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 It superseded the Dodge WC-51, WC-52 and WC-54 trucks in US service and was used extensively by the United States armed forces during the Korean War.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.
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Dodge Power Wagon for Sale
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Tue, 06 May 2014 10:55:00 EST
We were definitely rock stars at the 20th edition of the Dream Cruise.
The yell came from somewhere in the crowd: "Hey Hellcat, push it!" We obliged with a jab of the throttle, and the 707 horses of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat roared to life. It went on like this. All weekend. It's one thing to attend the Woodward Dream Cruise, it's quite another to star in it.
The onslaught of news from Fiat Chrysler's layout of five-year plans continued with Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis this morning, including the unexpected announcement that SRT was coming back into the fold.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:30:00 EST
After just a few years existing as an independent entity within the Fiat Chrysler universe, an unceremonious press release hit in conjunction with today's lineup of announcements, saying "the SRT family of vehicles will be consolidated under the Dodge brand." Group CEO Sergio Marchionne thanked SRT headman Ralph Gilles for his dedication to the high-performance wing, calling out is efforts in expanding the vehicle lineup and including more customized models. He did not reference disappointing SRT Viper sales today, but we sense there's a bit of subtext.
With the SRT reunion at Dodge, it's appropriate that some of the most exciting product announcements for the next five years have to do with upcoming performance products. First out of the gate will be a refresh for that flagging Viper in 2015, which comes as little surprise.
The Viper wouldn't be the Viper if it wasn't the most powerful model under the Chrysler umbrella. But with the arrival of the Hellcat engine in the Dodge Charger and Challenger, the Viper has fallen behind in the bragging rights department: where the new supercharged V8 produces 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, the naturally aspirated V10 offers "only" 640 hp and 600 lb-ft - gargantuan output figures by almost any other standard, but crucially behind on the SRT power scale. Conner Avenue is going to have to do something about that.
Although the Hellcat's engine reportedly won't fit under the Viper's hood, SRT is now rumored to have another trick up its sleeve: supercharge the existing V10. According to the Pentastar performance enthusiasts at allpar.com, Chrysler has already taken delivery of the first such prototype engines so that it can begin the process of fitting it into an upgraded Viper.
The spooled ten-pot is tipped to produce around 800 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. More than that and the Viper's drivetrain, chassis and bodywork would have to be substantially reworked. Though beefier transmissions are available, fitting them would reportedly set off a domino-game of changes required to handle the added torque. Which may be something Chrysler would be prepared to do for the next-generation model, but in the meantime, 800 hp could prove enough to put the Viper back atop the Mopar performance ladder where it belongs, and give it an edge against the new Corvette Z06 to rekindle sales.