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1998 Dodge Dakota LB RWDReview
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No More Dodges For Me, The Tranny Has A Mind Of Its Own — It was an ok truck, it did what I needed it todo, the V6 had some guts, and also some thirst, it had a nice sound (mainly thanks to the exhaust holes). I was having too many problems with it so it's good its gone, It looked cool, and the rear and side windows were a nice feature but over-all never again.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Power from a V6

Cons: It's a Dodge

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1998 Dodge Dakota R/T Sport Club Cab RWDReview
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So Fun I Have Had 3 :) — Performance was one of the reasons I bought this vehicle. It has been fairly easy to upgrade, and runs very strong. 11.59@118 is the best time Ive run with this vehicle, but that is with alot of changes. Build quality is ok. There are a number of known issues with these vehicles, the main being the transmission and the upper control arm bushings along with the balljoints. The transmission one is easy, just change the fluid regularly, and if it starts shifting odd, then put the solenoids/sensors in the valve body, and that will usually save you a ton of money in the long run. One of the most beautiful vehicles ever made in my opinion, and definately the best looking truck ever. Ya dont buy these things if mileage is your main concern.. hahha fun factor? How about handling thats on a par with alot of muscle/sports cars? Its fun to see the look on peoples faces with you keep up with them in the twisties ( or just flat go by em )

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

Pros: Fun, fun fun fun fun

Cons: Cant think of any really

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1998 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 4WDReview
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Decent Truck Wish I Had A Single Cab With The V6 Or The Extended With V8 — this truck is very nice and i have never had a problem with the 4wd. i dont get along so great with the little baby 3.9 this thing has in it but it works. i felt the urge to hop up this little motor by throwing a new gibson exhaust system,airaid cold air intake, and throttle body spacers. she runs pretty clean now and has that little more edge of power.

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

Pros: 4wd works very well and interior holds up well

Cons: the body has weak spots that easily and the 3.9 v6 is lacking power

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1998 Dodge Dakota SLT RWDReview
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Sleeper For Drifting — the truck isnt to bad could definately use a bigger motor like the r/t 5.9 v8 but it is light so its not to bad. the LSD differential helps this truck a lot for what ever whether your racing or drifting. it maybe a 13 year old truck but ive never had any major engine or tranny problems. it gets horrible gas milage but its a very fun vehile to have

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

Pros: the LSD differential

Cons: the gas milage

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1998 Dodge Dakota Sport Club Cab 4WDReview
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Good And Bad — great in the snow, especially with goodyear wrangler silent armors as shows. gas mileage sucks but hey its a truck. 175hp down from 180 with 4x4 r u kidding me, stupid emissions laws. but it still does a nice brake stand two lines every time.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: corners like a sports car

Cons: gas guzzler, balljoints u dodge guys know what i mean

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1998 Dodge Dakota Sport Club Cab 4WDReview
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Thumbs Up — It's needed some tlc with a need for new tires, a tie rod and wheel alignment in the near future. It needs a new paint job it's not to costly a full tank of guess bone dry costs 55 bucks. It needs a new muffler right now. Its very fun to drive its acceleration is wonderful

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

Pros: Its speed

Cons: Muffler needs replacing

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1998 Dodge Dakota Club Cab RWDReview
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My Everyday Car. — It is the base 4 cyl. engine while weak it rev's nice and the 5 sp. manual tranny pulls it quite well. Nice ride. The cab is roomy and it sits up high enough. I am enjoying my new ride.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Sturdy, nice interior, good ride.

Cons: The small engine putts along.

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1998 Dodge DakotaReview
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"the Truck" — this truck lasted through my highschool and some college....what a crazy vehicle. bit fell apart significantly in the end of its life but until then ran like a champ! definitely not a snow truck though. don't buy it, it's old

Pros: It was a truck

Cons: It was old and dying

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1998 Dodge Dakota Sport Club Cab 4WDReview
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Great For Snow And Such Can See All Around You But Its Not Super Big Either — accelerates fine i guess same with brakes good turn radius. had to replace engine at 86,000 miles due to poor upkeep. exterior would be good if it wasn't dented and scratched. interior basic cloth stock. back seat with ext. cab. 16mpg parts not horribly expensive. very fun to drive

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 4 wheel drive

Cons: gas mileage

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1998 Dodge Dakota Sport RWDReview
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Modified — Beautiful truck! Very fun to modify. Decent performance. Not alot of jam. Appearance was excellent inside and out. Terrible on gas but what dodge isnt? Not the greatest in the winter but it was only 2 wheel drive. Good summer driver.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Easy to modify

Cons: Bad on gas

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