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Old 10-16-2013, 10:58 PM
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So back last April or May, we had high winds for about a week solid. I ended up with a dent on my driver's door, right above the handle. If it had been *anywhere* else, it wouldn't had bothered me so much, but I had to look at it every time I opened the door. So I called the dent repair guy who the dealership sent to my house to remove a dent in my tailgate (that was there when I purchased the truck new).

Cut to today.. he is a mobile dent guy who travels to Price about once a week to mainly do work for the dealerships. We met this afternoon.. when I arrived at the location (an open lot behind a car wash) I found that he was in one of the bays washing his truck. I had forgotten in the last year that he owns a 2005 Ram 1500. It became apparent to me that he cares for his Ram. I told him about the Forum here last year but he admitted to getting his first computer not a few months ago.

When he was done polishing his '05, we got down to business and he popped the dent out lickity split. After the work was done, we lined the trucks up and I snapped a few shots. Then we stood around and chatted trucks, mods, dents.. he was impressed with everything I have done with my truck since he last saw it.. back then, it was bone stock. He is very much like me when it comes to mods.. it has to be useful, practical and functional. I reminded him again of the Forum and told him he really needs to create an account and come chat with us. He could really have a lot to share as far as dent repair and removal! So, we shall see if I made a better impression this second time around.

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Old 10-17-2013, 06:42 AM
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Pretty cool story. It's always nice to run into another Rammer that feel the same way that you do.

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Old 10-17-2013, 10:19 AM
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Way to spread the word, Kai, and talk it up with a fellow Ram enthusiast.
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In UT you don't have to have a front plate? In NV you don't either.
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In UT you don't have to have a front plate? In NV you don't either.
I wish Ontario didn't need front plates.. it just gets in the way.

And great looking pics and trucks. That is a very clean and well maintained 3rd gen. And your truck is looking awesome. I think you should lift it with some big tires, would go awesome with everything. Especially those damn cab lights.. i want them so badd, but feel like I would mess something up drilling into my roof.
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That is a cool story and cool pics of a couple very nice trucks!

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Pretty cool, Kai! Glad you got the dent taken care of. And way to recruit for the forum! My best friends niece (19 years old) just bought a 2002 Ram Sport QC. She had questions about mods, and I told her: Go to the Z and find everything you need to know. She found it right there on her phone and said "Oh man, this is awesome!" Hopefully we'll have a new member soon!
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Thanks everyone.. I will continue to promote the Z as you all have been so unbelievably helpful (and patient!) over the last year. There is no price to place on the value this forum and its members offer and I feel it should be shared with as many as possible. (Although I wouldn't mind keeping you guys all to myself :P)
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