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Old 11-02-2009, 07:50 PM
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Well, after having my truck keyed 2 months ago, it's finally getting into the shop to get it repaired. In addition to the warranty damage (front fender, and both passenger doors) and a $250 deductable, I'm getting a bunch of other work done too. Getting the plastic top front bumper cover smoothed and painted, mirrors, new front valence, rollpan, and shaving the tailgate handle and radio antennae. They're also fixing a few dents that were there when I bought it. Hopefully, will have it back by the end of the week.

I told my body guy that I still had all the parts I'd pulled off including the hood, mirrors, headlight assemblies, chrome rear bumper, and he offerd to take them all and take their cost off of the work. I get to empty out my storage locker AND get a deal off of my work! Bonus.
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Old 11-02-2009, 08:11 PM
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I hope you get it back quickly and in even better shape! I hate having to drive something else....eww!!

Awesome about the little you got going on there!!
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Old 11-02-2009, 08:23 PM
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At least it's still a mopar! I'm driving the gf's caliber while it's in. I hate being so low to the ground... and not being pressed into my seat when I floor it... V4
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I hate that feeling!!! Like you are going to scrape your behind on the ground!! A V4?! You could probably get out and run faster!!
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Almost...0-60 in 18.4 seconds....Oh how I wish I'd talked her into the SRT-4
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But could you afford her speeding tickets??
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Nice! Can't wait to see the pictures. I keep debating on losing the chrome myself.
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Good to hear you got such a good deal on it! I wish I had parts to give away in exchange for a dent repair and repaint myself. And I would lose the chrome bumpers chithead. I love the look of body colored bumpers and grill. The sport package is perfect for me! Just my opinion on chrome though.
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I dont think i'd be worried about hers... more like mine when I was back in town and wanted to put some ricers to shame at their own game... the ram is like killing a fly with a bazooka... the SRT-4 would only be a .50

I had that debate with myself for all of 5 minutes when I found a way to go without. Then I found myself on the mod road with reckless abandon... I know lots of people love chrome, and yeah, it looks good, but almost every truck out here is chromed to the nuts, I want something different, which is why I'm also putting the drop on it instead of jacking it.
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You don't see very many Inferno Red Sports... plus I think the body color bumpers and grille with the chrome bars would just make it sweet. And I'd get to fix that dent in the rear bumper. Ok DEFINITELY looking forward to pics of your completed paintjob now.
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