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Good deal or no!!

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by bindlestiff, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. bindlestiff

    bindlestiff Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I saw an 05 2500 quads cab for $14,000 at local Ford dealer. 45,000 miles.
    I've been a Ford guy for 50 years, but don't like all the chrome on the front of the super duty. I like the look of the Dodge, even if I'll need a step ladder to get in, and out.

    I haven't plowed in a long tme, but I remember I used to like it.
    Just looking for some opinions from you Dodge guys. I drove a car carrier for over twenty years, and was impressed with the strength. of those power wagons I delivered.

    I'm reaching the end of the line with the snow blower, especially in the wet stuff. I also have a nice old lady for a neighbor...so I do her drive too. {paying back some favors.}

    I've tried paying to have it done, but they showed up with 1/2" of snow, and not till the next day when we'd get a two footer. Don't get offended, I know not everyone's like that.
    I just don't have much luck hiring people.

    The dodge has the 5.7 hemi. I haven't taken it for a drive yet, so things are still up in the air.

    I was going to get a smaller truck, but I think I'd rather go more than big enough, than barely enough.

    TIA for any replies
     
  2. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    Ofcourse in this forum you will get lots of Dodge lovers telling you buy it. You can do a bit better on price I bet. But I would buy it. Dodges are the best when it comes to plowing. For few grand more you can hunt down a CTD I bet. Then you got a real plow truck.
     
  3. bader

    bader Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    not to hijack but on the same subject i saw an 07 2500 quad cab short bed with ctd 23000mi and its the bighorn for 26000 i wish i didnt have a bike to pay for
     
  4. DocJohnson

    DocJohnson Member
    Messages: 47

    I paid 13,500 for mine in Oct. It had 40,000 miles on it and is loaded. I think yours sounds like a good deal.
     
  5. Plow Dude

    Plow Dude Senior Member
    Messages: 281

    I think that sounds like a good deal too, especially at a dealer price. I have an 05 Ram 2500 and it has treated me pretty well. Plows great.