Author: Patrick Rall

The Ram 1500 is Motor Trend’s First Ever Back to Back Top Truck

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For the first time ever, Motor Trend has named a back to back champion in their Truck of the Year balloting and that truck is the Ram 1500.  The 2014 Ram half ton pickup beat out 8 other vehicles including the Ram Heavy Duty, the Ram ProMaster, the Chevrolet Silverado, the GMC Sierra, the Toyota […] More »

  Comments | By - December 4, 2013

Truckin Fast Wednesdays: Dodge Dakota Drift Practice

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On our Truckin Fast Wednesday feature, we look at Dodge and Ram trucks participating in all sorts of high performance activities from drag racing to dirt racing to racing around an oval but today we watch a Dodge Dakota drifting at Rockford Speedway – marking the first time that we have really seen a Dodge […] More »

  Comments | By - December 4, 2013

Tech Thread Spotlight: How to Change the Rear Spring Shackles in Your Dakota

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Are you looking to add some extra ground clearance in your Dodge Dakota and you arent sure if you can do the work yourself…but you don’t want to face the labor costs of having someone do it for you?  You are in luck as our 1st generation Dodge Dakota section has a great DIY written […] More »

  Comments | By - December 3, 2013

Tire Shredding Tuesdays: 440ci 1969 Roadrunner Race Car Destroys Tires

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This week’s Tire Shredding Tuesday feature takes a look at a wicked 1969 Plymouth Roadrunner powered by a 440 cubic inch Mopar big block as it destroys its tires in a long, smokey, rolling burnout.  As the description explains, this is a drag car so this Roadrunner lacks some unneeded items like headlights and mufflers […] More »

  Comments | By - December 3, 2013

Cool Thread of the Day: Big Mike’s 2.5L Dakota Rebuild Thread

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The 2.5L 4-cylinder engine from the second generation Dodge Dakota doesn’t get a whole lot of love or respect but today’s cool thread feature takes a look at a 2.5L rebuild thread where DF member Bigboi407 looks to rebuild his 1998 Dakota engine while squeezing out a little more power in the process.  Unlike many […] More »

  Comments | By - December 3, 2013

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