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Old 11-09-2009, 10:53 PM
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This week, I purchased my first Chrysler product, a 2010 Ram 1500 with a Hemi engine. It is Inferno Red quad cab with all the goodies. I am trying to make it more of a Vics custom truck by adding aftermarket items such as running boards, bed mad and tonneau cover. It will take time but I have located the first two and as soon as they arrive they will go on my beauty.
If anyone has suggestions for a 67 year old man who loves cars/trucks but doesn't run them hard or in the dirt, I am open to them. Especially suggestions on the right tonneau cover and the possibility of lowering the rear end a couple of inches to make it look more level.
I live in Fort Mohave, Arizona (n/w corner of the state) with my lovely wife of 46 years and our 13+ year old dog named Nellie. We love to travel in our cars, truck and Motorhome whenever we can. I'm looking forward to a long love affair with my truck. I have been a GM man for all my driving life until I chose this truck over the Chevy and GMC competition.
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Welcome to the forum!

Maybe you'd want to add a front bull bar and some additional lights. It really helps at times.
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Old 11-09-2009, 11:17 PM
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Glad you joined us Vic . Any pictures of it ? Any of your friends have Rams ? 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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Congrats on the new Ram! Post up some pics of that beauty! We are glad to have you here! You will find more things to do to it, give us a little time!
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Welcome to the Z! Glad you're loving the RAM and that you've moved on from the bow-ties.

What kind of toneau cover are you looking for? a hard cover, soft cover, roll up? If you are looking to lower the rear you could look at lowering coils for the rear coil suspension. I don't know if anyone has made coils for the 2010s yet, but be patient.
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Hello Vic and welcome to RamForumZ, and to the Dodge family, great to have you here, and congrats the 2010, sounds like an awesome truck! Have you taken any pics of it yet that you can share? We'd all love to see it! There are lots of great people on here who can help in answering your questions so in the meantime, look forward to talking to you and I hope you enjoy the board!

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Welcome to the "Z", Vic!
I have just fitted a Bakflip G2 hard tonneau cover to my ram and will be posting pics on the thread in the off topic discussion, as soon as I can !
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Welcome to the Z Vic!! Glad to have ya aboard, I know you will love it here and you will love your new ride. Waht kind of cover do you prefer? Hard, soft, fiberglass, color matched, light, versitale?
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Well on top of the tonneau cover I'd recommend a free flowing exhaust, cold air intake, tuner and an electric fan to help free up some power and extra miles per gallon.

Welcome to the board, and hopefully you'll enjoy your dodge more than a Chevy.
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