Truckin Fast Wednesday: Two Classic Dodge Rams Throw Down on the Quarter Mile
This week’s Truckin Fast Wednesday feature offers not one but two classic Dodge Ram pickups racing down the quarter mile. Judging by the announcer, I would guess that this drag racing is taking place somewhere outside of the United States so there is a good chance that these two Rams are especially unusual wherever this race took place but they both do a great job of representing fast moving Dodge trucks all around the world.
In the near lane we have a 1977 Dodge Ram Stepside powered by a 440 cubic inch big block V8 while the truck in the far lane appears to be a 1979 Dodge Ram Lil Red Express which the video information suggests is powered by an 8.0L V10. We don’t know whether this is a V10 out of a Ram or a Viper but considering that this V10 powered first gen Ram runs mid 15s – I would guess that it is a truck motor. As for the 440 powered Ram in the near lane, there is no question that the big block has been tinkered with a bit as with an ET of 12.74, it is one seriously quick old school Dodge truck.