1993 Dodge Dakota Overview

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1993 Dodge Dakota Overview

The Dodge Dakota dealt in firsts. It was the first pickup with rack and pinion steering. The first mid-size pickup with a V8 engine. And in 1993, the first pickup of any size to get four-wheel anti-lock brakes.

Other than the optional ABS and resdesigned front seats, the 1993 Dodge Dakota didn't mess with the success it had with its 1992 models. Available in both regular cab (6.5-foot and 8-foot beds), extended Club Cab (6.5-foot bed), and Sport models, characterized by a roof-bar with lights and body-colored fenders and grille, all models came standard 2WD and 5-speed manual transmission, with optional 4WD and 4-speed automatic.

Engine choices ranged from the 2.5-liter, 99-horsepower, to the 3.9-liter, 180-horsepower, to the mopar-like V8, which rated at 230-horsepower, guaranteeing drivers to be first off the line not only against any full-size pickup, but, with a little tuning, many a street racer out there today.

Owners love the handling and sturdiness of the Dakota pickup, as well as the power of the V8. The 3.9-liter gets some complaints of sluggishness. And while they praise the comfort of the roomy cab, most feel the rear back seat (a generous term) is cramped and not made for human use.

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Dodge Dakota Questions

Engine Swap

will my 3.9l engine out of my 93 Dakota fit in a 2002 Dakota with an existing 3.9l

I Want Wider And Bigger Rims And Tires

Can i put bigger rims on my 93 Dakota

I'm Trying To Locate The Fuse For My Gas Gauge.

I just replaced my fuel pump and now my fuel gauge dosent work. would like to check the fuse but cant locate it. bought the truck used and do not have wiring diagram.

I Have A 1993 Dodge Dakota V-8 LE That Looses Power And Begins To Jerk Hard...

I have a 1993 Dodge Dakota V-8 LE that looses power and begins to jerk hard like I am pumping the brakes after it warms up. Is this some sort of fuel problem? Anybody have any answers or suggestio...

ECU Upgrade

So I have a 1993 Dodge Dakota Sport and I'm not the biggest car expert and I have no car tuning experience whatsoever. But I'd like to know if I can swap the computer out for something tunable tha...