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Old 12-13-2010, 12:32 PM
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After months of research on this site and several others, I finally pulled the trigger and ordered my new Ram 1500.
Unlike most buyers, I did not need the 2 extra doors, so I ordered a Regular Cab, Short Box, 4x4 in Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearlcoat.

I was somewhat disappointed in the way the options were pachaged though.

I had to get a 3.92 gear ratio to get the LSD.

The only way to get the fog lights was to order the Preferred Equipment Group, which included the 20" wheels I wanted, but non the the style I wanted and also included the 10-way power seat, which I did not want.

There was no rear exit exhaust for this model either.

In the end, it does not really matter, as my new truck is on it's way and I can not wait for it to get here.

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Old 12-13-2010, 03:08 PM
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It sounds like it is a nice truck & 4X4 to boot, what rear ratio were you looking for, 3.55s or 4.11s ?

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Hey there Thomas and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Congrats on your truck, be sure to post some pics when you get it, we all want to see your new toy!I know how you feel about the packages, though. When I was going to order my '07 Jeep, I was going to end up with some options I didn't want/need just to get the ones I did, but, in the long run, it's cheaper to do it that way. 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 Z. Unfortunately all manufacturers do the option package thing. Personally I like the power seats. I'm short and getting the mechanical seat set where I'm comfortable reaching the pedals without being crushed against the wheel is impossible.

We have a lot of forums for all kinds of topics, so you shouldn't have any problems finding a place to post questions.

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Hello and welcome aboard the ForumZ. Great to have you. Did you take a look at the Sports? Those have a couple of the options you mentioned that you had some interest in.
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Welcome to this RamforumZ
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It sounds like it is a nice truck & 4X4 to boot, what rear ratio were you looking for, 3.55s or 4.11s ?

Everyone in here enjoys pictures & we would enjoy seeing your Ram
I would have liked the 3.55's in a LSD in order to improove my MPG.

That is one of the reasons I took the 20" wheels. The diameter is 1 1/2" larger than with the 17" rims and tires.
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