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1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Laramie SLT LB 4WDReview
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Good Vehicle For Pulling On And Off Road. — Truck works great for pulling. Works very well for off road. Starts in any climate. I have 227,000 miles and still runs great. Still looks pretty good with some rust showing in usual places. Get 17 mpg highway, 12 city and 13 pulling 8000 lb. load.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Very reliable, starts in any weather/temp. 227,000 miles still runs great.

Cons: Poor mileage, prone to excessive rust.

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Laramie SLT RWDReview
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I Loved This Truck — This was a great truck. I bought it brand new and put all but maybe 2000 of it's 220,000 miles on it during my 13 years with it. I always took care of it and the truck looked awesome when I finally traded it in for a family car. If I could find that truck again, I think I would still buy it back, probably in any condition. Lots of memories, and a great truck overall!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great looks, reliable (except that darned transmission!), fun to own

Cons: Gas mileage sucks, went through 4 transmissions

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500 LT 4WDReview
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I Would Buy Another — Steering is loosy goosy but I love the truck it rides well and always starts right up. The vehicle is susceptible to rust. spare tire is in a bad place under the bed of the truck, Bad steering seems to be a Ram thing

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: solid and dependable

Cons: Steering sucks

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500 ST Club Cab LB RWDReview
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Good First Vehicle — Its a great truck, it would be 100% perfect if it was 4wd, but that will soon be changing. I have alot of ideas for this truck. I want to keep it til it cant run no more. I want to be able to show my kids in the future that hard work def does pay off.

Pros: Its a dodge

Cons: Its 2wd, but plan on changing that.

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500Review
Brandon_38 writes:
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Pleased — I like having a truck and being higher off the ground, although she's old I still love my truck and it would be very hard for me to sell her, but I would like to have some better gas mileage . . . . . .

Pros: It's a great truck and it's some what stylish and it's gotten me through my teenage years

Cons: Bad gas milegage, repairs have been very expensive and very common, about every other month it's in the shop

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500 LT 4WDReview
cuz writes:
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Good Overall — I need answer to why it is hard going into 4x4 mode. I like the looks annd how it drives on Hywh. It sits hight and level so no problem seeing around you. The gas milage is very poor and can cost 100.00 per wk just going 150 miles. This is not a truck for a kid in school.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Truck has 235, 000 ans run like  new

Cons: Trans hard to get into 4H or 4L

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500Review
oilfieldangel writes:
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It Dies Out On Me — wish my doge would dodge the repair shop its a good solid truck but when something does go wrong with it good luck finding the right anwers the first time when trying to do a home repair without a college education

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: pulls anything i need can haul 2x is gross wt for a truck it is good on gas

Cons: wish i could fix it

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Laramie SLT LB 4WDReview
KrisDeJong writes:
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Awesome — the truck was mint condition with a 4x4 gear box replaced with a heavy duty gear box, the truck had a 12 inch lift, magnaflow dual exhaust with 6 inch chrome tips, and the turck sound like a beastly hot rod, i loved driving it and i would do again and again

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: the truck never gave up, everything was great on it

Cons: back seats are too small for a tall guy like me

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500 Laramie SLT 4WDReview
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Buy Nothing But Dodge — I use this truck for headin up north (Wisconsin). I pull my camper and pontoon no problem to any lake. Its a 1/2 ton, but I put diferent springs in the back to carry the load, and a 5.9 (360) to pull the load

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Mopar

Cons: nothing

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1996 Dodge RAM 1500 WS LB RWDReview
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Great Big Truck — 1996 Dodge Ram Long bed Pick up, 5 sp manual. This is a Magnum v8 with large radiator and towing package with hitch.Great work truck. It has large console can be used an in-truck desk. Great on the road, feels like a boat on glass water. It can be hard to park in the city and tight turns can be a hand full, but face it, this is a big ole work truck and it mean to be in the dirt on a construction site, out on dirt roads, or back a big bass boat into the lake. This not a truck for a soccer mom or driving back and fourth to school. Like a good race horse, it needs to be run and worked. It can take it.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Great big truck, that says it all. Long bed, crew cab, bed liner, console, lots of power.

Cons: It takes a lot of fuel to run, but with the power it is worth if you have a boat or trailer to pull

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2010 Dodge RAM 1500 Reviews

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2009 Dodge RAM 1500 Reviews

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2008 Dodge RAM 1500 Reviews

Review By Guru9C14PV

Not enough details or write up on the vehicle. No exact response to questions being asked. This vehicle so be around the $4000/$5000 range for the shape it’s in. Read More

Review By Gene

I think the truck is a very good model and its well worth the price Read More

2007 Dodge RAM 1500 Reviews

Review By scott

I bought the same thing except it is not a 4 door. Not much into 4 door automatic transmission trucks. Read More

Review By Matthew l

Good value yes I myself would like to buy it Read More

2006 Dodge RAM 1500 Reviews

Review By GuruMVJJL

Over priced because of miles and age of the truck Read More

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I live that year body style. 2002 threw 2008 are my favorite years of the dodfe rams Read More

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