My local dealership was pushing a 2007 5.7L V8 Big Horn with 57K miles for $19K, but I can't justify spending that much. I'd prefer to stay in the $10-14K range.
I found a couple of options going a bit older with some additional mileage:
The HemiSport is growing on me and I like the black on black, but the 2002 has the bigger 5.9L V8 and a few less miles. I've heard the 5.7L V8 is a great engine, I would assume similar with the 5.9L? Anything in particular with this gen that I should look out for when going over the vehicle and test driving? Other buying advice/comments?
I'm looking forward to owning my first truck and joining the community here. Thanks!
2004 RCSB ST- Diablo tuned, 4.56s w/ oem Lsd, 6.1 springs, 6.1 rods, Comp 260, billet circle-d 3200, Pacesetter LT's an ory, no cats, aem knock off intake an wideband, 1-ton trans cooler, bt egr delete, 3/6 mc. Gaughys spindal drop, longbars, rebuilt trans w/ red alto clutches an transgo shift kit, an quite a few non performance mods too!
98 Ram 1500 RCSB 2wd - 5.7 Hemi swapped
5.7 Hemi ,comp 260 cam, 87mm TB, 180* t-stat, EGR deleted, dual 14" electric fans, K&N cai, A/C deleted, diablo Intune 91 tune (custom tuning to come soon), sharadon stage 3 valve body, true duals with flowmaster super 44's and 70's challenger style tips, 4.10 gears, Detroit True-Trac, 3rd gen 20's, aftermarket 1pc headlights, LED tails/3rd brake lights, CREE LED reverse lights, blue LED dash, LED dome lights, LED strips in the box, red LEDs behind grill, 5% tinted windows, 2/4 drop, hard tonneau cover, BedRug box liner
15.01 @ 93.80mph
06 Ram 1500 QCSB 4x4
5.7 Hemi, superchips 91 tune, flowmaster super 40, leveled with bilstein 5100's, 5% tint all around, KC high lites behind the grill, CREE LED reverse lights, hard tonneau cover
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2002 Ram 1500 SLT 4x4 QC ~ 02 Ram 45RFE to Jeep GC TCM 5-45RFE Upgrade - (Nov.01) 4.7L with 85K/3142hrs, Knolton Thunder Cylinder Heads & HO Cams by Sawcut, 4.56 R&P/DTT, SRT-10 Pod w/Dynojet Wideband Commander, 2-speed manual transfer case, Clifford Security System w/Auto Start/Auto Windows, RB1 CD/DVD/NAV Infinity Sound System w/30GB iPod, Offroad Package, 33" BFG T/A KO, Mopar Rear Wheel Liners, EBC Greenstuff Roadsport Brake Pads, K&N w/Airaid Jr Modular Intake Tube, BBK 70mm Throttle Body, AIR_RAM Jet Stream Scoop, PML Diff Cover, ASP Underdrive Crank Pulley, MSD 1.65 Alt Pulley, V8 Lincoln E-Fan, 2-Speed DCC E-Fan Controller, 180 Jet T-Stat, Flowmaster SI/DO Exhaust, Tire-2-Tire Chrome Tuber Step, Line of Fire LED Light Bar, Sylvania Ultra Silverstars, $1600 Oil Pickup Tube
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~ Waiting to fix my Ram! ~ 826-Days (2 Years 116 Days) and Counting! ~
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Vararam * 90mm TB * Crazy Spartan Cam * BV Heads* LT Headers / 3in Y-Pipe * 3in Cherry Bomb Pro * 3in Cutout * Diablosport Predator tuned by Hemifever * 180 T-Stat * Powerwire * Sonnax Line Pressure Booster * 3000 Stall * 4:56 Gears * 17in ST Wheels * M&H Drag Radials * Sharadon Stage III Valve Body * Traction Bars * Up Next: Intercooled Procharger
She does like to suck up some gas. Still on my first tank, but it's looking right around 12mpg. It's a good thing this is a secondary vehicle for me or I'd be going broke!
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