Ram 3500 Custom Texas Truck is All Kinds of Awful

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As someone who spends a decent amount of time taking his Jeep Cherokee out on the trail, it is always disappointing to see a 4×4 that never sees a lick of dirt. You have to laugh when you see a lifted truck, covered in chrome, and you know that it has never been off the pavement once in its life. The truck you see here might be one of the worst offenders.

Would you pay $85,888 for this hot mess? It is a lifted 2012 Ram 3500 Laramie Longhorn Edition. That alone would have been great with just the aftermarket front bumper and Toyo off-road tires– but then things start to get weird.

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The truck has aftermarket headlights and taillights, and a custom grille with LEDs built into it. That would be bad enough, but then there is a silly looking light bar terrible blue wheels and a paint job that would make the Ford Raptor blush.

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But the worst part of this whole exercise in awful has to be the blue and chrome suspension. By making the underbody chrome, you are saying that this big rig will never get dirty. By nature, that makes this massive 3500 (with apparently $140,000 invested in it) a very large and very expensive way to overcompensate for certain *ahem* inadequacies. A truck like this could only come from Texas (well, or Florida).

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