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get stuck
01-22-2007, 07:49 PM
it is a 1982 dodge 1/2 ton with a slant 6 and a 4-5 inch ish lift here it is

MetalMan
01-22-2007, 10:04 PM
That looks so much like my old Dodge it's not even funny, paint it brown and it's a clone. Except that it had a 318, that thing must be one hell of a gutless wonder.

get stuck
01-22-2007, 10:17 PM
i still havent got it running good yet so i donot know but yeah i amagin it will be a gut less beast but the only reason its staying if for the fuel econimy how bad was you 318 on gas

230
01-22-2007, 10:18 PM
I got one in my driveway right now and it is moderate on power and horid on gas.

get stuck
01-22-2007, 10:42 PM
haha yeah i thought so that why i think im gona stick with the slant 6 i was looking on the net and looks like you can get some pretty good power out of them for what they are but sould be a fun little truck if i ever get it running right [36]

hrd4mud
01-23-2007, 08:06 AM
I have a shortbox almost same with 318 4 speed manual, and a ramcharger with 318 fourspeed manual. Both are 85's and both get around 18 mpg. I actually went out wheelin last month in the ramcharger wheeled all day, dove highway home runnin 35's and still got 18. I love 318's. No shortage of power there at all.

I used to have a 360 auto combo in another truck, would get 8 mpg no matter what i was doing. The 318 feels like it has more power, its just cause of the 4 speed but still, id never switch in a 360.

get stuck
01-23-2007, 09:01 AM
yeah i have a running 360 in my back yard it came it a parts truck i bought for $100 but thats why i dont want to use it to much to run
[cheers]

Taxidermy
01-23-2007, 02:39 PM
sweet dodge ram :D

get stuck
01-23-2007, 05:52 PM
thanks!

MetalMan
01-23-2007, 06:46 PM
My 318 wasn't too bad on gas, $20 got me to Stave and back, including some hearty pedal-mashed mud flinging.

get stuck
01-23-2007, 07:19 PM
yeah buy the sounds of it thats not to bad on gas but i atleast wana get the slant 6 running firstit just has to push 33s anyways 4 low cant be to bad
i know a guy that has 35s on a yota with stock gears and a 22re so the slat 6 cant be to bad well hope not haha any was should wok out [36]

FU Toolbag
01-23-2007, 09:37 PM
But your dodge has toyota frame material used for the doors. I would shorten those shackles though.

get stuck
01-23-2007, 10:38 PM
why shorten the shackles ??
you know there rear shackles to right ?

get stuck
01-29-2007, 07:52 PM
a few more