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Reader's Rides: From Dreams to Keys

Building a car that is “just right” to suit our own needs and wants is what being an enthusiast is all about. Whether lifted or slammed, we want to see what fits your lifestyle and why you love it. Hear what these Driving Line readers feel about their vehicles and share your journey with us at #drivingline.

@d_ham96 | '14 Ram 2500 Laramie

Nitto Tires: Ridge Grappler

Dakota's Ram 2500 on Ridge Grapplers

“My daily driver is a ’14 Ram 2500 Laramie Mega Cab with the 6.7L Cummins. Lifted 5 inches on a set of 37-inch Nitto Ridge Grapplers, this truck provides an awesome balance of looks, capability and practicality. The Ridge Grapplers are the best tire I've found yet to do it all. Difficult-to-reach muddy jobs, hunting and snow-covered freeways to the summit—everything is done with confidence. The best part, however, is the fact I can drive 80 mph on the freeway and have a conversation at a normal voice level. So quiet and smooth!”

Check out more pics of this Ram on Dakota's Instagram @d_ham96

@seans54 | ‘04 BMW M3

Nitto Tires: NT01

Sean's BMW M3  

“I previously built a highly modified ’09 BMW 335i (twin-turbo) with full bolt-ons, E85, M3 suspension bits, Wavetrac LSD and so on. But the car would overheat at the track, regardless of the thousands of dollars I dropped into it, so I decided to build this ’04 BMW M3 with a naturally aspirated motor. It has never overheated on me and is an amazing track car. I run Nitto NT01 tires because they offer a tremendous amount of grip, are very consistent and predictable on track and are reasonably priced.”

Follow Sean's adventures on his Instagram @seans54

@kwatson160 | ‘10 Chevy Silverado 1500

Nitto Tires: Ridge Grappler

Koty's Silverado Prerunner on Ridge Grapplers  

“My truck is a ’10 Chevy Silverado 1500 4WD on 37-inch Nitto Ridge Grapplers and Method 101 beadlocks. I had Griffen Fabworks build me a 4WD kit, because I wanted the truck to be multipurpose. I can go fast over whoops, I can climb up hills easily and I can go fast or slow through the dunes and not worry about getting stuck. I have two young daughters who don't want to go fast all the time, so this truck is perfect for me. I can drive fast and aggressive for me or I can just cruise with my family.”

Check out more on Koty's Silverado on his Instagram @kwatson160

@lordposseidon | ’17 Chevy Camaro SS

Nitto Tires: NT555 G2

Gabriel's Camaro on NT555 G2s  

“Ever since I was a kid, I have always loved the Camaro—from the first-gen up to the sixth-gen. When Transformers first came out and Bumblebee was introduced, that piqued my interest even more, and I made it a personal goal of mine to own a Camaro, as Bumblebee was my favorite character from the movie. Now owning the sixth-gen Camaro SS, I couldn’t be happier, and it’s true what they say: If you don’t look back after you’ve parked, you bought the wrong car. A day never goes by without me thinking that I definitely bought the right car.”

Follow Gabriel on Instagram to see his Camaro @lordposseidon

Watch as we match up a reader's Carrera 996 against an R32 GT-R on the track in our Driver Battle series.

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