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Vehicle SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB
Review This review is specific to the 4.7l v-8 in the extended cab base truck. First off the engine is absolutely bulletproof. I bought it with 62k miles in 2005, now 10 years later i have 170k miles and it still runs/drives so smoothly. Aside from tires and oil changes, I've had to replace are driver side tie rod end, water pump, number 7 fuel injector, front wheel bearing ($33 on amazon, it just slides on) and the two trans sensors that measure output speed (i think, they are side by side). all told most of labor i did my self but i've spent about $750.00 in the life of the truck. The alignment goes out once a year, its probably a bushing and the a/c, it has been out for about 3 years, not sure the cause but its not simply freon. This truck has taken 5 grown men from birmingham to ohio and illinois 4 times while pulling a large trailer. Its taken the same group numerous times to new orleans, tampa and south carolina. All I can say is it is still extremely reliable and if you have the opportunity to get a dakota with the 4.7, please do yourself a favor and jump on the opportunity. My wife is always asking when i'm going to buy a new truck and trade mine in (the paint is looking rough lol). I explain that I plan on my son who is 18 months, to drive it for is first car. I have all the confidence in the world, that with good maintenance and decent driving the truck will easily last another 15 years.
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Available Dodge Dakota 2000 Submodel Types: Quad Cab, Club Cab, Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Regular Cab
Exterior Colors: Flame Red Clearcoat, Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Bright White Clearcoat, Patriot Blue Pearlcoat, Mineral Gray Metallic Clearcoat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat, Atlantic Blue Pearlcoat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Deep Molten Red Pearlcoat, Graphite Metallic Clearcoat, Bright Silver Metallic Silver Clearcoat, Deep Water Blue Pearlcoat, Electric Blue Pearlcoat, Graphite Metallic Clearcoat/Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Intense Blue Pearlcoat, Forest Green Pearlcoat, Sunburst Orange Pearlcoat, Timberline Green Pearlcoat, Dark Spectrum Blue Metallic, Detonator Yellow Clearcoat, Flame Red Clearcoat/Light Driftwood, Forest Green PC/Bright Silver, Light Almond Pearl Metallic Clearcoat, Light Khaki Metallic Clearcoat, Medium Bronze PC/Bright Silver, Moss Green Pearl Metallic, Solar Yellow Clearcoat
Interior Colors: Medium Slate Gray cloth, Dark Slate Gray, Medium Slate Gray, Dark Slate Gray/Medium Slate Gray cloth, Khaki cloth, Khaki, Mist Gray, Agate, Taupe, Dark Khaki/Medium Khaki leather
Popular Features: Rear Bench Seats, Fold Flat Rear Seats, AWD/4WD, Crew Cab, 6000lb Towing Capacity, Extended Cab, 6ft Bed, Power Driver Seat, Upgraded Engine, Alarm, Aux Audio Inputs, Towing Hitch, Tire Pressure Warning, 3500lb Towing Capacity, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Trip Computer, 5000lb Towing Capacity, Leather Seats, Remote Start, Standard Cab, 2500lb Towing Capacity, Heated seats, Upgraded Stereo, Sunroof/Moonroof, Bluetooth, Navigation, USB Inputs