Tag: Dakota

Tech Thread Spotlight: Installing an Electric Water Pump on Your 2g Dakota

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The water pump on your Dodge Dakota engine keeps the powerplant cool, but it also eats up a surprising amount of power so if you can run the water pump with some other source than the belt that runs off of the crankshaft, you can free up a few more ponies to send to the […] More »

  Comments | By - July 10, 2014

Truckin Fast: Turbo Dakota Beats a Blown Tundra on the Tree

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Today’s Truckin Fast feature takes a look at a turbocharged 2nd gen Dodge Dakota R/T racing on the quarter mile against a supercharged Toyota Tundra. The video focuses more closely on the ugly Toyota in the far lane so we don’t know what all is done to this Dakota, but the video info claims that […] More »

  Comments | By - July 9, 2014

Tech Thread Spotlight: Replacing Your 3rd Gen Dakota Thermostat

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Changing the thermostat in your 3rd generation Dodge Dakota can serve as a performance mod as it helps to keep the engine running cooler or you can simply change the thermostat as a preventative measure as your truck ages, but in either case it is a job that you can do at home with only […] More »

  Comments | By - July 1, 2014

Truckin Fast: 2g Dodge Dakota RT Dashing Through the Snow

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This week’s Truckin Fast Wednesday feature takes a slightly different approach than usual, trading a dry drag strip or a muddy Tuff Truck course for a big, snow covered parking lot where a 2g Dodge Dakota R/T is stretching its legs and having fun doing so. This Dakota starts by drifting from around the building […] More »

  Comments | By - June 11, 2014

Tire Shredding: Dodge Dakota Does a Massive Rolling Burnout

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As a Dodge truck owner who has done more than my share of burnouts, I’m well aware of the Tire Shredding potential of a V8 truck roasting the rear tires but the rolling burnout performed by this 2000 Dodge Dakota is truly awe inspiring.  Unfortunately, there are no details as to what has been done […] More »

  Comments | By - June 10, 2014

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