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Old 09-24-2011, 06:26 PM
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If you look around at updated fleets you'll start to see a lot more Rams out there. There is a reason for this...and the only reason Ford didn't have to take bailout money is that they HAD enough gov't fleet contracts to get by. I don't know about you guys, but any new police or trooper sedan that I've seen has been a charger, I've seen about twice as many new chassis cab Rams as Fords (way more than GM). There is a reason for it...
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Ford is living off of a reputation they've been building since the model T. They have built pretty good vehicles throughout the years. Dodge had some bad years with their trucks in the 70's and has had to live with that reputation.

As for now, I think there really isn't any significant difference between the trucks, it just comes down to personal preference. Actually, there is one major difference that sold me. The Ram is $1000's less.

Dodge is actually building a good reputation. Look at the sales figures for all trucks in the last few years, Ram is growing faster than the rest.
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If you look around at updated fleets you'll start to see a lot more Rams out there. There is a reason for this...and the only reason Ford didn't have to take bailout money is that they HAD enough gov't fleet contracts to get by. I don't know about you guys, but any new police or trooper sedan that I've seen has been a charger, I've seen about twice as many new chassis cab Rams as Fords (way more than GM). There is a reason for it...
I'm pretty sure you'll be seeing a lot more Dodge Charger police vehicles in the future as Ford ceased making the Crown Vic Police Interceptor a few months ago.

I did hear though that a lot of P.D.'s are hoarding the last of the Vic's that came off the line for future use in their departments. I guess they prefer the roominess of the Ford. To me, that Charger looks just as cool as a pursuit vehicle as the civilian issue.
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It is actually 3.00, 1.67, 1.50(kickdown gear in normal driving mode), 1.00, 0.75, 0.67
You are of course correct! I somehow left out OD1 (0.75).
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