1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Overview

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Laramie SLT
Avg. Price: $4,306
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Avg. Price: $4,400
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Work Horse Of A Truck That Drives Like A Truck by knobonk
 — We bought this truck for a great price, private party sale, in 2000 with over 70,000 miles on it. We've loved having it ever since, and now it's up over 190,000! We've used it for just about everyth... Read More
Excellent by coolhandluke
 — love the semi look. been waiting to get one since they came out. always have been a mopar guy. 360 kicks butt have a 87 dakota aswell. great work trucks.i haul a lot of metal and does the job and doe... Read More
1997dodge Ram 1500 Ss/t by Jake
 — Great car thats a real head turner, has a 5.9 litter V8, about 300 horsepower. suckes up gass like a little kid in the summer 13 city 18 highway. Got to love the stock Red with t silver stripes. the t... Read More

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Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

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Tranny Works Fewinutes Then Loses Power.

OK I'm in a bad situation and desperate I need this truck to run yesterday. Got truck had to reinstall tranny. They took it out. I replaced shifter rod. Used the old torque converter. Put it on tru...

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What Model Transmission Do I Have?

Transmission went out in 1997 Dodge Ram 1500. Its the 360/5.9 liter V8. Im researching to find a used one to replace it. What year models are compatible and what types? I mean will the tranny from a 2...

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Starts,idols Perfect Bogs Down, No Power Upon Acceleration 1997 1500,5.2 Ga...

Bought truck in '08 w/24,000, now has 74,500,This has been a great truck, (still is) other than new ball joints, I have had no trouble until about two weeks ago, I was on hwy doing about 70mph turne...

8,775 views with 9 answers (last answer about a week ago)

My 1997 Dodge Ram Won't Start After Reinstalling Tranny.

Tranny was removed prior to me getting it. I replaced shifting rod and reinstalled. The torque converter position sensor was broke so I used the one from another dodge 2 wheel auto tranny. Mine i...

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