Tag: Dakota

Tech Thread Spotlight: 1g Dodge Dakota Auto to Manual Swap

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This week’s Tech Thread Spotlight may not be an ideal project for a novice mechanic but those 1st generation Dodge Dakota owners who want more performance, better efficiency and just plain more fun out of their midsized Dodge pickup – this auto to manual transmission swap could show you the way.  DF member 95_318SLT (whose […] More »

  Comments | By - March 20, 2014

Truckin Fast Wednesdays: Turbocharged Dodge Dakota RT Runs 10s

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The Dodge Dakota RT was well known for being one of the fastest normal production trucks available in the US but for some people, that factory power wasn’t quite enough.  Today’s Truckin Fast Wednesday feature looks at one such Dakota RT that is equipped with a custom turbocharger setup that allows this particularly regular cab/short […] More »

  Comments | By - March 19, 2014

Tech Thread Spotlight: Dodge Dakota 4×2 to 4×4 Swap

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Do you have a rear wheel drive Dodge Dakota and you yearn for the go-anywhere properties of four wheel drive? If so, all you need to do is fine a donor 4WD Dakota that is a similar to yours in the chassis length and you can literally swap the body from your truck onto the […] More »

  Comments | By - February 27, 2014

Cool Thread of the Day: 2g Dodge Dakota V6 to V8 Swap

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V8 powered trucks like the Dodge Dakota generally demand a higher price than V6 models but with an abundance of V8 engines in salvage yards around the country – swapping the stock V6 for a more powerful V8 is a great solution for those V6 Dakota owners looking for a project.  DF member varsis went […] More »

  Comments | By - February 27, 2014

Photo of the Week: SlightlyDodgy’s Heavily Customized 1989 Dodge Dakota

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We feature a great many 1st generation Dodge Dakota pickups here on DodgeForum but few are quite like this one.  Owner and DF member SlightlyDodgy calls this his 1989ish Dakota due to the massive amount of work that has been done front to back and the result is a Dakota that is very likely the […] More »

  Comments | By - February 21, 2014

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