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Why is a '98 12v quadcab the "holy grail"?

Old 07-03-2014, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by 96,98,2010 ram View Post
I believe the "holy grail" is a 1998 ram 2500 4x4 quad cab short bed 12 valve with leather and then the 5 speed or auto can be argued depending on your application..... Now for the reason why it is so rare:i dont have the exact break downs that i would like to but out of all diesel rams ever built there were only approx 40,000 12 valves made in 1998 which is already a small number then out of all of the 40,000 take away the reg cabs and club cabs because they are basically the same from 96-98 except interior changes..... i would say u are already down to 20,000ish then take away all of the 2wd and 3500 and long beds now u have a really small number then u figure the leather trucks in 98 were scarce 14 years ago so now after some have been wrecked or flooded or whatever there are very very few left. i have only seen one in the last several years that i have payed attention
numbers seem high IMO
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