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Old 10-31-2010, 08:18 AM
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Hello all,

I'm new to the forums and I'm saying hi. I have a 2005 Ram Daytona edition that we bought new in 2005. It has not been our daily driver since we began the adoption of our daughter a couple of years ago. It has about 56k miles on it, its badge is 363, and the warranty just expired. We decided that it is time to start having some fun with it.

We haven't done much to it yet. A few years ago we put a snugtop on and had the wing mounted on top of that and I put a new h/u in. Also, I got a DiabloSport Predator a couple of weeks ago. Now the fun begins. I've been doing a lot of reading here and I can see that much of what we have (the wing) and what we are planning are not popular here but to each his own. Here's what we're planning so far.

- Ordered new audio equipment. Mostly Alpine stuff. We want good sound but nothing crazy. Alpine PDX5 pushing JL Audio stealthbox and Alpine 2-ways.

- Ordered Vertical Doors, Lambo Doors. I've read about them being played. My wife is not into cars but has taken a real interest in the truck. The only thing she had really asked for was this. While I probably would not have chosen this mod on my own, I think it will still look pretty nice. I've never actually seen a vehicle with them in person where we live.

- Ordered Katzkin sample book. We are going to Katzkin the seats. We saw a vid of a Daytona Ram on YouTube that had custom embroidery including the number of the Daytona Badge. My wife liked the idea so now we just need to pick the right colors.

There is lots more we are planning to do but we wanted to do all of the major interior stuff at the same time. The truck will probably be out of commission for a bit. I have lots of questions but I'll save those for the appropriate forum.
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Old 10-31-2010, 08:48 AM
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Sounds like a really cool truck, those Daytona's are awesome, especially in silver! Any pics of yours? We'd love to see it! Nice to hear your wife is in on the project with you and brings some ideas of her own, great mod list, definitely can't wait to see and hear about the progress so be sure to keep us posted! Lots of great people and info here, so any questions you have, feel free to ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Old 10-31-2010, 08:55 AM
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Hello and welcome. Those daytona's are a sharp looking truck and it sounds like you have some real cool stuff planned for it. Please post up some pics if you have any to share, would love to see it. Enjoy the forum.
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Old 10-31-2010, 04:01 PM
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Glad you joined us and welcome to the Z for Rams from Baltimore . Do you have any pictures of your truck ? 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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Old 10-31-2010, 04:19 PM
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Thanks for all the well wishes. Here's our Daytona.

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I just reinstalled the 93Oct DiabloSport tune and I'm getting it ready to go under the knife...

...and drill...and hammer...and...
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