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Old 01-22-2010, 07:39 PM
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I did my car time back in high school. Was into street racing with a J-body club in my '01 Sunfire GTX 2.4L DOHC had it up to 295HP... now I have real vehicles. I drive my gf's caliber if I have to, but I feel weird being so low down especially getting out of my Superduty.
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I thought about selling my truck last year . But decided it was payed off and could always use my truck . So before I would ever sell it , I would sell everything else . She has a home here forever .
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This is my first big truck. Made my 15YO son giggle like a school girl when I jumped a curb to get to an ATM. Big trucks rock!
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Sorry to hear you had to part with your Ram! My truck, is not going anywhere, not without me anyhoo. Got a friend of mine who only has his worktruck, '07 Ram 1T flatbed. Already told him, I'll drive yours, but no way you gonna' drive mine, lol!

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I've had a few trucks over the years. The 1st was a POS Ford Ranger that I bought on an impulse... I realize now that I shouldn't have bought someone else's problem... had to put lots of $$$$ in to a truck, after trading in a year old Cavalier. Later I bought an S-10 that I drove the wheels off, but The Beast was just worn out when I traded it in. A few years later I bought a Sonoma.. great truck but the wife was giving me lots of crap about it being a "toy" truck LOL. It got traded for an F-150 stepside. Loved that truck, but lost my mind and traded it in on an Expedition... after about 18 months I traded the Expe for my Ram.

I've been toying with the idea of getting a Jeep, but I've put too much effort into what my wife calls "Bubbaing" (what I jokingly refer to as "pimping") my truck. I think I'll hold on to it for awhile.

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Sorry man. I had gone down that road before as well. Its not the same. I also had a 99 ram that was costing me as well. When do you draw the line? Enough is enough? Hard decision sometimes.I wish i kept it not saying i dont like the one ive got, but. Youll be in one soon enough...........especially better when your in a different one/new to you.Hang in there.
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I was thinking this fall that I needed a big 4x4 tractor to haul out firewood from my wood lot. I burn 10-15 cords of green firewood to heat my boat shop. Well my Ram worked as well as any big tractor skidding big trees out of the woods! I cut, and hauled out over 20 cords in a week including splitting it all by hand. It was horrible conditions, wet,muddy and I skidded each tree about a quarter mile to a big field to cut, split and pile the brush into a huge pile. The Ram never missed a beat. I'm still amazed how hard she pulls in 4wd lo. I parted a heavy 11,000 lb dacron tow rope several times. She's a locomotive!
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believe it or not in the first three years i had a license I had 18 diffrent cars and trucks registered. i only paid 500 to 700 dollars for them and they got me thru. you would not believe some of the crap i drove, not safe and not quite legal but thats why an inspection sticker that was still good for a couple months was part of my buying decision. but I have worked my balls off to get where i am now, and got my first loan on my 05 ram in may of 08. I love this truck!!!! I use it every day for work now and load it up like a one ton. and she never lets me down. just talk to your trucks and establish a bond, your truck will love you back!
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My wife thinks I love the truck more than her.
Then you should go to a parking lot late at night and have a threesome.
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Great Advice! You'll regret every minute.
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