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Old 11-02-2009, 04:32 AM
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I don't have a Ram 1500 yet but I have it ordered. It will be a blue regular cab 4x2 R/T with the sliding rear window and chrome steps; all the rest comes with the R/T.
I am a Canadian and single. (Are there any other Canadian members?) I am retired after 37 years of work. Presently I drive an 06 Pontiac GTP with a six speed and have modified it considerably; it's a coupe. I also have a "toy"--a 1989 Mustang LX--low mileage and never seen a winter. It is heavily modified for performance. I have tried to do something every year since I bought it in 1987.
This Ram will be my first Dodge pickup and I am really looking forward to getting it and hoping that Dodge won't delay its arrival. I have had two other pickups--a 1999 and a 2002; both were Silverados with the step side box. I modified them too with everything from interior kits to a rear sway bar so as you can see I like to modify my vehicles to make them faster and more individual. I hope I can get good info from this site and to enjoy it.
Finally, I have one question to start things off: The truck is coming with 265/45 R22 tires and 22" rims. These are totally useless in winter driving so I plan to get 275/70 R17 tires and winter rims. Will 17" rims fit on the vehicle and clear the brakes?
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Old 11-02-2009, 04:50 AM
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Hello and welcome to RamForumZ, glad you joined us here, and nice intro! So have they assigned your VIN yet? Typically once they do that, your build date is set. In answer to your other question, we have lots of folks on here from north of the border, and I'm sure they will be on soon.

Sounds like you have some other cool rides, got any pics you can share? You're definitely in the right place when it comes to mods, we love that here, so besides changing out the wheels, what do you have in mind for your truck when you get it? I'm not the wheel and tire guru, but others here will be able to help. Lots of great people and info here so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the board!

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Congrats on the new blue truck!! It sounds great! We have lots of Canadian members here! Keep us posted on your truck, we can't wait to see it! I hope you enjoy the board!
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Welcome to the forum. A set of 17's should fit as long as you get the proper offset and backspace.

I'd talk with the dealer's service writer about this a bit. Then maybe the parts guys about finding specs on the two difference sized wheels to see if there is any major difference except for diameter.
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Great to have ya here . Gonna need pics of your ride when it comes in . Any plans for mods ? I believe they should fit , as Maddog said just make sure it has the correct backspacing . If you have any other Ram buddies tell them about us . We would love to have them . You will find this site is full of a lot of talented people . So if theres any question that you need answered , just shoot away . Talk to ya soon . Tom
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