Best Modern ROM for Sholes, MOTO DROID OG

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    Greeetings,

    I have been searching around for the best working ROM for my OG Verizon Droids. I have tried the following:

    JB CM10 port > was too slow
    ICS from 3n3rg1c > but the google play FCs
    CM9.0.1 > would not install

    Another post I read here said Steel Driod was my best bet. However Version 5 is for Droid 3 apparently, and all I see for the OG is version 3.x

    Is this the latest version?
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    Any "modern" rom on the OG isn't going to work as intended.

    Froyo was the last thing that ran "well" on it.
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    Thanks for the reply.


    Well I saw people were using CM 7.2.0, so I installed it. It works very well but is kind of bland. Is Steel Droid sleeker looking?

    Matt|ttaM
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    Not quite certain, I never ran it. It may have been lightly themed.

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    Cyanogen is stock android if you want a skinned ROM you'll need to get some icon packs or disgust a theme for your launcher.
    Gingerbread was the least thing I remember being able to run but it was glitchy in the WiFi.

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    CyanogenMod 7.2 running my deprimed kernel is about good as it gets on the Sholes (OGD).
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