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  1. 87 dodge Dakota carburetor idea

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    so with an electrical circuit if there is power running through the solenoid then that means that its running great. If i wanted to replace my carburetor couldn't i get some connectors and some wire and loop the part that goes to the truck computer? would it still run correctly if the new carb...
  2. Thoughts on swap?

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Since I have replaced fuel pump tps map idle air sensor o2 sensor I bought a air gap manifold a holley carb a new distributor and a low pressure fuel pump I'm tired of computers anything I'm missing to swap over? Oh it's a 97 5.2
  3. 3.9 to 5.2 swap with a carb?

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    Hi I am doing a 5.2 magnum swap (engine is the same year as my truck)with a aftermarket intake and carb and i am planning on using the original transmission (auto)for now. Does anyone know if i will have any problems with the transmission working with the carb vs fuel injection? Any tips will be...
  4. 94 dakota 3.9 to 5.2 swap?

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    Hi I just got a 5.2 318 magnum to put in my dakota. I also got a 4 barrel intake for it and i want to put it on with a 4 barrel carb but I have a few questions. 1: i know the transmission will bolt up but will it work with the carb instead of fuel injection. and also is their any problems i...
  5. 87 dodge dakota problems

    New Member Introductions
    Hey My 87 dakota v6 3.9 has a few problem I am searching to fix. 1) LOW MILAGE 10-11 2) ticking sound when engine has slight acceleration 3) running rich smells gassy, i think i need to adjust fuel air ratio 4) High idle (AF ratio or vaccumme leaks?) 5) Misses every now and then 6) Deisles what...
  6. 1987 Dakota carb rebuild confusion... extra gasket, missing idle mixture screws

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    So, my 1987 Dakota 2WD SE was purchased a few months ago and has been running great up until the last week or so. It started bogging under acceleration. It would start good, then loose all power until the throttle was pushed far enough open after which power kicked back in, tires squealed and...
  7. Carb question 3.9 V6 1987 Dakota

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    I bought a wonderful 1987 Dakota and just did a valve gasket replacement, tune up, and some cleaning. I did notice the fast idle on cold starts and in park needs adjustment (it doesn't kick down) I'm not a carb guy, so if anyone has any pointers I would so much appreciate the input. It is a V6...
  8. Missing parts

    2.2L/2.5L I4 Specific Topics
    I'm missing parts from my 1987 Dodge Dakota, which I recently bought. the engine was disassembled, and I have reassembled it within the last month and a half. where could I possibly find parts for my truck?I am missing pieces from my carburetor, and a few others from my engine. I have already...