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1989 Dodge Daytona ES turbo (The Deer-tona)

My former boss, Chris Burton, was the original owner of this car. He was the body shop manager at Swift Dodge back when this car was new. One morning the lot boy was starting up cars and he forgot to push … Continue reading

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1973 Dodge D200 (Cream Puff)

I was still driving The Duck-ota daily when I bought this one from a co-worker as a part-time “big truck” replacement. It came with a bed full of spare parts and another engine too! (though it did not need one) … Continue reading

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1992 Dodge Dakota 2.5 (The Duck-ota)

1992 Dodge Dakota, 2.5 liter 4 cyl. 5 speed manual trans, electric blue with a grey interior. Back in the late ’90s I really needed a decent daily driver, preferably something that got better MPGs than The Nuclear Pumpkin was … Continue reading

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1978 Dodge 4×4 (The Fridge)

One day I was at the local home improvement store, buying some sand or dirt (or hell, I dunno now). When I pulled in the parking lot, I saw this truck parked on the street with a for sale sign … Continue reading

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1992 Cummins Diesel pickup

I bought this truck in 2001 when I was working for a friend’s heavy equipment company. He had me an a 1974 Ford service truck, which sucked, so I bought my own truck. I got it off Ebay for $7,000 … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Pumpkin

This truck was my (now ex-)mother-in-law’s truck for many years. She pulled a horse trailer all over the west coast and complained about the low power and terrible MPG the entire time. It was a 1978 Dodge D200 Camper Special … Continue reading

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Dino, the Dodge-asaurus Wrex

I bought this truck as my part-time driver/beater/tow vehicle for $1800. Then I sold my old gas truck for $850. There isn’t a straight body panel on it, but how else could one get a Cummins Diesel truck for so … Continue reading

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2001 Dodge Stratus R/T

I actually looked specifically for a 2 door coupe, because (1) the body shape, and (2) it’s actually a Mitsubishi built car with Dodge emblems. THIS is the car that Dodge should have put a new Hemi engine in and … Continue reading

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1972 Dart

After moving to Idaho, we needed a 2nd car, so I ended up buying a 1972 Dart from my buddy Brian. It was originally blue but was mostly primer. Brian had installed a rebuilt slant-6 and the price was $300. … Continue reading

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My high school car

Back in the early ’80s, I was looking around for my first car. I had a budget of $1,000 but did not want to spend all of it on a car. I looked at a ’68 GTX with a 440, … Continue reading

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