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 It superseded the Dodge WC-51, WC-52 and WC-54 trucks in US service and was used extensively by the United States armed forces during the Korean War.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
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:46:00 EST
Striving for improved fuel economy, we already knew that Chrysler will begin using a nine-speed automatic transmission in some of its new products this year, but what we haven't known is that volume at which this gearbox will be used. According to Bloomberg, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has been quoted as saying that the automaker expects to sell close to 200,000 units equipped with this new transmission in 2013. Those gear-rich trannies will be spread out across three models, consisting of the redesigned Chrysler 200, the still-unnamed Jeep Liberty replacement and the Dodge Dart.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:30:00 EST
This transmission should play a pivotal role in making Chrysler vehicles more competitive in their respective segments. Just for comparison, one of the Dart's key competitors, the Toyota Corolla, still uses a four-speed automatic, and a previous report indicates that the next-generation 200 could get up to 38 miles per gallon on the highway, which is better than most non-hybrid midsize sedans on the market. Marchionne says that the new Jeep model is expected during the second quarter of this year, but there is no word as to when the new 200 or nine-speed Dart will debut, but clearly Dodge would like to have the transmission in its compact yesterday. As for that volume figure, it definitely doesn't seem out of reach since the Dart, Liberty and 200 combined for a total of more than 225,000 units in 2012.
How many more gears can we expect in future cars? Probably not many more, since the CEO of transmission-builder ZF, Stefan Sommer, previously stated that nine speeds was the "natural limit" for transmissions.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling a total of 747,817 vehicles in the US in two separate campaigns recently added to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration database.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:45:00 EST
The first one covers about 434,581 units of the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Challenger, Durango, and Jeep Grand Cherokee from the 2011-2014 model years with electric hydraulic power steering, the 3.6-liter V6 engine and a 160 amp alternator, according to FCA. In the affected vehicles, it's possible for the alternator to fail without warning and possibly cause the car to stall. According to the documentation submitted to NHTSA, the automaker began investigating the problem in August 2014 and has found possible evidence of one crash caused by the failures but no known injuries.
Customers will begin receiving notification about the recall next month, and obviously the repairs will be done at no cost to them.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ended its investigation of 153,817, 5.7-liter and 6.1-liter Hemi V8-powered 2006 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Magnum models after reports of stalling. Chrysler has responded by granting a lifetime warranty on the fuel tanks for these vehicles.
NHTSA received 299 reports of engines stalling while the models were stopped or driving at low speeds, and began an investigation. The government agency found that the control valve shutoff float in the V8s' 19-gallon fuel tank could malfunction if the fuel had too high of an ethanol content. In many cases, the valve would break in the open position, allowing the tank to be overfilled, which would then cause the cars to stall. However, there were no accidents reported, and the vehicles could be restarted immediately.
There will not be a recall on these vehicles because, "the condition represents a low risk to motor vehicle safety and is adequately addressed by Chrysler's extended warranty," NHTSA said to The Detroit News.