The map light works but, is loose in the housing due to someone previous to my ownership ,breaking the behind-the-dashboard bracket as a result of not knowing how to properly remove the dashboard. The exact size could be determined by running the tank as close to dry as possible, without running out and getting stuck refilling at a gas station and looking at how many gallons you put in. This truck features an engine block heater actually it is a coolant heater , that does work properly and plugs into any 110 v outlet. Yeah, this truck looks really nice to me. My stepfather had a 1978 Toyota Pickup truck.
It is either a 26 U. Perhaps, without those added sales and profits, the company would not have created its revolutionary , followed by equally innovative heavy duty models. The new paint is protected byan additionalclear coat. In fuel economy, the Dodge Ram Cummins Turbo Diesel, a D250 with automatic transmission, rated 19 mpg in urban driving and 23 mpg in intestate, while averaging 55 mph. The trucks ended up with better cooling and electrical systems, heavier stabilizer bars and shock absorbers, a stronger body, an auxiliary oil cooler, and extra insulation in the hood, dash, and floor. At least what shows in that single exterior photo looks like an excellent truck, no? I remember when the compact truck was popular in the U.
I searched all over looking for a leak and finally decided to replace the exhaust manifold. The engine complies with current emissions regulations and is certified in all 50 states. Thereis some minor paint loss and a little bit of rust showing up near the front of the bed and there are a few dings see wheel wells , but, it is in remarkable condition for a truck bed. When I purchased the vehicle there were 96,514 miles on the odometer and it currently shows 07,272 107,272 , and although I have no way to prove this mileage, I do believe it to be true based on the overall condition, operation and handling of the truck. The truck handles well nostrange drifting back and forth at highway speeds , starts quickly except, when it has sat for several days andthe weather is cold.
Well, after replacing this part, the puff of smoke still appeared so, further inspection revealed a small, crack in the down pipe at the lower curve where it heads back towards the rest of the system. I ran slick 50 and full synthetic oil in mine and changed the belts at 50 and 100k and it still blew. The paint on the hood was beginning to thin so, I had the entire striperepaintedalong with the hood. I have receipts for most of the items mentioned above and these receipts will be included with the truck. I still loved driving the truck. The first generation Dodge Cummins truck body style ran for 5 years 1989 - 1993 , with a total production of 179,377 units. According to one retired truck-division insider, the Cummins diesel saved the Dodge pickup line.
After installing my 4bt, the fenders lowered about an inch. The undercarriage is really clean, has only minimal surface rust and in some areas, looks close to new in appearance. I just really like a small pickup. So, to find a first year Dodge Cummins pickup is becoming difficult and then, to find one that has not been modified is even rarer. With the Cummins diesel, heavy-duty Dodge pickups were suddenly competitive — many buyers said they were buying a Cummins engine in a Dodge wrapper. The only other item worth mentioning is that the Driver's side electric door lock occasionally fails tooperate correctly. The paint is two-tone consisting of Bright White with the Dark Suede stripe.
I haven't listened to a cassette tape in years and I no longer have any cassettes so, I do not know if the cassette unit still works but, it did work fine the last time I used it. It appears to be really nice. Not surprisingly, Dodge upgraded the odometer in 1990 to a six-digit column face as they realized these trucks would be in service for several hundred thousand miles. The previous owner must have had a dog as there are some chew marks on the seat belt lock snaps and I have tried to find some replacement almond-coloredbelt assemblies but, have been unsuccessful to date. The interior looks fantastic from three photos and one showing the odometer showing almost. This particular Ram 50 is a second-generation truck produced for a decade starting in 1986.
I haven't investigated the Cruise Control switch since Ihave only used the truck for a fewlong-distance trips. I had one and will buy another one in a new york minute. This site best viewed 1024x768 or larger screen resolution with the Newest Version of Firefox or Internet Explorer This site © Copyright 2019 RamchargerCentral. I can tell you that the system did cycle correctly and I did add a new dryer. But, the very first year 1989 , proved to be the smallest total run with only 16,750 trucks and 19932 with the most at 49,226. During the coldest weather, I use the engine block heater and itreally helps in starting the engine. This was the truck that changed the light-duty truck market forever! I know this is a lot of information but, I am trying to provide as much information as possible.
This one would make an excellent entry-level collectable, although I suspect it will never be valuable — who cares? There was nothing fancy about it. The six-cylinder turbo diesel version that powers 1989 Ram pickups entered production in late 1984, successfully powering such heavy duty applications as combines, tractors, road graders, loaders, cranes and crawlers. However, I believe there is a member or two that converted to a Cummins 6bt without upgrading the axles and reported satisfactory results with on road only driving. Early Chrysler testing indicates that toughness story will be complemented by performance and durability, too. The 6bt at about 1100 Lbs and the 4bt at about 700 Lbs. The Cummins diesel engine develops 160 hp at 2,500 rpm and will accelerate the Ram D250 pickup from zero to 60 in 11.