A W-200 pickup is shown below. The truck is the only Perkins Diesel powered W-300 known to exist and one of a rare few W-300 Crew Cab Trucks. Aaron Arnold of Boerne, Texas, owns this one of a kind Perkins Diesel powered W-300. Sold as the D300 or the D500, the lighter model received the 225 Slant-Six, while the heavier-duty D500 has the 318 ci V8. Use the table above as a general guide, and don't be surprised if there are minor discrepancies in the data.
Kyle's site is a salute to Bighorn, Medium Duty, and Heavy Duty Dodge Trucks from the 1960's and 1970's. If you were to count all the wheels, the grand total would make the truck a fifty wheeler. Most Midnite Express trucks were powered by the 440 engine, instead of the 360 like the Li'l Red Express. Chassis-Cab Lineup Specifications 1974-77 The final three years of the medium-tonnage models in the states saw the introduction of a totally new truck. The Dodge medium-tonnage conventional cab is just about the most durable tightly built cab going, and an exceptional value by any truck user's standards.
The 1970 models also featured a new four-section grille two rows of two holes each. Since these trucks could vary in so many ways, only a brief overview of each type is included on this page. They all offer a range of wheelbases, springs, axles, and engine options that lets you practically customize your medium-duty truck to fit your exact requirements. Fill out your contact information and your part request will get distributed instantly to a nationwide network of auto recyclers, salvage yards, wrecking yards, junkyards and parts brokers across the country. They continued to 1993 with the pickup style sheetmetal, and from 1994 until their demise, they used the sheetmetal of what is commonly referred to as the second generation Dodges. Optional Custom Interior Above, you'll see the optional Custom Interior Package.
Exclusive to the long wheelbase Sweptside box pickups, it featured a broad C-stripe going across the length of the truck, not dissimilar to several Mopar muscle cars of the era. In order to reduce weight, the cabs for these trucks were made out of aluminum while the lower body panels grille and fenders were fabricated in fiberglass. Generally speaking, production for the following year began in tthe month of August. Also, the front bed edges overlapped the rear of the cab which provoked a sleek, unibody look. Integrated cab steps were concealed by the doors and a full-width hood featured faux hood louvers.
Placed on a 146in wheelbase, these trucks had two extra doors that allowed for a total of up to six passengers. Throttle-body injection was introduced in 1988. Nonetheless, the light duty pickup cabs from the current design were utilized as they had been in preceeding years. Jack and Spare Tire Storage 22 Emblems, Exterior Ornamentation, Tape Stripes, Decals. Listed in the table above are engines which are known to have been available for each truck model. In addition to the D500, D600, D800, and W600 models offered before, there's a brand-new D700 which fills the gap between the D600 and the D800 models.
Dodge pioneered the pickup with the introduction of the Club Cab with the 1973 models. The model number badge was moved to the center portions of this new grille and is the same casting as the badges found on the front fenders of the '61 and '65-later trucks. By 1972, the was available with 200 net horsepower roughly 250-260 gross horsepower , tuned for moderate emissions standards; the , with 180 horsepower, joined it. Large air actuated windshield wipers kept the view clear when the weather got rough. Seats are of longwearing heavy vinyl, with the premium of strong but really comfortable coil-spring construction.
Besides straight-sided beds called Sweptline , the D series also offered step-sided narrow beds called Utiline in 6. Their rugged cabs continue with such construction features as solid all-welded design with box section beams at stress points, husky door hinges reinforced deep into doors, thick cushioning rubber body mounts, and extensive protection against rust and corrosion. The high-performance package also included the LoadFlite , a 6000 rpm-rated Sun tachometer with heavy-duty gauges, power steering, dual exhaust and rear axle torque rods traction bars sourced from 1961. A narrower range of engines was offered: the base power plant was the 225 cu in 3. Medium duty trucks covered C-500 through C-700 trucks, while heavy duty was reserved to desiginate C-900 and C-1000 trucks. Compression ratios were also raised as the level of each engine increased 413-2 vs 413-3, for instance. Standard Equipment Check 70-71 year model for information.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. These could be configured with an unlimited supply of options, engines and transmissions to fit various wheelbases and load requirements. Seats are of longwearing heavy vinyl, with the premium of strong but really comfortable coil-spring construction. Sometimes the bed is swapped with a for models like these. Custom Sports Special trucks were produced from 1964 to 1967. Not a big seller, it did generate a lot of buzz. Used 1961 Dodge D500 Parts For Sale Access online used parts and accessories for 1961 Dodge D500 vehicles.