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Old 09-10-2010, 06:17 AM
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How do folks. Like mentioned above I am a first time truck owner and i believe I have picked a nice one. Maybe you can tell me otherwise but I hope not. My wife and I will be picking up our new Dodge on Tues in the pm. Now for the details. It's a brand new red regular cab shortbox 4x4 with the 5.7 Hemi. The hp rating of 390 and torque of 407 seems like a fairly stout number. The only modifications that are going to be done are bug deflector, fiberglass color matching tonneau cover, performance exhaust, rustproofing and side stepups. I think that is it for now but I am sure there are many things I can still do to personalize the truck. Oh I forgot I will have had the bed sprayed with the black armour stuff before we take delivery.

As a truck virgin can anyone suggest other things I can do to the truck but keep in mind I have limited space ie garage roof/top of truck etc. Did I make a wise purchase? Oh up here in Canada the truck was listed at 44,980.00 and we bought it for a hair under 30,000.00 Canadian. I look forward to learning all there is to learn from the truck crowd. Oh the other nice thing is now I have a truck that can tow my toy if need be which is a 2009 GT500.

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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you! Congrats on your truck, be sure to post some pics when you get it, we'd love to see it! Nice list of mods you have to start, too, and yes, there is a lot of potential there! If you're going to do the exhaust, you should also look into a CAI and perhaps a tuner as well, the three best mods for the HEMI! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Hello Paul and welcome to the ForumZ. Great to have you. That was a nice intro! Congrats on the new Ram! What you can do with these beasts is unlimited. Your options can range from cosmetic to performance. Chat with the other members here and read all you can. We are all very helpful, enjoy pics and talking about our trucks as well as others. Also, when you get an opportunity go under the User CP of your account and fill out the details of your truck. Then in the future if you have any questions regarding your Ram, we will have all the necessary information to get you a more rapid response.
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you! Congrats on your truck, be sure to post some pics when you get it, we'd love to see it! Nice list of mods you have to start, too, and yes, there is a lot of potential there! If you're going to do the exhaust, you should also look into a CAI and perhaps a tuner as well, the three best mods for the HEMI! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Welcome to the forum, Paul, and congrats on the new truck.

I'm sure, as you peruse the forum, that you will get more mod ideas. If you aren't sure on something, just post up a question and you'll get an answer.
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