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Old 09-10-2010, 10:21 AM
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I got to thinking that we could use a thread to forewarn others about poor quality parts and accessories we find for the Ram. I'll lead off with one I encountered today.

Aries step rails. I was given an '09 Ram to work on today and when I stepped on the rail to get in, I nearly fell off as if flexed downward over an inch! Once I got the truck on my lift, I discovered why - poor quality and insufficient number of mounting brackets. They look good but if you want a functional step rail, avoid these.
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Good idea, Randy.
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Great idea Randy. Thanks for the caution about those rails.
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good tip, i was looking around at too, !!!!
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Great idea, Randy. Thanks
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Definitely a good thread idea Randy!

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Agreed, I used to work an accessory shop for almost two years and we sometimes used aries bars, very cheap thing metal and only two mounting points.
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Agreed! I think we could add the 'magic-chips' and 'electric supercharger' to that thread as well.
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This is a great idea for a thread! I agree with you Cdnoil, those magic chips should be the headline of what not to buy!!
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Great idea! Also if there is something out there that is really good we should give a shout.
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