined.
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Old 03-14-2013, 07:07 PM
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You're a braver man than I. The only person I have even offered my key to is my dad lol
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I have not let ANYONE drive my Ram, so your even braver than me eight-bit!!!! hahahaha!
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:58 PM
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I won't let just anyone handle my truck. With the extras under the hood it takes some getting used to how the back end will walk away.
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