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Well folks the time has finally arrived. It appears that Captainmal has been able to put in his order for the 2014 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel via the local dealership in Bradenton, Fl. It is not known at this time if this is only region specific. We've placed calls throughout the Austin, TX area, and as of the time of this writing the systems were not accepting orders at this time and there still is no official word when it will open up.

Drop us a line if you live in the US and have been able to push your order through. Make sure to let us know what region of the country you live as well. One thing is for sure, the wait is pretty close to being over. Celebrate good times!
 

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Well folks the time has finally arrived. It appears that Captainmal has been able to put in his order for the 2014 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel via the local dealership in Bradenton, Fl. It is not known at this time if this is only region specific. We've placed calls throughout the Austin, TX area, and as of the time of this writing the systems were not accepting orders at this time and there still is no official word when it will open up.

Drop us a line if you live in the US and have been able to push your order through. Make sure to let us know what region of the country you live as well. One thing is for sure, the wait is pretty close to being over. Celebrate good times!
I am here in williamsburg Va. Talked to 2 dealers. Both said they could order this truck. I am to talk to both to get the best deal.
 

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I'm scheduled to talk to my dealer tomorrow(5 weeks into order) for an update. I'm probably putting too much thought into it, but if I get something crazy line a VIN it bodes well for your orders :)
 

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I ordered mine on Monday, Feb 10. I live in Southern California. I ordered the Laramie loaded $53000.
 

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Bigfoot, probably a good idea.... notes could be compared and asked in 1 place... and those of us who have not ordered yet and are holding out for a few months, will know who has ordered and can ask specific questions. (on a different note, coming home last night, the Exxon fuel station in Cranberry Township, route 19 and Freedom road, diesel was $1.10 more than regular gas - I did a double and triple take when I was sitting at the lite for the minute and a half staring at the gas price sign.)
 

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...on a different note, coming home last night, the Exxon fuel station in Cranberry Township, route 19 and Freedom road, diesel was $1.10 more than regular gas - I did a double and triple take when I was sitting at the lite for the minute and a half staring at the gas price sign.
Yikes! Regular at that station is shown as $3.56 so diesel is 31% more which nearly wipes out the mileage savings. For Pennsylvania in general the difference is around $0.80 which is better although not great. Might have something to do with the weather? Where I live diesel can be had for as little as $3.17 with most stations around $3.39, only 20% more than Regular.

Given the importance of fuel pricing we might eventually want a separate discussion thread for it.

Correction: Where I live diesel can be had for as little as $3.79 with most stations around $3.99, only 18% more than Regular. It's a little cheaper along I-5.
 

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That's pretty good Bigfoot, and that's Oregon full service! I just had to use my'98 Cummins(survived another trip) to haul a load of cabinets up I-5 near Stockton, CA.. I didn't see any diesel for less than $4.00. Gas is 50cents less around here. I'm still waiting to see what people are REALLY paying for their ED's before I pull the trigger.
 

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That's pretty good Bigfoot, and that's Oregon full service! I just had to use my'98 Cummins(survived another trip) to haul a load of cabinets up I-5 near Stockton, CA.. I didn't see any diesel for less than $4.00. Gas is 50cents less around here. I'm still waiting to see what people are REALLY paying for their ED's before I pull the trigger.
I misread it, see my corrected prices above. The diesel fuel itself is actually cheaper in California but the total taxes are higher: about $0.75 in CA, $0.55 in OR, and $0.76 in PA.
Along I-5 a typical price for diesel in Redding, CA is currently $3.99 compared to $3.85 in Medford, OR.
I often travel along U.S. 97 and make sure to top off before entering California. My favorite stop for fuel is the Crater Lake Travel Center next to the Kla-Mo-Ya Casino run by the Klamath Tribes. Current prices are $3.30 Regular and $3.82 Diesel.
 

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Here in Florida it's mostly $.60 to $.80 a gallon more than gasoline. Ran north to a flat track race last night and the Flying J along I 75 in San Antonio (Florida not Texas) wanted 90 cents a gallon more for diesel over gas.

I went a got a WalMart card for the extra nickel off a gallon it offers.
 

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I am extremely disappointed when told by more than one dealer that the EcoDiesel can't be ordered in the Outdoorsman. Even the official Ram EcoDiesel website lists the Outdoorsman as an available trim. What's the real story Ram? I tried "building" a Big Horn into a Outdoorsman, but it's just not the same.

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I am extremely disappointed when told by more than one dealer that the EcoDiesel can't be ordered in the Outdoorsman. Even the official Ram EcoDiesel website lists the Outdoorsman as an available trim. What's the real story Ram? I tried "building" a Big Horn into a Outdoorsman, but it's just not the same.

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Ditto.

I can not believe that at this point Ram has not told us why or when.
 
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I am extremely disappointed when told by more than one dealer that the EcoDiesel can't be ordered in the Outdoorsman. Even the official Ram EcoDiesel website lists the Outdoorsman as an available trim. What's the real story Ram? I tried "building" a Big Horn into a Outdoorsman, but it's just not the same.

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Welcome! The lack of info is very frustrating, even more so for those of us who have been following the EcoDiesel since a year ago or who may even have placed an order.

Two things to note. The Build & Price site is not a reliable tool for seeing what's available for order and never has been. It appears to have been a quick effort to provide potential customers with a way to compare models and to check dealer inventory. Sometimes other build sites such as NADAguides have better info but mostly you have to check with the dealer to get the most current ordering restrictions and even that can vary.

Second, we knew that initial production would be restricted to the more popular models such as the Big Horn and Laramie. It seems as if Canada who got first dibs was able to order some things unavailable in the U.S. However, we don't really know what is happening on the production line.

Yeah, not the best buyer experience. The trucks are coming, we just don't know exactly when. All I can say is to be as patient as you can. Timing for purchase and other factors play into each of our frustrations.
 
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Welcome! The lack of info is very frustrating, even more so for those of us who have been following the EcoDiesel since a year ago or who may even have placed an order.

Two things to note. The Build & Price site is not a reliable tool for seeing what's available for order and never has been. It appears to have been a quick effort to provide potential customers with a way to compare models and to check dealer inventory. Sometimes other build sites such as NADAguides have better info but mostly you have to check with the dealer to get the most current ordering restrictions and even that can vary.

Second, we knew that initial production would be restricted to the more popular models such as the Big Horn and Laramie. It seems as if Canada who got first dibs was able to order some things unavailable in the U.S. However, we don't really know what is happening on the production line.

Yeah, not the best buyer experience. The trucks are coming, we just don't know exactly when. All I can say is to be as patient as you can. Timing for purchase and other factors play into each of our frustrations.
At this point I am going to delay ordering until Ram is more forthcoming with information. Working with the dealers here in AZ is like pulling teeth. I have been polite and patient with them. I have given them exactly what I want and what I could be satisfied with, and waited for quotes since day one of ordering. Out of five dealers I have received only two quotes. The best quote I received thus far for a well-equipped Big Horn is just over $39,000 USD. Decent price, however, this still lacks some of the available options or standard equipment found on the Outdoorsman. Gosh, this is frustrating, but I am willing to wait to see what Ram does.
 

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This whole launch has been nothing but a sad joke. Ram keeps touting how wonderful their new truck is, meanwhile both customers and dealers are left waiting in the dark scratching their heads. Ram has these flashy Ecodiesel trucks making the media rounds that are fully equipped, then when you go to order one, all the options you want are grayed out. All the delays, confusion, frustration and no answer from Ram if and when these options will be available. I don't even want this truck anymore.
 
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