1998 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Consumer Review: Good From Far...But Far From G

1998 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 - Consumer Review

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Good From Far...But Far From Good!!
By sigep-sarge on


1998 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Laramie SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB


My sister-in-law leased the truck new,
I purchased the truck with 35000. In
less than a year I have had to replace
plugs & wires twice, flushed the fuel
system twice (professionally),
installed a K&N Air filter, and
replaced the intake manifold gasket.
That was all to get rid of cylinder 8
misfires. The Front main seal was
leaking oil at 38000 miles. The rear
axle was shot at 37000 and the factory
made me pay $500 to replace verything.
The trim in the interior feels like
It's made of cheap plastic..oh, it is.
I thought the bigger 360 would have
some guts to it...not really. Im
going for a Chevy or GMC...soon.

Best Features

I love the way this truck looks, but its like the pretty & dumb girl. You get past her looks pretty quick!

Worst Features

Chrysler should hire at least one engineer. It's a big company afterall.
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