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Old 10-08-2010, 10:48 PM
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Default Looking into trading my 99 for an 08...

So I have a feeling my trans is on it's way out in my 99, so rather then worrying about the cost to replace and fix it I have found an 08 1500 I am looking into trading my 99 for.

So my question is, what are your thoughts on the matter...

The 08 has 40k one owner and is in pristine condition. But what sort of problems are common in this year? Am I going to be getting into the same issue a few years down the road?
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The trans in the later model rams are a much better piece . Tell us more about the '08 .
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Give us some details on the 08 as far as equipment/option level, price, etc...we can help ya with more info.

As Tom said ^^^^ besides some TSB's (have the dealer run the VIN for them to see what's been done and what needs doing) I've heard of no chronic or serious issues.

If ya like the truck and can make a good deal, I think you'll be very happy with it. My 07 has been running flawlessly!
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2008 Ram1500 SLT 4.7L, Off road package, 42,258 miles on the clock, Mineral Gray Metallic, 4 door, short bed, dealer asking 21,000 for it.

Original owner purchased off show room floor, non smoker in 60's, garage kept the truck, brought to dodge dealer for everything (oil changes etc), no problems. Owner traded it in because he wanted a 2011 model.
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Thats a pretty penny . I'd like to see ya find a hemi truck . With the MDS you will get better mileage than a 4.7 .
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Sounds like a nice truck. Not too many trucks are garage kept anymore (I wish my truck would fit, but it ain't happening), so that's a big plus IMHO.
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Thats a pretty penny . I'd like to see ya find a hemi truck . With the MDS you will get better mileage than a 4.7 .
Get the price down or try and get into an 09/10 with the upgraded MDS and HEMI.
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Thats over priced, its not even a hemi model. I suggest looking up the blue book value for that truck
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