Kit replaces with stronger one, but return to stock is impossible. The 318 became a Magnum for the 1992 year, the 360 became a Magnum for the 1993 year, so that particular table should read 1990-1991, not 1992. Position standard tow hooks on the front frame horns with the hook curving out to the sides. General Comments: All together a great truck that still runs great. May 16, 2011 There are a few things you can check.
In the 1990s and 2000s, Dodge put the 5. In 1991, the V8 became available again across the line, but still turned poor numbers. Why can't Truck companies add an extra foot and a clip higher on the body? I had a 1993 Dakota 5. P 1 Post a reply to this message: Username Registration: All visitors are allowed to post messages Name: Email: Notify me when I get a reply to my message: Yes No Icons: Subject: Message:. Bolt on hooks and replace air dam.
Yes Review Date: 17th August, 2004 Faults: Transmission went at 235 000 km. Going to a higher trim line or greater payload also added weight. The Club Cab was available with four wheel drive; the hood was extended to fit the V8 engine, and the front appearance was upgraded somewhat. When you replaced the alternator, did you also replace the voltage regulator? Approach angle was at least 35. V8 requires some funky rework of hoses.
It set off all kinds of sympathetic vibrations, just an awful way to build an engine. Standard Dimentions as published by Dodge 1991 - 1996 on std tires. This engine is designed to run on unleaded fuel with a minimum octane rating of 87. Gas mileage did not vary much by year, despite major power boosts and technology changes. This engine holds up to five quarts of oil. .
First gear redline comes pretty quick. Front passenger brake caliper only had one bolt so the caliper would twist when applied. Watch the transfer case shifter for clearance. The body used the same box floor and powertrain choices, except for the four-cylinder, which went from a 2. The engine runs on unleaded fuel with a minimum octane rating of 87; in terms of fuel efficiency, most vehicles equipped with a Dodge 5. The truck became a success, finally offering the true benefits of the mid-size vehicle. A cupholder pulled out of the center stack.
While specifications may vary per specific year and model, most of the 5. A former Chrysler engineer told us that while the engine was developed within Chrysler, the Dakota itself was engineered by Aero-Detroit, a contract house; some Chrysler engineers were sent to the firm to work with them on the design. At 40psi the sidewalls still roll too much and contribute to rather unsteady cornering. A bead of semi-liquid urethane sealing material was applied to the frame and the assembly was pressed into the back window opening of the body. The throttle works well with so much power on tap.
Oh well, I guess I'll get used to talking to my passengers at normal tones, and will stop doing 85mph because of the lack of road feel. Strap clips are required in this position. The tailgate was easily removed for longer loads. In 1987, the four-cylinder was the 2. Trailer towing was boosted to 6,400 pounds with the V8 Club Cab and 6,900 pounds on the V8 regular cab, with appropriate options and equipment. I sold it to my friend and in two weeks he hit two guard rails and side-swiped a tree.
Ram 50 was dropped, but Dakota sales seemed unaffected by that. The shaft's maximum out-of-round measures 0. The ash tray bracket can be modified to act as a radio mount, just do a lot of test fitting before you cut or drill. Thanks P 1 Post a reply to this message: Username Registration: All visitors are allowed to post messages Name: Email: Notify me when I get a reply to my message: Yes No Icons: Subject: Message:. At launch, the Dakota had a choice of 112 inch or 124 inch wheelbases, with a 6 ½ foot or an 8 foot cargo box; rear and four wheel drive were both available.