1979 Dodge D-SeriesReview
1979 Dodge Truck — 1979 Dodge Truxk / Hi comp 318 - 3 speed / 9.75 Rear - 4.10 Ratio Originally came with a small block 360 4bbl, but was swapped out for a high compression, bored over 318. Has a 3spd auto trans and a heavy duty dana rear end with 4.10 rear end gears. It will pull absolutely anything without batting an eye.
Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)
Pros: Very powerful, ruggedly built truck.
Cons: Paint's falling off.
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