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  1. 2017 Ram 1500 Rust Spots Everywhere!

    Body & Interior
    I'm in Canada. I have a 2017 1500 with 50,000 km, and I've started noticing hundreds of tiny little rust spots everywhere. I'm wondering what steps I need to take to ensure that if this is somehow going to be a massive issue ongoing, I get all my ducks in a row to make sure that it's covered...
  2. Rust Repair: Any Guesstimates as to how Much I'd be Looking at Paying?

    Body & Interior
    Just noticed 3 rust bubbles coming up from under my OEM style flares on my bed. I can pick up 2 weld-in replacement patches for about $140. If I were to take it to a shop, have them cut, weld, and paint the new pieces, how much could I expect for the bill?
  3. 2014 sport paint bubbles

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello all I tried searching but I'm looking at a 2014 dodge ram sport black that is loaded. Only thing I see is a few bubbles on driver front fender by the hemi sign? Is this because of insulation in there causing the bubbles or a previous bad paint job on a fender bender. I don't want to buy a...
  4. Rustproofing

    Body & Interior
    So, I pick up the pickup on Saturday. '03 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab. Guy said body work and repaint was done not long ago, not sure how well or by who, feels pretty solid but already can see some rust bubbles at the cab corners. Has the fender flares so couldn't see under there, but apparently a...
  5. Seal between bed and cab

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    No, not the ones on the sides of the bed, the one between the bottom of the bed and the cab that runs the width of the frame rails. I came across a FB post that referenced it last night and mentioned that since it contacts the cab it rubs the paint. I've seen it from above several times and it...
  6. Dealer wont cover rust on wheel well...who do i call??

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    I have a quarter sized rust bubble on my 2013 ram with less than 50000 miles on it...the entire truck is immaculate other than this. I took it to the dealer and the body shop manager took pics and submitted them to chrysler but it was rejected....Is there any way i can take this further....it is...
  7. Rocker panel rust

    2010 Dodge Ram Forum
    My rocker panels are rusted out. of course from the inside out. I'm incredibly frustrated that this has happened on my 2010 being that it's not that old. I contacted Chrysler only to be told it's out of warranty so I'm SOL:smiledown: I've talked to a couple different body shops, all of which...
  8. Rock Chip/Corrosion Prevention from Ocean

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Noticed a chip on the bottom of my box where it meets the cab on the passenger side Its right thru to metal. I recieved a paint pen from the dealership to match my truck. Any advice before i clean the area and apply this? I live .75 km from the pacific ocean, and also an considering a...
  9. 2006 Dodge Ram Rust Issues

    Body & Interior
    Hello, I am new to this forum and also new to a Dodge Ram! I just bought a 2006 Ram 1500 Quad Cab SLT Big Horn Edition w/ HEMI. Obviously, with the vehicle being nearly 10 years old, I bought it expecting to deal with some slight rust. Overall, the body seems to be in great condition for its age...
  10. Rust Warranty Question

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    Does anyone know what types of rust issues are covered under warranty? My 2012 Ram Laramie Longhorn side steps have disconnected from the body of the truck due to rust. I am waiting for the dealership to open in my area to call and make an appointment but figured I would see if anybody here had...
  11. 2nd Gen Ram Doors Help

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Hello I'm looking for 2001 doors for both sides but my real question is do you know any way for them to stop rusting at the bottom? I know it's common for 2nd Gen ram to rust there :smiledown: but I would appreciate it!! Open to all suggestions!!!!
  12. rear wheel well rust

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    starting to see some cancer on the tops of my wheel wells. granted my bed is pretty rough and needs quite a few patches on the floor and front wall. Does anyone have any ideas on combating this? i know the problem is the way the wheel well meets the fender and it catches grime and water and...
  13. Bed Lining The Doors

    Custom Modifications- Interior & Exterior Body
    I have a 1999 dodge ram and i have a bad rust problem at the bottom of the doors. I was thinking about putting spray on bed liner at the bottom of the doors and above the wheel wells. I was wondering if anyone has done this and has pictures of what it looks like.. Please Help!
  14. Rear Wheel well-bed rust-through

    Body & Interior
    I was wondering if anyone else was having a problem with rust in this area. It's not noticeable now, but I have a feeling it's just gonna get worse. I think(just an assumption) that it was caused by the salt from the roads up North in Michigan where the truck was for several years. If anyboby...
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