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Old 08-23-2012, 09:08 PM
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From what I've noticed the paint is not quite par with the other manufactures, but then again feature for feature the Dodge is a lower cost. Now in order to do this, something has to give. Since the trucks appear to be mechanically sound, or at least as sound as the competitors, I guess the paint is one area that 'gave'.

IMO, I'd rather have a few minor paint flaws then mechanical flaws.
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My black 2012 has orange peel covering the entire truck. Its something I hate, but am content with.
I bought my truck because not only are the RAMs the best looking trucks out there,it has the payload and towing capacity I needed, the interior is far from nice, and it was in my price range
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IMO, I'd rather have a few minor paint flaws then mechanical flaws.
Very true!!
Especially with more characters
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Very true!!
Especially with more characters
Dang Matt! Your so rednecked that you ARE more 'characters'!

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Dang Matt! Your so rednecked that you ARE more 'characters'!

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Oh yea, well your so Canadianified that...uh...th........that's all I got
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:24 PM
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LOL....I think I know what you mean.....or not....

If we each have a few beers, I'm pretty sure we'll either figure it out, or won't care. Either way the paint on my truck will have a few flaws AND I really like my truck!
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:25 PM
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^^^ Note the most awesome thread jack recovery....

So....how's the paint on your truck?
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If the paint is the only problem, Im ok with that. I was just afraid that there would be other, more important problems (mechanical) that will pop up later. If they built a great truck but had to cut corners in the paint and finish then Im ok with that.
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I guess I am lucky that my Mexico made tradesman has perfect paint. Dose it seem that all the trucks with paint issues are made in the US ? because reg cabs are made in Mexico and I think every other body stye is made in the US.
Hey V8, I had a white Express RC and it was perfect, I sold it and bought a white Challenger R/T and it looks fine too. I think the mixing of the metallic in the paint may be part of the problem. My Tradesman is from south of the border also, I love it!
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Well, when i look at mine (mineral grey metallic) it looks fine. Take a picture of it and in the picture,you can see the blotchy look people have referred to. But i still think it looks good. Too bad about the passenger side being caved in.
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