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Old 10-09-2009, 07:34 PM
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Smile New ride!!

Okay guys, here is my new ride. I purchased it today at M&L Motors in Lexington, North Carolina and floated home. It is a 2008 Dodge Ram Laramie 5500 with the hauler bed on it. It had 2000 miles on it. It has almost everything but the kitchen sink on it.

I'm excited. Now I need to see about some customizing. I'm sure my bud, Boaterman, will be helping me spend my money! ha

Many thanks to Boostjunkie for putting me onto this truck! It is definitely a keeper!!


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Old 10-09-2009, 09:07 PM
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sweet ride man! love the hauler bed!
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Old 10-09-2009, 10:36 PM
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AWESOME ........ I knew that you would like her ..... Very glad to have met you at the Dealership! I always like to put a face to a name. I bet she pulls that camper real well!!!!! Enjoy the ride and take some more pictures of her working
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Did you get the custom AIR HITCH???????? If so, who put it in?????
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Jason is his first name. His shop is in Lexington and he makes the Hitch Crafter air ride hitch. It a sweet hitch. Jason is making a special one for me that will fit inside the trough of my bed.

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Jason is his first name. His shop is in Lexington and he makes the Hitch Crafter air ride hitch. It a sweet hitch. Jason is making a special one for me that will fit inside the trough of my bed.

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SWEET!!!! I bet you still have that Perma-GRIN going huh??????
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Old 10-10-2009, 08:12 AM
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Yep! I've wanted a Dodge Cummins for a long time. I only bought the Ford 3 years ago because I discovered that the Dodge 3500 dually could not legally pull my trailer. The tow rating on it was 13,000 or so. So I was disappointed and instead bought the Ford. But I've been lusting after Dodges in secret ever since. AND now I have one.

You are so right about the perma grin. It is definitely there.

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Way to go Joe! welcome to the 5500 club..
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Another thing I discovered when I got to the dealership is that this truck is a 188.5 instead of the 160 so it is just a bit longer. My bed is 11.4 feet. I think the extra length makes just a bit smoother ride.

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Had lots of fun helping Joe buy goodies this morning... I'll try to think of some more stuff that he can't live without...
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Old 10-11-2009, 01:04 AM
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Had lots of fun helping Joe buy goodies this morning... I'll try to think of some more stuff that he can't live without...
Well.. All I can say is that I helped him spend ALLOT more so far ..... Let me know when you have passed the sale price ..... Have Fun!
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Yep, the wife is already not happy about more goodies, but she does understand that this is a truck we can keep for years so that makes it better.

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Well.. All I can say is that I helped him spend ALLOT more so far ..... Let me know when you have passed the sale price ..... Have Fun!
Did you get your commission????????????
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Did you get your commission????????????
.... No not yet! I will have to go by tomorrow and collect that huge $50 check..... I have sold 30+ Trucks for those guys in the last 4 years at $50 a Truck/Car ...... Just met a Dodge Dealership owner that stated he would pay me $450 a Truck and $200 a Car....... BUT, M&L Motors will sell for less and that is what I like about sending people there. If you do the work and talk them down you can always get a good deal. Glad Joe got the Truck..Not for the $50 in my pocket, but because I know he will Love it!!!

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If you guys are still in town we can all go and get a couple Beers on that $50
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