1954 Dodge M37 Military Power Wagon Serial #80260911 on 2040-cars
Northbrook, Illinois, United States
1954 DODGE M37 MILITARY POWER WAGON SERIAL #80260911.
"The Dodge M37
(G-741) was a three-quarter ton four wheel-drive truck. It superseded the Dodge WC-51, WC-52 and WC-54 trucks in US service and was used extensively by the United States armed forces during the Korean War. A number of variants were produced with slightly different configurations: the M42
command truck, V41
telephone maintenance vehicle, M43
enclosed utility truck, and R2
air field fire engine."
- Model: T245 Dodge
- Type: "L" Head, 6 cylinder
- Power: 78 bhp (58.2 kW) at 3200 rpm
- Displacement: 230 cubic inches (3.8 L)
- Bore: 31/4 in (82.6 mm), Stroke: 45/8 in (117 mm)
- Oil capacity: 6 U.S. quarts (5.7 L; 5.0 imp qt)
- Radiator capacity: 25 U.S. quarts (24 L; 21 imp qt)
This historic piece was purchased by myself 10 years ago. It was used as a museum piece in my collection of Motorcycles, Antique Cars and Trucks. It was displayed in a climate controlled environment for all to see and has been kept in a climate controlled environment since.
The Truck is in GREAT condition! This classic is a running, driving unit, complete with a wooden bench that folds, and locks in an up right position. It also features, three removable support bars for its canvas top and of course a bed mounted machine
This Collectable Dodge M37 (G-741) is for sale Locally, Nationally, and we also welcome International buyers to bid as well.
Inspections are available and welcomed before bidding.
A $500 deposit is due
within 48 hours of auction close. Full payment is due within 7 days. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer. I am however willing to work with you to help make this transaction as easy as possible and I am willing to discuss other shipping options.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns regarding this Vehicle.
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Dodge Power Wagon for Sale
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Tue, 07 Jan 2014 12:30:00 EST
There's a scene in the James Bond movie, Casino Royale, where Daniel Craig's Agent 007 is captured by villain Le Chiffre, played by Mads Mikkelsen. Le Chiffre tortures Bond in a scene that is rather difficult to watch (especially for blokes) and impossible to describe on these digital pages (Google at your own risk). This video is the automotive equivalent of the Casino Royale torture scene.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 19:15:00 EST
It shows a Dodge Viper - a late, first-generation GTS judging by the center-exit exhausts - getting assaulted by a giant piece of heavy equipment. The large claw shows no mercy on the V10-powered sports car, rending its muscular curves into pieces and then running it over, just for good measure. It's a painful video to watch (and hear!), made worse because we don't know what the Viper did to deserve such a fate. About a third of the way through the video, the cameraman indicates that the man with the claw is a new operator from Chrysler, and it appears there may be some fire damage, but beyond that, we don't have much to go on.
Scroll down for the video but be warned, it isn't for the faint of heart.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has revealed its annual list of Top Safety Picks, an award that highlights automobiles it says offer "superior crash protection." A new and still more significant award, the Top Safety Pick+ honor, is given to those vehicles that earn good ratings for occupant protection in four out of five areas of measure. And while some 117 vehicles were given the TSP seal of approval for 2013, just 13 passed muster for TSP+.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:44:00 EST
To be fair, IIHS only evaluated 29 vehicles with its new testing procedures for TSP+ (we'd expect that the number of qualified cars will rise substantially for 2014). Luxury and Near Luxury midsize cars were the first groups evaluated, followed by midsizers in the Moderately Priced Cars category - unsurprisingly, it's only midsize cars that you'll find among the class this year.
Only two luxury sedans made the list of 13 for 2013: the Acura TL and Volvo S60. The other 11 cars on the list included entries from domestic, Japanese and German car makers: Dodge Avenger, Chrysler 200, Ford Fusion, Honda Accord (sedan and coupe), Kia Optima (but not its close kin, the Hyundai Sonata, strangely), Nissan Altima, Subaru Legacy and Outback, Suzuki Kizashi and the Volkswagen Passat all made the grade.
In 1914, the Dodge brothers went from being a parts supplier to a full-scale automaker, and to celebrate the centennial of this milestone, Dodge will offer special editions of the 2014 Charger and Challenger early next year. Both cars will be sold in limited numbers (although no specific number was given), and these cars will stand out thanks to unique touches like 20-inch wheels, 100th anniversary edition logos and the exclusive High Octane Red Pearl Coat paint job (shown above).
The 100th Anniversary Edition package, which runs $2,200 on the 2014 Charger and $2,500 on the 2014 Challenger, comes with red or black leather seats with a cloud print (for a denim-like look) and metal badges on the seatbacks that read "Dodge Est. 1914," while similar logos are also found on the wheel center caps and front fenders. The instrument gauges are unique to each car, with the Charger getting black gauges and the Challenger getting white gauges, and to enunciate the 100-year anniversary, both cars have red numerals on the speedometer for the 100-mile-per-hour mark.
Finishing off the 100th Anniversary Edition cars, which will be offered on V6 and R/T models, Dodge adds a flat-bottom steering wheel and embroidered floor mats as a part of the package. Scroll down for the full press release for these commemorative models.