1981 Dodge Ram 50 PickupReview
Hard To Steer . Great Low End Torque . Donn't Get It Hot — put clutch throw out bearing reserfaced pressure plate ball joints. stiff front suspension tend to under steer tight on hard cornering. flowmaster one in two out sounds great w/duals.
Pros: fairly easy to work on
Cons: rare to find good strait body parts/performance engine parts priced hi
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like looks but dislike power; has been dependable but starting to show its age mechanically. Vehicle has been in the family since 1992 and has been driven by all three kids and myself since then. Part... Read More
It Was A Good Little Truck.
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1989 Dodge Ram 50 "big Horn" 2.6 Liter
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Good Commuter Or Mudder, But Not A "truck".
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Just Like The Real Thing Only Smaller
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It's A $400 Rig And You Get What You Pay For ;)
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