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Old 01-10-2014, 03:44 PM
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well i cant seem to leave this forum so build threads going here! just shows you how good this forum really is, THANKS TOM!

so i picked up a 2003 quad cab Dakota, auto, 3.9l, 4x4. first few days i had to do something to it and i had money from Christmas so went and bought all things necessary for putting a stereo in and did it professional this time, everything was soldered, heat shrinked, and taped. after that the cap came off cuz it just looked to old man for me, if i cant sell it maybe ill throw it back on when the truck looks less stock and more mean. picture time!









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Old 01-10-2014, 04:17 PM
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looks good man! and this is the best forum i have found also and so what if its a dodge i like it!
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Old 01-10-2014, 04:21 PM
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looks good man! and this is the best forum i have found also and so what if its a dodge i like it!
thanks man, ik im not the first to post something besides a ranger
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Old 01-10-2014, 04:26 PM
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How do you like the Dodge automatic transmisison?
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Old 01-10-2014, 04:32 PM
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How do you like the Dodge automatic transmisison?
id rather have a stick lol when i first got it, it shifted kinda hard. then i did the throttle cable mod and it smoothed out alot
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:04 PM
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id rather have a stick lol when i first got it, it shifted kinda hard. then i did the throttle cable mod and it smoothed out alot
Ah, nice. Everybody seems to hate Dodge automatics... I don't have any experience with them myself (on the other hand, my dad's Dakota is a manual).
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:07 PM
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Ah, nice. Everybody seems to hate Dodge automatics... I don't have any experience with them myself (on the other hand, my dad's Dakota is a manual).
my dads dodge 1500 is a manual, this is probably the first dodge automatic ive ever driven...so far, not as bad as i feared *knocks on wood*
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:07 PM
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truck looks clean as hell
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:13 PM
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truck looks clean as hell
thank you! i wish i could say it was lol. it shines compared to the other one. but driver side cab corner has a hole, theres a rattle can touch up job on the front passenger side fender, and bed. the rear wheel wells are starting to rot. i know a guy that can get me a bed thats rust free and already the same color for $900, so hopefully someday ill do that and weld in a patch piece for the cab corner!
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:18 PM
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my dads dodge 1500 is a manual, this is probably the first dodge automatic ive ever driven...so far, not as bad as i feared *knocks on wood*
Oh, good to hear.
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:53 PM
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Nice.. always liked the look of those Dakotas
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:59 PM
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thanks, me too!
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:18 PM
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Really nice truck I've had two of them a 94 and a 99. Loved them both.
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:30 PM
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thanks man, so far i love it, soooooooo much nicer than my b2
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Old 01-11-2014, 03:47 PM
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No pictures but today I replaced belt and took off KC lights and bullbar!
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