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1983 Dodge Rampage — The Rampage is a light duty utility vehicle, similar in style to the Ford Ranchero or the Chevrolet ElCamino. The Rampage is built on a stretched Dodge Omni / Plymouth Tourismo / Dodge Charger platform. It has a front engine / front wheel drive drivetrain.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: The Rampage is a light duty utility vehicle, similar in style to the Ford Ranchero or the Chevrolet ElCamino.

Cons: The Rampage is a light duty utility vehicle, similar in style to the Ford Ranchero or the Chevrolet ElCamino.  The drawback of this, is that it will only seat two people.

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Great Little Truck, That Drives Like A Sports Car. — Easy to maintain, very reliable, Absolute blast to drive, Milage was very good considering the time period for when it was made. One of the most versitile vehicles I have ever owned. wish it would have been available for more years and made avaible with the turbo charged engine from the factory. I have since cured that problem, the vehicle now has between 300 to 350 HP, from a 2.2 ltr engine.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Very fast, and Sharp looking little truck.

Cons: Parts are getting harder to find!!

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Got To Be Really Into This Truck To Understand It, Like A Collector. — Fun car to drive, and good to haul lite loads. Downside is finding parts, and the shifter linkage pops loose sometimes. Will be great car/truck when I customize, and fix the linkage to stay on. Takes time and money.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun to drive & great looking small truck

Cons: Hard to find parts.

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Light Sport Truck — This truck is a hybrid of a small pickup and the from end of the Dodge Charger. It gets great gas milage for being a small 4 cylinder and being from the 80's. It could easily handle more then it's fair share of work, and would run like a champ with little work needed.

Pros: Got great gas milage and was a one of a kind car.

Cons: Body has a tendency to rust out and is over a quarter of a century old
and hard to find good parts for.

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Buy One If You Can Find One I Have 8 Hehe — best little truck ever built have owned one since 84 still drive it alot great fuel economy starts right up always why buy anything but a dodge or crysler the L body will live forever everyone have a great time

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: great 1/2 ton truck

Cons: lol nothing

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Return Of The Cruck — Automakers will never come up with anything quite as awesome as the 1983 Dodge Rampage ever, ever again. Limited to 3 years of production, this butt-ugly half-car-half-truck was the secret, dirty desire of guys everywhere. You could go to the beach with it. You could haul stuff. You can drive all over the damn country in it. You could deliver 200 pizzas at once every Friday to a high school in southern California. You can withstand extreme heat and extreme cold inside of a week. Screw air conditioning, we have windows we can roll down. You can sneak 4 buddies into the drive-in. You can *actually transport* 16 people: 4 in the cab and the rest in the back. You can lift it up onto the sidewalk with 3 friends. You can rebuild the engine cooling system with hand tools and water jugs. You can do anything, anytime, anywhere, with this... ugly piece of awesome crap. I wish I still had it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 1983 Sport Edition decals, including custom one on the hood scoop (designed by yours truly). Stick shift.

Cons: The smell of the interior never really went back to normal after I cleared out the dead rats nest.

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