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Old 10-07-2012, 03:48 AM
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well its official that ill be leaving here for a long time probably...

have had a rough couple of weeks my new tires get slashed [$835] (not covered by insurance or warranty) then motor blows so i gotta go back to my 3.9 v6 and now after i finished installing Hughes plenum kit ($145) the ****ing thing bursts in to flames

then after its all out i go to start taking my NEW NEW tires off and i get the first one off and it falls off the jack and then the rear window spontaneously Shatters itself

and the local Fire department said that the whole truck is salvageable except for the Damned engine so im done with it its going to the scrap yard and ill get $800 out of it if im lucky











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Old 10-07-2012, 04:21 AM
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Damn, that is some bad luck streak

I thought mine was bad, in July a rock hit my windshield
around August 15th some kind of paint damaging chemical got my front bumper, hood, both fenders, both front doors, & some of the roof line on both sides
Around August 23rd, i backed into an Olive tree, messed up my tailgate & rear bumper

Everything is pretty well fixed, just have the windshield to go
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Old 10-07-2012, 04:25 AM
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that still sucks when ya have a 4th gen tho!
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that is pretty rough man! its a shame but you can still hang around here and help out!
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Yeah i plan on trying but most of the time ill probably be doing Anything and Everything i can to make the slightest bit of money so i can save and buy another ram but a 4X4 with the 360 lol
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a 360 would be a perfect base to build up. maybe while your hunting for a ram, pick up a 360 block and build up the motor with free time.

or a 318 lol nothing wrong with a wee little 18. I enjoy mine, I'd love to stroke it out and get more power.
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eh i had a 318 in it till it threw a rod and i loved it but if i can im gonna get the 360 cuz it has more power lol
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both are beautiful motors, can't go wrong with a 360! a stroker version would be a 408, Thad be some serious power!
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Haha yeah it would be nice to have that much power but thats probly way out of my price range
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stroked kits are around 1300, all you'd need is a shop to do all the machining for you. yes it would add up in the end, but stretching the costs out over time would make things affordable. that's what ill do soon here. can't afford to rip my motor out and build, so ill build the replacement engine on the side. no rush or time commitment.
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