Dodge Ram 3500 2dr Long Bed Pickup
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Make: Dodge
Model: Ram 3500 2dr Long Bed Pickup
Dodge Ram 3500 2dr Long Bed Pickup

This might just be the absolute best name for a pickup truck ever. The name Ram 3500 2dr Long Bed Pickup alone elicits thoughts of strength and power that supercedes the competition. The Dodge Ram is a full-size pickup truck from DaimlerChrysler's Dodge brand. The name was first used in 1981 on the redesigned D Series, though it peculiarly came from the hood ornament used on 1930s and 1940s Dodge trucks. They have lived up to their expectations beautifully as the Dodge Ram trucks have been named Motor Trend magazine's Truck of the Year twice. The second-generation Ram won the award in 1994, and the third-generation Ram Heavy Duty won the award for 2003. Because of the high demand for this powerhouse, it is manufactured at a number of places around North America. One such location is the Saltillo Truck Assembly in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, as well as the Saint Louis Assembly North in Fenton, Missouri and lastly the Warren Truck Assembly in Warren, Michigan. The first-generation Ram trucks, introduced in 1981, kept the previous generation's model designations of 'D' and 'W'. The 'D' stood for rear wheel drive while the 'W' Power Ram was meant to indicate four wheel drive. Like Ford, the Dodge Ram used 150 to mean a half-ton truck, 250 to indicate a ¾-ton, and 350 for one-tons. To add to the optional trims, a Standard cab, a "Club" extended cab, and a crew cab version were offered along with 6.5 ft and 8 ft bed lengths. The options don't end there as "Utiline" and "Sweptline" styled boxes were also available. Outwardly, the first-generation Rams were remade versions of the previous generation Dodge D Series pickups that dated back to 1972. The newer model though introduced wraparound tail lamps, single rectangular headlamps, and squared-off body lines. These additions proved to be wise, as the truck has seen enormous success in the competitive pickup market. Drivers do not mess around when it comes to their trucks, and in fact, they are serious about them to the point of being somewhere between aggressive and obsessive.

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