I really like my truck and have taken care of it properly. Available engines for these trucks were the 225 cu in 3. Added to the line up was a new 488 cubic inch 8. The only way to drive the thing is with your right foot more-or-less permanently mashed to the floor. With its long box, or long bed as they say in some circles, this truck was made for hauling. While Dodge introduced a new Ram 1500 for 2002, the old second generation style Ram was still produced for the 2002 model year 2500 and 3500 trucks.
By Joey I liked this truck mostly for its looks, sat high and just had a tough look. Nothing wrong but a little rust above the left wheel well. I had a 1 ton Ford F350. The HemiSport was discontinued for 2006. For other uses, such as the full-size van, see. It featured a big rig-looking front end and a large grille and was nothing like Ford or Chevy in design. Sterling, who worked with Dodge in development, has their own version called the Sterling Bullet with a unique grille.
Although this added cab space, the jump seats were not very comfortable. Primary Use: Commuting to work It Was A Neat Truck And I Felt Safe Driving It, But I Wouldn't Recommend It As A Daily Driver. Those engines were junk from day 1. Problem is, because I live in Western New York about an hour from Buffalo and they salt the roads, the frame is starting to rust. The was dropped in favor of a 3. One notable addition is the Mega Cab, featuring a 6-foot 2 m cargo box and 20 inches 510 mm of extra cab space, allowing seating for six with rear recliners.
The NightRunner trim includes 20-inch 510 mm black chrome rims, the 5. I still have the license plate. Its not that bad fuel wise. Part of this delay was because of the new 5. .
The new and Cummins Turbo diesel could only be had in the 2500 and up trucks. I sold it not running. Nice, this would be a fun truck to fly out to Tucson and drive home. On the inside, special attention was paid to in-cab storage features, with a large glovebox, a center armrest storage area, and extra storage space behind the seat. It is the wrong engine for this truck. Then I will be seriously looking for an older Dodge like this one to transplant the powertrain into. Like , Dodge used 150 to indicate a half-ton truck, 250 for a three quarter-ton, and 350 for one-tons.
They may not be the best for commuting duties, but they are just more engaging and just plain more fun to drive, in my opinion. Both trucks come equipped with a version of the 6. It offered an electrical outlet panel for running an entire job site worth of power tools, but the through-the-road method of balancing the gas engine and electric motor reportedly did not work as desired. Really fun to drive and can spin tires very nice. Also, a full screen mapping in-dash navigation system is now an option. V6 5 speed was terribly sucked out.
The exterior styling was the result of design concepts by chief designer Phillip E. Sterling is a division of which, like Dodge, was owned by the former. During this time, Dodge reintroduced the Club Cab, which was equipped with fold-out jump seats. The air box was also painted to match the body color and a color matched steering wheel was added. The Indy Trucks were available only in blue with white stripes. A light-duty diesel version will be released after 2009 and a two-mode hybrid version will be released in the 2010 model year.
The Turbo Diesel was also added to the engine lineup and for the first time, Dodge saw sales go up. This latest generation will be sold as the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 starting in Fall 2008. United States Patent and Trademark Office. Did the V8 swap without issue. I bought it 2 years old 17k and like you disappointed. This truck would benefit greatly from my V8. This package was discontinued after the redesign in 1994, but a similar package is offered through Chrysler called the Snow-Plow Prep package.
Dodge announced a version of the Ram, dubbed the Contractor's Special, in 2003. Just went and bought a 5. All Rumble Bees were either black with yellow trim or yellow with black trim. This body style draws heavily from the previous generation. In addition to the 5. It comes with the 5. In my opinion, with the dents, the truck is fairly priced.