CC reader has spotted a rare Ram 3500 Brougham Edition, and felt the need to share it with us. The Brougham Era lives!
Where’s the wire wheel covers?
I wish he would have taken an interior shot so that we could see the crushed velour seats.
…and the tufted-pillow bedliner!
And I thought my neighbor’s padded-faux-fabric W-body Impala was bad…
I recently saw a late-model Cadillac with a fake convertible top, cut out around the shark-fin antenna. Classy!
Where’s the shot of the Mack Bulldog-esque Ram hood ornament but in Mopar Crystal? And I suppose curb feelers are on the other side, bummer!
Must be a newbie.
Not a card-carrying, dyed-in-the-wool Dodge man or the mirrors would be flipped to the upright, tow position.
Yep, got to have the mirrors flipped at all times ya know. Gives the truck 30 extra lbft of torque!
Ok, not living in Real Merica (TM) can someone explain the mirror thing? The Googles, they do nothing.
Dodge pickup mirrors can be turned to portrait or landscape. If you’re towing a trailer you might flip them to change how far back or how much of your own vehicle you want to see in the mirrors.
On tight two lane roads the stupid things often cross over to the oncoming side.
I did not know that. Can’t say I’ve ever noticed a Dodge with the mirrors in that position. Pretty nifty feature if you do any towing.
Problem is most yahoo’s think its a feature to make their super douche truck look more burly, so they stay in that position permanently.
They never tow anything but their big ego, and perhaps a set of truck-nuts.
And here in Texas, these are ALL over the place, to the point of being ridiculous.
Comes with mandatory uniform requirements as shown.
Oh, and its often combined with a matching gun.
Like this one; “The Compensator”.
If I use my RAM as a real farm truck, is it okay if it looks good, too? (hey – my mirrors aren’t even flipped out!)
Why do those mirrors and trucks in general bother you so much Bran?
I mean I get it, stereotyping is OK so long as you pick the correct target. That’s a bit irrational though.
Ouch. I don’t like pickups much as a rule, but I like this ’48 Ford pickup a lot better.
OMG, for the Dodge but I do like that Ford.
That’s so wrong on so many levels.
It’s all a matter of taste. In my opinion, there are far worse automotive crimes out there, like Lambo doors on everything but.
Probably has lambo doors!
True story: some years ago one of my high school students, let’s call him Ralph, had his sister run over downtown by a Ford Econoline run by some delivery company.
She was ripped the hell up. But lived, and spent weeks in the hospital and rehab. Poor kid.
Ralph informed me that they’d sued the Econoline driver and the company he worked for. Ralph’s dad confirmed this.
Ralph’s dad had a lot of neck tats.
Anyways they won a minor out of court settlement.
And Ralph’s dad promptly spent every last dime of the money on his Chebby Silverado, lowered, candy orange paint, a PADDED ROOF, and a set of speakers to wake the dead.
Oh and lambo doors.
Nothing says “prison” like neck tats.
Here on the East Coast, the story would be the same, but Ralph’s dad would have bought a Maserati.
I was thinking a 1980s Ford Supecab with the opera windows would be a good candidate for the brougham treatment, just add a half vinyl roof and some opera lights on the b pillar. If yo ushop around you can even find bordello red interiors.
Just saw this tonight. Seems like a good place to put it.
That’s a real convertible though. Murano CrossCabriolet.
This begs the question: what do you keep in the gun rack of your Dodge Brougham? A nice matched pair of Holland and Holland custom fowling pieces, perhaps?
Hell, if it has the Cummins diesel option, and I’m sure it does, you could tow a 105mm howitzer behind it and build some racks in the bed for the shells.
Nice catch indeed, I have never seen anything like this. The mismatched fender is amusing and those aftermarket wheels look familiar.
I’m guessing there is a missing chrome trim from the middle of the rear wheel arch to the front of the bed. The fact it’s missing improves it’s looks a little.
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