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Old 07-29-2009, 05:11 PM
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Hello all. I recently inherited a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 4X4 Lone Star edition with the 5.7 HEMI. I know absolutely nothing about these trucks, so any information you can give me will be appreciated.

If you are wondering what types of questions I have, let me give you some examples:

What is the significance of the Lone Star Edition besides the badge on the tail gate?

How can I tell if my truck has MDS?

Is there anything I should look for like common problem areas or known issues with this generation of Ram truck?

Any other general information you may have that will help me better familiarize myself with this vehicle. It appears to be bone stock, but I hope to change that soon.

Thanks in advance for your help. Now I am off to abuse the "Search" button!
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Old 07-29-2009, 06:16 PM
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Welcome to the ForumZ ! Glad you joined us.
Lone Star Edition is an edition for Texas Ram's , more infos here:
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Old 07-29-2009, 06:20 PM
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Welcome to RamForumZ!!! Lone Star edition is a package that just adds some of the popular options (and you get a fancy badge on the truck). MDS is on your HEMI, came from Dodge that way.
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Here is the only picture I have at the moment.
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Hello and welcome from the Show Me state as well!

Nice looking blue! I likey the blue ones!
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