This article needs additional citations for. This engine produced 365 hp 272 kW and 470 lb·ft 637 N·m —in line with the revolution that was then sweeping Detroit. Custom Sports Special trucks were produced from 1964 to 1967. When new, these dated Dodge pickups were outsold handily by newer designs from Ford and General Motors. Yearly Updates 1991 Ram Pickup A new rear step bumper boosted towing capacity from 3000 to 5000 pounds.
In 1967, the D-series trucks received 383 2-barrel engines as a standard option. This body style continued until 1993 and many of these vehicles are still on the road. We photograph vehicles as they become available to us in our area, but some older or hard-to-find models may not be represented within this tool on our site due to availability. Throttle-body injection was introduced in 1988. Beginning in 1982, even more corrosion-resistant steel was used in the construction of the trucks.
There was also a bus version made mainly for army use. The 1978 models also saw the introduction of the first powered Dodge pickup truck. Each V8 delivers plenty of torque for moving heavy loads, without using too much more gas than a V6 engine. Sold as the D300 or the D500, the lighter model received the 225 Slant-Six, while the heavier-duty D500 has the 318 ci V8. That translates to a towing capacity as high as 11,900 pounds.
The colors of the Dodge Macho Power Wagon Palomino were the same as a Palomino horse all Li'l Red Express trucks were Adventurers, though the reverse was not true. The club cab has a split bench seat in the front and full jump seats in the rear. The Cummins Turbodiesel six was optional in regular-cab 350-series trucks and in 250-series trucks rated above 8500-pound gross vehicle weight. The pickup truck was gasoline powered and had either a 30-gallon tank or a 22-gallon tank. The 1972 D series was made famous in the television show , where a D300 chassis cab was the featured rescue squad vehicle for all seven seasons. Sometimes the bed is swapped with a for models like these.
Regular-cab 150 and 250 models could have the 115- or 131-inch wheelbase, whereas all 350 series regular-cab pickups rode a 131-inch wheelbase. Regular-cab trucks came only with a 3-place bench seat. From 1965 until the early 80s, D-series trucks were assembled in Warren, Michigan by the Chrysler Corporation. This redesign, which lasted until 1980 with minor changes, included new features such as an and pocketed taillights the distinctive reverse-on-top lights were recessed to. Available as an economy choice in light-duty trucks and was Mitsubishi's 4. The standard seats are vinyl, with the option of cloth or premium cloth. The trucks were produced by the Dodge Division of the Chrysler Corporation.
The V6 leaped from 125 to 180 horsepower, while the 5. The slant-6 was supplanted by the 3. A new Adventurer trim package replaced the old Custom Sports Special; basically, it included a padded front seat with vinyl trim either full bench or buckets with console and carpeting, plus other hallmarks such as extra chrome trim and courtesy lighting. Most Midnite Express trucks were powered by the 440 engine, instead of the 360 like the Li'l Red Express. At mid-year, the Cummins Turbodiesel engine added an intercooler.
Available with either a 6. You get plenty of passenger and cargo space, strong towing and payload capacities, but unimpressive fuel mileage. Because of the low sales, it was phased out quickly, and as a result, it became practically a single-year specialty. An optional turbodiesel inline 6-cylinder engine and standard rear antilock brakes had arrived for 1989. The High Performance Package was only offered from 1964 to early 1966. The high-performance package also included the LoadFlite , a 6000 rpm-rated Sun tachometer with heavy-duty gauges, power steering, dual exhaust and rear axle torque rods traction bars sourced from 1961. The Custom Sports Special included bucket seats, console, carpeting and racing stripes.
Three engines were available in the Dodge D150: the 3. The alternator carried 75 amps and had a 600-amp battery. The front seat in a regular cab is a bench seat. A wholly was released for the 1994 model year. This truck was equipped much like the Li'l Red Express with exhaust stacks, wheels, and gold pinstriping. Three-speed automatic was optional with sixes.
A narrower range of engines was offered: the base power plant was the 225 cu in 3. Sales were good during the Sweptline era and into the late 1970s. After 1991, all manual gearboxes were 5-speed. The headliner is full cloth and the doors are available with cloth on the top and carpet on the bottom. A timeline of these models can be found.
The engine, while being trustworthy and having far better economy than any other engine in the Dodge lineup at the time, suffered from low power output and was considered to be underpowered by American standards, even though it was previously used in the Japanese 3. The V6 and smaller V8 gained considerable horsepower in 1992, while the 5. Another rare model is the Midnite Express, which was available for the 1978 model year only. Long on function if short on frills, Dodge full-size pickups are basic and durable trucks, best suited for serious work. Vehicle Photography Not Available We're sorry. A high quality photo of your vehicle is not available in our library of images.