My Dodge Dakota New Paint Job & Performance Upgrades
I know I havent done a truck video in awhile as been a busy years racing and upgrading parts on the truck here is a video showing the changes I have made. In April / May I had upgrated the top end of the engine with new heads, intake, throttle body and bigger headers, later in the summer it got some fresh paint.
10 Second @ 124 MPH Drag Race Dodge Dakota in car video
10.9 sec @ 124 mph at Los Angeles County Raceway (now closed). 1988 Dodge Dakota tube frame car, 452 BB Mopar, Torqueflite trans, 5500 stall converter, Griner brake, 4.88 Dana 60, 14x32" tires. 2900 lbs w/o driver. Video camera attached to roll bar inside cab. Truck is sliding around a bit during run due to sand on track. Video shot 5/06, as rock quarry was getting closer to track, blowing sand on track. Track closed 7/07. Two step at 3000 rpm, 5500 stall converter, shift at 6200 rpm, through traps at 6200 rpm. Truck was built for 10.90 class, runs low 10's
1999 twin turbo Dakota R/T
Chuck's truck as seen with SDCE built 360 cid.
Has run a best of 121mph in the quarter with only 10pis on street trim.
Truck has mild street manners with oem quality SDCE turbo kit installed.
SDCE Twin turbo kit fits R/T's, Dakota's, Rams 5.2L and 5.9's.
horsepower happens here!
4.7 Dakota vs. Datsun 240Z 350 V8
My buddies 75' Datsun 240z w/ 350 chevy V8 vs. My 03' Dakota 4.7 with bolt-ons. Sorry my friend who videotaped was talking a little too much in the beginning and end. Enjoy though.
Drag Race: Susan Roush McClenaghan Propane Ford Mustang Vs My 1993 Dodge Dakota
YOUTUBE: THIS VIDEO WAS UPLOADED IN WIDESCREEN FORMAT AND DOESN'T PLAY IN WIDESCREEN EVEN WITH 480P SELECTED. First round of open comp at NMCA in Bradenton Florida March 21 2010 I get paired up with Susan Roush and the Propane Mustang in 1st round of Open Comp. Guess who gets the win light :-)
Another racer said to me "You just ruined her Sunday morning ha ha ha"