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Old 02-02-2011, 02:31 AM
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maybe changing the Dakota shouldn't have a number
maybe a name like Fargo or Sturgis would be better
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I don't think it matters what they call it. It just needs to be a great little truck.
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Old 02-02-2011, 10:37 AM
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Let's face it no one likes change. If they choose to separate RAM into it's own identity well I actually feel kind of honoured that they felt these trucks were soooo good they needed their own identity.
As for the Dakota well be it a mini Ram, a Ram100, or still the dakota...It should be a great starter truck for anyone. Perhpas the change in required...I hate that Dodge got rid of the Magnum perhaps they will use that name instead?
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The dakota sells like crap because its not really useful for anything. Its almost as big as a 1500, has roughly the same mileage, but can't haul as much. They need to make it smaller, and more like the 98-99 style, IMO. And definitely no unibody stuff. The ridgeline should be proof enough that no one wants a car with a box. As for the name, everyone knows the dakota, keep the name and move it into the RAM brand. RAM is a truck brand, and at least for the time being, the Dakota is a legitimate truck.
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Jeep is coming out with a pickup box, will it look like an old Willys pickup?
i would almost bet that the Dakota will be a crossover too, maybe like a SUV with a bed
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hey as long as there's still a ram head on the truck i'm good
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They need to do some thing about Dakota's name but not the 150. I say we go back to the old way were the half ton was 150, 3/4 ton was 250 and so on(ram 100 would fit right in). Also the new Dakotas are to big, in my opinion are pushing full size truck size. You can get a base 1500 cheaper than a Dakota and the Dakota is suppose to be compact/midsize. Also no uni body's, I think it would be hard to replace parts and would not be as strong (correct me if I am wrong).
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i just bought a new Ram 1500 less than two weeks ago and the invoice and the window sticker have it labeled as a Ram 1500 Big horn Quad Cab 4x4 and right under that its labeled as a Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab 4x4. im so confused ! ! ! jk hahahaha
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I've read multiple quotes from Chrysler heads saying that RAM will always be a dodge at hear the latest I read said that they will always keep dodge vins. that dodge needed a hipper sportier brand and that marketing doesn't really fit the trucks. so to me RAM just seems like a marketing off shot which is fine w/ me. Ford had their built Ford tough for trucks Toyota has that Toyota trucks logo its like the same thing everyone knows it'll always be a DODGE RAM
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