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    Default Guy buys a $70,000 ram

    I read this earlier today and found it interesting

    http://autos.aol.com/gallery/70k-trucks/?ncid=webmail8

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    I would never need that expensive of a truck nor would I be paying sticker price but if someone needs it then it's worth it. Especially if you can afford it. Cool post
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    hey if the guy wants to spendthat kind of dough, thats his business. the problem gets to be that GM and dodge and ford see people buying trucks for those kinds of prices, and figure that lots of people will pay that kind of money.

    Alex


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    The dealership I frequent for service normally has 3 $65k or better priced trucks sitting in the showroom, a lot of times one of them will be a gas LTZ with every option available, dont know if they sell them or just swap them out for a different truck but the same truck is never in the showroom.
    The average truck going out the door is a crewcab LT 1500, Texas edition priced at $39k after adding dealer options, once you start adding any other extras the price climbs real fast.
    Definately way more than I'd pay for a truck but there are people out there that will pay the price, keep in mind the dealership and GM are gonna make their profit, better they make it off someone else than us.

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    Quoted from the article:
    "I spend 50 percent of my time in my truck, so my philosophy is to get the best."

    My thoughts on that comment:
    Clearly the man's philosophy is broken, as he'd have bought a GM truck if he got the best.

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    I wonder what his gallons per mile is?


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    About 10-15 at tops... And A ride that will loosen his Fillings in his teeth....
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    My car came with heated steering. Nice feature, lot harder to loose than gloves are too! Lol

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    a POS dodge is still a POS dodge no matter how much money one could spend on it.

    Anyways, real pickup trucks DO NOT have leather interiors. That's not a truck anymore.

    And what is with all these wimpy dodges with brush guards. It seems up here in Wisco the dodge boys put those things on their poor excuses for a pickup. Maybe they think that makes there truck look tuff. I don't.know...Maybe it's like the guy who feels inadequate and needs to buy a 200,000 sports car.
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    Only way a Ram costs $70K is because he must have pre purchased the service program and loaner truck since that POS will spend more time in the shop than on the road

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