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Old 07-01-2014, 03:30 PM
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Hey guys and gals. I have been sitting on this long enough and I can't take it anymore so I'm throwing out a teaser. FINALLY...someone has come up with a way to replicate the 4th gen dual exhaust cutouts for the 3rd gen trucks. The best part is that it is relatively cheap and can be done by pretty much anyone in their driveway for the most part AND it looks every bit as good as OEM if not better. I should have a prototype kit in my hands by next week and intend to document the install process meticulously in this thread. I'm so excited!!! Just FYI though, it may be a few weeks before I can share any more or answer any questions. If you are interested, hang in there...it'll be worth it!!
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Old 07-01-2014, 06:25 PM
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very interested in seeing this. I don't want to do it, but just curious. if I didn't love how my dual exhaust sits right now I would probably have considered it.



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Cutouts??..... confusion. confusion everywhere
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I am talking about the notches or cutouts in the rear bumper of the 4th gen trucks where the exhaust tips pass through and how to replicate this on a third gen truck. I modified the thread to try to be more clear on what I am referring to.

Also, just FYI, I had originally intended for this to only be a thread to link to the main thread but after thinking about it I am going to make this the main thread because this sub-forum covers Rams with all different engine options instead of being engine specific like the exhaust sub-forums are.

I will post all of my follow-up info here and anyone with questions or comments from this point forward, please do the same. Thanks!
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Have the main components of the kit in my hands and have started on the project. It will be next week at the soonest or maybe even the week after but I will post a teaser shot when I get it done. It's not that it's going to be that difficult but there are a few extra steps being that this is a prototype install and I am still awaiting one portion of the kit.
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I'm kinda surprised that there hasn't been more traffic on it by now. I have a similar thread on....eh hmmm, another website, and it's getting all kindsa feedback.

Anyway, progress is slow simply because I haven't had time to dedicate to the project. At this point I believe I will have a finished product by sometime this coming week. Will update then.
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I'm kinda surprised that there hasn't been more traffic on it by now. I have a similar thread on....eh hmmm, another website, and it's getting all kindsa feedback.

Anyway, progress is slow simply because I haven't had time to dedicate to the project. At this point I believe I will have a finished product by sometime this coming week. Will update then.
I think its a good idea, but its hard for a person to get too excited about it when theres no pictures to see just how clean it will look.
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