Old Dodge Trucks

Old Dodge Trucks – A Brief History

Dodge Brothers Company, originally a machine shop founded by Horace Elgin Dodge and John Francis Dodge in the early 1900s, used to supply parts and assemblies to automobile firms, chiefly, Ford Motor Company and Olds Motor Vehicle Company. They started building complete automobiles in 1914 under the brand name of “Dodge brothers” with the first Dodge model 30.

Old Dodge Trucks -History:

 Over the years, Dodge trucks have become famous for their outstanding passenger car output and are being sold under the brand name, “Ram” after the renowned Dodge Ram. These trucks are made in Warren Truck Assembly, Michigan, since 1938. During World war ll, the application of 4-wheel drive to dodge pick-ups was a huge success. Following this, the first civilian truck was introduced known as the “Power Wagon” which was initially based on the military-type design but later had variations under the same name. Dodge trucks were one of the first to have car-like features.

old dodge trucks for saleAfter introduction of Dodge Brand name in 1928:

  • 1929 Dodge Merchants Express Pick-up.
  • 1934 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1935 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1936 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1937 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1937 Dodge Woody
  • 1938 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1941 Dodge Truck
  • 1947 Dodge Truck

B-Series (1948-1953):

These trucks came in several unique variations. The B1-B was a ½ ton truck with standard 95hp straight six-flathead engine and the B1-C was ¾ ton with standard 108hp straight six-flathead engine.

  • 1948 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1949 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1950 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1950 Dodge Power-Wagon Woody
  • 1951 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1952 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1953 Dodge Pick-up

C-Series (1954-1960):                                          

  • 1954 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1955 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1957 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1959 Dodge D100 Pick-up
  • 1960 Dodge D100 Pick-up

D-Series (1961-1980):

In the 1960s, Dodge started making trucks with car-like features with the introduction of the plush adventurer package and sedan-like spaces in the club cab bodies. Dodge released the “Adult toys” line in the 1970s to increase their truck sales which had fallen substantially and had stopped the production of medium and heavy-duty versions of the truck. The Adult toys included the Macho Power Wagon and the Road Van.

  • 1961 Dodge Power Wagon
  • 1962 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1965 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1966 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1967 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1968 Dodge Pick-up
  • 1970 Dodge Crew Cab
  • 1971 Dodge Power wagon
  • 1975 Dodge D100

Dodge Ram Pick-up (1981 onwards):

Ram was already a piece of the dodge truck line-up. It was, initially, utilized in 1981 on the Re-engineered Ram and the Power ram after stopping the production and Re-badging D-Series pick-ups and the B-Series vans. Ram Trucks have been Motor Trend Magazine’s Truck of the year five times since the Second era Ram in 1994.

  • 1981 Dodge Ram
  • 1994 Dodge Ram 1500
  • 2000 Dodge 1500 Sport
  • 2002 Dodge Ram 1500
  • 2005 Dodge Ram 1500
  • 2009 Dodge Ram Lonestar

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Dodge Ram 50 Pick-ups:

Amidst the 1980s, Dodge imported small pick-ups from Mitsubishi namely, the D50 and the Ram 50. They were carried on temporarily until the Dakota sales took over in the long run.

Ram Pick-ups (2010 onwards):                                         

  • 2010 Ram 1500 Pick-up
  • 2011 Ram Outdoorsman Pick-up
  • 2013 Ram 1500 Pick-up
  • 2014 Ram 1500 Laramie
  • 2015 Ram 1500 R/T Pick-up
  • 2017 Ram Pick-up

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