DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - News Desk > Newbie Checkin!


Notices

Newbie Checkin! New to the forums? Introduce yourself here!


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
United Radio
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 10-26-2009, 01:06 AM
Dan's Avatar
Dan Dan is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: MD
Posts: 192
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Inferno Red
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:27
Dan is on a distinguished road
Default Finally got around to an introduction... a month later

Hi everybody. Not exactly new- been posting for about a month, but I never really introduced myself here. Also just washed my truck, finally got some pictures of it, and this seems like the best place to post them.

Anyway, I'm Dan. I live in MD, bout half way between Baltimore and DC. Just bought my 2009 Ram 1500 Laramie about 3 months ago (July).

Pics are posted below. Everything on the truck is stock except for the predator tune and the wiring for the lighted hitch plug. Spliced it underneath so I didn't have to run the wire around the bumper to the plug.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg P1070767.jpg (97.9 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg P1070769.jpg (96.1 KB, 9 views)
File Type: jpg P1070772.jpg (97.8 KB, 6 views)
File Type: jpg P1070774.jpg (98.2 KB, 5 views)
File Type: jpg P1070784.jpg (93.7 KB, 8 views)
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 10-26-2009, 01:12 AM
CajunDodge's Avatar
CajunDodge CajunDodge is offline
Administrator




 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Morgan City, LA
Age: 38
Posts: 45,536
Gender: Female
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge RAM 1500
Trim Level: ST SWB Regular Cab
Color: Bright Silver Metallic
Engine: 2002-2008 226ci (3.7L) Magnum/PowerTech V6 215hp 235lb/ft
Rep Power: 36
Rep:4069
CajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond reputeCajunDodge has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Well great intro, there Dan, what a beautiful truck you have!!! for the pics, and at least we got to see her on a clean day, lol! Seriously man, sweet lookin' ride! How do you like the RamBox? I sure wish they had thought of that a year earlier!!!

- Cajun
__________________
CajunDodge - 2008 Dodge RAM 1500 ST SWB, Bright Silver Metallic, Magnum V-6

New to RamForumZ? Introduce yourself in the NEWBIE CHECKIN!
Need help? PM me or leave a message on my PROFILE PAGE!
Enjoy RamForumZ? Support your forum and become a SITE SUPPORTER today!
Like a member's post? Let 'em know and add some REP POINTS!
Please be sure you understand the Ram ForumZ RULES!

Who Dat Nation Super Bowl XLIV Champions - Geaux Saints!!!

ASE certified Automotive Parts Specialist
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-26-2009, 01:13 AM
Toms Blue Ram 1500's Avatar
Toms Blue Ram 1500 Toms Blue Ram 1500 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Dundalk , Md .
Age: 50
Posts: 21,491
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '01 Ram 1500
Trim Level: Sport with Off-Road
Color: Intense Blue
Engine: 1998-2001 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp(standard), 250hp(Sport package)
Rep Power: 19
Rep:1588
Toms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant future
Default

Great to have ya here . Truck looks great . Any mods under the hood planned ? Where you live ? I live in Dundalk but use to live in Jessup right off 295 . If you have any questions about the sight or just in general feel free to ask away . If you have any other Ram buddies , tell them about us . Would love to have them . The more the merrier . Talk to ya soon . Tom
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-26-2009, 01:26 AM
Incognito's Avatar
Incognito Incognito is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 852
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab
Trim Level: 5.7L Hemi 4x4
Color: Graphite Gray
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:72
Incognito will become famous soon enough
Default

Damn! That is nice! With a 390HP Hemi one would question as to why you'd need more power, but hey, it's like sex. You simply can't have enough.

So how do you like that new Rambox with the side storage? I know GM had those on their Avalanche and Escalade but how's the roominess of the bed? It looks like it dropped quite a bit. You can still fit a 4x8 sheet of plywood in the back?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-26-2009, 01:37 AM
erm
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Nice lookin' truck, Dan!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-26-2009, 01:51 AM
Dan's Avatar
Dan Dan is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: MD
Posts: 192
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Inferno Red
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:27
Dan is on a distinguished road
Default

The Rambox is fantastic- it was a big selling point for me on the truck. They've come in quite handy as built in coolers a couple times already, and it's a convenient place to store my ratchet straps and such. I can still fit a 4 foot wide sheet of plywood flat in the bed- a little tight, but it definitely fits. A full 4x8 sheet would require the tailgate to be down, and there'd be some overhang, but it wouldn't be much of a pain at all.

No performance mods planned beyond the predator right now. I might try to get a better flowing drop in air filter, or maybe a full intake, but I'd kind of like to keep that lifetime powertrain warranty going as long as I can. I'm planning on driving this thing more or less until the wheels fall off, and I'd imagine that sometime before that happens, the temptation to put headers and a performance exhaust on it will be too much to resist.
I'll most likely get a color matched Line-X bed liner at some point in the not-to-distant future, and maybe one of those hard folding tonneau covers.

And Tom, I'm in the Burtonsville area- not too far from the intersection of Rt 29 and Rt 198
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-26-2009, 09:36 AM
dodgeman70592's Avatar
dodgeman70592 dodgeman70592 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Youngwood, PA (currently)
Age: 34
Posts: 5,642
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Custom
Color: Patriot Blue
Engine: 2007-2011 409ci (6.7L) Cummins Turbo Diesel 350hp 650lb/ft
Rep Power: 11
Rep:1648
dodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant futuredodgeman70592 has a brilliant future
Default

Welcome to the Z!!! Sweet ride you got there, love the RAMBOX, I could use that for tailgaiting, lol. Give the mod bug some time, once its in your system, you cant get it out. Hope to see ya around, enjoy the board!!
__________________

2008 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4 CTD.....lightly modded

2008 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 #3560.....lightly modded
2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon....lightly modded (yeah right, it's a Jeep!)
2010 Jeep GC SRT-8.....lightly modded
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-26-2009, 09:37 AM
BlueJet's Avatar
BlueJet BlueJet is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Joplin, MO
Posts: 56,694
Gender: Female
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Electric Blue
Rep Power: 42
Rep:3944
BlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond reputeBlueJet has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hello and welcome!

Glad you finally said hi! Your truck rocks! Congrats! Glad you have been enjoying the board!
__________________



Like what you see? Support this fine site!

Go here for great how-to's and make sure you know the rules!

Make sure you show off your Ram by posting pics in the GALLERY!!

L.O.B.

Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 10-26-2009, 12:21 PM
LYC79's Avatar
LYC79 LYC79 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: ITALY
Age: 35
Posts: 6,615
Gender: Female
Vehicle: '08 Caliber & '09 Nitro
Trim Level: SXT CRD 2.0 / 2.8
Color: Stone White / Brilliant Black
Rep Power: 10
Rep:426
LYC79 is just really niceLYC79 is just really niceLYC79 is just really niceLYC79 is just really niceLYC79 is just really nice
Default

Thanks for introducing yourself Dan!
Nice looking truck!
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 10-26-2009, 12:31 PM
chithead's Avatar
chithead chithead is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Landis, NC
Age: 33
Posts: 12,930
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: R/T Baby!!!
Color: Bright White
Rep Power: 16
Rep:2078
chithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond reputechithead has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Welcome to RamForumZ!!! I like that color
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:38 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum