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 - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits


Notices

Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits All custom mods on the outside of your Dodge Ram. Custom Dodge Ram Body Kits, Custom Paint, Grilles, Camper Tops, Bed Liners, etc.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-14-2010, 10:54 AM
kicknjeep kicknjeep is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Lebanon, Tn
Posts: 140
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Red
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
kicknjeep is on a distinguished road
Default Ram sportside!

OK just so you know i searched and searched but to no avail!
But has anybody here put a sportside bed on there Ram? or do you know of a write up of anybody who has?. It is a mod I have been thinking of for the near future and wanted to get an idea of what needs to be done. I know there is a lot of cutting, and fab work to do like cutting down the frame and welding new body mounts, gas tank location, ect,ect...
But think a sportside Ram would be unique and just plain cool.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 08-14-2010, 11:27 AM
CajunDodge's Avatar
CajunDodge CajunDodge is offline
Administrator




 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Morgan City, LA
Age: 38
Posts: 45,011
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:4010
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

We actually did have a thread about this but it was so long ago that the link doesn't work anymore: http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread....tepside&page=3, but I just Googled stepside and it comes up with all kinds of body kits to do this conversion. I thinkt that's what you're talking about?

- 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 08-14-2010, 12:51 PM
kicknjeep kicknjeep is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Lebanon, Tn
Posts: 140
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Red
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
kicknjeep is on a distinguished road
Default

Yea That gray stepside is the only pic of a sportside that I have found but no write ups of any kind! probably more fab than i would want to get into but still entertaining the idea.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-14-2010, 01:00 PM
CajunDodge's Avatar
CajunDodge CajunDodge is offline
Administrator




 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Morgan City, LA
Age: 38
Posts: 45,011
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:4010
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

It would be for me, that's for sure, but I actually came across a shop about an hour from me that does that type of work.

- 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
  #5  
Old 08-15-2010, 10:01 AM
kicknjeep kicknjeep is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Lebanon, Tn
Posts: 140
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Red
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
kicknjeep is on a distinguished road
Default

Yea couple shops around here as well and with what they priced it at is way more than I'm willing to put into a 95 model. will do some more research but prob not route i'm going and put that money into making it a little more mud/trail ready...
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-15-2010, 11:05 AM
strang3majik's Avatar
strang3majik strang3majik is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Hanover, PA
Age: 21
Posts: 1,068
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Ram Indy Pace Truck
Trim Level: Indy Pace Truck
Color: Blue w/ white stripes
Engine: 1998-2001 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp(standard), 250hp(Sport package)
Rep Power: 5
Rep:209
strang3majik has a spectacular aura aboutstrang3majik has a spectacular aura aboutstrang3majik has a spectacular aura about
Default

theres a guy around me who put a gen 1 stepside bed on a gen 2. Looks cool, and like crap at the same time.

The bodystyling is no where near the same...lol
__________________

98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited / 96 Dodge Ram Indy Pace Truck / 87 Dodge Charger GLHS / 85 Dodge Omni GLH
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-15-2010, 11:19 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

I'm still a lover of the fleetside style body .
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-15-2010, 10:37 PM
strang3majik's Avatar
strang3majik strang3majik is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Hanover, PA
Age: 21
Posts: 1,068
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Ram Indy Pace Truck
Trim Level: Indy Pace Truck
Color: Blue w/ white stripes
Engine: 1998-2001 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp(standard), 250hp(Sport package)
Rep Power: 5
Rep:209
strang3majik has a spectacular aura aboutstrang3majik has a spectacular aura aboutstrang3majik has a spectacular aura about
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Toms Blue Ram 1500 View Post
I'm still a lover of the fleetside style body .
step side looks good in this instance, though.

__________________

98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited / 96 Dodge Ram Indy Pace Truck / 87 Dodge Charger GLHS / 85 Dodge Omni GLH
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 08-15-2010, 11:24 PM
kicknjeep kicknjeep is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Lebanon, Tn
Posts: 140
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Red
Engine: 1994-2001 318ci (5.2L) Magnum V8 220hp
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
kicknjeep is on a distinguished road
Default

Hey strang3majik that truck was in the last issue of OFFROAD magazine and is what got me to thinking of a stepside for mine. But like I said may be more work than i want to tackle and I wanted to see i it would be feasible.
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 06:08 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