1959 Dodge Power Wagon W300 4x4 Less Than 100 Made!! 9' Bed 318 Poly Rare on 2040-cars
Anna, Illinois, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Exterior Color: Red
Interior Color: Red
Model: Power Wagon
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: 4x4
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Sub Model: W300
Options: 4-Wheel Drive
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
Here is a super rare 1959 Dodge Power Wagon W300. This is what they call a POWER GIANT. Really cool old truck, it is 4 wheel drive. It has a correct 9 foot stepside bed on it, the truck is from Colorado really solid, there is a place on the passenger side floor board that will need some patching, but there is no cancer rust on the body that i have seen it is really really solid, cab corners are good, above the windshield is good firewall is good. The frame has been blasted and painted black. The front sheetmetal is just sitting on it(that will explain the gaps in the pictures), i can bolt it on if you have it transported.I bought this truck to do a cummins conversion on it, just dont have the time to do it. it has a non original 318 poly V8, it ran when i got it, i was not worried about the motor, since it was not original and i was going to convert it anyway, it can run if you want it too. I have an extra set of front fenders to go with it because they are hard to find. it will be a great candidate for restoration or conversion, it is really really RARE! I have more pictures if you want to see something specific please ask and i will send the pictures too you. if you have any questions, please let me know and i will answer them to the best of my ability, if you have something to trade, let me know. Thanks for looking!
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