It started life as a utility truck for the city of Colorado Springs before finding its way to a ranch in Leadville Colorado. A popular option was the slide-on camper body Dodge didn't sell the body, but did sell an option package which made them easier to install and use. Professionally built by Master mechanic. They could be had with the same engines and options as the other trucks, and were available for D-100 to D-700 trucks as well as any Power Wagon configuration. Not a big seller, it did generate a lot of buzz.
What truly makes this truck the most unique classic Power Wagon on the planet is the seamless integration of the modern interior into the cabin. These trucks preceded the Adventurers as luxury minded sport trucks and offered the possibility of a 426 Wedge engine. Time Warp's venture into custom vehicles began three years ago when they merged a. The previous owner put a new transfer case in at one point as well as a clutch. Please call or email Matt with any questions. The good part is that it is a fun truck you can just jump in and drive, the bad part is that it's not all original. I have been driving ita few miles here and thereand using it here on the place.
This truck is in good shape but needs some love. This was a major advance, because it did not cook batteries like generators, yet were able to charge the battery during idle. Give me a call or message me so we can workout a deal. The previous owner acquired the truck with the ranch when he bought the property 17 years ago. The 440 would be popular in motor homes through its demise. The truck is 375 in the 1965 model year run.
Crew cabs are four-door cabs with room for four to six passengers. By then, the 727 TorqueFlite was the sole automatic choice, while a variety of three and four speed manual transmissions were available. Therefore, not much was needed to upgrade the chassis. The wheelbase of each model grew by about six inches, while the frames grew stronger and added a cross member, and both front and rear axles were stronger. Also in this year, the slant six replaced the trusty L-Head six that had powered so many Dodge Trucks to fame in the past. Please allow time below for the pictures to upload. I am more than happy to assist with shipping if you make the arrangements.
It spend the rest of its time plowing snow on the ranch. Another advance, this time in manufacturing, occured in 1963, when Dodge started making its own crew cabs in its factory, as competitors simply converted already-made crew cabs. A custom bed was fabricated to accommodate the additional wheels and the floor received a unique wood finish. . This page covers the original D series. It has dings and dents, ne rear running board is missing, nd a rear door handle needs some work the handle is in the glovebox.
All switches and controls were designated with single block letters and were spread out along the lower portions of the dash. It starts and runs good and moves around the yard good. The throw out bearing complains sometimes also. You won't be disappointed with this Truck. Automatic, bed is in great shape, V8, no power steering could use some restoration and new paint but that's about it! The 170 slant six was gone, leaving the more suitable 225 as the base engine, while the modern 160 hp was now available as an economical V8. I can text you more pics if you need to see something not pictured here, ust ask.
Was going to restore the body and add a suspension lift, ut no time. Trim D100 Category - Mileage 73457 Posted Over 1 Month Well I haven't had a lot of luck selling this truck. Thank you and God Bless you on your Classic Search. The 170 was an option only for the lighest duty model D100 , while the 225 was standard across the board - meaning you could buy a one-ton truck with a 140 gross; roughly 110 net horsepower engine, which was an improvement over the L-heads. Other wise it is all original. This truck's high performance package included a 426 Wedge engine that generated 365 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque; it had a three-speed automatic, power steering and brakes, tach, dual exhausts, and rear axle struts.
The truck can stay here at my placeas long as you need so shipping can be arranged. » » Dodge Power Wagons For Sale From 1945 to 1980, Dodge manufactured the Power Wagon line of four-wheel drive, light trucks. In addition to the slant sixes, Chrysler's latest technological wonder, the alternator, was added to its trucks in 1961. Inside, the bench seat was 60 inches long providing enough room for three passengers. The Dodge runs and drives great, with power steering and front disc brakes. What little rust on the truck is surface or bubbles forming leading edge of hood, passenger side rocker, front corner of the bed inside, previous patch on the floorboard. Wheelbases also increased for some models.
In this instance, the extra real estate also allowed Time Warp Customs to incorporate the custom exhaust stacks into the cab. The standard engine was the 225 slant six, with 318 and 361 V8s optional. The bed is wood with diamond plate steel over it. The new D series for 1961 was bigger and tougher than before. Other wise it is all original. The bed has been given a protective coat, rhino type of coating. The truck is extremely clean and straight.
Built about 6 years ago. Runs good but needs a tune. Engine has about 500 miles on it since being rebuilt. All paper work refer to it as a 64 but the vehicle sequence indicates it's a 65. Runs good but needs a tune. The Fuel gauge is not working due to a bad sending unit and the driver side window crank will need to be replaced.