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I am now a member of the Dodge family..

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by dirt digger, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. dirt digger

    dirt digger Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    bought this baby last night and have already had her 230 miles and in the snow....so far so good

    2006 2500 SLT, 4x4, quad, 8' bed, 5.9L H.O. CUMMINS...less then 16,000 on the clock

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  2. ColliganLands

    ColliganLands PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    very very nice
    exactly what i was looking for and couldnt find so i bought a ford
    slap some dodge tow mirros on there and youre all set
    good luck with it
     
  3. Turbodiesel

    Turbodiesel Senior Member
    Messages: 428

    ccccc cummins , nice good luck!wesport how many hours ?
     
  4. RepoMan207

    RepoMan207 PlowSite Fanatic
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,037

    Just need the blade to make her official. Nice looking rig. Peterbuilt fan I see. I'm a Kenworth man myself, but there is nothing like a chromed out long nose Pete I'll give you that.
     
  5. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    Nice rig. No plow prep package. But a nice rig
     
  6. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,157

  7. dirt digger

    dirt digger Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    i want the tow mirrors...but the ones on now actually have a lot of viewing area

    i'm not putting a plow on it..no need to, i plow part time for the township....actually just got home

    and Peterbilt fan...you could say that...i drive a Pete 378 and a 340 for my other job at an excavating company when i am not in school

    i just have to drive this long thing around the streets of a busy town with small parking spaces for 5 months until i graduate, i wasn't planning on buying one now but this great deal came along on the exact truck i want

    Turbo....how do you check hours on this thing?
     
  8. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    Sorry to hear that;)
     
  9. just plow it

    just plow it Senior Member
    Messages: 131

    Nice truck. Welcome to the Dodge family, You wouldn't be disappointed with her.I have a 96 Dodge ram with 245,000 miles on the cummins with absolutely no problems at all.
     
  10. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    After you get over how ugly the interior is you will love the truck. I have the towing mirrors and have never used them.
     
  11. dirt digger

    dirt digger Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    i love the interior....theres more storage space in this truck then i have seen in any other truck, the seat is nice...a good high ride to it..the only problem was there wasn't a whole lot of options where i would mount my brake controller
     
  12. NBI Lawn

    NBI Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,797

    That is true but I still cant get over the dash. It is all plastic and flat, GM and Ford have a nicer interior but dodge takes the cake in everything else
     
  13. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    If you compare 2006 Ford Dodge Chevy interiors. In the SLT Lt2 and XLT packages. By far Dodghe is the nicest. Chevy's talk about cheap plastic crap!!!! Ford has a rock hard bench seat and I think they only offer one color that gray. Dodge has a roomier interior and nicer options offered like a GPS system. Yes i will agree a King Ranch truck has a nice interior. But its stickered around 55k with a diesel.
     
  14. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,061

    very nice truck youll love it :drinkup: those stock mirrors are ok but once you use the trailer tow mirrows the regular ones look tiny, and to check the hours i think you cycle the ignition on and off while holding your trip thingy ;)
     
  15. DAFFMOBILEWASH

    DAFFMOBILEWASH PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,598

    Long box Eh !!!! These trucks are simpilly amazing!!! Hook up the largest trailer you can find get on the freeway and set the cruise. All you will hear is the turbo spooling plus your cheeks will hurt from the smile on your face.

    Delete the muffler, remove the silencer ring and gut the tube.....the options are endless!!!