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Old 11-28-2011, 11:46 PM
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Hey all,
Recently bought my GF a 2005 Ram 1500 QC Hemi. Have already added Dynomax duals, and 285/70-17 Nitto Terra Grapplers on 17x9 Gear Alloy Double Pump wheels. It came with the polished aluminum 20" wheels, but I opted to drop down to gain some sidewall and ride comfort. Soon to come is some sort of fender flares (want to cover some paint chip repairs).
I'm mainly a Ford truck guy ('95 F-250 7.3 PowerStroke), but I gotta admit this Ram is a real pleasure to drive. Granted, I've got no seat time in any of the newer Fords, but after driving the Ram I feel the bar has been set pretty high. Starting to wish I'd bought it for myself!

I've already gained a lot of Ram-fu from the site, hope to be able to give some back soon. I'm an old gearhead from way back, I must be of some use somewhere!
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Old 11-29-2011, 04:07 AM
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Welcome to the forum,
This forum is full of great looking trucks; packed with great mod ideas and there are loads of knowledgeable and experienced people here.

Sounds like your GF is a lucky girl. That's very nice ride you picked up for her.
Coming from someone that drove Fords for a couple of decades before 'trying' a Dodge (3 trucks ago), DO NOT take a HD Ram with a Cummins for a drive.....unless you are prepared to trade in your 7.3.....the next day!
I really liked my Ford trucks, but figured I should at least check out the competition. Every couple of years a trade in my truck, and I always check out the competition before ordering my new one, and seem to be sticking with Dodge.

AND - We all like pix! Got any to share?

Enjoy the Z!
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Old 11-29-2011, 11:24 AM
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Hello and welcome to the forum glad to have you join us! Sounds like a nice truck and I agree, your gf is one lucky gal! Any pics of the truck? We'd love to see it! Off to a nice start on the mods, too, so be sure to keep us posted! You should get her to join us on here, also, several of us RAM chicks on here lol! 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. Hope you try out the Ram cummins. We need more converts! ;-)
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