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Old 11-03-2010, 03:07 PM
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Just purchased my first vehicle on my own and due to "limited credit history" had a hell of a time getting a vehicle. Ending up getting cleared for a 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 reg. cab with, unfortunately, the 3.7L V6. Literally the base of the base but it beats a 2002 Ford Focus with a blown head gasket.
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Old 11-03-2010, 03:19 PM
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Welcome & congrats on the new ride. Nice big jump from the Focus.Show us some Pics when you pick her up.
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Congrats on your truck, sounds a lot like the circumstances I was in when I bought my truck. You don't have to have the HEMI to have a very capable truck. Any pics? We'd love to see it! Are you planning any mods for it? 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 and congrats on your new RAM!!!!!!!!

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Glad you joined us and welcome to the Z for Rams from Baltimore . Nothing wrong with what you purchased . Do you have any pictures of your truck ? Have you done any mods or have plans for any ? 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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