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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    beerbelly
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    Problem Starting

    i have 93 dakota with a mysterious problem.my mechanic can not seen to find the problem.THE truck will run for a while any were from 5min to an hour the all of a sudden it will quit,you leave it for a...

    7,240 views with 19 answers (last answer about a day ago)
    dodgedakota1993
    0

    Why Dont I Have Brakelights?

    i have all lights but when i step on my brakes there is no brake lights also my abs and parking brake light is on in my dash

    2,139 views with 9 answers (last answer 3 days ago)
    dont011
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    Changing 6 Lug Wheel To 5 Lug Wheel

    Will a 2010 or newer Dodge Dakota 5 lug hub fit a 1993 Dodge 6 lug? Will they interchange?

    21 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 days ago)
    dont011
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    How Do You Change A 6 Lug Dodge Dakota Hub To A 5 Lug?

    Help !!!!!!!!! I have a 1993 Dodge Dakota with 6 lug and I want to change it to 5 lug. I dont want to use the adapter it makes it stick out to far. What will work????

    10 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 days ago)
    VRH
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    Need A Fuse Diagram For A 93 Dodge Dakota . Has No Owners Manual

    2,001 views with 18 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)