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Old 02-08-2013, 09:10 PM
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Unhappy How would everyone feel if you couldn't get your 13 till May/June/July??

Obviously I'm referring to ordered vs off the lot?

More specifically those that wanted 8 speed Xms or air suspension or 3.6.

I'm sorry this is a little bit of a rant.

We've all seen the video's of the 3.6 or 8 speed or the air suspension.
They've been out for over 3 months - that what gets you truck of the year. When did the year start ???? Sept 2012????

Can you get any one of those today? I won't even add color to the equation!

Ford in January sold 250% more trucks than Ram.
GM in January sold 150% more trucks than Ram.

GM will replace their entire truck line-up in 2014. They previewed their vehicles at the Philadelphia auto show. 8 speeds and V6's.

The pressure was on Ram to preempt/slow down the momentum of the competition.

For those of us that ordered and believed there would be nothing better in Spet of 13 we may have been fooled.

We payed prime dollar for technology that will be heavily discounted in Sept. You say I can't believe it. Call for the bonus bucks. No laramies no air suspension vehicles.

Don't get me wrong I love the truck I ordered. I had bought Fords for the last 35 years. I came over from the dark side.

But really....don't marrry me and put off the honeymoon night for 4 months!

I think this forum has been great. No bashing and a great deal of information. Most of what we've been told I question.

Like one of the other posts.."My UPS and Fedex guy love me" they just pray I get a body to put all the parts on.

Thanks for listening..I've given up on customer support and the VOTS..neither is creditable.
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Old 02-08-2013, 09:49 PM
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The ALLPAR website has always read that some things like the HEMI & 8 speed, air suspension, certain radios & apps, & assorted bed sizes, would all have Late availability
That same thing was said at the TEXAS STATE FAIR

The 3.6 Litre engine was available right after September 7, 2012, when the first Ram rolled off the assembly line, some of them were Recalled

the Chicago Auto Show is now going on & there may be more information about things
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/02...k-webcast.html

I hope that you ordered the RA4 radio, or at least the RA3
you won't be happy if you just got the RA1
the CD/DVD is no longer part of any radio, it is an Option, that fits into the arm rest
sales code RH1
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:21 PM
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I'm sure Ram was busting their asses to get these trucks out as early as possible to stay ahead of the 2014 rollout by Chevy. But now that Chevy has shown what they're rolling out, they've probably all gone on vacation.

Anyway, it hasn't even been a month since you ordered your truck. You're a little early to the panic button.
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For me, I have no problem waiting for my order to come in. My 1996 RAM runs perfectly. It could use some paint and upholstery though. I will be keeping it. Best investment I have ever made. Hope the 2013 is as good as it. if so my next RAM well be a 2030.
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The ALLPAR website has always read that some things like the HEMI & 8 speed, air suspension, certain radios & apps, & assorted bed sizes, would all have Late availability
That same thing was said at the TEXAS STATE FAIR

The 3.6 Litre engine was available right after September 7, 2012, when the first Ram rolled off the assembly line, some of them were Recalled

the Chicago Auto Show is now going on & there may be more information about things
http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2013/02...k-webcast.html

I hope that you ordered the RA4 radio, or at least the RA3
you won't be happy if you just got the RA1
the CD/DVD is no longer part of any radio, it is an Option, that fits into the arm rest
sales code RH1
I'm confused about radios to order. I thought it is just the unconnect 8.4AN with NAV, or without.
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I haven't even ordered my Laramie Crew 6'4, hemi, 8 speed and air suspension yet. I'm totally expecting not to get it till June. Just in time when I slow down at work and have time to enjoy it including all the Mod's I plan on doing to it. Which by the way, already have the list pretty much ready.
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I'm confused about radios to order. I thought it is just the unconnect 8.4AN with NAV, or without.
Trims below sport come with Uconnect 3.0 RA1/RA2 with sirusxm. Trims above Sport and R/T come with Uconnect 8.4a (Nav programmable). Laramie Longhorn comes with Uconnect 8.4AN that adds HD radio and has Nav, Sirus traffic, etc already programmed in.
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Obviously I'm referring to ordered vs off the lot?

More specifically those that wanted 8 speed Xms or air suspension or 3.6.

I'm sorry this is a little bit of a rant.

We've all seen the video's of the 3.6 or 8 speed or the air suspension.
They've been out for over 3 months - that what gets you truck of the year. When did the year start ???? Sept 2012????

Can you get any one of those today? I won't even add color to the equation!

Ford in January sold 250% more trucks than Ram.
GM in January sold 150% more trucks than Ram.

GM will replace their entire truck line-up in 2014. They previewed their vehicles at the Philadelphia auto show. 8 speeds and V6's.

The pressure was on Ram to preempt/slow down the momentum of the competition.

For those of us that ordered and believed there would be nothing better in Spet of 13 we may have been fooled.

We payed prime dollar for technology that will be heavily discounted in Sept. You say I can't believe it. Call for the bonus bucks. No laramies no air suspension vehicles.

Don't get me wrong I love the truck I ordered. I had bought Fords for the last 35 years. I came over from the dark side.

But really....don't marrry me and put off the honeymoon night for 4 months!

I think this forum has been great. No bashing and a great deal of information. Most of what we've been told I question.

Like one of the other posts.."My UPS and Fedex guy love me" they just pray I get a body to put all the parts on.

Thanks for listening..I've given up on customer support and the VOTS..neither is creditable.
I should have mentioned that on January 30th I made D1 with a Feb 12 ship and on February 8 I was dropped back to D status. Nobody could explain it.
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Hi folks, fyi, yesterday I test drove both the air suspension and non air same trucks same roads. Checked tire pressures before we started the runs. I for one could not tell the difference. Test run was on rough roads and over rail road tracks. I am not going to order the air suspension. Just saying if folks are looking for comparisons.
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