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Old 09-07-2013, 07:55 PM
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On Thursday, I finally took the plunge and purchased a 2013 1500 SLT Bighorn Quad Cab 4x4; Flame red with Canyon brown / Light frost beige interior. Over the past 32 years I have had all the "big three" trucks, including imports. My last Dodge was back in 2001; a 1500 Ram sport quad cab and before that was a 2001 Dodge Dakota. I really liked the Dakota, but only kept it for 2000 miles and traded up to the Ram due to it having more room. I liked the style but it was plagued with defects from the start, the worst being the creaking dash on the passenger side. There was a TSB out since 1994 on the problem, and it would have required removing the dash and spreading the metal at the pillar / dash where it was rubbing. I declined, and sold the truck a year later. My past vehicle was a Chevrolet Avalanche that I really liked, but again, it had it's share of defects also. So after eight years and 36,000 miles, I decided to go for the "truck of the year". I have to say, I am really impressed. I am very particular about a lot of things; especially my vehicles. I have gone over this truck and have only found two minor defects. The trim cover on the left side front of the console did not fit snug at the top; turned out it was due to a clip that did not seat fully and was bent to the side. The same thing on the drivers side door sill cover; a clip did not go into the hole and when pushed, it turned the plastic white in that area. The dealer will order the parts for me and I will install them whe they arrive. Other than that, the truck is amazing. Ride quality, noise level, handling, power, fit / finish and comfort are second to none. I hope that this is a preview of what to expect during the many years I will own this amazing vehicle.
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:28 PM
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