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2010 Dodge Dakota Overview
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Dodge Dakota Questions

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I Have A 1995 Dodge Dakota That Some Times When I Start It Runs Really Roug...

this is a 1995 dodge Dakota with a V8 magnum that some times will run rough when I start it and the tach jumps all over the place and the truck will die. please help

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Jerry Lohr
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Any Trlks On Adjusting Line Pressure Like Old School 727 T,flite Have 2001...

want tranny to last ,T,Y,

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jaymiez1
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Y Would My Chek Engine Light Come On After I Changed All My Plugs

I changed all 6 of my spark plugs and now my 2008 dodge Dakota has a chek engine light what did I do

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jaymiez1
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Has Anyone Heard Of Those Gforce Performance Chips,do They Work?

i have seen all over the net this gforce performance chip 30 hp gain,7-15 mpg fuel increase,better this and that is it true and y r they so cheap?

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Jaymie Richardson
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Do Full Size Dodge Rims Fit On A Dakota

My Dakota has 18 inch rims. Does a full size dodge ram have the same size and bolt pattern

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Older Dodge Dakota

1991 Dodge Dakota Overview
1991 Dodge Dakota
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1991 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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1990 Dodge Dakota Overview
1990 Dodge Dakota
40 pictures
1990 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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1989 Dodge Dakota Overview
1989 Dodge Dakota
47 pictures
1989 Dodge Dakota reviews:
4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars
1988 Dodge Dakota Overview
1988 Dodge Dakota
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1988 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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1987 Dodge Dakota Overview
1987 Dodge Dakota
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1987 Dodge Dakota reviews:
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About the Dodge Dakota

As Goldilocks would say, the Dodge Dakota is just right.  Dodge introduced it as a compromise between their compact trucks, which had limited hauling capacity, but were easy to handle, and it's full-size Ram, which had the powerful towing and hauling capacity, but could feel bulky and unwieldy behind the wheel.

Enter the Dodge Dakota in 1987, which fell somewhere in between.  The first pickup to feature a V8 engine, and the first to offer rack and pinion steering, the Dakota's horsepower, 4WD option, and aggressive styling suited those who used it as a workhorse, but its durability appealed to families looking for an alternative to a minivan.

Over the years, the Dakota evolved into more of a family truck without giving up any of its engine power, available in a V6 or a V8. The cab had always been roomy for front seat passengers, with controls that were easy to read and operate and storage room between and under seats.  The introduction of a four-door Dakota and a lengthened cab (achieved by shortening the bed length) to seat three people comfortably in back placed it firmly in the family car realm.  The heavy-duty suspension, precise handling, and unpenetrable sturdiness of the Dakota made it comfortable for transporting family, while the V8 engine and the 6.5-foot bed made it ideal for transporting cargo.

Owners love their Dakotas for the combination of look, feel, reliability, and strength.  The biggest gripe is with the poor gas mileage, but really, it is a truck after all.