Also, a full width rear window was made standard in '68 for greater visibility. If you would like to discuss your Hagerty Insurance policy, please call us at 877-922-9701. Mounted at eye-level atop the unique divider between the seats is an 8,000-rpm tachometer. The year 1966 was much like '65 in regards to standard and optional equipment on Sweptline and Utiline Power Wagons. Otherwise, Sweptline W-100 and W-200 models came standard with the Slant-six while the 318 Polysphere V-8 was optional. Image from Dodge Truck sales brochure.
In 1965, the new Polara made its debut, along with the Monaco hardtop, supplanting the Custom 880 as the top of the line for Dodge. The highlight was the late 1963 model year introduction of the wedge head 426-R V-8. Anyway, four years later and the joke is still on me. Otherwise she is pretty much original. They were not quite smooth, with a hint of a lump in their sequences.
Thanks to Chris Lublin for the use of Dodge Truck sales brochures which were instrumental in making this page. As long as she is, and without power steering, she can be a real beast to turn. Inside Chrysler: the 1964 Plymouth, Dodge, Chrysler, and Imperial cars I cannot make any claim to accuracy for the materials that I have used to make these articles. The air cleaner was purchased from Billet Specialties and the aluminum valve covers were fabricated by Lakeside Rods. That was also the day that I gave up on the Chevrolet Corvette. Beginning in 1982, even more corrosion-resistant steel was used in the construction of the trucks.
You just have to decide to be different. The year 1966 was much like '65 in regards to standard and optional equipment on Sweptline and Utiline Power Wagons. When I tried out a convertible 426 with a four speed, it grabbed the road like a cheetah after its dinner. The new Chrysler 300 letter car, 300K, had a 390 horsepower, 413 cubic inch V-8, and handled like a real road car. Both are jam-packed with useful information, links and Power Wagon photos.
She has no power steering, no power brakes, no air-conditioning and no radio to speak of. A new Adventurer trim package replaced the old Custom Sports Special; basically, it included a padded front seat with vinyl trim either full bench or buckets with console and carpeting, plus other hallmarks such as extra chrome trim and courtesy lighting. Charger Charger 1964 Based on the 1964 Dodge Polara convertible, the Charger specialty show car features cut down windshield, rollbar with built-in headrests, hood scoops; side rectangular exhausts ports, and a 365 horsepower, 426 cubic inch V-8 engine. In some cases, the journals go back 50 years. I bought her thinking now that the last kid graduated high school I would miraculously have time and money on my hands.
The early D200 models helped to revolutionize pickup trucks with the invention of the roomy, four-door crew cab, sweptline styling, and a three-speed automatic transmission. The body sits street level low over a Roadster Shop custom frame. They had been designed on a crash basis, because Lynn Townsend, as the new Chairman, didn't like what he had seen for 1963 in 1962. The truck turned up during an eBay search. The truck has 47,000 original miles and has been family owned since new. The engine has been converted to an electronic ignition distributer and, if I remember correctly, the previous owner said he did the top end on it.
The body and doors were in excellent condition, but the box was in terrible condition. Engines were beefed up with powerful V-8s across the spectrum. He had been trying, again, to push through the separate Plymouth Division along with their own sales and stores. That summer, in one of the few outings that my brother and I took together without arguing about everything, we went to the Gran Prix held in Watkins Glen, New York. Unable to locate a decent Dodge short box, Roger eventually found one in the woods about 30 miles from his shop he had to pull a tree off it. Also, on the there are a few good Power Wagon parts sources which apply to most Power Wagon vehicles, military or civilian. All was painted over in white.
A look under the hood is guaranteed to make Dodge fans happy. That was also the day that I gave up on the Chevrolet Corvette. Sold as the D300 or the D500, the lighter model received the 225 Slant-Six, while the heavier-duty D500 has the 318 ci V8. The internal components were kept mostly stock, but the engine runs an Edelbrock cam, valvesprings, and aluminum cylinder heads. Available as an economy choice in light-duty trucks and was Mitsubishi's 4. The Custom Sports Special included bucket seats, console, carpeting and racing stripes.