by HMS Juggernaut on Jul 20, 2005 Vehicle: 1990 Dodge RAM 150
I'll get this off my chest first: Teh braking system on this model stinks! I had to have numerous repairs before it was fixed. Replaced the clutch once. Everything else has been very reliable, and it's a tough truck. Mileage has been surprisingly good on the highway and downtown. The 318 V8 motor is a real mule! Steering is a little loose, but driver friendly once you learn to not overcompensate. This truck works hard for me and is a tough hauler. The dogs love the extended cab but it's not very big for adult usage. I rarely engage the Granny-gear, even when hauling heavy loads. It's a memorable occasion when I do! That may be why other reviewers had tranny probs if they habitually used 1st gear.
by Ruben on Apr 3, 2003 Vehicle: 1990 Dodge RAM 150
This truck is a real man's truck. The
design is made for people who actually
use a truck, the bed is low enough to
throw a bail of hay onto, and the motor
is easy to maintain. The interior is
made for a real man, No carpet, no
headliner to fall down. A simple
straight bench seat, gobs of room for
whatever you can find. I think this
truck also has the best ride of any
truck i've ever been in.
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