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Old 09-25-2013, 12:59 PM
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Figured I should finally post up a thread on my new to me ram.

I traded off my damaged Subaru for a 2008 Ram 1500 SLT. It had 44,850 miles on it and came with Custom 20" rims, dual exhaust, and a spray in bed liner. I had the dealership throw in a new windshield and some factory cloth floor mats.

So far I have added Mopar Ram splash guards (painted the rams white), and Mopar Ram front slush mats with a rear slush mat on the way.
In the future I plan on getting the front windows tinted, a S&G CAI, a roll up tonneau cover, and a shorty black antenna. I am also currently looking around for some stock 17" rims to mount some AT tires on for the winter.

I have contemplated getting some black headlights and making the badges black but doubt that will ever happen. I have also looked into getting a chip but I don't know if the benefits are worth it.

Either way I am slowly learning how to drive a little easier to get the mpg's up a hair. The first 2 tanks I was at 11.9 mpg but I managed a 13.2 on the last tank. Overall I'm very happy with the truck for the month that I have had it and look forward to making a few tweeks over the next couple of months. If anyone has any suggestions on anything be sure to let me know!

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Old 09-25-2013, 02:19 PM
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Old 09-26-2013, 11:34 AM
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Well, I got a few more things added to the truck last week! After a few modifications I got my new swing case installed and working good. So glad to clear the stuff I had under the back seat out of the cab. I also got my WeatherTech rain vent/visors installed. The install couldn't have went quicker or easier and I am loving the low profile look of them! I also threw on a shorty black antenna, it was cheap so I figured I could splurge a bit.

When I went to install the swing case, where the case latched onto the bracket it stuck out about an inch further than I thought it should have and didn't run good with the box line. I decided to cut about an inch out of where the latch extended out from the bracket and weld it back up so it would fit tighter in to the box. It worked but then I had the issue of the swing case hitting the tie down loop so we just heated up the swing case a bit and formed that small area around the tie down loop. It worked awesome and works exactly as I want now! Very happy after the little bit of modifications!
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