by whitebliss1990 on Jun 23, 2003 Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota 2dr Regular Cab 4WD LB
This vehicle has been good to me
despite a few minor electrical problems.
The drivetrain has stood up to some
harsh driving, although I am usually
very easy on it. This model has the
3.9L V6, which is plenty of power.
There is no need for the 5.2 L unless
you plan to use it as a work truck, I
have towed other trucks out of ditches
on muddy roads. THere have been minor
oil leaks, caused by normal wear of
engine seals. I would not reccomend,
however, a more recent model or a
different model, say a Ram. The dakota
is one of the best built vehicles by
dodge and one of the better trucks
overall. I highly reccomend this for
design and operation.
Doug, it's great to hear that you are so happy with your new Dakota truck. Congratulations, and the best of luck. Thanks also for your kind comments regarding the forum and the people involved. Althou...
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