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cRiPpLe_rOoStEr

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I always liked the Dakota R/T's, but could never find one with low enough miles and for the right price. I've always liked the idea of a light duty truck with a big V8 in it.
They were still slow as crap. For having a 5.9 liter, they were way under powered.

Back here they were available only with the 5.2L, and were the last V8-powered vehicle made in Brazil (not counting Scania trucks). But the engine was made in Venezuela...
 

slims

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I almost bought one with the 5.2 a couple years ago. It had a bunch of bolt'ons and it ran 14's
 

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I think he was referring to performance. Not wheel size.
 

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It ran 14 somthin in the 1/4 mile. I think it was a 98 model
 

buckshot85

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yes dodge's new line up is horrible. there new SUV's are just as bad.
 

4.6 Punisher

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I always liked the Dakota R/T's, but could never find one with low enough miles and for the right price. I've always liked the idea of a light duty truck with a big V8 in it.
They were still slow as crap. For having a 5.9 liter, they were way under powered.

I was driving a Ranger at the time. A scooter looked fast back then. :rollin:
 

Z71_Silvy

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I hope no one has one cause the look ok in a picture but damn they are ugly as hell in person.

Anyone see one of these?


See them? Try working out of one for 2 years...

Of course, ours looked like this:

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Now we are driving this:

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...For the next two weeks until our new ride is all "police-ified"

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That R/T is a fun ride. That Escape will be slower than molasses as it has a tiny 4-banger under the hood...but at least it will look cool....
 

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