Before there was RamBox

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Before there was RamBox

Post by BoldAdventure » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:34 pm

Before RamBoxes there was the Dodge Activgate Cargo Management system (still using this name) for 3rd Gens. You can really see from these photos, how this evolved into what we see on the 4th gens. Pretty cool.

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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by olyelr » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:46 pm

Wow I never knew that. Pretty cool!
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by Reloaderguy » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:49 pm

I'd rather have that than the Ram Box.
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by DocPaulo » Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:50 pm

Reloaderguy wrote:
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I'd rather have that than the Ram Box.
Same here... allows use of standard camper shells
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by RustyPW » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:21 pm

I looked at that before I bought the Ram tool box on the slider rails. I can move the tool box front to rear on the rails. One problem with it. If you have to much weight in the box. It's a bear to move.
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by BoldAdventure » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:47 pm

Seems like they used to have cooler accessories. What happened there? Like 3rd gens had Mopar sliders...
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by DocPaulo » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:07 pm

MikeKey wrote:
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Seems like they used to have cooler accessories. What happened there? Like 3rd gens had Mopar sliders...
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by RustyPW » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:39 pm

I got one of the last sets of rock rails that was made. :rockon: They only made them for 3 years. The dealer who installed them. Said that they will never install them again because of how heavy they are and the time it took. :lol:
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by coder » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:13 pm

MikeKey wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:47 pm
Seems like they used to have cooler accessories. What happened there? Like 3rd gens had Mopar sliders...
I remember those cargo boxes they were a good idea but I never saw a truck that had them.

I love my mopar "rock rails" as they were called, but people didn't want to buy them until they stopped making them then, all of a sudden, they were in high demand!
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by RustyPW » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:23 pm

coder wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:13 pm
MikeKey wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:47 pm
Seems like they used to have cooler accessories. What happened there? Like 3rd gens had Mopar sliders...
I remember those cargo boxes they were a good idea but I never saw a truck that had them.

I love my mopar "rock rails" as they were called, but people didn't want to buy them until they stopped making them then, all of a sudden, they were in high demand!
I remember how many on DodgeTalk wanted them, and tried to find them. People was calling dealers to see if they had any tucked away in a corner, or in an attic. :lol:
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by ramv » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:06 pm

Happy WK picked up the slack.
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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by TwinStick » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:23 am

RustyPW wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:23 pm
coder wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:13 pm
MikeKey wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:47 pm
Seems like they used to have cooler accessories. What happened there? Like 3rd gens had Mopar sliders...
I remember those cargo boxes they were a good idea but I never saw a truck that had them.

I love my mopar "rock rails" as they were called, but people didn't want to buy them until they stopped making them then, all of a sudden, they were in high demand!
I remember how many on DodgeTalk wanted them, and tried to find them. People was calling dealers to see if they had any tucked away in a corner, or in an attic. :lol:

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G-56 Gear ratios: 1st) 6.29:1 2nd) 3.48:1 3rd) 2.10:1 4th) 1.38:1 5th) 1.0:1 6th) 0.79:1 Rev 6.29:1 --- = 78.01613:1 Crawl Ratio
-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

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Re: Before there was RamBox

Post by BoldAdventure » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:19 am

Like most of Ram's stuff, they probably never properly advertised it. Ram does a terrible job at marketing themselves. Look how little dealers know about the Power Wagon or average people for that matter. Compared to how Ford markets the Raptor as the KING OF THE HILL.

That does sorta look like a nice setup for a cap. Although you still gotta crawl in there. but paired with some DIY drawers and a sleeping platform, be a nice setup for camping.
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