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Curious to know why members chose the Rebel over the 'standard' 1500. Yes the Rebel is just awesome but what specifically made everyone say "I have to have the Rebel!"
 

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Here's the difference between the two:

The functional changes are Bilstein front and rear shocks; a different steering and stability-control calibration; a softer rear stabilizer bar; 33-inch (LT285/70R17E) Toyo Open Country A/T all-terrain tires; and a one-inch raised ride height, increasing the off-road approach, departure, and breakover angles. These are all changes made not only by owners, but also by dealers — which would normally void the warranty. With the Rebel, such “customizations” not only do not void the warranty, but also make service calls less likely than if done by owners or dealers (since the lift and larger tires both change the suspension geometry).
 

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I had to have the Rebel because a close friend got a Raptor. He traded in his F150 and I traded my 1500. He likes the Rebel but says he prefers the Raptor. With the trucks side by side, it's clear that He chose poorly! Also consider that he payed almost $20,000.00 more!
 

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This is my 3rd Ram (first 08(?) Dodge ram 1500 (white), just traded my 2012 Ram 1500 for the 1500 Ram Rebal (not sure of the "official" color but I will call it Gun Metal Gray :D. Happy with the updates, just wish we could "lock" the truck in off road height and that I had navigation. Never thought about it, thought all touch screen radios have that now. This is my favorite color of the ones available.
 

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I had to have the Rebel because a close friend got a Raptor. He traded in his F150 and I traded my 1500. He likes the Rebel but says he prefers the Raptor. With the trucks side by side, it's clear that He chose poorly! Also consider that he payed almost $20,000.00 more!
Hey quick question for you I just bought the Rebel love it! This is a full time 4 by 4 right?
 

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Hey quick question for you I just bought the Rebel love it! This is a full time 4 by 4 right?
Nope it's not full time 4x4

Why I chose it:
I had a 2014 Ram Sport (first truck, first american, been an Accord guy forever 5 of them but the Ridgeline didint impress me). Many of my friends ride Wranglers. I could not justify getting a jeep. Great offroad vehicle but crappy everyday car. I commute 50+ miles daily so the ride and comfort was #1 for me. Loved the Sport but now I have the rebel. 4x4, clearance and a mean look.
Plus every 1500 I pass slows down to check me out, That won't last forever but it feels damn good.
 

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Nope it's not full time 4x4

Why I chose it:
I had a 2014 Ram Sport (first truck, first american, been an Accord guy forever 5 of them but the Ridgeline didint impress me). Many of my friends ride Wranglers. I could not justify getting a jeep. Great offroad vehicle but crappy everyday car. I commute 50+ miles daily so the ride and comfort was #1 for me. Loved the Sport but now I have the rebel. 4x4, clearance and a mean look.
Plus every 1500 I pass slows down to check me out, That won't last forever but it feels damn good.[/QUOTE

The reason Im asking is because I cant find the 4by4 controls on mine but it has the 4by4 decals been looking online and they all have the 4by4 controls under the shift wheel...
 

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Curious to know why members chose the Rebel over the 'standard' 1500. Yes the Rebel is just awesome but what specifically made everyone say "I have to have the Rebel!"
I had a 2012 Ram 1500 quad cab fully loaded. I was thinking of installing the 2" lift that Mopar offers and going with larger tires. I also had the normal hood and was considering the sports hood and having heated seats installed and calling it done. And considering I had the lifetime warranty, I really had to take a lot into consideration.

And although I would've been more or less satisfied with the truck if I did the changes I mentioned, the Rebel is a bit more than just a few bolt-ons. The air suspension alone is a great reason to choose the Rebel over a Ram 1500. Take into consideration that the Rebel comes with just about every option you could imagine, the stance, the wheels & tires, the sport hood and the overall new design is just the total package.

So I guess the true question is why buy a Ram 1500 and modify it when you can get a Rebel and have everything you could want?
 

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I bought my rebel because a ford dealership misled me on their price for a 2016 F150 fx4. Im very glad I listen to my wife-who is the voice of reason-and walked away from that deal. Couple of days later I met my second love, RAM REBEL. The aggressive look just drew me in instantly. After further research and pricing around, I decided that the Rebel was the best bang for my buck.
Everything that I have read and research was spot on. And what Mass Rebel stated at the comment is true to life's questions. Why settle when you can get more from a 1500.
 

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I liked the aggressive look of the Rebel, plus coming from a jeep wrangler that I heavily modified and still only had bare minimum options on interior, I wanted to be able to buy a truck and not have to do any big mods to it and have all the loaded features I wanted. I always said it would have to be one hell of a vehicle for me to trade in my jeep!!
 

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12000 dollars in rebates and incentives. Wanted an outdoorsman but got a better deal on the rebel and wanted air ride and all the outdoorsman trucks on the lot didn't have it only thing I had to really settle on was the bucket seats. Really wanted the bench seat in the front. Nevertheless 12000 dollars made it worth it and the truth is the wife wanted the bench not me.
 

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I have to admit I was looking at a Longhorn and the wife saw a Rebel and liked it better. We drove it and were sold, it had everything we were looking for, and the air suspension was the frosting on the cake. We love the enter/exit setting.
 

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I have to admit I was looking at a Longhorn and the wife saw a Rebel and liked it better. We drove it and were sold, it had everything we were looking for, and the air suspension was the frosting on the cake. We love the enter/exit setting.
Is she going to want a step of some sort, too? I think a number of us faced that eventually. :)
 
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