Rare 1978 Dodge D-200 Diesel Pick-up, on 2040-cars
Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
Truck is in nice shape overall, see above for the probelems that I have listed,definatly needs some work. I am the second owner, was bought new by a guy that was a logger in Oragon in the winter and lived in Tok Alaska in the summer so it drove up and down Alcan a lot . He drove it all his life and I bought it from His son. It should be 172000 miles or so the actual miles will change as I am driving it some times I listed the miles as unkown as it has the 100000 mile odometer and I have no way to verify that its on its second turn. These are some things that I have done, Last year new ball joints, and one tie rod end,new front shocks and coil springs with lift blocks, new front wheel bearings,calipers,and break pads and front break hoses. Truck was repainted last year ,not perfect but looks pretty good for a truck that's over 40 years old. Fuel injectors were rebuilt last year as well as the mechanical lift pump and primer that's attached to the injection pump the original fuel filter bowl cracked so I have replased it with a Fram HPG-1 canister type fuel filter . Has a propane injection unit on it with the tank in the pick-up bed also has an fs-2500 bypass oil filter. As listed above the engine is worn out and burns a lot of oil athough it starts, runs and drives ok. I would not recommend that the buyer drive this truck along ways as is . The glow plugs are wired up with a push botton on the dash and it it has a mechanical fuel shut of on the dash like a big truck. Glow plugs were replaesd in 2012 . Truck has a straight pipe exhaust. Tires are not that good and the transmission seams a bit soft,drivers door boes not always open correctly from the inside, door seals are shot and thare is a rip in the seat. Bed mounted fuel tank and fire department licence plate do not go with the truck and will be removed when sold. For more information you can call me at 907-378-9697 please keep in mind that I am in interior Alaska and that we are 4 and 5 hours behind the east coast time so please do not call me in the midel of the night . Do not text me!!. Buyer is resonsebel for shipping and this thing needs to be gone by September as cold weather will complicate things. $500 non refundebel deposite due in 24 hours by pay pal. Balance due in 48 hours no warrenty or returns. Non paying buyers will get negative feedback. Truck is for sale locally so I will end auction if it sells hear . Thanks for looking..l
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