Engine:3.9L 3906CC 239Cu. In. V6 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
For Sale By:Private Seller
Safety Features: Driver Airbag
Trim: Sport Standard Cab Pickup 2-Door
Drive Type: RWD
Buckhannon, West Virginia, United States
For Sale: 1999 Dodge Dakota Sport Lowrider 2wd Truck.
• 3.9I Magnum engine
• 4 spd auto trans w/OD
• 119 k Miles
• Clear title
• Trans replaced after approx. 90k & 42K Trans installed
• New Brakes
• New Tires
• Current WV Inspection sticker good thru May 2014
• Spray in Bed liner
• Full Custom Air Ride System
• Custom rear 4 link suspension w/bag on bar
• Custom built control arms for front (narrowed)
• 16” Stock wheels milled to tuck inside fender wells
• Custom Paint – White Chocolate, Red Jewel, Liquid Metal
• Stock floored bed raised 8 inches
• Bed has quick disconnect for air tools
• Bed has Calif combo w/tipped license plate box with light
• Smoked head and taillights
• Optima Yellow top Battery
• Relocated Race fuel cell with inline fuel pump (gas fill in bed on truck)
• Re6 and re7 slam specialties bags used front and back
• Air ride system works front and back with 8 parker 3/8 valve setup
• York 210 engine driven compressor w/3/8 hydraulic leader hose to tank
• Air tank setup for 180psi
• 2 dual gauges
• 1 Tank pressure gauge
• Custom built lower profile trans cross-member
• Custom JBL center console and back amp rack
• Alpine Cd/MP3 Player
• Custom painted Tonneau Cover
Vehicle is in Buckhannon, WV. Must pickup here. Cash or certified check. Additional questions call (304) 472-6226
The annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas can often be a sensory overload of overwrought madness, with cars that don't even look drivable anymore. But every once in a while, a modestly modified show car graces our presence, like the customized Dodge Durango you see here, which, in addition to giving us our first glimpse at the aftermarket possibilities for the refreshed-for-2014 model, proves that a car doesn't have to be slammed, scooped, donked and Lambo-doored to have presence.
Sure, this Durango has custom hood inserts, dark 22-inch wheels and custom fender flares, but as far as external modifications go, that's it. Inside, Dodge has fitted new door sill guards, an ambient lighting kit, bright pedals, premium floor mats and - of course - Katzkin leather. The automaker has even added wireless internet connectivity as part of the excellent Uconnect infotainment system.
Performance upgrades are minimal on this Durango R/T, which comes packed with Chrysler's 5.7-liter Hemi V8. Larger brakes have been fitted, as have lowering springs (though it certainly doesn't look that much lower) and a custom exhaust.
It was the Ford Mustang that kicked off the retro-styled muscle car renaissance back in 2005, but it was the Dodge Challenger that served as the movement's poster child, with its unabashedly retro looks. Over the years, though, as the Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro were freshened and upgraded, the look of the big Dodge has remained largely consistent since its 2008 debut. For 2015, the Challenger has received a big freshening, boasting strongly revised front and rear ends and (finally, finally, finally) a redesigned interior.
Let's talk about that new cabin first. It's basically been plucked directly from the redesigned Charger, and boasts the same seven-inch IP display. The center stack's miserable, last-gen display has been replaced by an expansive, 8.4-inch UConnect system. Material quality should see a solid boost with the new cabin, as well.
The exterior, meanwhile, sees a revised front fascia with LED halo lights, as well as new grille inserts. A functional shaker hood scoop is a must-have extra on the V8 models, while the back of the car is highlighted by a new set of LED taillights that don't use the "Racetrack" design of Dodge's other models.
We all hate the idea of the dreaded dealer markup when it comes to buying a highly anticipated new car. Take the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, for example. You might spend hours reading about its supercharged V8 and speccing the model just right in the configurator, but when it finally comes down to laying down the cash, the dealer adds thousands of dollars as a "market adjustment" on the muscle machine of your dreams. As it turns out, when the Hellcat starts hitting showrooms in the third quarter, Dodge is trying to make sure that's not the case.
Dealer orders for the much-hyped Hellcat recently started, but Dodge boss Tim Kuniskis has put some special caveats in place to ensure that the Hellcat makes it to the road quickly. The initial allocation is based on the number of Dodge products that a showroom has sold in the last 180 days, and a second allotment in December is based on the last 90 days of sales and 30-day turnover. "You sell a lot of Darts for me, Journeys for me, Durangos for me, I'm going to give you the rights to this one, too, because this is a halo of the brand," said Kuniskis to Automotive News.
Furthermore, how quickly the Hellcat sells is also going to decide whether showrooms get more of them. "If you want to market-adjust the car, that's your right. But if your days-on-lot goes above what the other guys that are selling them at MSRP is, they will end up earning the allocation because their days-on-lot will be lower," he said to Automotive News. Obviously, this doesn't prevent dealers from marking up the Challenger SRT, but the strategy certainly discourages it.