They are relatively inexpensive when compared to a Honda Odyssey. Maxi and three load ranges 1500, 2500 and 3500 lbs. Despite many customer requests, the Dodge Ram van was not available in the desired 360 V8 model until 1972. It's a joy to pick up friends for church activities, take neighbors to senior events or grocery shopping. At this time, a one-inch diameter front stabilizer bar was used with gas-charged shocks in front and back.
I added heavy duty mats to protect the rear floor as it came uncovered. Give a call or email, sorry, no text messages. Another great feature about it is that it rides down the road very smoothly. Van runs and drives but needs work to be a daily and is a one owner still have the original texas title. If I don't position myself right I end up awkwardly attempting to avoid the door jamb.
It gets pretty decent gas mileage. The driver and passenger sit really, really far back in the van. On Sportsman and Tradesman vans, even the climate control panel was replaced with one taken from the car lines, with four fan speeds. The last generation vans lacking chrome bumpers are especially vulnerable, so there are lots and lots of vans used by tradesmen running around looking like they've been on a bumper cart track when they've probably just hit the occasional parking space post or trash can, or had the wrong towing method used. Three-point seat belts were also added to outboard positions of the rear seat. I was able to mount a full rolling tool cabinet inside. The base engine was the slant six, now with 95 horsepower at 3,600 rpm; the 318 had 140 horsepower at the same revs, and a 360 four-barrel was sold with 180 hp, again at 3,600 rpm.
It comes with two captains chairs in the front and is completely open in the rear for work gear. I remember my van was offered in three colors, black, yellow, and purple. The popular single rear door became standard, with the dual rear door optional, rather than the other way around. The seller says that the van had a repaint this past year and although the owner was insistent that be exactly like it would have been when new, it somehow turned out lighter. The Mini-Ram van ranged in weight from 3,274 to 3,646 pounds.
For its entire production run, Chrysler produced the B-platform vans at the now-demolished plant in , Canada. Dark gray privacy glass as well as normal tinted glass was a new option on Sportsman five and eight passenger wagons and vans. Dodge Ram wagon is a full-size passenger van that originated from a commercial van design. And, at the 9,000-pound rating, only the axle ratio, dropping all except the standard 3. The Dodge MaxiWagon was moved over as the Extended Body Voyager. Most examples were sold by the Dodge division, although versions were sold by the now-defunct and divisions. Dodge refreshed the 1977 vans with high-back swivel seats, upgraded carpet, quick-release bench seats, privacy glass, and the fuel pacer option; they created the Van Clan Club for owners.
The changes to the front of the van also improved walk-through access and updated the styling. Common repairs by Tannon Weber As far as repairs and failures go, they basically fall in line with the A through M body rear wheel drive platforms, as well as the trucks. Nicer trim and seats, including a color-keyed formed-steel seat riser, and two-tone paint added to the package. The Long Range Van was added with a big gas tank. There is not much that I dislike about the van. Vans got standard six-speaker audio systems. Chris Coleman added that the B-van was a unibody design, reinforced by two full-length open U-channels welded to the floorpan.
The Tradesman and Sportsman are as well full-size Dodge vans. The alternator was now 117 amps for the van and 136 amps for the wagon, and a 35 gallon tank was standard. The resulting lower center of gravity improved handling versus the competing products. The 1990 Ram Vans gained optional rear-wheel antilock brakes, with a heavy-duty four-speed automatic transmission. The Sprinter passenger is a ten-seater auto that generates power from a 2. Glad to see this one and I hope we start seeing many more.
I have no engine problems to speak of. New engine covers, four inches shorter, helped as well. We went to a campground not very far from home. Doesn't have too many miles. It handles well in the city. The new color-keyed steering column included an ignition switch and steering column lock, with new two-spoke, deep-dish steering wheels similar to those in cars, and woodgrain appliqué on higher trim levels.